Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 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.

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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 44 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.35% 3.80% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 7.64% 7.48% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 39
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £213 £244 £200
90th Percentile £488 £513 £516
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £400 £373
% change year-on-year -25.00% +7.38% +28.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £9.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.94% -62.11% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.00 £13.98
90th Percentile £18.21 £18.45 £27.33
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £11.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.98% -44.05% +31.25%

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 576 775 730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.84% 50.82% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 490 431
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +9.09%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 40
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.42 £11.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.20% -21.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.38 £9.22 £10.58
90th Percentile £20.30 £24.88 £27.28
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +25.85% -18.18% +3.13%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
6 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco
7 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 10 (22.73%) vSphere
8 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
8 10 (22.73%) SCCM
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.45%) SAN
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 7 (15.91%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) Citrix
11 7 (15.91%) Finance
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
12 6 (13.64%) NetApp
12 6 (13.64%) MSI
13 5 (11.36%) Symantec
13 5 (11.36%) DNS
13 5 (11.36%) Veeam
13 5 (11.36%) Office 365
14 4 (9.09%) F5

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 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.55%) WordPress
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) WAN
5 3 (6.82%) SSL
5 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) NAS
7 1 (2.27%) 3G
7 1 (2.27%) BGP
7 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.27%) OSPF
7 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MSI
2 4 (9.09%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) jMock
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Mockito
4 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 4 (9.09%) Software Packager
4 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Support
5 2 (4.55%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.55%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) Spring
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Akka
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) DHTML
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) MDX
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.27%) PowerMock
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) spray
2 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.27%) Symfony
2 1 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Unix
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Line Management
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Design
5 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
5 1 (2.27%) TDD
5 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.09%) MCSE
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.82%) CCNP
2 3 (6.82%) MCSA
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCA
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.73%) vSphere
4 9 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (9.09%) XenApp
6 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.27%) Docker
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.82%) SafeCom
2 3 (6.82%) WSUS
3 2 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.27%) vMotion
4 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) NetApp
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
5 5 (11.36%) Veeam
6 4 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) McAfee
7 3 (6.82%) Meraki
7 3 (6.82%) Sophos
7 3 (6.82%) Wyse
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £220 - 280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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