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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 54 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 99 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.28% 3.55% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 6.80% 7.65% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 42
Median daily rate £400 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £27.20 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £22.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +19.72%
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
1455 1111 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.21% 46.45% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 653 557
Median daily rate £375 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £172 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 73 92
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.18 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 24 £313 -26.47% 21
Worcestershire +3 17 £379 -5.31%
Shropshire -23 15 £505 +36.94% 1
Coventry -12 12 £400 +14.28% 6
Warwickshire -8 7 £425 -34.61%
Wolverhampton -1 2 - - 5
Staffordshire -3 2 £413 +3.12% 5
West Bromwich +8 1 £300 +130.76%
Walsall -2 1 £200 -52.94% 1
Solihull - 1 £450 - 2
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 118 (57.00%) Windows
2 89 (43.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (36.71%) Linux
4 67 (32.37%) Active Directory
5 62 (29.95%) Windows Server
6 57 (27.54%) Unix
7 46 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
8 38 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (17.87%) Citrix
10 36 (17.39%) Java
10 36 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (16.91%) EMC
12 34 (16.43%) SC Cleared
13 30 (14.49%) Pega
13 30 (14.49%) SQL
13 30 (14.49%) WebLogic
13 30 (14.49%) Documentum
14 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (14.01%) Data Centre
15 28 (13.53%) Captiva
15 28 (13.53%) MS Exchange
15 28 (13.53%) JBoss
15 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
15 28 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (12.08%) ITIL
17 24 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (11.59%) Red Hat
18 23 (11.11%) DNS
18 23 (11.11%) Oracle

VMware
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 30 (14.49%) Documentum
1 30 (14.49%) WebLogic
2 28 (13.53%) Captiva
2 28 (13.53%) JBoss
2 28 (13.53%) MS Exchange
3 19 (9.18%) SAS
4 13 (6.28%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.31%) IIS
6 9 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.90%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.42%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.93%) Apache
10 4 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.97%) CMS
12 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.80%) MS Office
3 7 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.35%) Office 365
3 4 (1.93%) IaaS
4 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) Heroku
6 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.11%) DNS
2 21 (10.14%) SAN
3 20 (9.66%) WAN
4 18 (8.70%) LAN
5 15 (7.25%) DHCP
6 12 (5.80%) Firewall
7 8 (3.86%) Internet
8 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.42%) MPLS
9 5 (2.42%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.42%) Network Security
9 5 (2.42%) SSL
10 4 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.93%) Intranet
10 4 (1.93%) VPN
11 3 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.45%) VLAN
11 3 (1.45%) Wireless
12 2 (0.97%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (10.63%) Hadoop
4 20 (9.66%) Pentaho
5 15 (7.25%) Cloudera CDH
5 15 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.76%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.45%) Big Data
11 2 (0.97%) MySQL
12 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.97%) JIRA
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.48%) Ant
3 1 (0.48%) Gradle
3 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.48%) JUnit
3 1 (0.48%) Maven
3 1 (0.48%) MSI
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.48%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (5.80%) Finance
2 7 (3.38%) Retail
3 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (29.47%) Architect
2 25 (12.08%) Developer
3 22 (10.63%) Technical Architect
4 13 (6.28%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (5.80%) Analyst
5 12 (5.80%) Hadoop Architect
6 11 (5.31%) Administrator
6 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (3.86%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.38%) Consultant
10 7 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.38%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.66%) REST
2 6 (2.90%) .NET
2 6 (2.90%) Web Services
2 6 (2.90%) XML
3 4 (1.93%) HTML
4 3 (1.45%) JSON
4 3 (1.45%) RESTful
5 2 (0.97%) CSS
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.48%) CSS3
6 1 (0.48%) HTML5
6 1 (0.48%) J2EE
6 1 (0.48%) jQuery
6 1 (0.48%) LAMP
6 1 (0.48%) Middleware
6 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.48%) Servlets
6 1 (0.48%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.01%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.25%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.31%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.38%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.90%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.45%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.45%) HP Storage
7 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.97%) CESG
7 2 (0.97%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.97%) HACMP
7 2 (0.97%) Replication
7 2 (0.97%) Statistics
8 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (57.00%) Windows
2 76 (36.71%) Linux
3 62 (29.95%) Windows Server
4 57 (27.54%) Unix
5 38 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.28%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.83%) AIX
10 9 (4.35%) CentOS
11 7 (3.38%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.90%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.90%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.42%) SUSE
14 3 (1.45%) Solaris
15 2 (0.97%) Android
15 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.97%) VMS
15 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.08%) ITIL
3 13 (6.28%) Data Architecture
4 12 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (5.31%) TOGAF
6 9 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (3.86%) DevOps
7 8 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (3.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (3.86%) PRINCE2
7 8 (3.86%) Project Management
7 8 (3.86%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (3.38%) Migration
8 7 (3.38%) MODAF
8 7 (3.38%) Server Building
8 7 (3.38%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (2.90%) Risk Management
9 6 (2.90%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.42%) Service Management
10 5 (2.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.39%) Java
2 30 (14.49%) SQL
3 12 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.38%) R
5 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.42%) Python
6 3 (1.45%) Korn
6 3 (1.45%) Ruby
7 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.97%) PHP
7 2 (0.97%) Tcl
7 2 (0.97%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) C#
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) Perl
8 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.90%) MCSE
6 5 (2.42%) CCNP
6 5 (2.42%) Degree
6 5 (2.42%) VCP5
7 4 (1.93%) CCIE
7 4 (1.93%) CCNA
7 4 (1.93%) LPIC
7 4 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.45%) MCSA
9 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.97%) CCDA
9 2 (0.97%) CCDP
9 2 (0.97%) MCP
9 2 (0.97%) VCAP
9 2 (0.97%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (43.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (32.37%) Active Directory
3 23 (11.11%) vSphere
4 13 (6.28%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.35%) XenApp
6 8 (3.86%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.38%) Firmware
8 4 (1.93%) vCloud
8 4 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.93%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.45%) XenServer
10 2 (0.97%) NFS
10 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (6.28%) SCCM
2 8 (3.86%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.86%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.38%) SCOM
4 6 (2.90%) WSUS
5 5 (2.42%) vRealize
6 4 (1.93%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.93%) Puppet
7 3 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.45%) Simpana
7 3 (1.45%) vMotion
8 2 (0.97%) Ansible
8 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.48%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.87%) Citrix
3 35 (16.91%) EMC
4 30 (14.49%) Pega
5 24 (11.59%) Red Hat
6 23 (11.11%) Oracle
7 21 (10.14%) NetApp
8 20 (9.66%) Cloudera
9 18 (8.70%) IBM
10 17 (8.21%) Cisco
11 14 (6.76%) HP
11 14 (6.76%) Platfora
12 6 (2.90%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.90%) Juniper
12 6 (2.90%) Symantec
13 5 (2.42%) Dell
14 4 (1.93%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.93%) Dell Compellent
14 4 (1.93%) Intel Security
14 4 (1.93%) Lotus
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