The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 23 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.32% 0.69% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 9.09% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £270 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.94% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22 11 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 15.83% 7.59% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £171 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £342 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £363 £344
% change year-on-year +2.41% +5.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.10 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.80% -7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £10.14 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 2 £300 -
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Office 365
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (11.11%) SCOM
7 1 (11.11%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) MCSA
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) MCITP
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) vSphere
7 1 (11.11%) HP Storage

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
1 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £260 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago