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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 94 68 87
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 43 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 2.05% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 15.75% 20.99% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 18
Average daily rate £380 £338 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +71.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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
273 262 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.44% 9.78% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 121 88
Average daily rate £370 £319 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 43
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.43 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% +10.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 14 £419 +9.12% 4
Birmingham +9 12 £355 -16.47% 10
Worcestershire -1 5 £400 +158.06% 2
Shropshire -34 4 £500 +100.00% 2
Warwickshire -5 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton -1 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +12 1 £380 +8.57% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (61.97%) Windows
3 27 (38.03%) Linux
4 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
5 19 (26.76%) Unix
6 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
7 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
7 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
8 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
9 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (16.90%) IBM
11 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
12 11 (15.49%) SAN
12 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.08%) ITIL
13 10 (14.08%) HP
13 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
13 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (14.08%) vSphere
13 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (12.68%) Cisco
14 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
15 8 (11.27%) WAN
15 8 (11.27%) TOGAF
15 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
16 7 (9.86%) Zachman Framework
16 7 (9.86%) Retail
16 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
16 7 (9.86%) MODAF

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) IIS
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.41%) Jetty
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Tornado
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) SAN
2 8 (11.27%) WAN
3 6 (8.45%) DNS
3 6 (8.45%) Internet
3 6 (8.45%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) DHCP
4 4 (5.63%) Network Security
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.23%) Firewall
5 3 (4.23%) Intranet
5 3 (4.23%) MPLS
5 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.23%) VPN
5 3 (4.23%) Wireless
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.82%) DMVPN
6 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.82%) IPsec
6 2 (2.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.41%) Ant
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Gradle
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) JUnit
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 7 (9.86%) Retail
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Architect
2 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Database Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Designer
6 3 (4.23%) Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Network Designer
6 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) JSON
3 2 (2.82%) RESTful
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) J2EE
4 1 (1.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (4.23%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.82%) HACMP
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.41%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.97%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Linux
3 19 (26.76%) Unix
4 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
5 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.45%) AIX
8 5 (7.04%) CentOS
9 4 (5.63%) SUSE
10 3 (4.23%) Solaris
10 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.41%) HPUX
12 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (11.27%) TOGAF
3 7 (9.86%) MODAF
3 7 (9.86%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Server Building
6 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.63%) System Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) CRM
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps
8 2 (2.82%) E-business
8 2 (2.82%) High Availability
8 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.82%) Migration
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.82%) Service Management
9 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.04%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.23%) Korn
3 3 (4.23%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.82%) Tcl
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) MCSE
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.63%) CCIE
4 4 (5.63%) CCNP
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.82%) CCDA
6 2 (2.82%) CCDP
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) MCSA
6 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.41%) LPIC
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.08%) vSphere
3 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.82%) NFS
6 2 (2.82%) vCloud
6 2 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.82%) XenApp
7 1 (1.41%) Firmware
7 1 (1.41%) KVM
7 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
2 3 (4.23%) Simpana
2 3 (4.23%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (2.82%) vRealize
4 1 (1.41%) Ansible
4 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) IBM
3 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
4 10 (14.08%) HP
5 9 (12.68%) Cisco
6 7 (9.86%) Citrix
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle
8 5 (7.04%) NetApp
9 4 (5.63%) Juniper
10 3 (4.23%) Aruba
10 3 (4.23%) CommVault
10 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.23%) Wyse
11 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.82%) F5
11 2 (2.82%) Netezza
11 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.82%) Symantec
11 2 (2.82%) Veritas
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