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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 45 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 107 105 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.73% 3.92% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 7.66% 7.85% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 30
Median daily rate £400 £368 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
Median hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £16.20 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £36.00 £21.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.04 £23.94 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.95% +13.98%
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
1397 1338 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.74% 49.96% 50.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 762 565
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 89 79
Median hourly rate £12.50 £24.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 29 £338 +8.00% 15
Coventry -7 18 £400 +14.28% 4
Shropshire -28 15 £500 +17.64% 1
Worcestershire -1 11 £400 +158.06% 1
Warwickshire -2 7 £425 - 7
Staffordshire +9 3 £320 -20.00% 4
Walsall +3 2 £200 -52.94% 1
Wolverhampton -4 2 - - 1
Solihull -11 2 £450 - 3
West Bromwich +4 1 £300 +130.76%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 124 (61.69%) Windows
2 77 (38.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (35.32%) Linux
4 59 (29.35%) Active Directory
5 56 (27.86%) Unix
6 55 (27.36%) Windows Server
7 44 (21.89%) Microsoft
8 38 (18.91%) EMC
9 34 (16.92%) SQL Server
9 34 (16.92%) Java
9 34 (16.92%) Documentum
9 34 (16.92%) Data Centre
9 34 (16.92%) Pega
10 33 (16.42%) Security Cleared
11 32 (15.92%) Oracle
11 32 (15.92%) Citrix
12 31 (15.42%) WebLogic
12 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (14.93%) JBoss
14 29 (14.43%) Captiva
14 29 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (13.43%) SAN
16 26 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (12.94%) SC Cleared
17 25 (12.44%) SQL
17 25 (12.44%) ITIL
18 23 (11.44%) MS Exchange
18 23 (11.44%) NetApp
19 22 (10.95%) Cisco

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 34 (16.92%) Documentum
2 31 (15.42%) WebLogic
3 30 (14.93%) JBoss
4 29 (14.43%) Captiva
5 23 (11.44%) MS Exchange
6 18 (8.96%) Tomcat
7 12 (5.97%) SAS
8 11 (5.47%) IIS
9 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.99%) Apache
10 4 (1.99%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.99%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.00%) CMS
12 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.98%) MS Office
3 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.97%) Office 365
2 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.99%) IaaS
4 3 (1.49%) GitHub
5 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.00%) PaaS
5 2 (1.00%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Heroku
6 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.43%) SAN
2 21 (10.45%) DNS
3 17 (8.46%) LAN
3 17 (8.46%) WAN
4 12 (5.97%) DHCP
5 8 (3.98%) Firewall
6 7 (3.48%) Internet
6 7 (3.48%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.99%) VPN
8 5 (2.49%) MPLS
8 5 (2.49%) NetScaler
8 5 (2.49%) Network Security
8 5 (2.49%) SSL
8 5 (2.49%) Wireless
9 4 (1.99%) Intranet
9 4 (1.99%) VoIP
10 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.47%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.97%) Pentaho
5 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.49%) Big Data
10 2 (1.00%) MySQL
11 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.00%) JIRA
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.50%) Ant
3 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Gradle
3 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.50%) JUnit
3 1 (0.50%) Maven
3 1 (0.50%) MSI
3 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 16 (7.96%) Finance
2 7 (3.48%) Retail
3 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (31.34%) Architect
2 21 (10.45%) Developer
3 14 (6.97%) Analyst
3 14 (6.97%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (6.97%) Technical Architect
4 13 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Administrator
7 9 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.48%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.48%) Consultant
8 7 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (3.48%) Support Analyst
9 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (2.99%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (2.99%) Server Engineer
9 6 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.47%) REST
2 6 (2.99%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) Web Services
3 4 (1.99%) XML
4 3 (1.49%) HTML
4 3 (1.49%) JSON
4 3 (1.49%) RESTful
5 2 (1.00%) CSS
5 2 (1.00%) ISPF
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) CSS3
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
6 1 (0.50%) J2EE
6 1 (0.50%) jQuery
6 1 (0.50%) LAMP
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.98%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.48%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.49%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (1.99%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.49%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.49%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.00%) CESG
7 2 (1.00%) Clustering
7 2 (1.00%) HACMP
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.50%) PKI
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (61.69%) Windows
2 71 (35.32%) Linux
3 56 (27.86%) Unix
4 55 (27.36%) Windows Server
5 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.98%) AIX
9 9 (4.48%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.99%) CentOS
12 4 (1.99%) SUSE
12 4 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.99%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.49%) Solaris
14 2 (1.00%) Android
14 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.00%) VMS
14 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.44%) ITIL
3 12 (5.97%) TOGAF
4 10 (4.98%) Migration
5 9 (4.48%) Server Building
6 8 (3.98%) DevOps
6 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (3.98%) PRINCE2
6 8 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (3.98%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.48%) MODAF
7 7 (3.48%) Project Management
7 7 (3.48%) Risk Management
7 7 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (2.99%) Data Architecture
8 6 (2.99%) Presales
9 5 (2.49%) Service Management
10 4 (1.99%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (1.99%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.92%) Java
2 25 (12.44%) SQL
3 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.49%) Python
6 3 (1.49%) Korn
7 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.00%) JCL
7 2 (1.00%) PHP
7 2 (1.00%) Ruby
7 2 (1.00%) Tcl
7 2 (1.00%) VBScript
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.50%) R
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.48%) MCSE
6 6 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.49%) CCNP
7 5 (2.49%) Degree
7 5 (2.49%) MCSA
8 4 (1.99%) CCIE
8 4 (1.99%) CCNA
8 4 (1.99%) LPIC
9 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.49%) VCP5
10 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.00%) CCDA
10 2 (1.00%) CCDP
10 2 (1.00%) MCP
10 2 (1.00%) VCAP
10 2 (1.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (38.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (29.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.96%) vSphere
4 12 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.48%) XenApp
6 6 (2.99%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.49%) Firmware
7 5 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.99%) vCloud
8 4 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.49%) XenServer
10 2 (1.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (1.00%) NFS
10 2 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.50%) KVM
11 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) SCCM
2 9 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.48%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.48%) SCOM
4 6 (2.99%) WSUS
5 5 (2.49%) vRealize
6 4 (1.99%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.99%) Puppet
7 3 (1.49%) Simpana
8 2 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.00%) OpenView
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.91%) EMC
3 34 (16.92%) Pega
4 32 (15.92%) Citrix
4 32 (15.92%) Oracle
5 23 (11.44%) NetApp
6 22 (10.95%) Cisco
6 22 (10.95%) IBM
7 21 (10.45%) Red Hat
8 18 (8.96%) HP
9 12 (5.97%) Cloudera
10 8 (3.98%) webMethods
11 7 (3.48%) Platfora
12 6 (2.99%) Juniper
12 6 (2.99%) Symantec
13 4 (1.99%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.49%) Aruba
14 3 (1.49%) LANDesk
14 3 (1.49%) Wyse
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