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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 83 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.97% -
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 15.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£337 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.32% +29.64%
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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 79 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.40% 6.42% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 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 £186 £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 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%

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 26 March 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) NAS
3 9 (75.00%) Migration
3 9 (75.00%) SAN
4 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) Replication
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Veeam
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Veritas
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) Middleware
9 2 (16.67%) JBoss
9 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
10 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (8.33%) F5

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) NAS
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (41.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Veeam
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle