The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 87 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 31 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.86% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 15.58% 19.10% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 14
Average daily rate £278 £270 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £108 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -1.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
199 178 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.37% 9.72% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 63
Average daily rate £310 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 41
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £23.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 9 £213 -30.32% 7
Worcestershire +7 4 £310 +18.09% 3
Staffordshire -3 3 £250 -37.50% 2
Solihull - 3 - -
Warwickshire -4 2 £406 - 2
Shropshire -4 2 - -
Coventry -11 1 £400 +285.54% 5
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (78.85%) Windows
3 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
4 27 (51.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (44.23%) Citrix
6 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.85%) XenApp
8 13 (25.00%) vSphere
9 11 (21.15%) Migration
10 10 (19.23%) LAN
10 10 (19.23%) WAN
11 9 (17.31%) ITIL
11 9 (17.31%) HP
11 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
11 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
11 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
12 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
12 7 (13.46%) DNS
12 7 (13.46%) Cisco
12 7 (13.46%) Finance
12 7 (13.46%) SCCM
13 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
13 6 (11.54%) DHCP
13 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
13 6 (11.54%) Linux
13 6 (11.54%) MCSE
13 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (11.54%) SAN
13 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) LAN
1 10 (19.23%) WAN
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
3 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.54%) SAN
3 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) HTTP
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Consultant
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Capacity Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Data Migration Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Blog
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (51.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.54%) Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) UNIX
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) VMS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Migration
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.69%) Network Design
4 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Workflow
6 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.85%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.85%) Change Control
6 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) VBA
4 3 (5.77%) C
4 3 (5.77%) VBScript
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) MCSE
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.77%) MCP
4 3 (5.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.85%) NCDA
5 2 (3.85%) NCIE
5 2 (3.85%) CCEE
5 2 (3.85%) CCIA
6 1 (1.92%) VCAP
6 1 (1.92%) OCP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.85%) XenApp
3 13 (25.00%) vSphere
4 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.85%) XenServer
8 1 (1.92%) IAG
8 1 (1.92%) UAG
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.85%) MOM
3 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.92%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (44.23%) Citrix
3 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) HP
5 7 (13.46%) Cisco
6 5 (9.62%) NetApp
6 5 (9.62%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) Avaya
8 3 (5.77%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.85%) AppSense
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle
9 2 (3.85%) Symantec
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.92%) Mercator
10 1 (1.92%) CA
10 1 (1.92%) PlateSpin
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago