The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 3 months to 28 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.31% 1.62% 5.17%
As % of the Vendors category 11.90% 4.76% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
Median daily rate £220 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.78% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £416 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £492 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £330
% change year-on-year +4.52% +8.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £28.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -43.37% +30.68%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 42 63 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 36.21% 34.05% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £103 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £10.96 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.41 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £15.96 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Staffordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Staffordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Staffordshire

VMware
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 - 1 £300 - 4
VMware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Office 365
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (8.33%) XenApp
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (8.33%) vSphere
8 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft