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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 104 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 15 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.39% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 4.26% 12.31% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 12
Median daily rate £350 £308 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £282 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
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
352 325 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.81% 11.27% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 160 138
Median daily rate £321 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 9 £406 -12.44%
Glasgow +10 3 £313 -1.96% 1
North Lanarkshire +11 1 - -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
6 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (60.00%) Citrix
8 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
11 9 (36.00%) XenApp
11 9 (36.00%) SCCM
12 8 (32.00%) SCOM
12 8 (32.00%) ITIL
13 7 (28.00%) VBScript
13 7 (28.00%) WSUS
13 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
13 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
14 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
14 6 (24.00%) vSphere
14 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
14 6 (24.00%) SQL
14 6 (24.00%) Cisco
14 6 (24.00%) NetApp
14 6 (24.00%) Clustering
14 6 (24.00%) Finance
15 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (12.00%) VLAN
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) People Management
4 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Application Discovery
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (28.00%) VBScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 9 (36.00%) XenApp
5 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (24.00%) vSphere
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 8 (32.00%) SCOM
3 7 (28.00%) WSUS
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (16.00%) PowerCLI
5 4 (16.00%) vRealize
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (4.00%) Netcool
7 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.00%) Symantec
6 3 (12.00%) AppSense
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) CA
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) Varonis
8 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.00%) Lumension
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas