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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 40 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 101 64 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.97% 3.11% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 7.98% 6.79% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 27
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £204 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £24.70 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £27.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.75%
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
1266 942 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.78% 45.77% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 490 502
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £211 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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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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 +6 39 £344 +22.22% 29
Worcestershire +2 14 £280 -4.27% 2
Wolverhampton +2 10 £325 +38.29%
Coventry -10 6 - - 3
Staffordshire -6 5 £300 -7.69% 2
Warwickshire -11 5 £375 +29.31% 6
Shropshire -12 4 - - 4
Herefordshire -6 3 £363 - 4
West Bromwich - 3 £250 - 1
Walsall - 2 - - 1
Solihull +3 1 £300 -31.03% 4
Dudley - 1 £120 - 1
Halesowen - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 155 (73.46%) Windows
2 110 (52.13%) Active Directory
3 98 (46.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (45.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (39.34%) Microsoft
6 76 (36.02%) Citrix
7 69 (32.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (29.38%) SAN
9 61 (28.91%) MS Exchange
10 50 (23.70%) Linux
11 46 (21.80%) XenApp
12 39 (18.48%) DNS
13 38 (18.01%) DHCP
13 38 (18.01%) Windows 7
14 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (17.54%) UNIX
15 35 (16.59%) ITIL
15 35 (16.59%) SQL
15 35 (16.59%) Security Cleared
16 34 (16.11%) TCP/IP
17 32 (15.17%) HP
18 30 (14.22%) MS Office
18 30 (14.22%) SCCM
19 28 (13.27%) vSphere
20 27 (12.80%) XenDesktop
21 26 (12.32%) Dell
21 26 (12.32%) Red Hat
22 25 (11.85%) NAS
23 24 (11.37%) XenServer
23 24 (11.37%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (28.91%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.32%) Apache
6 5 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.37%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.90%) IIS
8 2 (0.95%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.95%) Lync
9 1 (0.47%) TPMS
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.47%) CICS
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 30 (14.22%) MS Office
2 17 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.47%) Movex
3 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Office 365
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (29.38%) SAN
2 39 (18.48%) DNS
3 38 (18.01%) DHCP
4 34 (16.11%) TCP/IP
5 25 (11.85%) NAS
6 21 (9.95%) LAN
7 19 (9.00%) VLAN
8 18 (8.53%) Firewall
9 17 (8.06%) WAN
10 11 (5.21%) NetScaler
11 10 (4.74%) VoIP
12 8 (3.79%) WLAN
13 7 (3.32%) VPN
14 5 (2.37%) Wireless
15 3 (1.42%) SSL
15 3 (1.42%) LDAP
15 3 (1.42%) iSCSI
16 2 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
16 2 (0.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.84%) MySQL
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.95%) DataStage
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Hudson
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 5 (2.37%) Finance
1 5 (2.37%) Automotive
2 4 (1.90%) Banking
3 3 (1.42%) Back Office
4 2 (0.95%) Retail
4 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (17.54%) 3rd Line Support
2 30 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (13.27%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.85%) Analyst
5 19 (9.00%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.53%) Administrator
7 14 (6.64%) Consultant
8 13 (6.16%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.69%) Architect
9 12 (5.69%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) Windows Administrator
11 9 (4.27%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) Server Support
12 8 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.79%) Support Specialist
13 6 (2.84%) Citrix Engineer
13 6 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.32%) Middleware
2 3 (1.42%) Web Services
2 3 (1.42%) XML
3 2 (0.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.47%) JavaBeans
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.06%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.11%) PDA
3 11 (5.21%) Clustering
4 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.42%) Open Source
8 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) AS400
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) SCADA
8 1 (0.47%) Wiki
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 155 (73.46%) Windows
2 96 (45.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (32.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (23.70%) Linux
5 38 (18.01%) Windows 7
6 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (17.54%) UNIX
7 18 (8.53%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.16%) HPUX
9 12 (5.69%) Solaris
9 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.27%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.79%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.37%) AIX
13 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.47%) VMS
15 1 (0.47%) CentOS
15 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.59%) ITIL
2 23 (10.90%) Migration
3 11 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (4.74%) Incident Management
5 8 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (2.84%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.37%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.90%) Change Management
9 4 (1.90%) Project Management
9 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (1.90%) Identity Management
9 4 (1.90%) Scrum
9 4 (1.90%) Workflow
9 4 (1.90%) Validation
9 4 (1.90%) PLM
9 4 (1.90%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (1.90%) DevOps
10 3 (1.42%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (1.42%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.59%) SQL
2 8 (3.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
3 6 (2.84%) VB
4 5 (2.37%) VBA
4 5 (2.37%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.90%) C
5 4 (1.90%) PHP
6 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.95%) Java
7 2 (0.95%) R
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.79%) MCSE
6 5 (2.37%) CCNP
6 5 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.90%) CCNA
8 3 (1.42%) EMC Certification
8 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.95%) MCITP
9 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.95%) VCP4
10 1 (0.47%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.47%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.47%) RHCE
10 1 (0.47%) MCP
10 1 (0.47%) MCSA
10 1 (0.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (52.13%) Active Directory
2 98 (46.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (21.80%) XenApp
4 28 (13.27%) vSphere
5 27 (12.80%) XenDesktop
6 24 (11.37%) XenServer
7 21 (9.95%) Hyper-V
8 13 (6.16%) VMware ESX
9 9 (4.27%) VMware Server
10 8 (3.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (2.84%) NFS
11 6 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.42%) Xen
14 2 (0.95%) Firmware
14 2 (0.95%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.47%) Samba
15 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (14.22%) SCCM
2 16 (7.58%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.27%) SCOM
4 5 (2.37%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.90%) Puppet
5 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.42%) Ansible
6 3 (1.42%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.95%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.95%) Salt
7 2 (0.95%) WSUS
8 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 83 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 76 (36.02%) Citrix
3 32 (15.17%) HP
4 26 (12.32%) Dell
4 26 (12.32%) Red Hat
5 24 (11.37%) Cisco
6 20 (9.48%) NetApp
7 16 (7.58%) Oracle
8 12 (5.69%) EMC
9 10 (4.74%) Symantec
10 9 (4.27%) IBM
11 8 (3.79%) SAP
12 5 (2.37%) CA
13 4 (1.90%) Avaya
13 4 (1.90%) Juniper
14 3 (1.42%) Sun
14 3 (1.42%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.95%) Brocade
15 2 (0.95%) McAfee
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