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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 72 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 1.67% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
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
70 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.02% 8.02% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £152 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £570 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £26.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% +82.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.35 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP