Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 4.23% 1.99% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 23.53% 27.78% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Solihull median daily rate £360 - £450
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £400 £333
% change year-on-year +25.00% +20.30% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £12.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 - £19.75

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 34 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 17.99% 7.17% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Solihull median daily rate £355 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -38.89% +80.00%
10th Percentile £116 £109 £320
90th Percentile £424 £385 £465
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
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 £14.10 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +0.71% -2.78% +10.77%

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 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) E-business
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Runbook
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) SLA

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 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) E-Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Transmission Planner
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-business
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) VMware