Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 7.96% 5.00% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 12.86% 8.33% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Solihull median daily rate £350 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -27.78% -
10th Percentile £322 £263 £425
90th Percentile £430 £408 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -21.88% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Solihull median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £14.22 £17.75
% change year-on-year +51.25% -19.92% -1.39%

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 140 108 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 61.95% 60.00% 53.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 37
Solihull median daily rate £398 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.58% +12.32% -4.83%
10th Percentile £242 £254 £270
90th Percentile £485 £586 £508
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 £29.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.66% +91.94% +47.62%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.15 £15.25
90th Percentile £13.00 £55.31 £15.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -9.68%

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 25 September 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 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 6 (33.33%) WSUS
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (27.78%) VMware NSX
7 4 (22.22%) vCenter Server
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Release Management
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) IIS
7 4 (22.22%) Firmware
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
8 3 (16.67%) Use Case
8 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) SNMP
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) OpenFlow
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) SNMP
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DKIM
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) DbUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) jMock
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Mockito
1 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Lead Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless Architect
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) OpenDaylight
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) JPA
2 2 (11.11%) PowerMock
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
2 3 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Server Management
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) VMware NSX
5 4 (22.22%) Firmware
5 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) WSUS
2 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (22.22%) vCenter Server
3 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Nessus
3 2 (11.11%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Aruba
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Meraki
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
3 2 (11.11%) Tripwire
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec