The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VMware Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 29 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.

VMware Server
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 126
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.036% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category - 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year - -56.81%  

VMware Server is in the system software skills category. The next 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 system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 200 231 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 8.94% 8.41% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 106 125
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £202 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 61
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing VMware Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in the West Midlands

VMware 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 VMware Server in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in the West Midlands

VMware 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 VMware Server in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Server in the West Midlands