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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 85 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% - 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 3.54% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£293 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £321 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.89% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.97%
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
113 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.02% 7.35% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 22
Average daily rate £350 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £110 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -50.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (20.00%) Lync
8 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (20.00%) WLAN
8 2 (20.00%) Active Directory

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Data Network Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) AIX
7 1 (10.00%) HPUX
7 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) SRDF
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
7 1 (10.00%) BMC
7 1 (10.00%) CommVault
7 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
7 1 (10.00%) Brocade
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