The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 109 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.047% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 0.65% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.79% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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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
225 155 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.67% 7.25% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 51
Average daily rate £300 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 44 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.15 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.69 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Server
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 Server across the West Midlands region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Server
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 Server across the West Midlands region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Server
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 Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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
Worcestershire - 3 £225 -
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) DNS
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) DHCP
3 8 (80.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Dell
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) NAS
3 8 (80.00%) XenApp
3 8 (80.00%) XenServer
3 8 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 8 (80.00%) PDA
3 8 (80.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (80.00%) SCCM
3 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (10.00%) CAD
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) NAS
2 8 (80.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) PDA
1 8 (80.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) XenServer
2 8 (80.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Dell
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat