Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.72% 3.57% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 7.22% 9.87% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £230 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.13% +28.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £167 £188 £188
90th Percentile £311 £500 £293
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £17.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -24.07% -
10th Percentile £13.55 £12.50 £16.08
90th Percentile £43.95 £13.50 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.75 £16.59 £17.75
% change year-on-year -11.08% -6.55% -11.25%

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 97 152 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.74% 36.19% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 89 60
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £205 £158 £268
90th Percentile £451 £503 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +1.59% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.20 £12.35
90th Percentile £37.05 £46.70 £18.92
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.52% -

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Staffordshire

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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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +8 1 £250 -21.88%
Stafford +1 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 - - 4
VMware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (14.29%) Email Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
6 1 (14.29%) HDInsight
6 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Power BI
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning

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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) HDInsight
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (14.29%) Email Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard