The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 66 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 1.37% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £392 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.72% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
VMware ESXi
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
93 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.43% 10.10% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 37
Median daily rate £400 £325 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) PKI

VMware ESXi
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP