Period
to 26 February 2021

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 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.

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
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 11 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.85% 8.87% 10.37%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 19.30% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 27
Median daily rate £325 £305 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -15.28% +44.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £31.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -28.23% +100.64%
10th Percentile £29.30 £21.25 £14.36
90th Percentile £47.90 £23.75 £47.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +73.33% +47.54% +5.17%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40 57 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.46% 45.97% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 53
Median daily rate £381 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +3.45% -0.68%
10th Percentile £257 £160 £175
90th Percentile £538 £463 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £450 £418
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.78% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 13
Median hourly rate £39.00 £16.20 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.74% -64.00% +172.73%
10th Percentile £29.30 £13.00 £15.37
90th Percentile £47.90 £23.75 £60.10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.86 £15.93
% change year-on-year +13.49% -0.44% +6.20%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Staffordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Daily rate trend for VMware in Staffordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Hourly rate trend for VMware in Staffordshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 February 2021. 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
Lichfield - 2 - - 2
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 - - 2
VMware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall

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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) V-Model
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam