Period
to 26 February 2021

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 6 months to 26 February 2021 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
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 19 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 4 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.96% 3.23% 3.73%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £325 £138 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +136.36% -61.81% +57.38%
West Midlands median daily rate £333 £320 £360
% change year-on-year +3.91% -11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.60
West Midlands median hourly rate - £24.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +79.63% -6.90%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.54% 16.13% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 33
Median daily rate £375 £233 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% -35.42% +25.22%
10th Percentile £301 £120 £151
90th Percentile £438 £388 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £13.64 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.11% -12.88%
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £15.68
% change year-on-year -5.36% +1.12% +16.11%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019

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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware