The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 135 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.16% -
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -2.90%
VMware ESXi
England

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

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
208 246 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.59% 9.61% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 99 79
Median daily rate £325 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £162 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 73
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £18.50 £28.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) PKI

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft