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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 81 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 33 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 2.23% 2.16%
As % of the System Software category 18.44% 25.23% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 30
Average daily rate
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£390 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £402 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+72.41% +2.35%
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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
179 218 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.44% 8.85% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 87 99
Average daily rate £375 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.24 £21.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Birmingham -4 11 £463 +110.22% 12
Warwickshire +7 4 - - 1
Coventry +6 4 £341 +13.66% 9
Worcestershire -10 4 £250 -20.63% 2
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Walsall - 1 £475 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 89 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (75.28%) Windows
3 39 (43.82%) Active Directory
4 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (28.09%) DNS
7 24 (26.97%) Citrix
7 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (23.60%) SAN
8 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
8 21 (23.60%) Linux
9 20 (22.47%) ITIL
10 18 (20.22%) UNIX
11 17 (19.10%) HP
12 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
13 14 (15.73%) DHCP
13 14 (15.73%) Migration
13 14 (15.73%) vSphere
14 13 (14.61%) XenApp
14 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
14 13 (14.61%) NetApp
14 13 (14.61%) Cisco
14 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
15 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
15 12 (13.48%) Finance
15 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
16 11 (12.36%) SCCM
17 10 (11.24%) Symantec
17 10 (11.24%) Firewall
17 10 (11.24%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.74%) IIS
3 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.25%) Lync
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.12%) Apache
8 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) DNS
2 21 (23.60%) SAN
3 14 (15.73%) DHCP
4 10 (11.24%) Firewall
5 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.74%) Internet
6 6 (6.74%) WAN
7 5 (5.62%) NAS
7 5 (5.62%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.62%) LAN
8 4 (4.49%) VPN
8 4 (4.49%) Intranet
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.37%) Wireless
10 2 (2.25%) VLAN
10 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.25%) MPLS
10 2 (2.25%) BGP
10 2 (2.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.12%) MSI
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) Juju
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (13.48%) Architect
2 11 (12.36%) Server Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Environment Manager
8 3 (3.37%) HPUX Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.25%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) XML
3 1 (1.12%) XSLT
3 1 (1.12%) VXML
3 1 (1.12%) XMPP
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.49%) NHS
4 3 (3.37%) Clustering
4 3 (3.37%) CMDB
4 3 (3.37%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) PDA
6 1 (1.12%) Wiki
6 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (75.28%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (23.60%) Linux
6 18 (20.22%) UNIX
7 9 (10.11%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
8 8 (8.99%) Solaris
9 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000
10 5 (5.62%) HPUX
11 2 (2.25%) AIX
11 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.12%) CentOS
12 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) ITIL
2 14 (15.73%) Migration
3 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.49%) Project Management
4 4 (4.49%) TOGAF
4 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.37%) Release Management
5 3 (3.37%) MODAF
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
5 3 (3.37%) Information Security
5 3 (3.37%) Change Control
5 3 (3.37%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.37%) Server Building
5 3 (3.37%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (2.25%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.25%) VB
4 2 (2.25%) VBA
5 1 (1.12%) C
5 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.74%) MCSE
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.62%) CCNP
4 5 (5.62%) MCITP
5 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (3.37%) CCDA
6 3 (3.37%) CCDP
6 3 (3.37%) CCIE
6 3 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.12%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.12%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 39 (43.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.73%) vSphere
3 13 (14.61%) XenApp
4 8 (8.99%) vCloud
4 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.25%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.12%) XenServer
9 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.12%) Xen
9 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.12%) Docker
9 1 (1.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) SCOM
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) OpenView
5 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) SCSM
5 1 (1.12%) vMotion
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (26.97%) Citrix
3 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.10%) HP
5 13 (14.61%) Cisco
5 13 (14.61%) NetApp
6 10 (11.24%) Symantec
7 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.87%) Oracle
8 6 (6.74%) Juniper
9 5 (5.62%) Veritas
10 4 (4.49%) Veeam
11 3 (3.37%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.37%) IBM
11 3 (3.37%) Dell
12 2 (2.25%) Adobe
12 2 (2.25%) Brocade
13 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.12%) ProCurve
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