Period
to 11 December 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 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.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.99% 4.78% 4.85%
As % of the Vendors category 14.17% 7.50% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Solihull median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £17.88 £17.75
% change year-on-year -16.08% +0.70% -11.52%

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 120 160 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 63.49% 63.75% 53.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 41
Solihull median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £160 £213
90th Percentile £588 £436 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.19% -3.13% +45.45%
10th Percentile £12.45 £15.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.71 £15.75 £22.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.74% -6.45% -1.71%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Megaco
5 5 (29.41%) RTCP
5 5 (29.41%) RTP
5 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) HTTP
5 5 (29.41%) Mitel
5 5 (29.41%) WSUS
5 5 (29.41%) Presales
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared

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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) 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 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) Megaco
2 5 (29.41%) RTCP
2 5 (29.41%) RTP
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (17.65%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Support
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Android
6 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Design
3 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Runbook
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) WSUS
2 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Mitel
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Radware
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec