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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 116 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.74% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 2.32% 9.23% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 9
Median daily rate £425 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -9.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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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
302 260 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.75% 8.05% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 104 158
Median daily rate £300 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.70 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 25 September 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 +11 5 - -
Glasgow +6 1 £425 +25.92% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (93.55%) Windows
3 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
4 26 (83.87%) Citrix
5 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (67.74%) Clustering
8 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
8 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
9 15 (48.39%) VBScript
9 15 (48.39%) WSUS
10 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (41.94%) XenDesktop
12 12 (38.71%) XenApp
13 11 (35.48%) NetScaler
14 10 (32.26%) AIX
14 10 (32.26%) SQL
15 9 (29.03%) MCSE
15 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
15 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (29.03%) NetApp
15 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
16 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
16 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
16 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
16 8 (25.81%) Application Packaging
16 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
16 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
16 8 (25.81%) Software Testing

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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
1 8 (25.81%) TestDirector
1 8 (25.81%) WinRunner
2 2 (6.45%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Support Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
2 8 (25.81%) PDA
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) AIX
4 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Solaris
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.23%) HPUX
9 1 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Application Packaging
1 8 (25.81%) Change Management
1 8 (25.81%) Smoke Testing
1 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
1 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
1 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Server Building
4 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
2 15 (48.39%) VBScript
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) MCSE
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.81%) MCITP
2 8 (25.81%) MCSA
2 8 (25.81%) MCTS
2 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 23 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (41.94%) XenDesktop
4 12 (38.71%) XenApp
5 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (9.68%) vSphere
8 2 (6.45%) vCloud
9 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
9 1 (3.23%) Firmware
9 1 (3.23%) KVM
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (3.23%) RHEV
9 1 (3.23%) UAG
9 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) WSUS
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (25.81%) Netcool
4 6 (19.35%) SCOM
5 5 (16.13%) SCCM
6 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.23%) OpenView
6 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 26 (83.87%) Citrix
4 9 (29.03%) NetApp
5 8 (25.81%) Intel Security
5 8 (25.81%) Veritas
6 4 (12.90%) AppSense
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) CA
9 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) Lumension
9 1 (3.23%) Opsware
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