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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 95 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 1.99% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 15.43% 17.60% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 16
Average daily rate £310 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £361 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
188 250 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.47% 11.32% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 94 67
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 71 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £29.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 11 £383 +27.50% 10
Coventry +2 7 £305 +22.00% 4
Shropshire -17 5 - -
Warwickshire +5 2 £250 +17.64% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £380 - 8
Worcestershire +3 1 - - 5
Solihull - 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (64.38%) Windows
3 24 (32.88%) Windows Server
4 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
5 20 (27.40%) LAN
6 18 (24.66%) WAN
7 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
8 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
9 15 (20.55%) Citrix
10 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (17.81%) Unix
11 13 (17.81%) ITIL
12 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (16.44%) vSphere
13 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
13 11 (15.07%) Linux
13 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.07%) Cisco
14 9 (12.33%) SAN
14 9 (12.33%) Firewall
15 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
16 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Storage
16 7 (9.59%) HP
16 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
17 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
17 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
18 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
18 5 (6.85%) Office 365
18 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) LAN
2 18 (24.66%) WAN
3 9 (12.33%) Firewall
3 9 (12.33%) SAN
4 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) Internet
4 4 (5.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) MPLS
5 3 (4.11%) NAS
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.11%) Wireless
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.74%) Intranet
6 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.74%) Network Security
6 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.74%) WLAN
7 1 (1.37%) DMZ
7 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Big Data
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Law
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Architect
2 11 (15.07%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (9.59%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) VMware Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.11%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) JSON
2 2 (2.74%) RESTful
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) XSLT
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.37%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.37%) HACMP
4 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (64.38%) Windows
2 24 (32.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.81%) Unix
5 11 (15.07%) Linux
5 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) AIX
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Solaris
9 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.37%) SUSE
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Network Design
5 3 (4.11%) Server Building
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.74%) MODAF
6 2 (2.74%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) Stress Testing
6 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.74%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (1.37%) Change Management
7 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.37%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) Process Management
7 1 (1.37%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.11%) Ruby
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) CCNP
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCP
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.37%) APMP
5 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) CCVP
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) NCIE
5 1 (1.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) vSphere
3 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.48%) XenApp
6 3 (4.11%) vCloud
6 3 (4.11%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.74%) IAG
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.74%) UAG
7 2 (2.74%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.37%) Firmware
8 1 (1.37%) KVM
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
1 4 (5.48%) vRealize
2 3 (4.11%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.74%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.37%) QRadar
4 1 (1.37%) SCOM
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.37%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.37%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) Citrix
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco
5 7 (9.59%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) EMC
6 4 (5.48%) IBM
7 3 (4.11%) CA
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.11%) Wyse
8 2 (2.74%) Juniper
8 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) SafeCom
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) Adobe
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) Intel
9 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
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