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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 121 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 13 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.96% 5.53% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Average daily rate
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£291 £348 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.18% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £254 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £394 £356
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
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
262 253 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.87% 9.05% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 147 81
Average daily rate £300 £323 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.10 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £26.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +10 6 £375 +53.84%
Edinburgh - 5 £291 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £280 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (56.00%) vSphere
5 13 (52.00%) HP
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) SAN
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco
7 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (36.00%) iSCSI
8 8 (32.00%) SCCM
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
9 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (28.00%) EMC
9 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (24.00%) DNS
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.00%) AIX
11 5 (20.00%) ITIL
11 5 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 5 (20.00%) LAN
11 5 (20.00%) Citrix

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
2 9 (36.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) WLAN
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 2 (8.00%) Firewall
8 2 (8.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.00%) MSI
2 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Data Network Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Network Support
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Designer
7 2 (8.00%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) CLARiiON
2 4 (16.00%) Celerra
2 4 (16.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) PDA
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) AIX
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) REXX
3 2 (8.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) MCSA
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) MCTS
1 3 (12.00%) MCITP
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (56.00%) vSphere
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.00%) Netcool
3 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) HP
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) EMC
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (16.00%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (16.00%) Symantec
9 3 (12.00%) McAfee
9 3 (12.00%) Veritas
9 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (12.00%) Dell
10 2 (8.00%) IBM
10 2 (8.00%) CA
10 2 (8.00%) CommVault
11 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
11 1 (4.00%) BMC
11 1 (4.00%) Brocade