Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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.

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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 61 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.34% 4.18% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 9.33% 9.67% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 41
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £190 £224 £250
90th Percentile £456 £506 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +6.27% -3.21% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Birmingham median hourly rate - £14.22 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.03% -16.28%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £17.88
% change year-on-year -7.46% -6.29% +0.70%

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 654 703 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.48% 43.26% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 477 391
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £186 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.19% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 33
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% +9.43%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.99 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £21.34
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.41 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +13.14% -6.45%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018, 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 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
4 27 (44.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (39.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
7 17 (27.87%) Firewall
7 17 (27.87%) Retail
8 16 (26.23%) Office 365
9 12 (19.67%) LAN
9 12 (19.67%) SCCM
10 11 (18.03%) FMCG
10 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (18.03%) vSphere
10 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
10 11 (18.03%) Re-Platforming
10 11 (18.03%) Java
11 10 (16.39%) WAN
11 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) Kanban
12 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (14.75%) jMock
12 9 (14.75%) DbUnit
12 9 (14.75%) Mockito
12 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
12 9 (14.75%) RESTful
12 9 (14.75%) Amazon EC2

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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Office 365
2 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.64%) PaaS
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Firewall
2 12 (19.67%) LAN
3 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 8 (13.11%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (11.48%) DHCP
5 7 (11.48%) Internet
6 5 (8.20%) DNS
6 5 (8.20%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.56%) SAN
8 3 (4.92%) NAS
8 3 (4.92%) WLAN
9 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.28%) SSL
9 2 (3.28%) VPN
10 1 (1.64%) DMZ
10 1 (1.64%) PBX
10 1 (1.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.64%) VoIP
10 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) DbUnit
1 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
1 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
1 9 (14.75%) jMock
1 9 (14.75%) JUnit
1 9 (14.75%) Maven
1 9 (14.75%) Mockito
1 9 (14.75%) SonarQube
2 2 (3.28%) Ant
General
1 17 (27.87%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) VMware Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Server Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Project Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Server Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (6.56%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Apache Camel
1 9 (14.75%) J2EE
1 9 (14.75%) PowerMock
1 9 (14.75%) RESTful
1 9 (14.75%) SOAP
1 9 (14.75%) Spring
1 9 (14.75%) Spring Boot
1 9 (14.75%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
2 6 (9.84%) JPA
3 2 (3.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
1 11 (18.03%) FMCG
2 6 (9.84%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) OS/2
6 1 (1.64%) Unix
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) Re-Platforming
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) BDD
3 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.75%) Kanban
3 9 (14.75%) Scrum
3 9 (14.75%) TDD
3 9 (14.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.11%) Patch Management
5 7 (11.48%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (8.20%) Application Discovery
7 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) Open Source
8 4 (6.56%) ITIL
8 4 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.56%) Project Management
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) Java 8
4 2 (3.28%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.92%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) MCITP
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) PMO
2 2 (3.28%) GDPR
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 27 (44.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.03%) vSphere
4 7 (11.48%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.56%) XenApp
7 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.28%) BitLocker
8 2 (3.28%) NFS
8 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.64%) vCloud
9 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.28%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.64%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Cisco
3 7 (11.48%) Citrix
3 7 (11.48%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) NetApp
5 3 (4.92%) Apple
5 3 (4.92%) Google
5 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.28%) Aruba
6 2 (3.28%) Asigra
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.28%) Huawei
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) McAfee
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Nokia
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec