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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 72 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 56 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 1.61% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 25.34% 16.75% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 20
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£303 £290 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -26.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £197 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +1.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £23.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £23.50 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
221 203 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.60% 9.62% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 90 50
Average daily rate £300 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £163 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £23.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 September 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 19 September 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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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 +7 17 £303 +27.36% 1
Birmingham -3 17 £300 -14.28% 7
Coventry -1 6 £300 +106.89% 4
Wolverhampton -3 3 £350 +48.93% 1
Solihull +10 2 £200 - 1
Shropshire -8 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -13 2 £415 +38.41% 4
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - - 2
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (80.39%) Windows
3 65 (63.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
5 54 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (44.12%) Citrix
7 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
8 32 (31.37%) XenApp
9 29 (28.43%) XenDesktop
10 28 (27.45%) Windows 7
10 28 (27.45%) SAN
10 28 (27.45%) MS Exchange
11 27 (26.47%) DNS
12 26 (25.49%) DHCP
13 24 (23.53%) SCCM
14 23 (22.55%) vSphere
15 22 (21.57%) Migration
16 18 (17.65%) MS Office
16 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
17 17 (16.67%) Hyper-V
17 17 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
17 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (16.67%) UNIX
18 16 (15.69%) Linux
18 16 (15.69%) Dell
18 16 (15.69%) XenServer
19 15 (14.71%) NAS
19 15 (14.71%) Blackberry
19 15 (14.71%) SQL
20 14 (13.73%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.90%) Apache
5 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.98%) TPMS
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.98%) nginx
7 1 (0.98%) Lync
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.98%) CICS
7 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Office
2 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.45%) SAN
2 27 (26.47%) DNS
3 26 (25.49%) DHCP
4 15 (14.71%) NAS
5 14 (13.73%) VLAN
5 14 (13.73%) NetScaler
6 9 (8.82%) Firewall
7 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.88%) WAN
9 4 (3.92%) Wireless
9 4 (3.92%) VPN
9 4 (3.92%) LAN
10 3 (2.94%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.94%) VoIP
10 3 (2.94%) SSL
10 3 (2.94%) LDAP
10 3 (2.94%) ISDN
11 1 (0.98%) Network Security
11 1 (0.98%) ATM
11 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
3 1 (0.98%) DB2
3 1 (0.98%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.98%) Hudson
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (4.90%) Automotive
2 3 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 18 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 16 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (10.78%) Support Specialist
4 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Consultant
6 8 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.92%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.92%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Applications Support Technician
10 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) Middleware
2 3 (2.94%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (0.98%) JavaBeans
3 1 (0.98%) EJB
3 1 (0.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 13 (12.75%) PDA
3 9 (8.82%) Clustering
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Firmware
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 82 (80.39%) Windows
2 65 (63.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (16.67%) UNIX
6 16 (15.69%) Linux
7 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.86%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.90%) HPUX
10 3 (2.94%) Solaris
11 2 (1.96%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Migration
2 14 (13.73%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.78%) ITIL
4 9 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.92%) Workflow
6 4 (3.92%) Validation
6 4 (3.92%) PLM
7 3 (2.94%) Business Transformation
7 3 (2.94%) Change Management
7 3 (2.94%) Project Management
7 3 (2.94%) Identity Management
8 2 (1.96%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.96%) CRM
8 2 (1.96%) Change Control
8 2 (1.96%) Software Licensing
8 2 (1.96%) Fund Management
8 2 (1.96%) Wealth Management
9 1 (0.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) SQL
2 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.96%) C
5 2 (1.96%) VB
5 2 (1.96%) VBA
5 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.98%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.80%) MCSE
5 5 (4.90%) MCITP
6 4 (3.92%) MCP
7 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.98%) MCSA
System Software
1 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
2 32 (31.37%) XenApp
3 29 (28.43%) XenDesktop
4 23 (22.55%) vSphere
5 17 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 16 (15.69%) XenServer
7 8 (7.84%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.92%) NFS
10 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.98%) RHEV
11 1 (0.98%) KVM
11 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.98%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (23.53%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) SCOM
3 5 (4.90%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.94%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
5 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.98%) Puppet
6 1 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (44.12%) Citrix
3 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.69%) Dell
5 14 (13.73%) HP
6 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.86%) Cisco
7 7 (6.86%) NetApp
8 6 (5.88%) Oracle
9 5 (4.90%) Symantec
10 4 (3.92%) SAP
10 4 (3.92%) IBM
10 4 (3.92%) CA
11 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.94%) Juniper
11 3 (2.94%) EMC
12 2 (1.96%) Sophos
12 2 (1.96%) Compaq
12 2 (1.96%) Avaya
12 2 (1.96%) Apple
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