The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 11 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.28% 2.61% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Vendors Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 50.82% 34.78% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Average daily rate £300 £264 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.74% +31.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £23.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.19% +176.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Solihull region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Solihull region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP