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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.08% 1.50% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 2.82% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £120 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +24.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £372 £347
% change year-on-year -5.97% +7.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76%  

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 44 71 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 45.83% 53.38% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 7
Median daily rate £300 £398 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.52% +29.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £468 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 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 23 April 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 11 (78.57%) OpenStack
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (64.29%) IaaS
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 2 (14.29%) Veeam
7 2 (14.29%) Sophos
7 2 (14.29%) Clearswift
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) IIS
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
8 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Local Government
8 1 (7.14%) Capita
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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 11 (78.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (64.29%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Cloud Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) IT Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Presales
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) Python
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Clearswift
2 2 (14.29%) Sophos
2 2 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (7.14%) Capita
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft