The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 94 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.070% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% 1.00% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £310 - £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.79 £36.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +260.00%
VMware ESXi
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
179 100 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.17% 6.97% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 52
Median daily rate £375 £208 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% -36.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £48.75 £33.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.52% +59.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Edinburgh region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) SAP

VMware ESXi
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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP