Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +98
Contract jobs citing vCloud 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.29% 0.19% -
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 1.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £394 £463
% change year-on-year -1.59% -14.86% +1.37%
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 208 199 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.06% 12.91% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 113 96
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +13.48%
10th Percentile £160 £135 £163
90th Percentile £546 £535 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 41 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.52% -3.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.39 £9.80
90th Percentile £20.00 £42.50 £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.78 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.87% +1.93% +11.54%

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 21 July 2019, 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%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee