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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 49 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 112 84 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.53% 3.51% 4.78%
As % of the Vendors category 7.47% 7.98% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 61
Median daily rate £400 £384 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +27.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 8
Median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £26.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.81 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.42% +7.69%
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
1499 1053 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.27% 43.98% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 560 554
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 87
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.93 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £30.00 £33.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 37 £400 +14.28% 7
Shropshire -11 24 £463 +209.36%
Worcestershire +3 13 £299 -25.31% 4
Staffordshire +2 7 £416 +108.12% 2
Warwickshire -5 7 £315 -26.05% 2
Coventry -19 7 £325 +20.37% 2
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £500 - 2
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (53.02%) Windows
2 91 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (34.42%) Linux
3 74 (34.42%) Windows Server
4 64 (29.77%) Active Directory
5 54 (25.12%) Microsoft
6 49 (22.79%) Security Cleared
7 48 (22.33%) Unix
8 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 42 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (19.53%) Citrix
11 39 (18.14%) Data Centre
12 36 (16.74%) SQL Server
13 35 (16.28%) SQL
14 34 (15.81%) SAN
15 32 (14.88%) Java
16 31 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (13.49%) EMC
17 29 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (13.49%) vSphere
18 28 (13.02%) WAN
19 27 (12.56%) DNS
19 27 (12.56%) Cisco
19 27 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (12.56%) Hadoop
20 25 (11.63%) Pentaho
20 25 (11.63%) Cloudera
20 25 (11.63%) REST
20 25 (11.63%) Red Hat

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 24 (11.16%) MS Exchange
1 24 (11.16%) SAS
1 24 (11.16%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.23%) Documentum
3 18 (8.37%) Captiva
3 18 (8.37%) JBoss
4 14 (6.51%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.19%) IIS
5 9 (4.19%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.33%) Confluence
8 5 (2.33%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.86%) Apache
9 4 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.93%) CMS
11 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.51%) MS Office
3 8 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.65%) Office 365
3 4 (1.86%) IaaS
4 3 (1.40%) GitHub
5 2 (0.93%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) Heroku
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.81%) SAN
2 28 (13.02%) WAN
3 27 (12.56%) DNS
4 24 (11.16%) LAN
5 19 (8.84%) DHCP
5 19 (8.84%) Firewall
6 11 (5.12%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (4.19%) IPv4
8 8 (3.72%) NetScaler
9 7 (3.26%) Internet
9 7 (3.26%) VLAN
10 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.33%) MPLS
11 5 (2.33%) NAS
11 5 (2.33%) SSL
12 4 (1.86%) Network Security
12 4 (1.86%) VPN
13 3 (1.40%) HTTP
13 3 (1.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (12.56%) Hadoop
4 25 (11.63%) Pentaho
5 22 (10.23%) Relational Database
6 19 (8.84%) Cloudera CDH
7 18 (8.37%) RDBMS
8 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.86%) MySQL
11 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.93%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.26%) JIRA
2 6 (2.79%) Selenium
3 4 (1.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.47%) Ant
5 1 (0.47%) Gradle
5 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.47%) JUnit
5 1 (0.47%) Maven
5 1 (0.47%) MSI
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.47%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (4.65%) Finance
2 5 (2.33%) Retail
3 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.93%) Back Office
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (27.91%) Architect
2 22 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (10.23%) Technical Architect
3 21 (9.77%) Developer
4 18 (8.37%) VMware Engineer
5 17 (7.91%) Hadoop Architect
6 16 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.58%) Analyst
10 10 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
10 10 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.19%) Administrator
12 8 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.72%) Wintel Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Citrix Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Server Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.63%) REST
2 8 (3.72%) HTML
3 5 (2.33%) .NET
3 5 (2.33%) CSS
3 5 (2.33%) Web Services
3 5 (2.33%) XML
4 2 (0.93%) J2EE
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) CSS3
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) jQuery
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.47%) Servlets
5 1 (0.47%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.14%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.84%) Data Structures
3 14 (6.51%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.26%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.79%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.79%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (2.33%) Clustering
6 5 (2.33%) Replication
7 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.86%) CESG
7 4 (1.86%) PDA
7 4 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.40%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.40%) Statistics
9 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (53.02%) Windows
2 74 (34.42%) Linux
2 74 (34.42%) Windows Server
3 48 (22.33%) Unix
4 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.58%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.65%) AIX
8 10 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.19%) CentOS
9 9 (4.19%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.79%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.86%) SUSE
12 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.40%) Solaris
14 2 (0.93%) HPUX
14 2 (0.93%) VMS
14 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (8.84%) ITIL
3 17 (7.91%) Data Architecture
4 16 (7.44%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (6.05%) DevOps
6 9 (4.19%) Migration
6 9 (4.19%) Project Management
6 9 (4.19%) TOGAF
7 8 (3.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (3.72%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.79%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.79%) Server Building
9 6 (2.79%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.33%) MODAF
10 5 (2.33%) OO
10 5 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.33%) System Testing
10 5 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.28%) SQL
2 32 (14.88%) Java
3 11 (5.12%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.12%) R
4 5 (2.33%) Python
5 4 (1.86%) Korn
6 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.40%) PHP
6 3 (1.40%) Ruby
6 3 (1.40%) VB
7 2 (0.93%) C#
7 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.93%) Tcl
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (22.79%) Security Cleared
2 43 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.91%) MCSE
6 15 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (6.51%) CCNP
8 12 (5.58%) MCSA
9 5 (2.33%) Degree
9 5 (2.33%) VCP5
10 4 (1.86%) CCIE
10 4 (1.86%) CCNA
10 4 (1.86%) LPIC
10 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.93%) CCDA
11 2 (0.93%) CCDP
11 2 (0.93%) VCAP
11 2 (0.93%) VCP6
12 1 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (29.77%) Active Directory
3 29 (13.49%) vSphere
4 17 (7.91%) XenApp
5 14 (6.51%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (3.72%) Firmware
9 6 (2.79%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.79%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.79%) XenServer
10 4 (1.86%) vCloud
10 4 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.93%) NFS
11 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.47%) Docker
12 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (9.30%) SCCM
2 9 (4.19%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.19%) Puppet
2 9 (4.19%) SCOM
3 7 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.79%) WSUS
5 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.86%) Terraform
6 4 (1.86%) vMotion
6 4 (1.86%) vRealize
7 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.40%) Simpana
8 2 (0.93%) Ansible
8 2 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.53%) Citrix
3 29 (13.49%) EMC
4 27 (12.56%) Cisco
5 25 (11.63%) Cloudera
5 25 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 23 (10.70%) NetApp
7 22 (10.23%) Pega
8 19 (8.84%) Platfora
9 18 (8.37%) Oracle
10 15 (6.98%) IBM
10 15 (6.98%) Juniper
11 12 (5.58%) Dell
11 12 (5.58%) HP
12 6 (2.79%) Sophos
12 6 (2.79%) Veeam
13 5 (2.33%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.33%) Symantec
14 4 (1.86%) Intel Security
14 4 (1.86%) Lotus
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