The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 June 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 / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 35 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.80% 2.91% 6.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 6.82% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Median daily rate £400 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.30% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £382 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

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 Coventry.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 91 176 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 36.40% 42.62% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 87 89
Median daily rate £400 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +9.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -27.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £13.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Coventry

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for VMware.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas