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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 95 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 47 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.40% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 14.87% 15.94% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 24
Median daily rate £345 £356 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.75 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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
316 207 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.59% 8.77% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 102 99
Median daily rate £400 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 52
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.08 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.80 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Birmingham 0 14 £288 -37.83% 13
Worcestershire - 11 £379 -
Coventry -7 10 £340 -7.16% 5
Wolverhampton +1 2 - - 5
Shropshire -32 2 - -
Staffordshire +5 1 - - 3
Warwickshire -10 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (58.89%) Windows
3 41 (45.56%) Linux
4 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 29 (32.22%) Windows Server
6 24 (26.67%) Unix
6 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 22 (24.44%) Data Centre
7 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 19 (21.11%) Red Hat
10 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 18 (20.00%) vSphere
11 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
12 16 (17.78%) IBM
12 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.67%) DNS
14 14 (15.56%) SQL
14 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (13.33%) Citrix
16 12 (13.33%) SAN
16 12 (13.33%) WAN
16 12 (13.33%) DHCP
17 11 (12.22%) ITIL
17 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
18 10 (11.11%) Firewall
18 10 (11.11%) IIS
18 10 (11.11%) LAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.11%) IIS
3 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.44%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.33%) Apache
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.11%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) Jetty
8 1 (1.11%) nginx
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
3 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) IaaS
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) DNS
2 12 (13.33%) DHCP
2 12 (13.33%) SAN
2 12 (13.33%) WAN
3 10 (11.11%) Firewall
3 10 (11.11%) LAN
4 7 (7.78%) Internet
5 5 (5.56%) MPLS
5 5 (5.56%) SSL
6 4 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.44%) Network Security
6 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.33%) Intranet
7 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.33%) VLAN
7 3 (3.33%) VPN
7 3 (3.33%) Wireless
8 2 (2.22%) IPsec
8 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.11%) Ant
2 1 (1.11%) Gradle
2 1 (1.11%) JUnit
2 1 (1.11%) Maven
2 1 (1.11%) Selenium
2 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.11%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (7.78%) Retail
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (11.11%) Architect
2 8 (8.89%) Administrator
2 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
2 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.56%) Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) XML
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) .NET
4 3 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) JSON
5 2 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (1.11%) J2EE
6 1 (1.11%) Servlets
6 1 (1.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (4.44%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.22%) HACMP
5 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.11%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (58.89%) Windows
2 41 (45.56%) Linux
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server
4 24 (26.67%) Unix
5 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.89%) CentOS
9 7 (7.78%) AIX
10 5 (5.56%) SUSE
10 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.44%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.33%) Solaris
12 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.11%) HPUX
14 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.22%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (8.89%) TOGAF
3 7 (7.78%) MODAF
3 7 (7.78%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (7.78%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.67%) Project Management
5 5 (5.56%) Migration
5 5 (5.56%) System Testing
6 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.44%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.44%) PLM
7 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.33%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.33%) Presales
7 3 (3.33%) Product Management
7 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.33%) Validation
7 3 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.56%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) Korn
4 3 (3.33%) Python
4 3 (3.33%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.22%) Tcl
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.67%) MCSE
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.44%) CCIE
5 4 (4.44%) CCNP
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.44%) LPIC
5 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.33%) VCP5
7 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.22%) CCDA
7 2 (2.22%) CCDP
7 2 (2.22%) CCNA
7 2 (2.22%) Degree
7 2 (2.22%) MCSA
8 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.00%) vSphere
3 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.78%) Firmware
4 7 (7.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.44%) XenApp
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.22%) NFS
7 2 (2.22%) vCloud
7 2 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.11%) KVM
8 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) NetBackup
1 8 (8.89%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (4.44%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (4.44%) WSUS
4 3 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.33%) Simpana
4 3 (3.33%) vMotion
5 2 (2.22%) Ansible
5 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.22%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.22%) vRealize
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.11%) Red Hat
4 16 (17.78%) IBM
5 12 (13.33%) Citrix
6 10 (11.11%) Cisco
6 10 (11.11%) HP
7 8 (8.89%) NetApp
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle
9 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.44%) Dell
10 4 (4.44%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (4.44%) EMC
10 4 (4.44%) Intel Security
10 4 (4.44%) Juniper
10 4 (4.44%) Lotus
10 4 (4.44%) Symantec
11 3 (3.33%) CommVault
11 3 (3.33%) SAP
11 3 (3.33%) Veeam
Staffordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum 6 month fixed term contract pro rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago