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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 83 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 1.02% -
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 14.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £319 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
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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
93 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.29% 7.22% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 16
Average daily rate £290 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint