Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing vSphere 17 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.14% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 8.50% 4.48% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -13.04% -17.86%
10th Percentile £401 £215 £263
90th Percentile £469 £310 £405
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £238 £340
% change year-on-year +78.95% -30.15% +18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £16.75 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -6.94% -30.77%

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 200 134 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.46% 10.68% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 93 83
Birmingham median daily rate £423 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +18.52% +3.85%
10th Percentile £146 £144 £171
90th Percentile £538 £568 £499
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 9 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -11.16% +6.67%
10th Percentile £8.39 £9.80 £10.16
90th Percentile £42.50 £17.50 £39.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +7.41% -10.00%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
2 15 (88.24%) RESTful
2 15 (88.24%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (88.24%) DbUnit
2 15 (88.24%) Mockito
2 15 (88.24%) BDD
2 15 (88.24%) PowerMock
2 15 (88.24%) Apache Camel
2 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
2 15 (88.24%) SonarQube
2 15 (88.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Maven
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 15 (88.24%) jMock
2 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (88.24%) Kanban
2 15 (88.24%) J2EE
2 15 (88.24%) JUnit
2 15 (88.24%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) SOAP
2 15 (88.24%) Web Services
3 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
4 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
5 9 (52.94%) Spring
5 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) DbUnit
1 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
1 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
1 15 (88.24%) jMock
1 15 (88.24%) JUnit
1 15 (88.24%) Maven
1 15 (88.24%) Mockito
1 15 (88.24%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
1 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) BPM Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Apache Camel
1 15 (88.24%) J2EE
1 15 (88.24%) PowerMock
1 15 (88.24%) RESTful
1 15 (88.24%) SOAP
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) JPA
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) CORBA
4 1 (5.88%) EJB
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) JDBC
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) Servlets
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (88.24%) BDD
1 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (88.24%) Kanban
1 15 (88.24%) Scrum
1 15 (88.24%) TDD
1 15 (88.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.88%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Intel
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds