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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 76 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.17% -
As % of the System Software category 14.75% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-66.29% +78.94%
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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
61 85 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.18% 7.15% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 30
Average daily rate £411 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £130 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) NAS
3 7 (77.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Replication
5 3 (33.33%) Veeam
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) JBoss
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) vSphere

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
1 7 (77.78%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Veeam
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle