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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 68 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.23% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 11.32% 5.41% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £244 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £169 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £319 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.92%
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
53 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.90% 4.31% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 20
Average daily rate £325 £267 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £339 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Celerra
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
1 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
1 3 (42.86%) Celerra
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas