The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 80 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.25% -
As % of the System Software category 9.55% 3.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £293 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £303
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +20.56%
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
Scotland

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

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
157 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.27% 6.93% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 46
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £165 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £18.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.51% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £13.30 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £23.70 £21.00
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) Citrix
3 17 (89.47%) PowerShell
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (78.95%) WSUS
5 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (78.95%) VBScript
6 14 (73.68%) XenApp
6 14 (73.68%) XenDesktop
7 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
7 13 (68.42%) Clustering
7 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (57.89%) NetScaler
9 9 (47.37%) NetApp
10 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
10 8 (42.11%) Application Packaging
11 5 (26.32%) SCCM
11 5 (26.32%) SCOM
11 5 (26.32%) ITIL
12 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
12 4 (21.05%) AppSense
12 4 (21.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
13 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
14 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (10.53%) Service Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Storage Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Clustering
2 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Application Packaging
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) PowerShell
2 15 (78.95%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (73.68%) XenApp
3 14 (73.68%) XenDesktop
4 4 (21.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) WSUS
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (26.32%) SCCM
3 5 (26.32%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec