The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 13 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 43 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 95 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.75% 3.85% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 7.69% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 22
Average daily rate £438 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £130 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £374 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £365 £317
% change year-on-year
-0.27% +15.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.75 £23.03 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% +16.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £11.70 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £29.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
VMware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1200 1092 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.32% 50.07% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 554 488
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 106 57
Average hourly rate £15.83 £18.00 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £30.00 £138.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware
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 across the West Midlands region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VMware
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 across the West Midlands region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 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 -5 28 £359 +19.58% 21
Shropshire +2 25 £500 +316.66% 5
Coventry -4 10 £310 +29.16% 7
Staffordshire -1 6 £180 -10.00% 10
Wolverhampton +2 4 £225 -30.76% 1
Warwickshire +4 3 - - 4
Worcestershire +2 1 - - 5
Solihull -11 1 - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware 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.

1 114 (64.41%) Windows
2 73 (41.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (30.51%) Windows Server
4 53 (29.94%) Active Directory
5 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
6 42 (23.73%) Linux
7 38 (21.47%) Unix
8 32 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (17.51%) EMC
10 30 (16.95%) LAN
10 30 (16.95%) Citrix
10 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
11 28 (15.82%) Cisco
12 26 (14.69%) ITIL
12 26 (14.69%) SQL Server
13 25 (14.12%) Oracle
13 25 (14.12%) WAN
14 24 (13.56%) Documentum
14 24 (13.56%) Pega
15 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (12.99%) MS Exchange
16 21 (11.86%) Java
16 21 (11.86%) WebLogic
16 21 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (11.86%) vSphere
17 20 (11.30%) Security Cleared
17 20 (11.30%) SAN
17 20 (11.30%) JBoss
18 19 (10.73%) SQL
18 19 (10.73%) Captiva

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (13.56%) Documentum
2 23 (12.99%) MS Exchange
3 21 (11.86%) WebLogic
4 20 (11.30%) JBoss
5 19 (10.73%) Captiva
6 12 (6.78%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.95%) SAS
7 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.39%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.69%) IIS
11 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.56%) Apache
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.56%) Tornado
12 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.56%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.65%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.13%) GitHub
3 2 (1.13%) IaaS
3 2 (1.13%) PaaS
3 2 (1.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.95%) LAN
2 25 (14.12%) WAN
3 20 (11.30%) SAN
4 13 (7.34%) DNS
5 12 (6.78%) Firewall
6 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.95%) DHCP
8 6 (3.39%) Internet
8 6 (3.39%) MPLS
8 6 (3.39%) VPN
9 5 (2.82%) Wireless
10 4 (2.26%) NAS
10 4 (2.26%) VoIP
11 3 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.69%) Network Security
11 3 (1.69%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.13%) Intranet
12 2 (1.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.95%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.95%) Pentaho
2 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.69%) MySQL
6 2 (1.13%) Big Data
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (7.91%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
5 1 (0.56%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (30.51%) Architect
2 19 (10.73%) Analyst
3 16 (9.04%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (6.78%) Developer
6 12 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.78%) Technical Architect
7 10 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.65%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) Consultant
9 8 (4.52%) Network Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) VMware Architect
10 7 (3.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Administrator
11 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) REST
2 3 (1.69%) JSON
2 3 (1.69%) RESTful
2 3 (1.69%) XML
3 2 (1.13%) .NET
3 2 (1.13%) HTML
3 2 (1.13%) ISPF
3 2 (1.13%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.26%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.69%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) CESG
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) HACMP
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 114 (64.41%) Windows
2 54 (30.51%) Windows Server
3 42 (23.73%) Linux
4 38 (21.47%) Unix
5 32 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.52%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.95%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.26%) AIX
13 2 (1.13%) Android
13 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.13%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.56%) HPUX
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.69%) ITIL
2 15 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (7.34%) Migration
4 6 (3.39%) PRINCE2
4 6 (3.39%) Server Building
4 6 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (2.82%) Project Management
5 5 (2.82%) Risk Management
5 5 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (2.26%) DevOps
6 4 (2.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.26%) TOGAF
7 3 (1.69%) Data Architecture
7 3 (1.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (1.69%) Network Design
7 3 (1.69%) Network Management
7 3 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (1.69%) Presales
7 3 (1.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.86%) Java
2 19 (10.73%) SQL
3 5 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.69%) Ruby
6 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.13%) JCL
6 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) Korn
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) R
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.82%) CCNP
5 5 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.26%) CCNA
6 4 (2.26%) Degree
7 3 (1.69%) MCSA
7 3 (1.69%) MCSE
8 2 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.13%) ISEB
8 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.13%) MCITP
8 2 (1.13%) MCP
8 2 (1.13%) NCIE
9 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.56%) CCAA
9 1 (0.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (41.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (29.94%) Active Directory
3 21 (11.86%) vSphere
4 8 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.52%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.52%) XenApp
5 7 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.26%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.69%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.69%) vCloud
8 2 (1.13%) IAG
8 2 (1.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.13%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (1.13%) UAG
8 2 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) KVM
9 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) SCCM
2 6 (3.39%) vRealize
3 4 (2.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.69%) Puppet
4 3 (1.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.13%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.13%) OpenView
5 2 (1.13%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.13%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.13%) WSUS
5 2 (1.13%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.51%) EMC
3 30 (16.95%) Citrix
4 28 (15.82%) Cisco
5 25 (14.12%) Oracle
6 24 (13.56%) Pega
7 16 (9.04%) NetApp
8 15 (8.47%) HP
9 9 (5.08%) IBM
10 8 (4.52%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.52%) webMethods
11 7 (3.95%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.82%) Symantec
13 4 (2.26%) Intel
13 4 (2.26%) Juniper
13 4 (2.26%) LANDesk
13 4 (2.26%) Platfora
14 3 (1.69%) arcserve
14 3 (1.69%) CA
14 3 (1.69%) Veeam
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Capita plc
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago