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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 54 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.87% 1.32% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 24.44% 12.05% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -10.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.29% +33.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 45 83 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 7.64% 10.92% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 31
Median daily rate £273 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.35% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year - +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +8.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £37.50 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
5 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
7 8 (28.57%) SAN
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) Migration
9 6 (21.43%) Citrix
9 6 (21.43%) Dell
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) Office 365
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 5 (17.86%) XenApp
10 5 (17.86%) SCCM
10 5 (17.86%) Network Security
10 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.86%) DHCP
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) EMC
10 5 (17.86%) HP
10 5 (17.86%) Change Management

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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) 3G
5 1 (3.57%) DMZ
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 4 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Software Packager
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Architect
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Support
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Unix
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Escalation Management
6 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (7.14%) Line Management
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) VCP6
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
4 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (17.86%) XenApp
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (10.71%) vSphere
8 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.57%) vMotion
3 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Dell
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
4 5 (17.86%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Veritas
7 2 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
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