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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 56 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 81 87 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.96% 3.40% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category 6.53% 7.49% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 54
Median daily rate £300 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £167 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £12.90 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.30 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
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
1241 1162 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.36% 45.36% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 563 584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 109
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £10.52 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.15 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +11 38 £295 +15.68% 13
Solihull 0 12 £425 - 2
Shropshire -9 8 £338 -10.00% 1
Staffordshire +5 6 £210 -30.00% 4
Warwickshire -6 5 £493 +97.00% 6
Coventry -9 4 £306 +2.08% 4
Worcestershire -3 2 £288 +85.48% 1
Dudley +1 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 92 (47.67%) Windows
2 75 (38.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (35.23%) Microsoft
3 68 (35.23%) Active Directory
4 58 (30.05%) Windows Server
5 51 (26.42%) Linux
6 45 (23.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (21.24%) Citrix
8 38 (19.69%) Cisco
9 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (17.62%) Security Cleared
10 34 (17.62%) DNS
11 33 (17.10%) Data Centre
12 32 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (16.06%) SQL Server
13 31 (16.06%) SAN
14 29 (15.03%) MS Exchange
15 28 (14.51%) SC Cleared
16 27 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (13.47%) Firewall
18 25 (12.95%) OpenStack
18 25 (12.95%) DevOps
19 24 (12.44%) WAN
19 24 (12.44%) SQL
20 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
20 23 (11.92%) REST
20 23 (11.92%) XenApp
20 23 (11.92%) IaaS
21 21 (10.88%) LAN

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 29 (15.03%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.95%) OpenStack
3 13 (6.74%) SAS
4 11 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.66%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.66%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.11%) Confluence
6 6 (3.11%) Documentum
6 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.11%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.59%) IIS
8 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.04%) Apache
9 2 (1.04%) Captiva
9 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.04%) JBoss
10 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.52%) Liferay
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (7.25%) MS Office
2 13 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) HipChat
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.04%) Primavera
2 1 (0.52%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (11.92%) IaaS
4 18 (9.33%) Office 365
5 13 (6.74%) PaaS
6 2 (1.04%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (1.04%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.62%) DNS
2 31 (16.06%) SAN
3 26 (13.47%) Firewall
4 24 (12.44%) WAN
5 21 (10.88%) LAN
6 18 (9.33%) DHCP
7 14 (7.25%) IPv4
8 12 (6.22%) HTTP
9 10 (5.18%) VLAN
10 9 (4.66%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.66%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.15%) NAS
12 5 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.07%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.07%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.55%) MPLS
14 3 (1.55%) Wireless
15 2 (1.04%) Internet
15 2 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (7.25%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.22%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.22%) Pentaho
5 11 (5.70%) Cloudera CDH
6 10 (5.18%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.55%) Big Data
9 3 (1.55%) MySQL
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.04%) HDInsight
10 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) JIRA
2 5 (2.59%) Selenium
3 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.55%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.55%) MSI
4 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) Ant
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.52%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.59%) Finance
2 5 (2.59%) Retail
3 3 (1.55%) Back Office
3 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.04%) Military
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.80%) Architect
2 24 (12.44%) VMware Engineer
3 22 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (7.25%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (6.74%) Developer
6 13 (6.74%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.70%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.18%) Administrator
8 10 (5.18%) Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Hadoop Architect
9 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Consultant
10 8 (4.15%) VMware Architect
10 8 (4.15%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Operations Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Support Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.92%) REST
2 11 (5.70%) JSON
3 6 (3.11%) .NET
4 5 (2.59%) HTML
5 4 (2.07%) CSS
5 4 (2.07%) Web Services
6 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.04%) J2EE
7 1 (0.52%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.52%) MCollective
7 1 (0.52%) Middleware
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.10%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.25%) Private Cloud
3 10 (5.18%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.15%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.15%) Data Integration
4 8 (4.15%) PDA
5 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.11%) Clustering
5 6 (3.11%) Replication
5 6 (3.11%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.07%) CESG
7 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) DataPower
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 92 (47.67%) Windows
2 58 (30.05%) Windows Server
3 51 (26.42%) Linux
4 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (9.33%) Unix
7 16 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.70%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.70%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.18%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.59%) SUSE
12 4 (2.07%) Solaris
12 4 (2.07%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.55%) AIX
13 3 (1.55%) HPUX
14 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.52%) Android
15 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.95%) DevOps
3 16 (8.29%) ITIL
4 15 (7.77%) Scrum
5 13 (6.74%) Configuration Management
6 12 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (6.22%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.70%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (5.18%) Data Architecture
8 10 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.15%) Migration
9 8 (4.15%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.11%) Patch Management
12 5 (2.59%) OO
12 5 (2.59%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.59%) Project Management
12 5 (2.59%) Service Management
13 4 (2.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.44%) SQL
2 11 (5.70%) Java
3 10 (5.18%) R
4 8 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.07%) Python
5 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.04%) Ruby
7 1 (0.52%) C#
7 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) Korn
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.51%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (10.36%) MCSE
5 16 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (7.25%) MCSA
7 12 (6.22%) CCNP
8 7 (3.63%) CCNA
9 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.04%) CCA
10 2 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.04%) MCITP
10 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.04%) RHCE
11 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.52%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) GPG13
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 75 (38.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (35.23%) Active Directory
3 23 (11.92%) XenApp
4 19 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.84%) vSphere
5 17 (8.81%) Docker
6 12 (6.22%) VMware ESX
7 10 (5.18%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.66%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (3.11%) XenServer
10 5 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.59%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.07%) Terminal Server
11 4 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.55%) vCloud
13 2 (1.04%) Firmware
13 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.36%) Puppet
1 20 (10.36%) SCCM
2 13 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.59%) Terraform
4 4 (2.07%) SCOM
5 3 (1.55%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.04%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.04%) vMotion
6 2 (1.04%) vRealize
7 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.52%) Ansible
7 1 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.52%) Kibana
7 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.52%) logstash
7 1 (0.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 68 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.24%) Citrix
3 38 (19.69%) Cisco
4 18 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.74%) Juniper
6 12 (6.22%) Cloudera
6 12 (6.22%) Dell
6 12 (6.22%) EMC
6 12 (6.22%) Oracle
6 12 (6.22%) Platfora
7 10 (5.18%) NetApp
8 9 (4.66%) Veeam
9 8 (4.15%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.11%) HP
10 6 (3.11%) Pega
10 6 (3.11%) Sophos
11 5 (2.59%) IBM
11 5 (2.59%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.59%) Symantec
12 4 (2.07%) Google
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