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 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.17% 2.38% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 15.38% 5.26% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £125 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22%  

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 13 19 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 27.08% 45.24% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 31
Median daily rate £300 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 +1 2 - -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) vMotion
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion