Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.40% 3.04% 3.29%
As % of the Vendors category 16.24% 8.00% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £230 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -28.13% +28.00%
10th Percentile £355 £167 £188
90th Percentile £370 £311 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £18.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.24% +42.31% -24.59%
10th Percentile £19.30 £13.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.95 £13.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.08% +0.70%

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 117 100 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 39.39% 38.02% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 80
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +12.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £224 £127
90th Percentile £488 £440 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 13
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £15.13 £12.89 £11.30
90th Percentile £60.63 £37.05 £43.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.18% +11.74% -3.33%

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 10 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor 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 10 December 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
Tamworth - 11 £360 - 1
Lichfield - 2 £400 - 1
Stafford 0 1 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 £293 +17.00% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £425 - 5
VMware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) Retail
4 11 (57.89%) Re-Platforming
4 11 (57.89%) FMCG
5 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (42.11%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) Patch Management
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
7 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
8 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
8 5 (26.32%) REST
8 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Application Discovery
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services

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 5 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (31.58%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Server Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Project Engineer
4 8 (42.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (36.84%) Senior Server Engineer
6 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
6 6 (31.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (31.58%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (26.32%) Analyst
7 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
8 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (21.05%) Administrator
8 4 (21.05%) Server Administrator
8 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (21.05%) VMWare Administrator
9 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) REST
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
1 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) FMCG
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Re-Platforming
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) Patch Management
4 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (26.32%) Application Discovery
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
6 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) V-Model
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Altiris
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Wyse