Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 88 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.92% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 2.39% 8.86% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Birmingham median daily rate £256 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £215 £200 £265
90th Percentile £431 £338 £334
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £275 £400
% change year-on-year +41.82% -31.25% +48.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.00

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 209 158 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.00% 10.42% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 86 90
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +16.67% -0.17%
10th Percentile £158 £135 £155
90th Percentile £538 £538 £476
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £362 £325
% change year-on-year +6.28% +11.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 18
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.12% -2.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £9.96 £10.50 £10.71
90th Percentile £18.20 £23.13 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +9.35% -11.86% +13.46%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
5 1 (20.00%) Server Building
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Server Building
1 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam