The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 25 June 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 / Worcestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 17.65% 17.02% 7.06%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 27.12% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £189 £379 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.16% -5.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

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 Worcestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 24 59 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 70.59% 62.77% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 40 29
Median daily rate £250 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -26.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £18.75 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Worcestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Worcestershire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Worcestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Worcestershire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Worcester +3 6 £189 -47.20% 1
VMware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Retail
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) ERP
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (12.50%) Firmware
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ERP
1 6 (75.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards