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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% - -
As % of the System Software category 5.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£306 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.25 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-76.87% +100.00%
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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
73 80 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.83% 11.85% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 22
Average daily rate £300 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £183 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £413 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.78% -22.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) FMCG
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) HP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee