Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for vCloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCloud over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware vCloud Suite
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 88 96
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 0
Contract jobs citing vCloud 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.076% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.12% 0.55% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Birmingham median daily rate £750 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -16.67% -21.74%
10th Percentile £725 £363 £425
90th Percentile £775 £388 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £750 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +100.00% -16.67% -21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

vCloud is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 189 182 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.90% 13.89% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 120 137
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £120 £173 £154
90th Percentile £585 £478 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.82% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 23
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.25 £18.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +52.08% -32.39%
10th Percentile £12.28 £10.25 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.75 £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.38 £13.50
% change year-on-year +4.07% +13.89% -10.00%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing vCloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in Birmingham

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCloud in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCloud in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 3 (75.00%) Service Design
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Robotics
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PMI
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture

vCloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Blockchain
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Robotics
2 2 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Service Design
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware