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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 89 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.41% 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 3.93% 5.41% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £331 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% +145.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
178 111 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.81% 7.59% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 34
Median daily rate £450 £300 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £115 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £412 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +212.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 May 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) WSUS
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) XenApp
3 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
4 8 (61.54%) SCOM
4 8 (61.54%) VBScript
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) AppSense
5 7 (53.85%) SCCM
6 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) Clustering
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
8 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
9 3 (23.08%) Service Management
9 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
9 3 (23.08%) Release Management
9 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
2 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) CMDB
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 8 (61.54%) VBScript
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (69.23%) XenApp
3 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) WSUS
2 8 (61.54%) SCOM
3 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) AppSense
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
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