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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 62 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 63 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.48% 1.96% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category 27.88% 19.00% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 21
Average daily rate
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£309 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 - £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.74 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +7.69%
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
226 221 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.89% 10.31% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 107 64
Average daily rate £300 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.50 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Worcestershire +9 21 £315 +32.63% 3
Birmingham +2 20 £281 -12.10% 13
Coventry -8 5 £300 - 3
Wolverhampton +2 4 £350 +60.91%
Solihull +3 2 £200 -
Shropshire -1 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -14 2 £302 +12.92% 2
Staffordshire - 2 - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 80 (80.00%) Windows
3 61 (61.00%) Active Directory
3 61 (61.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 43 (43.00%) Citrix
7 30 (30.00%) XenApp
8 29 (29.00%) SAN
8 29 (29.00%) MS Exchange
9 27 (27.00%) DNS
9 27 (27.00%) XenDesktop
10 26 (26.00%) DHCP
11 24 (24.00%) SCCM
12 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
13 22 (22.00%) vSphere
14 21 (21.00%) Migration
15 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
16 18 (18.00%) MS Office
17 17 (17.00%) HP
17 17 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
18 16 (16.00%) Dell
18 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
18 16 (16.00%) UNIX
19 15 (15.00%) ITIL
19 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
19 15 (15.00%) NAS
19 15 (15.00%) XenServer
19 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (29.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.00%) Apache
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.00%) TPMS
7 1 (1.00%) Lync
7 1 (1.00%) nginx
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.00%) CICS
Applications
1 18 (18.00%) MS Office
2 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.00%) SAN
2 27 (27.00%) DNS
3 26 (26.00%) DHCP
4 15 (15.00%) NAS
5 13 (13.00%) VLAN
6 12 (12.00%) NetScaler
7 8 (8.00%) Firewall
8 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.00%) WAN
10 4 (4.00%) LAN
10 4 (4.00%) Wireless
11 3 (3.00%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.00%) ISDN
11 3 (3.00%) VPN
11 3 (3.00%) SSL
11 3 (3.00%) LDAP
12 2 (2.00%) VoIP
13 1 (1.00%) Network Security
13 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) DB2
3 1 (1.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Hudson
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (3.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Automotive
2 2 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (17.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Consultant
3 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Support Specialist
4 9 (9.00%) Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Architect
5 8 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Applications Support Technician
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (3.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) LAMP
3 1 (1.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (1.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 13 (13.00%) PDA
3 9 (9.00%) Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.00%) NHS
5 2 (2.00%) Firmware
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) FMCG
6 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.00%) Windows
2 61 (61.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (16.00%) UNIX
6 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (13.00%) Linux
8 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (7.00%) Windows Vista
10 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (5.00%) Solaris
12 4 (4.00%) HPUX
13 2 (2.00%) Windows NT
13 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Migration
2 15 (15.00%) ITIL
3 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.00%) Change Management
5 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.00%) Workflow
7 3 (3.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.00%) Project Management
7 3 (3.00%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.00%) CRM
8 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.00%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.00%) Service Management
8 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.00%) Change Control
8 2 (2.00%) Fund Management
8 2 (2.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) C
5 2 (2.00%) VB
5 2 (2.00%) VBA
5 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.00%) MCSE
5 5 (5.00%) MCITP
6 4 (4.00%) MCP
6 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.00%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (61.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (30.00%) XenApp
3 27 (27.00%) XenDesktop
4 22 (22.00%) vSphere
5 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
6 15 (15.00%) XenServer
7 8 (8.00%) VMware Server
8 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.00%) RHEV
10 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.00%) Samba
10 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (24.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.00%) SCOM
3 5 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.00%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.00%) Puppet
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (43.00%) Citrix
4 17 (17.00%) HP
5 16 (16.00%) Dell
6 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.00%) NetApp
8 6 (6.00%) Cisco
9 5 (5.00%) Symantec
10 4 (4.00%) IBM
10 4 (4.00%) CA
11 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.00%) Juniper
11 3 (3.00%) EMC
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle
12 2 (2.00%) Compaq
12 2 (2.00%) Apple
12 2 (2.00%) Avaya
12 2 (2.00%) Sophos
12 2 (2.00%) Meru Networks
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