Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 74 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 22 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.69% 1.77% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 16.42% 17.76% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 17
Birmingham median daily rate £381 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% -17.65% +100.00%
10th Percentile £227 £194 £350
90th Percentile £486 £410 £675
West Midlands median daily rate £273 £355 £339
% change year-on-year -23.17% +4.64% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 - £27.25
10th Percentile £11.05 - £25.98
90th Percentile £14.92 - £27.93
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £12.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +13.72% -53.70% +68.75%

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 134 152 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 10.28% 9.99% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 68
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £353 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +5.62% +15.09%
10th Percentile £160 £175 £188
90th Percentile £575 £499 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.66 £9.70
90th Percentile £17.50 £32.50 £27.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% +11.11%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) SCCM
5 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
6 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) NetApp
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) MSI
10 4 (18.18%) InstallShield
10 4 (18.18%) vSphere
11 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
11 3 (13.64%) SafeCom
11 3 (13.64%) Meraki
11 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (13.64%) Line Management
11 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (13.64%) Wyse
11 3 (13.64%) Migration

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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) DMZ
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) OLAP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) InstallShield
1 4 (18.18%) MSI
2 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) jMock
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Mockito
2 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Software Packager
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) DHTML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) MDX
2 1 (4.55%) PowerMock
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Line Management
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) BDD
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.55%) Kanban
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (18.18%) vSphere
5 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.09%) XenApp
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.64%) SafeCom
2 3 (13.64%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.55%) vMotion
3 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) Meraki
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Wyse
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) F5
6 2 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Informatica
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy