The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 24 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.54% 1.34% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 9.88% 3.33% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.90% -4.44%
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 Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 60 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.84% 40.27% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 21
Median daily rate £341 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £14.40 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +51.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 5 £420 -
Cannock - 2 £400 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £320 -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 4 (36.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
3 4 (36.36%) CESG
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) HDInsight
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCA
2 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp