Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 6 months to 25 July 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 > Solihull
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 42 21
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.95% 0.67% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 1.27% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Solihull median daily rate £120 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +24.14% +52.63%
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -25.00% +6.67% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Solihull median hourly rate - - £30.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £11.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year +20.98% -44.71% +32.81%

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 Solihull.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 84 158 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 47.46% 53.20% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 55 27
Solihull median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% +6.62%
10th Percentile £237 £258 £208
90th Percentile £503 £523 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Solihull median hourly rate £51.83 £14.69 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.95% -51.05% +145.90%
10th Percentile £44.12 £14.01 £15.68
90th Percentile £57.54 £15.56 £36.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £13.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year +23.38% -16.52% +3.13%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Solihull

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Solihull

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Solihull over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Solihull

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Solihull region with a requirement for VMware.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) RTCP
2 4 (57.14%) RTP
2 4 (57.14%) Megaco
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Mitel
2 4 (57.14%) Presales
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) Clearswift
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

VMware
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) Megaco
1 4 (57.14%) RTCP
1 4 (57.14%) RTP
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) IT Assistant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Assistant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Mitel
3 2 (28.57%) Clearswift
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix