The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 56 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.33% -
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£301 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £335 £301
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +56.06%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
61 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.80% 10.56% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 20
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.11 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.60 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESX
West Midlands

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Birmingham region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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Rate: £300 - £301 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago