Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 19 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 82 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 28 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.80% 1.38% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 13.53% 13.04% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 12
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £308 £202 £221
90th Percentile £483 £400 £760
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.54% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -22.67% +29.31% -47.27%

VMware Infrastructure 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 207 161 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.31% 10.59% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 86 92
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +23.33% -1.72%
10th Percentile £162 £133 £146
90th Percentile £541 £538 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £373 £325
% change year-on-year +3.36% +14.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +34.62%
10th Percentile £9.96 £10.50 £10.69
90th Percentile £18.20 £23.13 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.28% -11.67% +15.38%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
8 7 (25.00%) NetApp
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) SCCM
9 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 6 (21.43%) XenApp
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
9 6 (21.43%) Symantec
9 6 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
10 5 (17.86%) SOAP
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) J2EE
10 5 (17.86%) JUnit
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Spring
10 5 (17.86%) Maven
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall

VMware 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) DWDM
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.57%) OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) DbUnit
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
1 5 (17.86%) jMock
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
1 5 (17.86%) Maven
1 5 (17.86%) Mockito
1 5 (17.86%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Camel
1 5 (17.86%) J2EE
1 5 (17.86%) PowerMock
1 5 (17.86%) RESTful
1 5 (17.86%) SOAP
1 5 (17.86%) Spring
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) DHTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) MDX
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) XHTML
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Debian
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.86%) BDD
1 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Kanban
1 5 (17.86%) Scrum
1 5 (17.86%) TDD
1 5 (17.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.71%) High Availability
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) RHCE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.57%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (10.71%) vCloud
4 3 (10.71%) VMware NSX
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (14.29%) SafeCom
3 4 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) Symantec
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (14.29%) Meraki
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Wyse
7 3 (10.71%) F5
8 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 2 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.57%) EMC
9 1 (3.57%) Informatica
9 1 (3.57%) Remedy
9 1 (3.57%) Sophos