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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 54 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.34% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 8.06% 3.33% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
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£225 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £341
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%
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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
62 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.29% 10.24% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 43
Average daily rate £318 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (33.33%) Netcool
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) PDA
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PDA
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec