Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Infrastructure over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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.

Virtual Infrastructure
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £438 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -10.26% +21.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Infrastructure is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1294 1239 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.13% 81.46% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 801 647
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £230
90th Percentile £525 £550 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

Virtual Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Infrastructure in Birmingham

Virtual Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Infrastructure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) jMock
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) DbUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Mockito
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) PowerMock
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot

Virtual Infrastructure
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) DbUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) jMock
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Mockito
2 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Java Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) BPM Developer
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) PowerMock
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware