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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 84 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% - 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 4.62% - 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £348
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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
65 93 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.80% 8.08% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 27
Average daily rate £425 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £161 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) BCP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BCP
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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