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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / West Midlands
Rank 53 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 75 80 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.13% 3.33% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.91% 7.17% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 53
Median daily rate £313 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £211 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 14
Median hourly rate £20.21 £18.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £17.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.04 £23.30 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +17.77%

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
1085 1115 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.34% 46.42% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 547 532
Median daily rate £400 £408 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 102
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.90 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 +4 38 £306 -2.00% 7
Solihull +5 12 £425 - 2
Warwickshire +4 9 £275 +10.00% 7
Shropshire +2 4 £338 -28.94% 2
Coventry -25 3 £306 +0.40% 6
Staffordshire +4 2 £298 +65.27% 3
Worcestershire +2 2 £288 +69.11% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £288 - 3
Dudley +2 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 81 (50.63%) Windows
2 65 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 56 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 48 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 47 (29.38%) Linux
7 39 (24.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (21.88%) Citrix
9 34 (21.25%) Data Centre
10 29 (18.13%) Cisco
11 28 (17.50%) DNS
12 26 (16.25%) Hyper-V
13 24 (15.00%) OpenStack
13 24 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 23 (14.38%) ITIL
14 23 (14.38%) IaaS
15 22 (13.75%) SAN
16 21 (13.13%) Firewall
16 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (12.50%) Security Cleared
17 20 (12.50%) Office 365
18 19 (11.88%) DevOps
18 19 (11.88%) VMware ESX
19 18 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (10.63%) Red Hat
20 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
20 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
21 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared

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 24 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 24 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 10 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.63%) Liferay
6 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.25%) Primavera
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (14.38%) IaaS
3 21 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (12.50%) Office 365
5 12 (7.50%) PaaS
6 3 (1.88%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.50%) DNS
2 22 (13.75%) SAN
3 21 (13.13%) Firewall
4 15 (9.38%) LAN
4 15 (9.38%) WAN
5 11 (6.88%) DHCP
5 11 (6.88%) HTTP
6 9 (5.63%) Network Security
7 6 (3.75%) IPv4
7 6 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.75%) VLAN
8 5 (3.13%) NAS
9 3 (1.88%) Wireless
10 2 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.25%) LDAP
10 2 (1.25%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.25%) VoIP
10 2 (1.25%) VPN
11 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.88%) Big Data
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.88%) InstallShield
1 3 (1.88%) MSI
2 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) Ant
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.63%) JUnit
3 1 (0.63%) Liquibase
3 1 (0.63%) Maven
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (6.25%) Finance
1 10 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.00%) Retail
3 7 (4.38%) Electronics
4 2 (1.25%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.13%) Architect
2 14 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (8.75%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (7.50%) Analyst
4 10 (6.25%) Consultant
4 10 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 8 (5.00%) VMware Architect
6 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Operations Manager
6 7 (4.38%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Support Manager
7 6 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) JSON
1 10 (6.25%) REST
2 5 (3.13%) .NET
3 3 (1.88%) Web Services
4 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.63%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.63%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) MCollective
5 1 (0.63%) Middleware
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.13%) Private Cloud
3 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.50%) PDA
6 3 (1.88%) Clustering
6 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.88%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) CESG
8 1 (0.63%) DataPower
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (50.63%) Windows
2 48 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 47 (29.38%) Linux
4 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.38%) Unix
7 14 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.50%) Windows 7
9 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.13%) SUSE
11 4 (2.50%) HPUX
11 4 (2.50%) Solaris
11 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.25%) AIX
13 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.63%) Android
14 1 (0.63%) CentOS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.38%) ITIL
2 19 (11.88%) DevOps
3 18 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.75%) Change Management
4 14 (8.75%) Migration
4 14 (8.75%) Scrum
5 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 12 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (4.38%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.75%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.75%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (3.13%) Escalation Management
11 5 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) SQL
2 7 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.50%) Python
4 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.25%) Java
5 2 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.50%) MCSE
5 10 (6.25%) Degree
6 8 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.38%) CCNA
7 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.13%) MCSA
9 4 (2.50%) CCNP
10 3 (1.88%) RHCE
11 2 (1.25%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.25%) MCITP
11 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.63%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.63%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) GPG13
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 65 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 26 (16.25%) Hyper-V
4 19 (11.88%) VMware ESX
5 16 (10.00%) Docker
6 15 (9.38%) XenApp
7 10 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.75%) vSphere
9 5 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.50%) Terminal Server
10 4 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.50%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.88%) vCloud
11 3 (1.88%) XenServer
12 1 (0.63%) Postfix
12 1 (0.63%) Squid
12 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) Puppet
2 12 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.50%) SCCM
3 4 (2.50%) SCOM
4 3 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.25%) vRealize
6 1 (0.63%) Ansible
6 1 (0.63%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.63%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.63%) Consul
6 1 (0.63%) Kibana
6 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.63%) logstash
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Packer
6 1 (0.63%) Rancher
6 1 (0.63%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.88%) Citrix
3 29 (18.13%) Cisco
4 17 (10.63%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.13%) HP
6 12 (7.50%) IBM
6 12 (7.50%) Oracle
7 11 (6.88%) Dell
8 10 (6.25%) NetApp
9 8 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.13%) EMC
10 5 (3.13%) Veeam
10 5 (3.13%) Veritas
11 4 (2.50%) Avaya
12 3 (1.88%) 3Com
12 3 (1.88%) Brocade
12 3 (1.88%) Juniper
12 3 (1.88%) Kronos
12 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.25%) 3PAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago