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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 54 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 107 83 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.29% 3.33% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% 7.61% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 65
Median daily rate £400 £311 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.51% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Median hourly rate £17.88 £17.24 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -17.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.90 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £29.40 £30.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.72
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.57%
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
1524 1090 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.82% 43.70% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 523 607
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 79 91
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.76 £29.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 39 £400 +28.00% 18
Shropshire -1 28 £450 +63.63% 5
Worcestershire -3 10 £240 -39.62% 1
Staffordshire +5 9 £410 +105.00% 6
Warwickshire -8 5 £188 -55.88% 1
Coventry -15 4 £290 +7.40% 4
Wolverhampton 0 2 £438 +105.88% 1
Herefordshire -6 1 £450 +18.42% 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 100 (48.54%) Windows
2 92 (44.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (35.44%) Active Directory
4 68 (33.01%) Linux
4 68 (33.01%) Windows Server
5 63 (30.58%) Microsoft
6 47 (22.82%) Citrix
6 47 (22.82%) Security Cleared
7 42 (20.39%) Data Centre
8 40 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (18.93%) SC Cleared
10 38 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (17.96%) MS Exchange
11 37 (17.96%) DNS
12 36 (17.48%) Cisco
13 33 (16.02%) Unix
13 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
14 32 (15.53%) WAN
14 32 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (15.05%) SAN
15 31 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (14.56%) SQL
17 28 (13.59%) Red Hat
17 28 (13.59%) vSphere
18 27 (13.11%) LAN
19 23 (11.17%) REST
19 23 (11.17%) DevOps
19 23 (11.17%) Firewall
19 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (10.68%) DHCP

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 37 (17.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.77%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.28%) SAS
4 13 (6.31%) Documentum
5 11 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.34%) OpenStack
5 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.37%) Captiva
6 9 (4.37%) JBoss
7 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.40%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.91%) Confluence
10 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.43%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.43%) IIS
11 4 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.97%) Apache
14 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.28%) MS Office
3 8 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.97%) Primavera
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.83%) IaaS
4 9 (4.37%) Office 365
4 9 (4.37%) PaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (0.97%) GitHub
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.96%) DNS
2 32 (15.53%) WAN
3 31 (15.05%) SAN
4 27 (13.11%) LAN
5 23 (11.17%) Firewall
6 22 (10.68%) DHCP
7 14 (6.80%) IPv4
8 13 (6.31%) VLAN
9 11 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.85%) HTTP
11 9 (4.37%) NAS
11 9 (4.37%) TCP/IP
12 7 (3.40%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.43%) MPLS
13 5 (2.43%) Network Security
13 5 (2.43%) SSL
14 4 (1.94%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.94%) VPN
15 3 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (7.77%) Hadoop
3 16 (7.77%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.80%) Pentaho
5 13 (6.31%) Cloudera CDH
6 12 (5.83%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.37%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.46%) Big Data
11 3 (1.46%) MySQL
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.97%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) JIRA
2 5 (2.43%) Selenium
3 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.49%) Ant
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.49%) JUnit
4 1 (0.49%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.49%) Maven
4 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.49%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
2 2 (0.97%) Back Office
2 2 (0.97%) Finance
2 2 (0.97%) Military
2 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.49%) Banking
3 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.49%) Legal
3 1 (0.49%) Publishing
3 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (20.87%) Architect
2 24 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (11.65%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (7.77%) Developer
4 15 (7.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (7.28%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.31%) Technical Architect
6 12 (5.83%) Hadoop Architect
7 11 (5.34%) Analyst
8 10 (4.85%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Administrator
10 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.88%) IT Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) VMware Architect
10 8 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) REST
2 9 (4.37%) JSON
3 7 (3.40%) HTML
4 4 (1.94%) CSS
4 4 (1.94%) Web Services
5 3 (1.46%) XML
6 2 (0.97%) .NET
6 2 (0.97%) J2EE
7 1 (0.49%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.49%) MCollective
7 1 (0.49%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.83%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.34%) Private Cloud
4 10 (4.85%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.37%) Data Integration
6 8 (3.88%) PDA
7 7 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.91%) Clustering
8 6 (2.91%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (2.91%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.43%) Replication
10 4 (1.94%) CESG
10 4 (1.94%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.46%) Statistics
11 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.97%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (48.54%) Windows
2 68 (33.01%) Linux
2 68 (33.01%) Windows Server
3 40 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (16.02%) Unix
6 18 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.31%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.34%) Windows 7
10 10 (4.85%) CentOS
10 10 (4.85%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.91%) SUSE
12 4 (1.94%) AIX
12 4 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.94%) Solaris
12 4 (1.94%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.49%) VMS
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.17%) DevOps
3 16 (7.77%) ITIL
4 14 (6.80%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.83%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.83%) Data Architecture
5 12 (5.83%) Scrum
6 11 (5.34%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (4.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (4.37%) Migration
9 8 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.88%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.40%) Trend Analysis
11 6 (2.91%) Patch Management
11 6 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.91%) Project Management
12 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (2.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.56%) SQL
2 22 (10.68%) Java
3 10 (4.85%) R
4 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.94%) Python
5 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.46%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.97%) PHP
7 2 (0.97%) Ruby
7 2 (0.97%) Tcl
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) Korn
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 39 (18.93%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (9.22%) MCSE
6 15 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (6.80%) MCSA
8 12 (5.83%) CCNP
9 4 (1.94%) CCNA
9 4 (1.94%) LPIC
9 4 (1.94%) VCP5
10 3 (1.46%) CCIE
10 3 (1.46%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.97%) CCA
11 2 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.97%) Degree
12 1 (0.49%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) GPG13
System Software
1 92 (44.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (35.44%) Active Directory
3 28 (13.59%) vSphere
4 18 (8.74%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.77%) XenApp
6 13 (6.31%) Docker
7 11 (5.34%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.88%) Firmware
10 7 (3.40%) VMware ESX
11 6 (2.91%) VMware Server
11 6 (2.91%) XenServer
12 5 (2.43%) vCloud
13 4 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (1.46%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.49%) Postfix
16 1 (0.49%) Squid
16 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (10.68%) SCCM
2 17 (8.25%) Puppet
3 13 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.37%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.40%) SCOM
6 6 (2.91%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.91%) WSUS
7 5 (2.43%) PowerCLI
7 5 (2.43%) Terraform
7 5 (2.43%) vRealize
8 4 (1.94%) vMotion
9 3 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.97%) Ansible
10 2 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.49%) Consul
11 1 (0.49%) logstash
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.49%) Rancher
11 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (30.58%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.82%) Citrix
3 36 (17.48%) Cisco
4 28 (13.59%) Red Hat
5 18 (8.74%) EMC
6 16 (7.77%) Dell
6 16 (7.77%) NetApp
7 15 (7.28%) Juniper
8 14 (6.80%) Cloudera
8 14 (6.80%) Oracle
9 13 (6.31%) Pega
9 13 (6.31%) Platfora
10 9 (4.37%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.88%) HP
12 6 (2.91%) Avaya
12 6 (2.91%) IBM
12 6 (2.91%) Sophos
12 6 (2.91%) Veeam
13 5 (2.43%) Google
14 4 (1.94%) Symantec
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