Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 21 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.16% 10.04% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 20.34% 25.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £360 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +57.38% -1.61%
10th Percentile £131 £339 £177
90th Percentile £390 £370 £394
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £31.35 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.23% +69.46% +19.35%
10th Percentile £21.25 £14.36 £13.55
90th Percentile £23.75 £47.50 £43.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -23.08% +8.33%

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 59 96 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 45.04% 40.17% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 63
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% - +14.06%
10th Percentile £162 £180 £264
90th Percentile £468 £486 £448
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.00% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £16.20 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +143.24% +23.33%
10th Percentile £13.30 £15.25 £13.30
90th Percentile £35.00 £60.36 £43.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £15.85 £15.85
% change year-on-year +2.21% - +5.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 5 £375 +76.47% 11
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £138 - 1
Tamworth +12 1 £370 +2.78% 3
Stafford -2 1 - - 1
VMware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) FMCG
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) SCOM
6 3 (25.00%) Azure
6 3 (25.00%) NAS
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
7 2 (16.67%) Case Management
7 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) MCSA
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM

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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Police
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Case Management
3 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Server Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (8.33%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (8.33%) Okta
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow