The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 17 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.69% 7.37% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 10.34% 17.95% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £255 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £189 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £415 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 39 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.31% 41.05% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 39
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.03 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.13 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.55 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent -4 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 £265 - 1
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 4 (57.14%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
6 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) MCSA
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) MCP
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) MCITP
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Lichfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago