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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 47 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 113 84 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.50% 3.38% 4.95%
As % of the Vendors category 7.37% 7.85% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 70
Median daily rate £388 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £222 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.13 £17.24 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.26% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.48 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.38%
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
1533 1070 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.45% 43.04% 49.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 548 610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 77 95
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £31.44 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Shropshire +7 33 £456 +65.90%
Birmingham -13 31 £400 +30.61% 9
Worcestershire +1 14 £270 -32.50% 1
Staffordshire +4 9 £410 +105.00% 8
Warwickshire -9 7 £306 -28.11% 3
Coventry -13 7 £325 +19.26% 2
Wolverhampton +2 2 £438 +75.00%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 114 (52.05%) Windows
2 102 (46.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (35.62%) Linux
4 77 (35.16%) Windows Server
5 72 (32.88%) Active Directory
6 60 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 49 (22.37%) Citrix
8 47 (21.46%) Security Cleared
9 46 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (21.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (19.63%) Unix
11 40 (18.26%) SC Cleared
12 39 (17.81%) Data Centre
13 36 (16.44%) SQL Server
13 36 (16.44%) DNS
13 36 (16.44%) SAN
14 33 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (14.16%) MS Exchange
16 30 (13.70%) WAN
16 30 (13.70%) Cisco
17 29 (13.24%) Red Hat
17 29 (13.24%) SQL
18 27 (12.33%) Java
18 27 (12.33%) vSphere
19 26 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
19 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (11.42%) LAN
21 24 (10.96%) SCCM
22 23 (10.50%) REST
22 23 (10.50%) Firewall

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 31 (14.16%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.68%) WebLogic
3 16 (7.31%) Documentum
3 16 (7.31%) SAS
4 13 (5.94%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.48%) Captiva
5 12 (5.48%) JBoss
6 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (4.11%) IIS
8 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.65%) OpenStack
9 7 (3.20%) Skype for Business
10 6 (2.74%) Confluence
11 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.28%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.83%) Apache
12 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.85%) MS Office
3 8 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.91%) Primavera
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.57%) IaaS
4 9 (4.11%) Office 365
5 8 (3.65%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.91%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.46%) Heroku
7 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.44%) DNS
1 36 (16.44%) SAN
2 30 (13.70%) WAN
3 25 (11.42%) LAN
4 23 (10.50%) DHCP
4 23 (10.50%) Firewall
5 14 (6.39%) IPv4
6 12 (5.48%) VLAN
7 11 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (4.11%) HTTP
8 9 (4.11%) NAS
9 8 (3.65%) NetScaler
10 7 (3.20%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.74%) Internet
12 5 (2.28%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.28%) MPLS
12 5 (2.28%) SSL
13 4 (1.83%) Network Security
13 4 (1.83%) VPN
14 3 (1.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (8.22%) Hadoop
4 17 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.85%) Pentaho
6 13 (5.94%) Cloudera CDH
6 13 (5.94%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.20%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.91%) Big Data
11 2 (0.91%) MySQL
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.74%) JIRA
1 6 (2.74%) Selenium
2 3 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.91%) Ant
3 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.91%) JUnit
3 2 (0.91%) Maven
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.46%) Gradle
4 1 (0.46%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.46%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.46%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.46%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (3.20%) Finance
2 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.28%) Retail
3 3 (1.37%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.91%) Back Office
4 2 (0.91%) Banking
4 2 (0.91%) Legal
4 2 (0.91%) Military
4 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (23.29%) Architect
2 25 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (9.59%) VMware Engineer
4 20 (9.13%) Developer
5 17 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (7.76%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (5.94%) Analyst
7 13 (5.94%) Hadoop Architect
8 12 (5.48%) Technical Architect
9 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (4.57%) Administrator
10 10 (4.57%) Cloud Architect
10 10 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.11%) VMware Architect
12 8 (3.65%) Citrix Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) Wintel Engineer
13 7 (3.20%) Server Engineer
13 7 (3.20%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.50%) REST
2 8 (3.65%) HTML
3 7 (3.20%) JSON
4 6 (2.74%) .NET
4 6 (2.74%) Web Services
5 5 (2.28%) CSS
5 5 (2.28%) XML
6 3 (1.37%) J2EE
7 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.46%) CSS3
7 1 (0.46%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.46%) HTML5
7 1 (0.46%) jQuery
7 1 (0.46%) LAMP
7 1 (0.46%) MCollective
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.46%) Servlets
7 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.46%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.94%) Data Structures
3 10 (4.57%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.57%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.11%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.65%) PDA
6 7 (3.20%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.28%) Clustering
8 5 (2.28%) Replication
8 5 (2.28%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (1.83%) CESG
10 3 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.37%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.37%) Statistics
10 3 (1.37%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.91%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 114 (52.05%) Windows
2 78 (35.62%) Linux
3 77 (35.16%) Windows Server
4 46 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (21.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (19.63%) Unix
6 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.94%) Windows 8
9 12 (5.48%) Windows 7
10 10 (4.57%) CentOS
10 10 (4.57%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.65%) AIX
12 7 (3.20%) SUSE
13 6 (2.74%) Solaris
14 4 (1.83%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.91%) VMS
15 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (9.59%) DevOps
3 16 (7.31%) ITIL
4 13 (5.94%) Data Architecture
5 12 (5.48%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (4.11%) Scrum
6 9 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (4.11%) TOGAF
7 8 (3.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (3.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (3.65%) Migration
7 8 (3.65%) Project Management
7 8 (3.65%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (3.20%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (2.74%) PLM
9 6 (2.74%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.24%) SQL
2 27 (12.33%) Java
3 11 (5.02%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.57%) R
5 6 (2.74%) Python
6 4 (1.83%) Ruby
6 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.37%) Korn
7 3 (1.37%) PHP
7 3 (1.37%) VB
8 2 (0.91%) C#
8 2 (0.91%) Tcl
9 1 (0.46%) C
9 1 (0.46%) C++
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.46%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (21.46%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.22%) MCSE
6 15 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.94%) CCNP
7 13 (5.94%) MCSA
8 5 (2.28%) VCP5
9 4 (1.83%) CCIE
9 4 (1.83%) CCNA
9 4 (1.83%) LPIC
9 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.91%) CCA
10 2 (0.91%) CCDA
10 2 (0.91%) CCDP
10 2 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.91%) Degree
10 2 (0.91%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (46.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (32.88%) Active Directory
3 27 (12.33%) vSphere
4 19 (8.68%) XenApp
5 15 (6.85%) Hyper-V
6 12 (5.48%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.02%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (4.57%) Docker
9 8 (3.65%) Firmware
10 7 (3.20%) VMware Server
10 7 (3.20%) XenServer
11 6 (2.74%) VMware ESX
12 5 (2.28%) vCloud
13 4 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (1.37%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.91%) NFS
15 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 1 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (10.96%) SCCM
2 16 (7.31%) Puppet
3 11 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.11%) NetBackup
4 9 (4.11%) SCOM
5 6 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.74%) WSUS
6 5 (2.28%) Terraform
7 4 (1.83%) vMotion
7 4 (1.83%) vRealize
8 3 (1.37%) Ansible
8 3 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.37%) Simpana
9 2 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.46%) Packer
Vendors
1 60 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 49 (22.37%) Citrix
3 30 (13.70%) Cisco
4 29 (13.24%) Red Hat
5 22 (10.05%) EMC
6 20 (9.13%) NetApp
7 17 (7.76%) Oracle
8 16 (7.31%) Dell
8 16 (7.31%) Pega
9 15 (6.85%) Cloudera
9 15 (6.85%) Juniper
10 13 (5.94%) HP
10 13 (5.94%) IBM
10 13 (5.94%) Platfora
11 8 (3.65%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.74%) Avaya
12 6 (2.74%) Sophos
12 6 (2.74%) Veeam
13 4 (1.83%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.83%) Dell Compellent
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