Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 69 80
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.95% 1.83% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 14.08% 15.03% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 17
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -11.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £103 £257 £188
90th Percentile £486 £488 £420
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £289 £350
% change year-on-year +55.84% -17.50% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £14.22 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +48.28% +16.00% -52.83%

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 206 173 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.86% 12.21% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 125 91
Birmingham median daily rate £373 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +3.33% +8.30%
10th Percentile £135 £185 £163
90th Percentile £541 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 14 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.11 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -15.78% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.40 £16.24 £23.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.22 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +9.35% -13.33%

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 September 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 19 September 2018, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) Office 365
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
6 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (31.03%) vSphere
6 9 (31.03%) SOAP
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (31.03%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) Maven
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Kanban
7 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) jMock
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) JUnit
7 7 (24.14%) J2EE
7 7 (24.14%) DbUnit
7 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (24.14%) Mockito
7 7 (24.14%) RESTful

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 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Moodle
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Office 365
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
1 9 (31.03%) Maven
2 7 (24.14%) DbUnit
2 7 (24.14%) jMock
2 7 (24.14%) JUnit
2 7 (24.14%) Mockito
2 7 (24.14%) SonarQube
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
1 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) SOAP
2 7 (24.14%) Apache Camel
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
2 7 (24.14%) PowerMock
2 7 (24.14%) RESTful
2 7 (24.14%) Spring Boot
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Ajax
4 2 (6.90%) CGI
4 2 (6.90%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) Memcached
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.45%) JPA
5 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.90%) Wiki
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Debian
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) BDD
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Kanban
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
2 7 (24.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) BCP
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) NFS
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.90%) Samba
6 2 (6.90%) Squid
6 2 (6.90%) Varnish
6 2 (6.90%) Xen
6 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.90%) HAProxy
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) WMI
3 2 (6.90%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) Asigra
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk
6 2 (6.90%) WSO2
7 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) Huawei
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Meraki
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless