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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 82 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.070% 1.68% -
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 21.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -11.11%
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
107 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.53% 7.79% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 19
Average daily rate £265 £338 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.48% +53.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £121 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) ADSL

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Build Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet