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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / West Midlands
Rank 93 101 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 28 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.14% 2.06%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 15.54% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 28
Median daily rate £325 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +48.27%

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
196 193 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.24% 7.32% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 80 101
Median daily rate £370 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 67
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +4 16 £325 -15.03% 4
Staffordshire +2 6 £270 -28.94% 2
Shropshire +23 2 £375 -
Warwickshire -5 2 - - 3
Worcestershire +2 1 - - 3
Coventry -17 1 £325 +4.83% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (51.67%) Windows
3 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
5 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
6 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 17 (28.33%) Linux
8 14 (23.33%) ITIL
9 13 (21.67%) Cisco
9 13 (21.67%) SAN
10 12 (20.00%) DNS
10 12 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (16.67%) Office 365
12 10 (16.67%) SQL
12 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (16.67%) Citrix
13 9 (15.00%) IBM
13 9 (15.00%) HP
13 9 (15.00%) Oracle
13 9 (15.00%) Change Management
13 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (13.33%) DevOps
14 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (13.33%) SCCM
14 8 (13.33%) Network Security
14 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
14 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.33%) Unix

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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) Liferay
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) IaaS
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) DNS
3 8 (13.33%) Network Security
4 6 (10.00%) DHCP
5 5 (8.33%) HTTP
5 5 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (6.67%) WAN
7 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.00%) Wireless
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.33%) Firewall
9 1 (1.67%) 3G
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) Internet
9 1 (1.67%) Intranet
9 1 (1.67%) IPv4
9 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.67%) SNMP
9 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Software Packager
5 3 (5.00%) VMware Architect
6 2 (3.33%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) JSON
1 5 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.67%) HP Storage
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.67%) DataPower
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (28.33%) Linux
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.33%) Unix
6 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) AIX
9 2 (3.33%) SUSE
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.67%) HPUX
10 1 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Change Management
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.33%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.67%) Escalation Management
7 4 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.33%) MCSE
3 5 (8.33%) CCNA
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.00%) MCSA
6 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.33%) MCITP
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (10.00%) Docker
5 6 (10.00%) XenApp
6 5 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.67%) vSphere
8 1 (1.67%) Firmware
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (1.67%) vCloud
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 7 (11.67%) Puppet
3 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.67%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) Terraform
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.67%) vMotion
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) Citrix
5 9 (15.00%) HP
5 9 (15.00%) IBM
5 9 (15.00%) Oracle
6 8 (13.33%) Dell
7 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.33%) EMC
9 4 (6.67%) Veritas
10 3 (5.00%) NetApp
11 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.33%) Veeam
12 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.67%) F5
12 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
12 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.67%) Splunk
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