Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 62 73
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 34 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.24% 1.68% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 17.26% 16.06% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 19
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% +8.93% -17.65%
10th Percentile £236 £227 £194
90th Percentile £515 £486 £410
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £273 £350
% change year-on-year +59.50% -22.08% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £14.22 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £14.22 £12.50
% change year-on-year +86.42% +13.72% -53.70%

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 197 137 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.96% 10.46% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 97 92
Birmingham median daily rate £393 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +13.48% +5.62%
10th Percentile £136 £154 £175
90th Percentile £536 £575 £499
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 9 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -3.63% -1.67%
10th Percentile £8.39 £9.80 £9.66
90th Percentile £42.50 £17.50 £32.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.89 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.54% -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 23 July 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 23 July 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
3 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (44.12%) vSphere
3 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
4 14 (41.18%) Maven
4 14 (41.18%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) SOAP
5 13 (38.24%) Web Services
5 13 (38.24%) J2EE
5 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) Apache Camel
5 13 (38.24%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
6 12 (35.29%) RESTful
6 12 (35.29%) Kanban
6 12 (35.29%) jMock
6 12 (35.29%) DbUnit
6 12 (35.29%) Mockito
6 12 (35.29%) BDD
6 12 (35.29%) PowerMock
6 12 (35.29%) SonarQube
6 12 (35.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 12 (35.29%) JUnit
6 12 (35.29%) TDD

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 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) nginx
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Jetty
5 1 (2.94%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.94%) Moodle
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.94%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (38.24%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (17.65%) Office 365
5 1 (2.94%) G Suite
5 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) SSL
5 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) 802.11
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.94%) DMZ
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) Skype
6 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
1 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 14 (41.18%) Maven
3 12 (35.29%) DbUnit
3 12 (35.29%) jMock
3 12 (35.29%) JUnit
3 12 (35.29%) Mockito
3 12 (35.29%) SonarQube
4 3 (8.82%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) Ant
5 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.94%) MSI
6 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
1 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) SOAP
2 13 (38.24%) Apache Camel
2 13 (38.24%) J2EE
2 13 (38.24%) Web Services
3 12 (35.29%) PowerMock
3 12 (35.29%) RESTful
4 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
5 8 (23.53%) Spring
6 3 (8.82%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) Ajax
7 2 (5.88%) CGI
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP
7 2 (5.88%) LDAP
7 2 (5.88%) Memcached
7 2 (5.88%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) .NET
8 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.88%) Wiki
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) BYOD
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.94%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Debian
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (41.18%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) BDD
3 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 12 (35.29%) Kanban
3 12 (35.29%) TDD
3 12 (35.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) vSphere
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) NFS
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.82%) Xen
5 2 (5.88%) Samba
5 2 (5.88%) Squid
5 2 (5.88%) Varnish
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.94%) vCloud
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) WMI
4 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.94%) Kibana
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.94%) Salt
4 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) Splunk
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Google
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) WSO2
8 1 (2.94%) Aruba
8 1 (2.94%) Huawei
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Intel
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds