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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 62 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 9 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.53% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 9.18% 7.34% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £406 £464 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.44% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £464 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £484 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
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
98 109 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.80% 7.28% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 56
Median daily rate £388 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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 9 December 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
5 13 (76.47%) Citrix
5 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
6 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
8 9 (52.94%) XenApp
8 9 (52.94%) XenDesktop
9 8 (47.06%) SCCM
9 8 (47.06%) SCOM
10 7 (41.18%) WSUS
10 7 (41.18%) ITIL
10 7 (41.18%) VBScript
11 6 (35.29%) NetApp
11 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
11 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
12 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
12 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (29.41%) Cisco
12 5 (29.41%) Finance
12 5 (29.41%) SQL
12 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (29.41%) Clustering
13 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (17.65%) AppSense

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 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
1 3 (17.65%) VLAN
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) WinDbg
2 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Application Discovery
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
2 7 (41.18%) VBScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) XenApp
3 9 (52.94%) XenDesktop
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
1 8 (47.06%) SCOM
2 7 (41.18%) WSUS
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) NetApp
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) AppSense
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
7 2 (11.76%) CA
7 2 (11.76%) Varonis
8 1 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (5.88%) Lumension