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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 110 76 93
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 31 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 1.50% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 15.57% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 16
Median daily rate £300 £290 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £155 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -43.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +8.00%
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
217 244 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.73% 9.63% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 98 79
Median daily rate £325 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £164 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 73
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £18.50 £28.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 11 £250 -23.07% 9
Shropshire +2 8 £338 -10.00%
Warwickshire -1 4 £493 +97.00% 5
Staffordshire - 4 £205 -
Coventry -17 2 £300 - 1
Solihull -8 1 £425 - 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 77 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (49.35%) Windows
3 31 (40.26%) Active Directory
4 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
5 26 (33.77%) DNS
6 22 (28.57%) Linux
7 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (23.38%) SCCM
9 18 (23.38%) DevOps
10 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (20.78%) Puppet
11 15 (19.48%) Citrix
11 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
12 14 (18.18%) SAN
12 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 14 (18.18%) DHCP
12 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
13 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (16.88%) Cisco
14 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.58%) NoSQL
14 12 (15.58%) XenApp
14 12 (15.58%) IaaS
14 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (15.58%) Docker
15 11 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (14.29%) Private Cloud

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.49%) Confluence
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.60%) IIS
9 1 (1.30%) Apache
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.30%) Liferay
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.60%) Primavera
2 1 (1.30%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) IaaS
2 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.29%) PaaS
3 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.77%) DNS
2 14 (18.18%) DHCP
2 14 (18.18%) SAN
3 11 (14.29%) HTTP
4 10 (12.99%) WAN
5 7 (9.09%) VLAN
6 6 (7.79%) LAN
6 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.49%) IPv4
7 5 (6.49%) NAS
8 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.90%) Firewall
9 3 (3.90%) MPLS
9 3 (3.90%) Wireless
10 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.60%) LDAP
10 2 (2.60%) Network Security
11 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) NoSQL
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) InstallShield
2 3 (3.90%) MSI
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Back Office
2 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Local Government
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Architect
2 13 (16.88%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Citrix Support
5 5 (6.49%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (6.49%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) JSON
1 11 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.49%) PDA
4 5 (6.49%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Clustering
6 3 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) DataPower
8 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Linux
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.09%) Unix
9 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.90%) AIX
11 2 (2.60%) SUSE
11 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.30%) CentOS
12 1 (1.30%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.30%) HPUX
12 1 (1.30%) Solaris
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) DevOps
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 11 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (14.29%) Scrum
4 8 (10.39%) ITIL
4 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.49%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.19%) ERP
6 4 (5.19%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.19%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.90%) PLM
7 3 (3.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.60%) Change Management
8 2 (2.60%) Line Management
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
8 2 (2.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) Java
3 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) Korn
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.09%) MCSE
5 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.90%) DBS Check
6 3 (3.90%) MCSA
7 2 (2.60%) CCNP
7 2 (2.60%) MCITP
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) GPG13
System Software
1 31 (40.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) Docker
2 12 (15.58%) XenApp
3 9 (11.69%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.79%) vSphere
5 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.79%) XenServer
6 5 (6.49%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (6.49%) VMware Server
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.60%) Firmware
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (1.30%) vCloud
9 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) SCCM
2 16 (20.78%) Puppet
3 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.19%) Terraform
5 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.90%) SCOM
6 2 (2.60%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.60%) vMotion
7 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.30%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) Citrix
3 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
4 13 (16.88%) Cisco
5 11 (14.29%) Oracle
6 7 (9.09%) Dell
7 6 (7.79%) EMC
7 6 (7.79%) Veeam
8 5 (6.49%) Sophos
9 4 (5.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.90%) IBM
10 3 (3.90%) Juniper
10 3 (3.90%) Symantec
11 2 (2.60%) SAP
11 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.30%) F5
12 1 (1.30%) Splunk
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