Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 72 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 35 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.25% 1.81% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 16.20% 14.71% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 6
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -8.45% +18.33%
10th Percentile £308 £222 £199
90th Percentile £575 £479 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +19.23% +4.84% +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £19.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +42.86% -36.36%

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 216 170 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.86% 12.34% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 98 79
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £331 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +18.30% -9.68%
10th Percentile £154 £124 £150
90th Percentile £575 £525 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £340 £310
% change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 25
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.21 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% - +34.62%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.75 £10.85
90th Percentile £21.13 £25.10 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -5.08% +9.26% +3.85%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018, 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) vSphere
2 15 (42.86%) Apache Camel
3 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (37.14%) RESTful
4 13 (37.14%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
4 13 (37.14%) DbUnit
4 13 (37.14%) Mockito
4 13 (37.14%) BDD
4 13 (37.14%) PowerMock
4 13 (37.14%) jMock
4 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (37.14%) Kanban
4 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
4 13 (37.14%) SonarQube
4 13 (37.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) TDD
4 13 (37.14%) Maven
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
4 13 (37.14%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) J2EE
4 13 (37.14%) JUnit
4 13 (37.14%) SOAP
4 13 (37.14%) Web Services
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
7 10 (28.57%) Spring
7 10 (28.57%) Data Centre

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 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.71%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (37.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.86%) DWDM
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.57%) JasperReports
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) DbUnit
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
1 13 (37.14%) jMock
1 13 (37.14%) JUnit
1 13 (37.14%) Maven
1 13 (37.14%) Mockito
1 13 (37.14%) SonarQube
2 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) BPM Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.57%) DBA
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Apache Camel
2 13 (37.14%) J2EE
2 13 (37.14%) PowerMock
2 13 (37.14%) RESTful
2 13 (37.14%) SOAP
2 13 (37.14%) Web Services
3 10 (28.57%) Spring
4 6 (17.14%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) Java EE
5 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
6 3 (8.57%) CORBA
6 3 (8.57%) EJB
6 3 (8.57%) JDBC
6 3 (8.57%) JMS
6 3 (8.57%) JPA
6 3 (8.57%) JSP
6 3 (8.57%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) Servlets
6 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
6 3 (8.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Debian
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) HPUX
6 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (37.14%) BDD
1 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (37.14%) Kanban
1 13 (37.14%) Scrum
1 13 (37.14%) TDD
1 13 (37.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.14%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) Microservices
5 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (5.71%) Loose Coupling
6 2 (5.71%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) RHCE
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) vSphere
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) vCloud
4 3 (8.57%) VMware NSX
4 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.86%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Citrix
2 7 (20.00%) NetApp
3 5 (14.29%) F5
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Dell
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) EMC
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
6 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki
7 1 (2.86%) Nimble Storage