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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / West Midlands
Rank 66 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 56 92 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.36% 3.52% 3.63%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 7.35% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 47
Median daily rate £300 £485 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.14% +61.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £534 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.90 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
1053 1252 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.36% 47.97% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 642 573
Median daily rate £400 £411 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 107
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +5 28 £306 -14.63% 10
Warwickshire +7 8 £275 - 6
Staffordshire +1 6 £240 +33.33% 1
Coventry -11 4 £319 +2.82% 4
Worcestershire +1 3 £288 - 3
Shropshire +3 2 £400 -20.00% 7
Herefordshire - 2 £288 - 3
Solihull - 1 £120 - 2
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 79 (56.03%) Windows
2 59 (41.84%) Active Directory
3 58 (41.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 45 (31.91%) Windows Server
6 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (24.82%) Data Centre
8 32 (22.70%) Citrix
8 32 (22.70%) Linux
9 29 (20.57%) Cisco
10 25 (17.73%) ITIL
10 25 (17.73%) Hyper-V
11 22 (15.60%) VMware ESX
12 21 (14.89%) MS Exchange
12 21 (14.89%) Office 365
12 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (13.48%) MS Excel
13 19 (13.48%) DNS
14 18 (12.77%) SAN
14 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (12.06%) SQL
15 17 (12.06%) IaaS
15 17 (12.06%) OpenStack
16 16 (11.35%) Firewall
17 15 (10.64%) Change Management
17 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
19 13 (9.22%) LAN
19 13 (9.22%) HP

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 21 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.06%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.38%) IIS
4 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.71%) Apache
7 1 (0.71%) Confluence
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Liferay
7 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.89%) Office 365
3 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (12.06%) IaaS
4 6 (4.26%) PaaS
5 3 (2.13%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) DNS
2 18 (12.77%) SAN
3 16 (11.35%) Firewall
4 13 (9.22%) LAN
4 13 (9.22%) WAN
5 9 (6.38%) DHCP
5 9 (6.38%) Network Security
6 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.55%) HTTP
7 5 (3.55%) VPN
8 3 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.13%) Wireless
9 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.42%) Internet
9 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.42%) VoIP
10 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.71%) NAS
10 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) InstallShield
1 3 (2.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (7.80%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.67%) Retail
4 7 (4.96%) Electronics
4 7 (4.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Local Government
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.18%) Architect
2 17 (12.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (7.09%) Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) Consultant
6 9 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Operations Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Support Manager
9 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) VMware Architect
10 5 (3.55%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) .NET
1 4 (2.84%) JSON
1 4 (2.84%) REST
2 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) Middleware
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.84%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) DataPower
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (56.03%) Windows
2 45 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 32 (22.70%) Linux
4 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.22%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.80%) Unix
8 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.55%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.84%) HPUX
12 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.42%) AIX
13 2 (1.42%) SUSE
13 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.71%) Android
14 1 (0.71%) Solaris
14 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.73%) ITIL
2 15 (10.64%) Change Management
3 13 (9.22%) Migration
4 11 (7.80%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (7.80%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.09%) DevOps
6 8 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.67%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.96%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.26%) Scrum
8 6 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (3.55%) Escalation Management
9 5 (3.55%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.06%) SQL
2 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.13%) Python
4 2 (1.42%) C
5 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.51%) Degree
3 11 (7.80%) MCSE
4 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.26%) CCNA
7 5 (3.55%) CCNP
8 3 (2.13%) MCSA
8 3 (2.13%) RHCE
9 2 (1.42%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.42%) MCITP
9 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.71%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.71%) MCDST
10 1 (0.71%) MCTS
10 1 (0.71%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) GPG13
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 59 (41.84%) Active Directory
2 58 (41.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (17.73%) Hyper-V
4 22 (15.60%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.22%) XenApp
6 9 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (5.67%) vSphere
8 7 (4.96%) Docker
9 5 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.42%) vCloud
11 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.42%) XenServer
12 1 (0.71%) Firmware
12 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) SCCM
2 7 (4.96%) Puppet
3 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.13%) SCOM
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.71%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.71%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) Terraform
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.71%) vMotion
6 1 (0.71%) vRealize
6 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.70%) Citrix
3 29 (20.57%) Cisco
4 13 (9.22%) HP
5 12 (8.51%) IBM
5 12 (8.51%) NetApp
6 10 (7.09%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.38%) Dell
7 9 (6.38%) Oracle
8 6 (4.26%) Veeam
8 6 (4.26%) Veritas
9 5 (3.55%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.55%) EMC
10 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.13%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.13%) Brocade
12 2 (1.42%) Juniper
12 2 (1.42%) Kronos
12 2 (1.42%) SAP
12 2 (1.42%) Symantec
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