The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.00% 0.55% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 5.88% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year - +11.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -9.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 6.00% 9.29% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 5
Median daily rate £400 £475 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +61.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware