The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 101 93 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 24 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.13% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 13.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
Average daily rate £305 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -17.64%
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
252 228 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.02% 8.60% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 114 83
Average daily rate £343 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -6 17 £305 -14.82% 1
Edinburgh -4 6 - -
Glasgow +5 1 £338 +50.00% 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
1 54 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 52 (96.30%) Citrix
3 50 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (87.04%) Windows 7
5 46 (85.19%) Hyper-V
6 42 (77.78%) Clustering
7 40 (74.07%) Change Management
7 40 (74.07%) Software Testing
7 40 (74.07%) MCTS
7 40 (74.07%) MCITP
7 40 (74.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (74.07%) WinRunner
7 40 (74.07%) TestDirector
7 40 (74.07%) HP UFT
7 40 (74.07%) Veritas
7 40 (74.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (74.07%) Netcool
7 40 (74.07%) Intel Security
7 40 (74.07%) AIX
7 40 (74.07%) MCSE
7 40 (74.07%) MCSA
7 40 (74.07%) SQL
7 40 (74.07%) Windows XP
7 40 (74.07%) Test Automation
7 40 (74.07%) HP Quality Center
7 40 (74.07%) McAfee ePO
8 36 (66.67%) PDA

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DHCP
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (74.07%) HP UFT
1 40 (74.07%) TestDirector
1 40 (74.07%) WinRunner
2 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Analyst
2 28 (51.85%) Test Analyst
3 20 (37.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Active Directory Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 42 (77.78%) Clustering
2 36 (66.67%) PDA
3 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.70%) CMDB
7 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (87.04%) Windows 7
4 40 (74.07%) AIX
4 40 (74.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (74.07%) Windows XP
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Change Management
1 40 (74.07%) Software Testing
1 40 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 33 (61.11%) Test Scripting
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Records Management
6 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.56%) Release Management
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Line Management
8 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (74.07%) MCITP
1 40 (74.07%) MCSA
1 40 (74.07%) MCSE
1 40 (74.07%) MCTS
1 40 (74.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (61.11%) ISTQB
3 28 (51.85%) Security Cleared
4 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 54 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (85.19%) Hyper-V
3 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.81%) XenApp
4 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.70%) vSphere
8 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 40 (74.07%) HP Quality Center
1 40 (74.07%) McAfee ePO
1 40 (74.07%) Netcool
2 12 (22.22%) SCCM
3 11 (20.37%) SCOM
4 6 (11.11%) WSUS
5 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (96.30%) Citrix
2 52 (96.30%) Microsoft
3 40 (74.07%) Intel Security
3 40 (74.07%) Veritas
4 6 (11.11%) AppSense
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £320 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago