The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 70 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.61% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 10.00% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£244 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
VMware ESX
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 Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.08% 6.10% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 8
Average daily rate £267 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £182 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Glasgow region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) PDA
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee