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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 62 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.66% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 7.84% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £306 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -26.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-45.94% +3.77%
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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 Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.75% 8.47% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 37
Average daily rate £310 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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
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 26 November 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%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
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%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

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