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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 76 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.44% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 21.30% 16.57% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 16
Average daily rate
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£315 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £212 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.26% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.63 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £23.50 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £23.50 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +13.63%
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
216 181 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.48% 8.71% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 65 52
Average daily rate £303 £291 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £159 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £382 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £23.85 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Birmingham 0 15 £300 -14.28% 16
Worcestershire +5 11 £303 +27.36% 2
Coventry -12 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -11 3 £393 +35.51% 6
Wolverhampton -7 2 £345 +46.81%
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Solihull +5 1 £200 -
Shropshire -12 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Halesowen - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 76 (76.00%) Windows
3 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
4 57 (57.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (49.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (43.00%) Citrix
7 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
8 31 (31.00%) SAN
9 29 (29.00%) MS Exchange
9 29 (29.00%) XenApp
10 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 25 (25.00%) DNS
11 24 (24.00%) DHCP
11 24 (24.00%) XenDesktop
12 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
12 21 (21.00%) SCCM
13 20 (20.00%) Linux
14 19 (19.00%) UNIX
14 19 (19.00%) MS Office
14 19 (19.00%) vSphere
15 17 (17.00%) Migration
15 17 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (16.00%) NAS
16 16 (16.00%) SQL
16 16 (16.00%) Dell
17 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
17 15 (15.00%) XenServer
18 14 (14.00%) Hyper-V
18 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.00%) Apache
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.00%) IIS
8 1 (1.00%) CICS
8 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.00%) TPMS
8 1 (1.00%) nginx
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (19.00%) MS Office
2 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) SAN
2 25 (25.00%) DNS
3 24 (24.00%) DHCP
4 16 (16.00%) NAS
5 14 (14.00%) VLAN
6 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.00%) NetScaler
8 10 (10.00%) Firewall
9 7 (7.00%) WAN
10 5 (5.00%) VPN
10 5 (5.00%) LAN
10 5 (5.00%) Wireless
11 3 (3.00%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.00%) VoIP
11 3 (3.00%) LDAP
11 3 (3.00%) ISDN
11 3 (3.00%) SSL
12 1 (1.00%) IPv6
12 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) DB2
3 1 (1.00%) Informix
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.00%) Hudson
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (5.00%) Automotive
2 2 (2.00%) Banking
2 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Applications Support Technician
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Middleware
2 3 (3.00%) XML
3 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.00%) EJB
4 1 (1.00%) JavaBeans
4 1 (1.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 13 (13.00%) PDA
3 10 (10.00%) Clustering
4 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) FMCG
6 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 76 (76.00%) Windows
2 57 (57.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (49.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (20.00%) Linux
6 19 (19.00%) UNIX
7 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
9 8 (8.00%) Windows Vista
9 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.00%) HPUX
11 4 (4.00%) Solaris
12 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.00%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.00%) Debian
13 1 (1.00%) Fedora
13 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.00%) VMS
13 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) Migration
2 12 (12.00%) ITIL
3 10 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.00%) Validation
7 4 (4.00%) PLM
7 4 (4.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.00%) Change Management
8 3 (3.00%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.00%) Fund Management
9 2 (2.00%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.00%) CRM
10 1 (1.00%) CAD
10 1 (1.00%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.00%) C
3 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.00%) VB
4 3 (3.00%) VBA
4 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.00%) Ruby
5 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.00%) MCSE
5 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (1.00%) MCP
6 1 (1.00%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.00%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (1.00%) CCIE
6 1 (1.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CCSE
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.00%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (29.00%) XenApp
3 24 (24.00%) XenDesktop
4 19 (19.00%) vSphere
5 15 (15.00%) XenServer
6 14 (14.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (8.00%) VMware Server
8 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.00%) NFS
10 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.00%) Firmware
12 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.00%) Samba
12 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.00%) KVM
12 1 (1.00%) RHEV
12 1 (1.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.00%) SCOM
3 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.00%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.00%) WSUS
6 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.00%) Puppet
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (43.00%) Citrix
3 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.00%) Dell
5 13 (13.00%) HP
6 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.00%) NetApp
8 7 (7.00%) Oracle
8 7 (7.00%) Cisco
8 7 (7.00%) Symantec
9 5 (5.00%) IBM
10 4 (4.00%) EMC
10 4 (4.00%) Juniper
10 4 (4.00%) CA
10 4 (4.00%) SAP
11 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.00%) Nimsoft
12 2 (2.00%) Spiceworks
12 2 (2.00%) Brocade
12 2 (2.00%) Sophos
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