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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 22 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.38% 1.37% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
West Midlands

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
68 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 53.97% 49.32% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Average daily rate £400 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) CA
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Presales
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CA
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Rally
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat