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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 15 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.11% 3.77% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 13.73% 10.53% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £240 £320 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -22.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £208 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £368 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 51 57 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 37.23% 35.85% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 43
Median daily rate £381 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.24% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -17.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £9.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.10 £17.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Burton-upon-Trent +2 2 - - 1
Cannock +1 2 £263 +45.83% 1
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

VMware
Top Related 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
1 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) 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 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
Cannock, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £285 - £315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago