Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 26 May 2019 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.

VMware vCenter Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 179 160
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 -
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 2.05% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -
England median daily rate £444 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.39% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.25 -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £43.21 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.41% +57.12% -0.14%

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 564 537 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.26% 10.89% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 351 235
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +2.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £268 £289 £259
90th Percentile £603 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £498 £460
% change year-on-year +0.50% +8.15% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.28 £15.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.20% +4.60% +4.67%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.55 £11.88
90th Percentile £35.75 £22.78 £33.25
England median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +10.11% -16.28% -

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the West Midlands

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCenter Server in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the West Midlands

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCenter Server in the West Midlands

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vCenter Server in the West Midlands

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 2019. 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
Birmingham +10 2 £375 -
Staffordshire +7 2 £213 -
Warwickshire - 1 £378 -
Coventry - 1 £265 -
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) HP Storage Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Server Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Design
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) HP