The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 110 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 6.73% 2.99% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
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£400 £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-66.29% +78.94%
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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
208 234 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.54% 9.59% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 116
Average daily rate £350 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £30.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh -6 9 £370 +29.82%
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) SAN
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) WAN
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) Migration
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (46.67%) NAS
6 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (40.00%) vSphere
8 5 (33.33%) Service Management
8 5 (33.33%) McAfee
8 5 (33.33%) Juniper
8 5 (33.33%) EMC
8 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
8 5 (33.33%) Network Management
8 5 (33.33%) Junos
8 5 (33.33%) F5
8 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (33.33%) 3PAR
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) JSP 440

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) NAS
4 5 (33.33%) Junos
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 3 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
1 5 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) McAfee
4 5 (33.33%) Crossbeam
4 5 (33.33%) TippingPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 5 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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