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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 126 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.99% 3.60% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 9.96% 7.98% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 34
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £196 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £23.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.53% +10.46%
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
1265 952 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.14% 45.10% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 461 513
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
Birmingham -2 40 £300 -6.25% 19
Worcestershire +10 31 £300 - 3
Coventry +2 12 £338 - 5
Wolverhampton +4 7 £331 +52.29% 1
Warwickshire -11 7 £350 +31.08% 3
West Bromwich -4 5 £248 +4.21%
Staffordshire -5 4 £190 -41.53% 3
Shropshire -1 3 £315 +5.00% 1
Solihull +4 2 £200 -
Walsall 0 2 - -
Dudley - 1 £120 - 1
Herefordshire - - - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 148 (72.91%) Windows
2 111 (54.68%) Active Directory
3 99 (48.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (46.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (35.96%) Microsoft
5 73 (35.96%) Citrix
5 73 (35.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (30.05%) MS Exchange
7 58 (28.57%) SAN
8 48 (23.65%) XenApp
9 37 (18.23%) Windows 7
10 36 (17.73%) Linux
11 34 (16.75%) ITIL
12 33 (16.26%) DNS
13 32 (15.76%) DHCP
13 32 (15.76%) HP
14 31 (15.27%) SCCM
14 31 (15.27%) vSphere
15 29 (14.29%) UNIX
15 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 29 (14.29%) XenDesktop
15 29 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (12.81%) Migration
17 25 (12.32%) MS Office
17 25 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2003
18 24 (11.82%) SQL
19 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
19 23 (11.33%) SharePoint
19 23 (11.33%) XenServer
20 22 (10.84%) NetApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 61 (30.05%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (11.33%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.48%) IIS
7 3 (1.48%) Lync
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.99%) Apache
8 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.99%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.49%) CICS
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.49%) TPMS
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (12.32%) MS Office
2 13 (6.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.49%) Movex
2 1 (0.49%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Office 365
2 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.57%) SAN
2 33 (16.26%) DNS
3 32 (15.76%) DHCP
4 22 (10.84%) NAS
5 20 (9.85%) LAN
6 18 (8.87%) TCP/IP
6 18 (8.87%) VLAN
7 16 (7.88%) WAN
8 14 (6.90%) Firewall
9 12 (5.91%) NetScaler
10 9 (4.43%) VoIP
11 6 (2.96%) VPN
12 5 (2.46%) WLAN
12 5 (2.46%) Wireless
13 3 (1.48%) LDAP
13 3 (1.48%) ISDN
13 3 (1.48%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.48%) SSL
14 2 (0.99%) MPLS
14 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.97%) MySQL
5 2 (0.99%) DataStage
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) DB2
6 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.49%) Informix
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Hudson
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 8 (3.94%) Finance
2 5 (2.46%) Back Office
3 3 (1.48%) Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (19.21%) 3rd Line Support
2 32 (15.76%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) Analyst
5 19 (9.36%) Administrator
6 14 (6.90%) Consultant
6 14 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (4.93%) Architect
8 9 (4.43%) Support Specialist
8 9 (4.43%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (3.94%) Server Support
9 8 (3.94%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
10 7 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (2.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (2.96%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.97%) Middleware
2 3 (1.48%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.48%) Web Services
2 3 (1.48%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) JavaBeans
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) EJB
3 1 (0.49%) LAMP
3 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.37%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.39%) PDA
3 9 (4.43%) Clustering
4 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.48%) Open Source
7 2 (0.99%) NHS
7 2 (0.99%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) AS400
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) SCADA
8 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 148 (72.91%) Windows
2 94 (46.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (35.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (18.23%) Windows 7
5 36 (17.73%) Linux
6 29 (14.29%) UNIX
6 29 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.90%) HPUX
9 12 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.94%) AIX
10 8 (3.94%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.45%) Solaris
11 7 (3.45%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.99%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.49%) Android
14 1 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.75%) ITIL
2 26 (12.81%) Migration
3 12 (5.91%) Incident Management
4 10 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (4.43%) PRINCE2
6 7 (3.45%) Workflow
7 6 (2.96%) Change Management
7 6 (2.96%) Configuration Management
7 6 (2.96%) Project Management
8 5 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (1.97%) Scrum
9 4 (1.97%) DevOps
10 3 (1.48%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (1.48%) Business Transformation
10 3 (1.48%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.48%) TOGAF
10 3 (1.48%) Identity Management
10 3 (1.48%) Service Delivery
11 2 (0.99%) Six Sigma
11 2 (0.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.82%) SQL
2 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.96%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.48%) PHP
5 2 (0.99%) C
5 2 (0.99%) Java
5 2 (0.99%) R
6 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) VBA
6 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.85%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.37%) MCSE
5 8 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.45%) MCITP
7 5 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.97%) MCP
8 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.97%) CCNP
8 4 (1.97%) CCNA
8 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.99%) VCP4
9 2 (0.99%) MCSA
10 1 (0.49%) CCIE
10 1 (0.49%) RHCE
10 1 (0.49%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) SLA
1 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (54.68%) Active Directory
2 99 (48.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (23.65%) XenApp
4 31 (15.27%) vSphere
5 29 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 23 (11.33%) XenServer
7 22 (10.84%) Hyper-V
8 9 (4.43%) VMware ESX
9 8 (3.94%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.48%) Xen
11 3 (1.48%) NFS
11 3 (1.48%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.49%) Samba
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.49%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (15.27%) SCCM
2 10 (4.93%) SCOM
3 6 (2.96%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.46%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.97%) Puppet
6 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.48%) Ansible
6 3 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.48%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.99%) WSUS
7 2 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.99%) Salt
8 1 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 73 (35.96%) Microsoft
1 73 (35.96%) Citrix
2 32 (15.76%) HP
3 22 (10.84%) NetApp
4 21 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 21 (10.34%) Dell
4 21 (10.34%) Cisco
5 11 (5.42%) Oracle
6 7 (3.45%) EMC
7 5 (2.46%) IBM
7 5 (2.46%) Avaya
7 5 (2.46%) CA
7 5 (2.46%) Symantec
7 5 (2.46%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.97%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.48%) Juniper
9 3 (1.48%) Apple
10 2 (0.99%) Nortel
10 2 (0.99%) Compaq
10 2 (0.99%) Meru Networks
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