The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 71 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 55 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.06% 1.36% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 22.45% 16.41% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £265 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £213 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
245 195 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.16% 8.29% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 83 64
Average daily rate £319 £305 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +32.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £17.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 14 £384 - 1
Warwickshire +5 7 £450 +10.76%
Birmingham -10 7 £425 +100.00% 14
Herefordshire - 7 £130 - 1
Shropshire -8 5 £250 - 3
Wolverhampton +8 3 £425 -
Worcestershire +2 3 £155 -50.00%
Staffordshire -10 2 £350 +40.00% 4
Walsall - 2 £425 -
West Bromwich - 2 £130 -
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 72 (74.23%) Windows
3 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
4 40 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (37.11%) Citrix
6 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
7 29 (29.90%) ITIL
8 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (24.74%) vSphere
11 23 (23.71%) XenApp
12 22 (22.68%) DNS
13 18 (18.56%) HP
13 18 (18.56%) Windows XP
14 17 (17.53%) SAN
15 16 (16.49%) NetApp
15 16 (16.49%) Cisco
15 16 (16.49%) MS Exchange
16 15 (15.46%) SCCM
16 15 (15.46%) MS Office
16 15 (15.46%) Migration
17 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.43%) Linux
17 14 (14.43%) DHCP
17 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
18 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
18 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
18 13 (13.40%) Finance
19 12 (12.37%) WAN
19 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.19%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.06%) Lync
6 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
7 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Office
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) DNS
2 17 (17.53%) SAN
3 14 (14.43%) DHCP
4 12 (12.37%) WAN
5 11 (11.34%) LAN
6 7 (7.22%) Internet
6 7 (7.22%) NAS
7 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.15%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.12%) Firewall
9 4 (4.12%) VLAN
9 4 (4.12%) Intranet
10 3 (3.09%) VoIP
11 2 (2.06%) SMS
11 2 (2.06%) Network Security
11 2 (2.06%) Wireless
11 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.06%) Cisco ICM
11 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.03%) Hudson
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.03%) Juju
2 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (16.49%) Server Engineer
2 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Administrator
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Support Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) J2EE
2 1 (1.03%) SOAP
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) JMS
2 1 (1.03%) VXML
2 1 (1.03%) LAMP
2 1 (1.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) NHS
2 4 (4.12%) PDA
2 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.09%) HP Superdome
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) CMDB
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Open Source
5 1 (1.03%) Social Media
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 72 (74.23%) Windows
2 40 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.56%) Windows XP
6 14 (14.43%) Linux
7 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
8 8 (8.25%) UNIX
9 7 (7.22%) Windows 8
10 6 (6.19%) Windows 2000
11 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (5.15%) Windows Vista
12 4 (4.12%) HPUX
13 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.03%) Solaris
14 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Migration
3 8 (8.25%) Change Management
4 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.12%) Data Migration
5 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.09%) Document Management
6 3 (3.09%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.09%) Process Management
6 3 (3.09%) Workflow
7 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.06%) SOA
7 2 (2.06%) Project Management
7 2 (2.06%) Service Management
7 2 (2.06%) MODAF
7 2 (2.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) PHP
3 1 (1.03%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.31%) MCSE
4 8 (8.25%) MCITP
5 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.15%) CCA
6 5 (5.15%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.12%) CCEA
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.12%) CCNP
7 4 (4.12%) MCP
7 4 (4.12%) MCTS
8 3 (3.09%) CCNA
9 2 (2.06%) CCDA
9 2 (2.06%) CCDP
9 2 (2.06%) CCIE
10 1 (1.03%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.03%) RHCE
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.74%) vSphere
3 23 (23.71%) XenApp
4 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.25%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.19%) vCloud
7 4 (4.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (4.12%) XenServer
7 4 (4.12%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.06%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.03%) Samba
9 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.03%) Xen
9 1 (1.03%) KVM
9 1 (1.03%) Docker
9 1 (1.03%) LXC
9 1 (1.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) SCCM
2 8 (8.25%) SCOM
3 7 (7.22%) Puppet
4 3 (3.09%) SCSM
4 3 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.03%) OpenView
6 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (37.11%) Citrix
3 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.56%) HP
5 16 (16.49%) Cisco
5 16 (16.49%) NetApp
6 7 (7.22%) Symantec
7 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.19%) Veeam
8 4 (4.12%) Veritas
8 4 (4.12%) Juniper
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle
8 4 (4.12%) Adobe
8 4 (4.12%) Dell
9 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.06%) Brocade
10 2 (2.06%) AppSense
11 1 (1.03%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.03%) Google
11 1 (1.03%) Motorola
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