Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 19 34
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 4.49% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category - 25.81% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Solihull median daily rate - £360 -
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £519 £400
% change year-on-year -26.27% +29.69% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median hourly rate - £12.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.50 -

Virtual Machines 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 Solihull with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 11.80% 17.42% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Solihull median daily rate £350 £355 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +29.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £120 £116 £109
90th Percentile £489 £424 £385
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -1.04%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Solihull