Period
to 25 February 2018

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 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.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 25 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.81% 4.74% 4.90%
As % of the Vendors category 13.39% 7.56% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Solihull median daily rate £350 £273 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.44% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £345 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.64% +11.43% -15.78%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Solihull.

All Vendors
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 127 172 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 65.80% 62.77% 57.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 38
Solihull median daily rate £400 £350 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.54% +7.93%
10th Percentile £268 £160 £250
90th Percentile £575 £438 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Solihull median hourly rate £28.50 £12.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.50% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £13.00 £11.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.83% -13.04% +10.90%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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 VMware.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 10 (58.82%) WSUS
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) Migration
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (29.41%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (23.53%) SAN
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (17.65%) HP
12 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (11.76%) Office 365
12 2 (11.76%) F5
12 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
12 2 (11.76%) Cisco
12 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
12 2 (11.76%) ITIL
12 2 (11.76%) Firewall
12 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec

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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Megaco
3 1 (5.88%) RTCP
3 1 (5.88%) RTP
3 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Server Support
3 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (17.65%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.88%) Android
8 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Presales
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Runbook
3 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
3 1 (5.88%) Service Design
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.88%) vCloud
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) WSUS
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Radware
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec