Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 33 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.54% 1.44% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 15.15% 21.05% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Solihull median daily rate - - £450
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £430 £364
% change year-on-year +27.91% +18.21% -19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £12.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £18.50

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 33 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 16.75% 6.83% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 4
Solihull median daily rate £350 £175 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -62.16% +54.17%
10th Percentile £185 £100 £450
90th Percentile £433 £438 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £339 £315
% change year-on-year +10.70% +7.54% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £13.50 - £10.50
10th Percentile £11.65 - £9.75
90th Percentile £14.55 - £11.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% -6.71%

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Runbook

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (20.00%) DBA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) E-Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Runbook
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware