Period
to 26 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 38 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.59% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 19.15% 6.67% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £220 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +8.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £200 £380 £285
90th Percentile £308 £380 £415
West Midlands median daily rate £273 £350 £342
% change year-on-year -22.08% +2.41% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £12.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +13.72% -53.70% +68.75%

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 47 30 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 18.73% 8.29% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £275 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -14.60% +28.80%
10th Percentile £200 £110 £157
90th Percentile £414 £420 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £338
% change year-on-year +2.56% +15.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -13.19% +8.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.00 £15.10 £21.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.34 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.31% -13.33% +11.11%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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
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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 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 26 July 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%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8

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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft