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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 105 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 45 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.76% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 14.42% 18.64% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 30
Median daily rate £358 £330 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £263 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-6.54% -
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
312 236 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.59% 9.46% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 114 104
Median daily rate £350 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £209 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 55
Median hourly rate £13.84 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £33.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 September 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
Shropshire - 21 £356 - 2
Birmingham -8 10 £400 - 9
Worcestershire -4 6 £240 -14.28% 1
Coventry -14 2 £290 +7.40% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £215 - 1
Wolverhampton 0 1 £375 +114.28%
Herefordshire -5 1 £450 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (55.43%) Windows
3 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
4 36 (39.13%) Linux
5 33 (35.87%) Windows Server
6 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
7 27 (29.35%) DNS
8 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
10 24 (26.09%) Red Hat
11 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
11 21 (22.83%) Data Centre
12 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
13 17 (18.48%) SCCM
13 17 (18.48%) vSphere
14 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
14 16 (17.39%) WAN
14 16 (17.39%) DHCP
14 16 (17.39%) SQL
14 16 (17.39%) DevOps
15 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (15.22%) MS Office
16 14 (15.22%) Unix
16 14 (15.22%) Citrix
16 14 (15.22%) Puppet
17 13 (14.13%) SAN
17 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
17 13 (14.13%) Cisco
18 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (11.96%) IaaS

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 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.78%) OpenStack
3 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.43%) Confluence
5 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.43%) IIS
5 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.22%) MS Office
3 8 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.17%) Primavera
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) IaaS
2 10 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.78%) PaaS
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) DNS
2 16 (17.39%) DHCP
2 16 (17.39%) WAN
3 13 (14.13%) SAN
4 10 (10.87%) LAN
5 9 (9.78%) Firewall
5 9 (9.78%) HTTP
5 9 (9.78%) VLAN
6 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.52%) NAS
8 5 (5.43%) IPv4
8 5 (5.43%) MPLS
8 5 (5.43%) Network Security
8 5 (5.43%) SSL
9 4 (4.35%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.26%) VPN
10 3 (3.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Big Data
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) Selenium
2 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.09%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.17%) Back Office
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) Architect
3 12 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) VMware Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Build Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Citrix Support
8 5 (5.43%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.43%) VMware Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) JSON
1 9 (9.78%) REST
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.26%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.78%) Private Cloud
3 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.52%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (5.43%) PDA
5 5 (5.43%) Replication
5 5 (5.43%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.26%) Statistics
6 3 (3.26%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Clustering
8 1 (1.09%) CMDB
8 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (55.43%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Linux
3 33 (35.87%) Windows Server
4 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.22%) Unix
6 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.70%) CentOS
9 4 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.26%) SUSE
10 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.17%) AIX
12 1 (1.09%) HPUX
12 1 (1.09%) Solaris
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) DevOps
2 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (9.78%) Scrum
4 8 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (7.61%) ITIL
6 6 (6.52%) Migration
6 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.43%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.43%) PLM
7 5 (5.43%) System Testing
8 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.35%) Project Management
8 4 (4.35%) Web Development
9 3 (3.26%) ERP
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.26%) Product Management
9 3 (3.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) Java
3 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.26%) Python
4 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.26%) VB
5 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) Tcl
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) Korn
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.70%) MCSE
4 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.35%) LPIC
7 3 (3.26%) CCIE
7 3 (3.26%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) CCNP
7 3 (3.26%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.26%) MCSA
7 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.26%) VCP5
8 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.09%) CCDA
9 1 (1.09%) CCDP
9 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) GPG13
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) vSphere
3 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.78%) Docker
4 9 (9.78%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (8.70%) Firmware
5 8 (8.70%) XenApp
6 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.43%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.43%) XenServer
7 4 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (3.26%) vCloud
8 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) SCCM
2 14 (15.22%) Puppet
3 11 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (9.78%) NetBackup
5 6 (6.52%) Backup Exec
5 6 (6.52%) SCOM
6 5 (5.43%) PowerCLI
7 4 (4.35%) Terraform
7 4 (4.35%) vMotion
7 4 (4.35%) WSUS
8 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.09%) Ansible
10 1 (1.09%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 14 (15.22%) Citrix
5 13 (14.13%) Cisco
6 10 (10.87%) Oracle
7 9 (9.78%) Dell
8 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.52%) Juniper
8 6 (6.52%) Veeam
9 5 (5.43%) EMC
9 5 (5.43%) IBM
9 5 (5.43%) NetApp
9 5 (5.43%) Sophos
10 4 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (4.35%) Intel Security
10 4 (4.35%) Lotus
11 3 (3.26%) F5
11 3 (3.26%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.26%) Symantec
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