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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 84 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 53 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.88% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 17.15% 19.75% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 20
Median daily rate £350 £346 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +28.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £179 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +71.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +62.79%
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
309 243 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.73% 9.51% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 111 90
Median daily rate £375 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 51 49
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.18 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% +11.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £10.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.20 £17.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 16 £300 -33.33% 9
Coventry -3 14 £406 +18.61% 2
Worcestershire -5 8 £400 +158.06% 3
Shropshire -35 5 £500 +70.21% 1
Warwickshire -10 4 - - 3
Wolverhampton -1 2 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (56.79%) Windows
3 36 (44.44%) Linux
4 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.16%) Data Centre
6 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 21 (25.93%) Unix
7 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
8 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
8 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
9 16 (19.75%) IBM
10 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
11 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (14.81%) vSphere
13 11 (13.58%) ITIL
13 11 (13.58%) DNS
14 10 (12.35%) Cisco
14 10 (12.35%) IIS
14 10 (12.35%) SQL
14 10 (12.35%) SAN
14 10 (12.35%) HP
14 10 (12.35%) Citrix
14 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (11.11%) WAN
16 8 (9.88%) DHCP
16 8 (9.88%) MS Office

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 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Jetty
6 1 (1.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.23%) Tornado
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 7 (8.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) ENOVIA
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) DNS
2 10 (12.35%) SAN
3 9 (11.11%) WAN
4 8 (9.88%) DHCP
4 8 (9.88%) Firewall
5 7 (8.64%) LAN
6 6 (7.41%) Internet
7 5 (6.17%) SSL
8 4 (4.94%) Network Security
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.70%) Intranet
9 3 (3.70%) MPLS
9 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.70%) VPN
9 3 (3.70%) Wireless
10 2 (2.47%) BGP
10 2 (2.47%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.47%) IPv6
10 2 (2.47%) OSPF
10 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.23%) Ant
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Gradle
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.64%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (12.35%) Architect
2 8 (9.88%) Project Manager
3 7 (8.64%) Administrator
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Network Designer
7 3 (3.70%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Web Services
1 6 (7.41%) XML
2 4 (4.94%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) JSON
4 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 1 (1.23%) J2EE
5 1 (1.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) HACMP
4 2 (2.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.79%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Linux
3 21 (25.93%) Unix
3 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.64%) AIX
8 6 (7.41%) CentOS
9 5 (6.17%) SUSE
10 3 (3.70%) Solaris
10 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.23%) HPUX
12 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (9.88%) TOGAF
3 7 (8.64%) MODAF
3 7 (8.64%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.41%) Project Management
5 5 (6.17%) System Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.70%) Line Management
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 3 (3.70%) PLM
7 3 (3.70%) Presales
7 3 (3.70%) Server Building
8 2 (2.47%) DevOps
8 2 (2.47%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.47%) Product Management
8 2 (2.47%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.70%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.70%) Korn
3 3 (3.70%) Python
4 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.47%) Tcl
4 2 (2.47%) VB
5 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) MCSE
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.94%) CCIE
4 4 (4.94%) CCNP
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.94%) LPIC
4 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.70%) VCP5
6 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.47%) CCDA
6 2 (2.47%) CCDP
6 2 (2.47%) CCNA
6 2 (2.47%) Degree
6 2 (2.47%) MCSA
7 1 (1.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) vSphere
3 6 (7.41%) Firmware
3 6 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.47%) NFS
6 2 (2.47%) vCloud
6 2 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.47%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) KVM
7 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 6 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
1 6 (7.41%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (3.70%) Simpana
3 3 (3.70%) WSUS
4 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.47%) vMotion
4 2 (2.47%) vRealize
5 1 (1.23%) Ansible
5 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.23%) Puppet
5 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
4 16 (19.75%) IBM
5 10 (12.35%) Cisco
5 10 (12.35%) Citrix
5 10 (12.35%) HP
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle
7 6 (7.41%) NetApp
8 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.94%) Juniper
9 3 (3.70%) Aruba
9 3 (3.70%) CommVault
9 3 (3.70%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.47%) Avaya
10 2 (2.47%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) Lotus
10 2 (2.47%) Veeam
10 2 (2.47%) Veritas
10 2 (2.47%) Wyse
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