Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 26 39
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 10.28% 2.29% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 15.29% 4.31% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Solihull median daily rate £350 £120 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +191.67% -73.33% +24.14%
10th Percentile £313 £120 £425
90th Percentile £435 £224 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £14.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +19.44% +44.00% -47.92%

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 170 116 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 67.19% 53.21% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 53
Solihull median daily rate £395 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -10.26% +17.74%
10th Percentile £251 £160 £250
90th Percentile £488 £503 £524
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Solihull median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -13.48% -53.77%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.99 £13.94
% change year-on-year -11.71% +21.92% -15.80%

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 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 17 June 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 22 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
4 9 (34.62%) Juniper
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 9 (34.62%) WSUS
5 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 8 (30.77%) VMware NSX
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
8 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) SAN
9 4 (15.38%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) WAN
9 4 (15.38%) SNMP
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (15.38%) Use Case
9 4 (15.38%) Release Management
9 4 (15.38%) Network Management

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 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) OpenFlow
2 4 (15.38%) SNMP
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) DbUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) jMock
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
1 2 (7.69%) Mockito
1 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Lead Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Network Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Server Support
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) OpenDaylight
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) JPA
2 2 (7.69%) PowerMock
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Network Management
2 4 (15.38%) Network Segmentation
2 4 (15.38%) Release Management
2 4 (15.38%) Use Case
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) BDD
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) Kanban
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) VMware NSX
4 6 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (7.69%) Firmware
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) PowerCLI
2 2 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Juniper
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Aruba
5 3 (11.54%) Meraki
6 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.69%) F5
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec