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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 38 46 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 107 77 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.20% 3.29% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.66% 6.67% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 32 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £324 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 11
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £13.50 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £21.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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
1236 1154 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.49% 49.38% 50.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 534 363
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £490 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 97
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.97 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
Coventry +23 27 £350 +16.66% 6
Birmingham +2 27 £388 +82.35% 32
Warwickshire +4 9 £425 +88.88% 4
Shropshire +1 8 £413 - 5
Staffordshire -9 8 £413 +61.76% 6
Worcestershire -2 7 £265 -15.87% 5
Herefordshire +1 6 £388 - 2
Wolverhampton - 5 £225 - 2
Solihull +1 2 - - 3
Walsall - 2 £425 - 2
West Bromwich - 2 £130 - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 135 (71.43%) Windows
2 97 (51.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 76 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (35.98%) Microsoft
6 57 (30.16%) SAN
7 56 (29.63%) Citrix
8 54 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (19.58%) Cisco
10 37 (19.58%) ITIL
11 34 (17.99%) MS Exchange
12 33 (17.46%) vSphere
13 30 (15.87%) DNS
14 29 (15.34%) Linux
15 28 (14.81%) XenApp
16 27 (14.29%) HP
16 27 (14.29%) Finance
17 25 (13.23%) SQL Server
18 22 (11.64%) DHCP
18 22 (11.64%) Migration
18 22 (11.64%) SCCM
19 21 (11.11%) SQL
19 21 (11.11%) NetApp
20 20 (10.58%) UNIX
20 20 (10.58%) Hyper-V
21 19 (10.05%) MS Office
21 19 (10.05%) Firewall
22 18 (9.52%) Windows XP
23 17 (8.99%) Windows 7

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 34 (17.99%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.94%) IIS
3 9 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.06%) Lync
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (10.05%) MS Office
2 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) Office 365
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (30.16%) SAN
2 30 (15.87%) DNS
3 22 (11.64%) DHCP
4 19 (10.05%) Firewall
5 16 (8.47%) NAS
6 13 (6.88%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.82%) LAN
8 10 (5.29%) WAN
9 7 (3.70%) Internet
10 6 (3.17%) VLAN
11 5 (2.65%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.65%) Wireless
12 4 (2.12%) Cisco ICM
12 4 (2.12%) Intranet
13 3 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.59%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.59%) VPN
13 3 (1.59%) VoIP
14 2 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Juju
2 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 27 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Banking
3 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.12%) Retail
5 3 (1.59%) Automotive
5 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Back Office
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 17 (8.99%) Support Engineer
2 17 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (8.99%) Windows Server Engineer
3 15 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (7.41%) Analyst
4 14 (7.41%) Consultant
5 13 (6.88%) Architect
5 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.82%) Administrator
6 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (5.29%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (2.12%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.12%) .NET
2 2 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) VXML
3 1 (0.53%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) XMPP
3 1 (0.53%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.76%) Clustering
2 6 (3.17%) NHS
3 5 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (2.65%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.12%) PDA
5 3 (1.59%) FMCG
5 3 (1.59%) HP Superdome
5 3 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.06%) PKI
6 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.53%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.53%) iSeries
7 1 (0.53%) Open Source
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 135 (71.43%) Windows
2 76 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (15.34%) Linux
6 20 (10.58%) UNIX
7 18 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 17 (8.99%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.82%) Windows 2000
9 11 (5.82%) Solaris
10 9 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.23%) HPUX
11 8 (4.23%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.65%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.59%) AIX
14 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.06%) Android
15 1 (0.53%) Tru64
15 1 (0.53%) zOS
15 1 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.58%) ITIL
2 22 (11.64%) Migration
3 11 (5.82%) Change Management
4 6 (3.17%) Project Management
5 5 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (2.65%) Software Delivery
5 5 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (2.65%) Data Security
6 4 (2.12%) Workflow
6 4 (2.12%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.12%) Service Management
6 4 (2.12%) TOGAF
6 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2
6 4 (2.12%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (2.12%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.12%) Data Migration
7 3 (1.59%) Problem Management
7 3 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.11%) SQL
2 10 (5.29%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.70%) VB
4 6 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.12%) VBScript
6 2 (1.06%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) Java
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.94%) MCSE
2 15 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.41%) MCITP
4 12 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.17%) CCNP
6 6 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.65%) CCA
7 5 (2.65%) CCNA
7 5 (2.65%) Degree
8 4 (2.12%) MCTS
8 4 (2.12%) MCP
8 4 (2.12%) CCEA
8 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.59%) CCIE
9 3 (1.59%) CCDA
9 3 (1.59%) CCDP
10 2 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 97 (51.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 33 (17.46%) vSphere
4 28 (14.81%) XenApp
5 20 (10.58%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.35%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.76%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.17%) vCloud
8 6 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (3.17%) XenServer
8 6 (3.17%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.65%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.53%) Docker
11 1 (0.53%) LXC
11 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (11.64%) SCCM
2 13 (6.88%) SCOM
3 10 (5.29%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.17%) Tivoli
4 6 (3.17%) Puppet
5 5 (2.65%) Unicenter
5 5 (2.65%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.12%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (2.12%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.59%) WSUS
8 2 (1.06%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.53%) SCSM
9 1 (0.53%) Ansible
9 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 68 (35.98%) Microsoft
2 56 (29.63%) Citrix
3 37 (19.58%) Cisco
4 27 (14.29%) HP
5 21 (11.11%) NetApp
6 13 (6.88%) Symantec
7 11 (5.82%) Dell
7 11 (5.82%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.76%) Veeam
9 8 (4.23%) IBM
10 7 (3.70%) Veritas
10 7 (3.70%) Juniper
10 7 (3.70%) CA
11 6 (3.17%) EMC
12 5 (2.65%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.65%) Oracle
13 4 (2.12%) Adobe
13 4 (2.12%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.59%) Meraki
14 3 (1.59%) Spiceworks
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