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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 77 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.60% 2.70%
As % of the System Software category 20.44% 18.05% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 22
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£350 £265 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £213 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £320 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -6.52%
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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
225 205 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.91% 8.87% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 60
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £203 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 47 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.03 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £17.45 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.86%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Coventry +16 14 £343 +37.00% 1
Birmingham -10 8 £450 +111.76% 26
Warwickshire - 8 £450 -
Worcestershire 0 3 £155 -50.79% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £425 - 1
Shropshire -6 2 £294 - 1
Walsall - 2 £425 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £130 - 1
Staffordshire -6 1 £300 +20.00% 7
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (74.74%) Windows
3 52 (54.74%) Active Directory
4 40 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
6 32 (33.68%) Citrix
7 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (26.32%) ITIL
10 23 (24.21%) SAN
11 22 (23.16%) DNS
11 22 (23.16%) vSphere
12 20 (21.05%) XenApp
13 19 (20.00%) HP
14 18 (18.95%) Cisco
14 18 (18.95%) Windows XP
15 16 (16.84%) Linux
15 16 (16.84%) NetApp
15 16 (16.84%) Migration
16 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
16 15 (15.79%) MS Office
17 14 (14.74%) Finance
18 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
18 13 (13.68%) SCCM
19 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
19 12 (12.63%) UNIX
19 12 (12.63%) DHCP
20 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
20 11 (11.58%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.32%) IIS
4 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.11%) Lync
6 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Office
2 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) SAN
2 22 (23.16%) DNS
3 12 (12.63%) DHCP
4 9 (9.47%) WAN
5 8 (8.42%) LAN
5 8 (8.42%) NAS
6 7 (7.37%) Internet
7 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.26%) Firewall
8 5 (5.26%) VLAN
8 5 (5.26%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.21%) Intranet
10 3 (3.16%) VoIP
10 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.11%) Wireless
11 2 (2.11%) Cisco ICM
11 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.11%) SMS
12 1 (1.05%) WLAN
12 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.05%) Juju
2 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Server Engineer
2 10 (10.53%) Architect
3 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.32%) Administrator
5 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (4.21%) Support Manager
7 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) VXML
2 1 (1.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) NHS
3 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.21%) PDA
4 3 (3.16%) Clustering
4 3 (3.16%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (74.74%) Windows
2 40 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.95%) Windows XP
6 16 (16.84%) Linux
7 12 (12.63%) UNIX
7 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.26%) Windows Vista
10 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
10 5 (5.26%) HPUX
11 4 (4.21%) Solaris
12 1 (1.05%) AIX
12 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) ITIL
2 16 (16.84%) Migration
3 8 (8.42%) Change Management
4 5 (5.26%) Server Building
5 4 (4.21%) Patch Management
5 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.21%) TOGAF
5 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.16%) Document Management
6 3 (3.16%) MODAF
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.16%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.16%) Process Management
6 3 (3.16%) Workflow
6 3 (3.16%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (2.11%) Line Management
7 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) VB
3 2 (2.11%) VBA
3 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) MCSE
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.37%) MCITP
5 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.21%) CCA
6 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.21%) CCNP
7 3 (3.16%) CCNA
7 3 (3.16%) CCDA
7 3 (3.16%) CCDP
7 3 (3.16%) CCEA
7 3 (3.16%) CCIE
7 3 (3.16%) MCP
7 3 (3.16%) MCTS
8 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (54.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.16%) vSphere
3 20 (21.05%) XenApp
4 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.47%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.32%) vCloud
7 5 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (5.26%) VMware Server
8 4 (4.21%) XenServer
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.05%) Xen
10 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.05%) Docker
10 1 (1.05%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) SCCM
2 6 (6.32%) SCOM
3 5 (5.26%) Puppet
4 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.05%) SCSM
6 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.05%) OpenView
6 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.05%) WSUS
6 1 (1.05%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
3 32 (33.68%) Citrix
4 19 (20.00%) HP
5 18 (18.95%) Cisco
6 16 (16.84%) NetApp
7 10 (10.53%) Symantec
8 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.32%) Veeam
10 5 (5.26%) Veritas
10 5 (5.26%) Juniper
11 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.21%) Adobe
11 4 (4.21%) Dell
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle
12 2 (2.11%) AppSense
12 2 (2.11%) Brocade
12 2 (2.11%) IBM
13 1 (1.05%) Sun
13 1 (1.05%) EMC
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