Period
to 22 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 44 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 54 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.08% 4.46% 4.87%
As % of the Vendors category 9.71% 10.49% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 40
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £291 £213 £215
90th Percentile £500 £572 £452
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £370 £300
% change year-on-year - +23.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Birmingham median hourly rate - £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.19% +133.33%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.35 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +65.00% +5.56% +2.86%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 556 648 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 41.99% 42.49% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 404 364
Birmingham median daily rate £409 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £231 £230 £213
90th Percentile £563 £600 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £12.42 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.82% -14.34% +20.83%
10th Percentile £10.40 £8.39 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.75 £21.35 £27.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.26% +3.33% -3.23%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Birmingham

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Birmingham

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Birmingham

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Linux
3 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 19 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (29.63%) Java
7 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
8 14 (25.93%) .NET
8 14 (25.93%) DNS
9 13 (24.07%) DHCP
9 13 (24.07%) Firewall
9 13 (24.07%) Google
10 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.22%) IPsec
10 12 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (22.22%) Office 365
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.37%) DevOps
11 11 (20.37%) FTP
11 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
11 11 (20.37%) LAN
11 11 (20.37%) Apache
11 11 (20.37%) J2EE
11 11 (20.37%) IIS
11 11 (20.37%) SSL

VMware
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 11 (20.37%) Apache
1 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 10 (18.52%) Jetty
2 10 (18.52%) Mongrel
2 10 (18.52%) nginx
2 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Site Server
5 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (22.22%) Office 365
3 10 (18.52%) Google App Engine
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (7.41%) GitHub
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) DNS
2 13 (24.07%) DHCP
2 13 (24.07%) Firewall
3 12 (22.22%) IPsec
4 11 (20.37%) FTP
4 11 (20.37%) LAN
4 11 (20.37%) SSL
4 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
5 10 (18.52%) HTTP
6 8 (14.81%) WAN
7 7 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (11.11%) VPN
9 5 (9.26%) Internet
9 5 (9.26%) SAN
10 4 (7.41%) Unified Communications
11 3 (5.56%) WLAN
12 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
12 2 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.52%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.70%) DbUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) jMock
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) Mockito
3 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 7 (12.96%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Server Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Project Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) .NET
2 11 (20.37%) J2EE
3 10 (18.52%) Servlets
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Core
5 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) JPA
6 2 (3.70%) PowerMock
6 2 (3.70%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (3.70%) SOAP
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) FMCG
3 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Linux
2 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Unix
7 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (20.37%) DevOps
4 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 10 (18.52%) Open Source
5 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
5 7 (12.96%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Application Discovery
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Migration
8 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) Web Operations
10 2 (3.70%) Coaching
10 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.70%) Network Virtualisation
10 2 (3.70%) TDD
10 2 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 6 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) Java 8
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.52%) Xen
4 7 (12.96%) Docker
4 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.56%) VMware NSX
6 3 (5.56%) vSphere
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 2 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.70%) vCloud
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Puppet
2 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 9 (16.67%) Terraform
3 4 (7.41%) Ansible
3 4 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Google
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco
3 8 (14.81%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) EMC
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.70%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Asigra
8 1 (1.85%) Facebook
8 1 (1.85%) Instagram
8 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter
8 1 (1.85%) Veeam