Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 13.64% 12.03% 12.82%
As % of the Vendors category 23.53% 23.19% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
Worcestershire median daily rate £215 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £172 £220 £145
90th Percentile £288 £375 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £358 £300
% change year-on-year -5.59% +19.17% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Worcestershire median hourly rate £47.50 - £21.75
10th Percentile £46.25 - £21.00
90th Percentile £48.75 - £31.28
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.75 £16.59 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.08% -5.21% -12.50%

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 Worcestershire.

All Vendors
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 51 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 57.95% 51.88% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 39
Worcestershire median daily rate £250 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -2.64% +19.83%
10th Percentile £182 £128 £135
90th Percentile £438 £538 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 16
Worcestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -28.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.03 £12.03
90th Percentile £56.63 £27.58 £28.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.35 £15.83
% change year-on-year +11.50% -9.32% -0.16%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

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 6 months to 24 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
Worcester +1 9 £250 -16.67% 2
Malvern +1 1 - -
Kidderminster - 1 £168 -
VMware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (16.67%) PBX

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Collaboration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ERP
1 3 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) VCP5
2 2 (16.67%) VCP6
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards