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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.63% 3.00% 2.97%
As % of the Vendors category 8.53% 5.87% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Median daily rate £275 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.53% +18.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £495 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 £9.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.11% -65.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -30.76% +10.63%  

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 258 392 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 42.57% 51.11% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 239 248
Median daily rate £395 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% +7.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 16
Median hourly rate £15.81 £11.80 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.00% -28.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.10 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 28 April 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 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
3 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
5 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
6 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
8 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
8 15 (25.42%) Citrix
8 15 (25.42%) SQL
9 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
9 14 (23.73%) VMware ESX
10 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (20.34%) Office 365
12 11 (18.64%) Cisco
13 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
13 10 (16.95%) Linux
13 10 (16.95%) SAN
14 9 (15.25%) DNS
14 9 (15.25%) XenApp
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (13.56%) DHCP
15 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (13.56%) Migration
15 8 (13.56%) Firewall
16 7 (11.86%) Finance
16 7 (11.86%) Retail
16 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (11.86%) ITIL
16 7 (11.86%) vSphere

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 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (10.17%) IIS
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Office 365
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) SAN
2 9 (15.25%) DNS
3 8 (13.56%) DHCP
3 8 (13.56%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) Network Security
4 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 3 (5.08%) NAS
5 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) 3G
7 1 (1.69%) BGP
7 1 (1.69%) DMZ
7 1 (1.69%) Internet
7 1 (1.69%) Intranet
7 1 (1.69%) OSPF
7 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.69%) SSH
7 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) InstallShield
1 4 (6.78%) MSI
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Electronics
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Architect
2 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.78%) Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Server Support
5 4 (6.78%) Software Packager
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix Support
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) Akka
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
1 1 (1.69%) Play Framework
1 1 (1.69%) REST
1 1 (1.69%) spray
1 1 (1.69%) Spring
1 1 (1.69%) Symfony
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
3 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.95%) Linux
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.78%) Unix
9 2 (3.39%) HPUX
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
3 6 (10.17%) Change Management
4 5 (8.47%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.08%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) Escalation Management
7 2 (3.39%) High Availability
7 2 (3.39%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.39%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (1.69%) Scala
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) MCSE
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) CCNP
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.69%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.69%) RHCE
5 1 (1.69%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
4 14 (23.73%) VMware ESX
5 9 (15.25%) XenApp
6 7 (11.86%) vSphere
7 6 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.69%) Docker
10 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.69%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.69%) vMotion
4 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) Citrix
3 11 (18.64%) Cisco
4 6 (10.17%) Dell
4 6 (10.17%) HP
4 6 (10.17%) Veeam
5 5 (8.47%) EMC
5 5 (8.47%) IBM
5 5 (8.47%) NetApp
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle
7 3 (5.08%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) Veritas
8 2 (3.39%) Brocade
8 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.39%) Juniper
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.69%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.69%) Kronos
9 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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