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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 75 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.082% -
As % of the System Software category 7.45% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+219.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £379 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.92% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
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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
94 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.49% 6.22% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 24
Average daily rate £340 £345 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +56.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £135 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) NFS
6 2 (25.00%) Sun
6 2 (25.00%) BCP
7 1 (12.50%) Internet

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft