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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 20 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.70% 4.14% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 15.00% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £270 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £340 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%

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
68 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.98% 27.59% 51.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 34
Median daily rate £355 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £17.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Cannock -1 2 £263 +45.83%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £395 -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (15.38%) MCSE
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.69%) SAN
8 1 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (7.69%) SCOM
8 1 (7.69%) MCITP
8 1 (7.69%) WSUS
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) HP Storage
1 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) DevOps
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp