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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 118 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 30 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 5.93% 6.54% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Median daily rate £285 £363 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.44% +36.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £315 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £435 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
506 260 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.92% 8.66% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 125 106
Median daily rate £360 £324 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% -0.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £124 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.09 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% +87.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £11.30 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%

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
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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Renfrewshire -25 17 £269 -30.70%
Edinburgh -11 7 £450 +35.84% 3
West Lothian - 3 £388 -
Glasgow +8 2 £285 -32.94%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (98.15%) Windows
3 50 (92.59%) Active Directory
4 49 (90.74%) Citrix
4 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
5 48 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (75.93%) Clustering
7 38 (70.37%) Hyper-V
8 37 (68.52%) Windows 7
9 36 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (66.67%) AIX
9 36 (66.67%) SQL
9 36 (66.67%) MCSE
10 35 (64.81%) MCSA
10 35 (64.81%) Windows XP
10 35 (64.81%) Change Management
10 35 (64.81%) Intel Security
10 35 (64.81%) WinRunner
10 35 (64.81%) TestDirector
10 35 (64.81%) HP UFT
10 35 (64.81%) Veritas
10 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (64.81%) Netcool
10 35 (64.81%) McAfee ePO
10 35 (64.81%) HP Quality Center
10 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
10 35 (64.81%) Software Testing
10 35 (64.81%) MCTS
10 35 (64.81%) MCITP
11 31 (57.41%) PDA

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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) NAS
4 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (64.81%) HP UFT
1 35 (64.81%) TestDirector
1 35 (64.81%) WinRunner
2 3 (5.56%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
1 23 (42.59%) Test Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (75.93%) Clustering
2 31 (57.41%) PDA
3 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.70%) CMDB
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.85%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (98.15%) Windows
2 48 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (68.52%) Windows 7
4 36 (66.67%) AIX
5 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (64.81%) Windows XP
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.41%) Linux
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.85%) HPUX
10 1 (1.85%) Solaris
10 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Change Management
1 35 (64.81%) Software Testing
1 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
2 31 (57.41%) Test Scripting
3 9 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Server Building
6 3 (5.56%) Records Management
6 3 (5.56%) Release Management
7 2 (3.70%) High Availability
7 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.85%) Line Management
8 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (66.67%) MCSE
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (64.81%) MCITP
2 35 (64.81%) MCSA
2 35 (64.81%) MCTS
3 31 (57.41%) ISTQB
4 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
5 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 50 (92.59%) Active Directory
2 38 (70.37%) Hyper-V
3 29 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (16.67%) XenApp
4 9 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.26%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) vCloud
7 3 (5.56%) Firmware
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.85%) KVM
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.85%) RHEV
9 1 (1.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (64.81%) HP Quality Center
1 35 (64.81%) McAfee ePO
1 35 (64.81%) Netcool
2 10 (18.52%) WSUS
3 9 (16.67%) SCCM
3 9 (16.67%) SCOM
4 3 (5.56%) vMotion
5 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.85%) OpenView
6 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (90.74%) Citrix
2 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
3 35 (64.81%) Intel Security
3 35 (64.81%) Veritas
4 7 (12.96%) AppSense
5 4 (7.41%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) Opsware
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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Lorien Resourcing
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