The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
VMware ESX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
82 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.29% 12.79% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 23
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £139 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £422 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £29.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) CCVP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCVP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam