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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 54 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.65% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 8.62% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £311 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
69 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.13% 7.56% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 29
Average daily rate £300 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £153 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 6 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 6 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
1 6 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 6 (100.00%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
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