Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +32
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.97% 1.51% -
As % of the System Software category 42.11% 24.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £229 £205 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.59% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £386 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +18.85% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.63 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +42.86% -36.36%

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 19 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.06% 6.28% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £260 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +44.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £204 £190 £164
90th Percentile £403 £498 £276
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £340 £313
% change year-on-year +8.82% +8.80% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £13.19 £10.80 £10.09
90th Percentile £40.75 £15.75 £18.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +6 3 £208 -41.96%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 2
Tamworth - 1 £450 -
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Telnet
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Proactive Management
3 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Telnet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
2 3 (37.50%) Proactive Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec