Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 98 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 -13
Contract jobs citing vSphere 15 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.94% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 6.85% 2.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £488 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +32.65% +22.50%
10th Percentile £306 £391 £335
90th Percentile £478 £594 £417
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £488 £335
% change year-on-year -12.82% +45.52% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.75 - £18.00

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 219 172 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.72% 12.29% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 97 80
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £338 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +18.42% -6.56%
10th Percentile £154 £124 £150
90th Percentile £553 £525 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £340 £313
% change year-on-year +8.82% +8.80% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 26
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.21 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +4.48% +19.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £21.13 £25.10 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.27% +4.46% +7.69%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Birmingham

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Birmingham

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Birmingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (86.67%) RESTful
2 13 (86.67%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (86.67%) jMock
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) Kanban
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) Maven
2 13 (86.67%) J2EE
2 13 (86.67%) JUnit
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) SOAP
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 13 (86.67%) DbUnit
2 13 (86.67%) Mockito
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) PowerMock
2 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (86.67%) Apache Camel
2 13 (86.67%) SonarQube
2 13 (86.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Spring
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) XML

vSphere
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 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (86.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) DbUnit
1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
1 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
1 13 (86.67%) jMock
1 13 (86.67%) JUnit
1 13 (86.67%) Maven
1 13 (86.67%) Mockito
1 13 (86.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
1 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) BPM Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Apache Camel
1 13 (86.67%) J2EE
1 13 (86.67%) PowerMock
1 13 (86.67%) RESTful
1 13 (86.67%) SOAP
1 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Java EE
4 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
5 3 (20.00%) CORBA
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) JDBC
5 3 (20.00%) JPA
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Servlets
5 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) BDD
1 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (86.67%) Kanban
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
1 13 (86.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds