Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +88
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Birmingham median daily rate £369 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £294 £300 £395
% change year-on-year -2.08% -24.05% +75.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1509 1465 1298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 942 811
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +6.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in Birmingham

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in Birmingham

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in Birmingham

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Engineer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
2 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam