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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 75 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 39 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 1.03% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 17.33% 14.29% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £29.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 - £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 - £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
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
225 154 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.67% 7.22% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 51
Average daily rate £300 £298 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 44 46
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.15 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.69 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 +5 14 £300 +50.00% 20
Worcestershire 0 7 £225 -18.18% 1
Coventry -8 3 £190 -43.28% 4
Shropshire -4 2 £275 - 1
Herefordshire -8 2 £210 -
Walsall - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -9 1 £375 +96.07% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 - 2
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - - 3
Staffordshire - - - - 6
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 77 (81.05%) Windows
3 59 (62.11%) Active Directory
4 52 (54.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
6 41 (43.16%) Citrix
7 31 (32.63%) XenApp
8 28 (29.47%) Windows 7
9 26 (27.37%) SAN
10 25 (26.32%) vSphere
11 24 (25.26%) MS Exchange
12 23 (24.21%) DHCP
13 21 (22.11%) DNS
14 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
14 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (20.00%) Migration
15 19 (20.00%) Linux
16 18 (18.95%) ITIL
16 18 (18.95%) XenDesktop
17 17 (17.89%) SQL
18 15 (15.79%) MS Office
18 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
18 15 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
19 14 (14.74%) SCCM
20 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
21 12 (12.63%) UNIX
21 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
21 12 (12.63%) Windows XP
21 12 (12.63%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (25.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (7.37%) Apache
3 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.11%) nginx
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.05%) IIS
7 1 (1.05%) CICS
7 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) TPMS
7 1 (1.05%) Lync
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Office
2 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) SAN
2 23 (24.21%) DHCP
3 21 (22.11%) DNS
4 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.58%) VLAN
5 11 (11.58%) NAS
6 10 (10.53%) WAN
7 9 (9.47%) Firewall
7 9 (9.47%) NetScaler
8 8 (8.42%) LAN
9 3 (3.16%) VPN
9 3 (3.16%) VoIP
9 3 (3.16%) Wireless
9 3 (3.16%) Network Security
10 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.05%) FCoE
10 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.05%) IPv6
10 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.05%) Informix
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) DB2
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Hudson
1 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (5.26%) Automotive
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Support Engineer
1 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (11.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Support Specialist
8 5 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.26%) Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Support Technician
9 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Technician
10 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.11%) LAMP
3 1 (1.05%) EJB
3 1 (1.05%) SOAP
3 1 (1.05%) J2EE
3 1 (1.05%) JMS
3 1 (1.05%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.53%) PDA
3 5 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (81.05%) Windows
2 52 (54.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (29.47%) Windows 7
5 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (20.00%) Linux
7 12 (12.63%) UNIX
7 12 (12.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.21%) Solaris
9 4 (4.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.11%) Debian
10 2 (2.11%) HPUX
10 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.05%) VMS
11 1 (1.05%) CentOS
11 1 (1.05%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) Migration
2 18 (18.95%) ITIL
3 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.21%) PLM
6 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.21%) Validation
6 4 (4.21%) Change Management
7 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.11%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.11%) DevOps
9 1 (1.05%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.16%) VB
4 3 (3.16%) VBA
4 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.11%) Ruby
5 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.11%) C
6 1 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) Perl
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.47%) MCSE
5 6 (6.32%) MCITP
6 5 (5.26%) CCA
6 5 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.21%) MCTS
7 4 (4.21%) CCEA
7 4 (4.21%) MCP
8 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.11%) CCNP
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.05%) MCSA
9 1 (1.05%) CCNA
9 1 (1.05%) CCIE
9 1 (1.05%) RHCE
9 1 (1.05%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.05%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (62.11%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.63%) XenApp
3 25 (26.32%) vSphere
4 18 (18.95%) XenDesktop
5 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
6 11 (11.58%) XenServer
7 9 (9.47%) VMware Server
8 4 (4.21%) NFS
9 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.11%) Samba
10 2 (2.11%) Firmware
10 2 (2.11%) KVM
11 1 (1.05%) RHEV
11 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.05%) Postfix
11 1 (1.05%) Xen
11 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) SCCM
2 6 (6.32%) SCOM
3 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.16%) Puppet
4 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.11%) SCSM
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.05%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.16%) Citrix
3 11 (11.58%) NetApp
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco
3 11 (11.58%) Dell
4 10 (10.53%) HP
5 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.37%) Oracle
6 7 (7.37%) Symantec
7 5 (5.26%) IBM
8 4 (4.21%) Juniper
8 4 (4.21%) EMC
8 4 (4.21%) SAP
9 2 (2.11%) AppSense
9 2 (2.11%) Brocade
9 2 (2.11%) Apple
9 2 (2.11%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.05%) Meraki
10 1 (1.05%) F5
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