Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 71 74
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 25 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.93% 1.79% 2.05%
As % of the System Software category 10.28% 12.20% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 30
Median daily rate £275 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +1.49% +12.79%
10th Percentile £226 £290 £228
90th Percentile £356 £566 £529
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £330 £425
% change year-on-year +28.79% -22.35% +49.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £17.70 £26.50
% change year-on-year +97.74% -33.21% +86.42%

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 107 205 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.77% 14.68% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 140 114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.26% +0.94%
10th Percentile £119 £175 £135
90th Percentile £588 £539 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 42
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +5.52%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +8.62% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) Azure
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) Veeam
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) VMware NSX
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (18.18%) VSAN
8 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (18.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (18.18%) Public Sector

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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 2 (18.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
4 1 (9.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) VSAN
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) SMS
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Server Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (27.27%) VMware NSX
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 2 (18.18%) vCloud
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (18.18%) vRealize
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds