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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 78 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 35 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 2.47% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 17.33% 28.32% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 29
Average daily rate
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£389 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £409 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £29.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
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
202 226 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.10% 8.72% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 99 105
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £26.35 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -2 10 £400 +42.22% 11
Worcestershire -6 9 £280 -7.43%
Warwickshire +9 4 £450 +49.25% 2
Coventry +2 4 £275 -8.33% 8
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Walsall - 1 £475 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (74.36%) Windows
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 22 (28.21%) SAN
6 22 (28.21%) Linux
7 20 (25.64%) UNIX
7 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (23.08%) DNS
10 15 (19.23%) Cisco
10 15 (19.23%) HP
10 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 14 (17.95%) Citrix
12 13 (16.67%) ITIL
12 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 13 (16.67%) Migration
12 13 (16.67%) Firewall
13 12 (15.38%) NetApp
13 12 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (14.10%) vSphere
15 10 (12.82%) Oracle
15 10 (12.82%) Solaris
15 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
16 9 (11.54%) Finance
16 9 (11.54%) SQL
16 9 (11.54%) DHCP
16 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) IIS
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.85%) Lync
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) SAN
2 18 (23.08%) DNS
3 13 (16.67%) Firewall
4 9 (11.54%) DHCP
5 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.69%) VPN
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
6 5 (6.41%) WAN
6 5 (6.41%) Internet
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.13%) NAS
7 4 (5.13%) Wireless
8 3 (3.85%) VLAN
8 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.56%) MPLS
9 2 (2.56%) Intranet
10 1 (1.28%) DMZ
10 1 (1.28%) BGP
10 1 (1.28%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Subversion
1 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
1 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.28%) MSI
3 1 (1.28%) Juju
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Architect
2 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Consultant
4 8 (10.26%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.85%) HPUX Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Environment Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.56%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) XML
2 4 (5.13%) XSLT
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) NHS
3 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.85%) HP Superdome
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
6 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) PDA
6 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (28.21%) Linux
5 20 (25.64%) UNIX
6 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.82%) Solaris
8 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.41%) HPUX
10 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.56%) AIX
12 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.28%) CentOS
13 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) ITIL
1 13 (16.67%) Migration
2 12 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.41%) Project Management
4 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
4 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.85%) MODAF
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.85%) Information Security
5 3 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (3.85%) Change Control
5 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.56%) Change Management
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.56%) VB
5 2 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) CCNP
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) MCITP
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
5 3 (3.85%) CCDA
5 3 (3.85%) CCDP
5 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.85%) CCIE
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CCVP
7 1 (1.28%) ISEB
7 1 (1.28%) CCA
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) vSphere
3 8 (10.26%) vCloud
3 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.26%) XenApp
4 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (5.13%) VirtualBox
5 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.56%) IAG
6 2 (2.56%) UAG
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.28%) Docker
7 1 (1.28%) LXC
7 1 (1.28%) XenServer
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.28%) Xen
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.41%) Puppet
4 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.28%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.28%) vMotion
5 1 (1.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco
3 15 (19.23%) HP
4 14 (17.95%) Citrix
5 12 (15.38%) NetApp
6 10 (12.82%) Oracle
7 8 (10.26%) Symantec
8 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.97%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.41%) Veritas
9 5 (6.41%) Juniper
10 3 (3.85%) Dell
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.56%) Veeam
11 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.28%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.28%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.28%) Tripwire
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