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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / West Midlands
Rank 98 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 27 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.04% 2.00%
As % of the System Software category 15.70% 12.82% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 26
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £149 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%

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
172 195 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.14% 8.13% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 69 93
Median daily rate £325 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £153 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 73
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £21.25 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 January 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 January 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 +6 17 £313 +30.20% 6
Shropshire +15 3 £338 - 2
Warwickshire 0 3 - - 3
Staffordshire - 2 £298 - 2
Solihull -5 1 £425 -
Coventry -25 1 £300 - 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (44.12%) Windows
3 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
4 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
5 22 (32.35%) Linux
6 20 (29.41%) DNS
7 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
8 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 16 (23.53%) SAN
10 14 (20.59%) ITIL
10 14 (20.59%) SCCM
11 13 (19.12%) Citrix
11 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
12 12 (17.65%) IaaS
12 12 (17.65%) DevOps
13 11 (16.18%) Docker
13 11 (16.18%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (16.18%) Private Cloud
13 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (16.18%) Puppet
13 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
13 11 (16.18%) Dell
13 11 (16.18%) Cisco
13 11 (16.18%) Oracle
14 10 (14.71%) HTTP
14 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
14 10 (14.71%) VMware ESX

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 10 (14.71%) OpenStack
2 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) Liferay
6 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.94%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) IaaS
2 10 (14.71%) PaaS
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.29%) Office 365
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) DNS
2 16 (23.53%) SAN
3 10 (14.71%) HTTP
4 9 (13.24%) DHCP
5 8 (11.76%) Network Security
6 6 (8.82%) WAN
7 5 (7.35%) IPv4
7 5 (7.35%) LAN
7 5 (7.35%) NAS
7 5 (7.35%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (7.35%) VLAN
8 3 (4.41%) Firewall
8 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.94%) LDAP
10 1 (1.47%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (1.47%) SNMP
10 1 (1.47%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) InstallShield
1 3 (4.41%) MSI
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Electronics
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Architect
2 8 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) VMware Architect
6 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Citrix Support
6 4 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) JSON
1 10 (14.71%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.18%) Private Cloud
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.88%) PDA
5 4 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 3 (4.41%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.94%) Clustering
7 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.47%) DataPower
8 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) Replication
8 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Linux
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.76%) Unix
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.94%) AIX
8 2 (2.94%) SUSE
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.47%) HPUX
9 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) DevOps
4 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (14.71%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) Change Management
5 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.88%) Escalation Management
10 4 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.88%) Patch Management
10 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) MCSE
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) MCSA
5 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.94%) MCITP
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.18%) Docker
4 10 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (14.71%) VMware ESX
5 9 (13.24%) XenApp
6 5 (7.35%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.35%) XenServer
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (5.88%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.94%) vSphere
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) SCCM
2 11 (16.18%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (16.18%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.47%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.12%) Citrix
4 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco
5 11 (16.18%) Dell
5 11 (16.18%) Oracle
6 9 (13.24%) IBM
7 7 (10.29%) HP
8 5 (7.35%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Veritas
10 3 (4.41%) NetApp
11 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.94%) Veeam
12 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.47%) F5
12 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.47%) Splunk
Cannock, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago