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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 83 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 32 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 2.19% 2.77%
As % of the System Software category 17.39% 23.85% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 32
Average daily rate
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£339 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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
184 218 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.96% 9.19% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 88 100
Average daily rate £310 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £349 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 57 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 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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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 -3 9 £463 +129.81% 13
Coventry +5 7 £366 +32.90% 3
Warwickshire +2 4 - - 3
Worcestershire -7 2 £250 -20.63% 4
West Bromwich - 2 £130 -
Wolverhampton +3 1 £150 -
Shropshire -2 1 £338 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 85 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (78.82%) Windows
3 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 33 (38.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (27.06%) DNS
7 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
7 21 (24.71%) Citrix
7 21 (24.71%) SAN
8 19 (22.35%) Linux
8 19 (22.35%) ITIL
9 17 (20.00%) HP
10 16 (18.82%) UNIX
10 16 (18.82%) vSphere
11 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.47%) Windows XP
12 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
13 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.29%) Symantec
13 13 (15.29%) Finance
14 12 (14.12%) Migration
14 12 (14.12%) Cisco
15 11 (12.94%) DHCP
15 11 (12.94%) NetApp
15 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.94%) MS Office
16 10 (11.76%) SCCM
16 10 (11.76%) XenApp
17 9 (10.59%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.35%) Lync
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Office
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) DNS
2 21 (24.71%) SAN
3 11 (12.94%) DHCP
4 9 (10.59%) WAN
5 8 (9.41%) Firewall
5 8 (9.41%) LAN
6 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.24%) Internet
7 5 (5.88%) NAS
8 4 (4.71%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.71%) Intranet
9 3 (3.53%) VPN
9 3 (3.53%) VoIP
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.53%) Wireless
10 2 (2.35%) VLAN
10 2 (2.35%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.35%) SMS
11 1 (1.18%) WLAN
11 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.18%) Juju
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (15.29%) Server Engineer
2 11 (12.94%) Architect
3 10 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Environment Manager
9 3 (3.53%) HPUX Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.35%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) XML
2 1 (1.18%) VXML
2 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) NHS
3 3 (3.53%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) CMDB
3 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.53%) HP Superdome
4 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Wiki
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) PDA
5 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (78.82%) Windows
2 33 (38.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (22.35%) Linux
5 16 (18.82%) UNIX
6 14 (16.47%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.24%) Solaris
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.88%) Windows Vista
10 5 (5.88%) Windows 2000
10 5 (5.88%) HPUX
11 1 (1.18%) AIX
11 1 (1.18%) VMS
11 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Migration
3 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.71%) TOGAF
4 4 (4.71%) Server Building
5 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.53%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (3.53%) MODAF
5 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.53%) Release Management
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
5 3 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.53%) Change Control
5 3 (3.53%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.53%) Change Management
5 3 (3.53%) Information Security
6 2 (2.35%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.35%) Workflow
6 2 (2.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) VB
3 2 (2.35%) VBA
3 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) MCSE
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCITP
4 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.71%) CCNP
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
5 3 (3.53%) CCDA
5 3 (3.53%) CCDP
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CCIE
6 1 (1.18%) CCSE
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB
6 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.18%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.18%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.82%) vSphere
3 10 (11.76%) XenApp
4 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.06%) vCloud
6 5 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.35%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.35%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.18%) XenServer
8 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.18%) Docker
8 1 (1.18%) LXC
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) Puppet
3 4 (4.71%) SCOM
3 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.18%) SCSM
5 1 (1.18%) vMotion
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.18%) OpenView
5 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) Citrix
3 17 (20.00%) HP
4 13 (15.29%) Symantec
5 12 (14.12%) Cisco
6 11 (12.94%) NetApp
7 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.06%) Veeam
8 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.88%) Oracle
9 5 (5.88%) Veritas
9 5 (5.88%) Juniper
10 4 (4.71%) Adobe
11 2 (2.35%) IBM
11 2 (2.35%) Dell
11 2 (2.35%) Brocade
12 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.18%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.18%) AirMagnet
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