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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 121 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 2.63% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £310 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -2.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +75.00%
VMware ESXi
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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
240 266 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.60% 8.20% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 107 149
Median daily rate £295 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £180 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.78% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +1 2 £310 +7.82%
Stirling - 1 - -
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 10 (52.63%) Linux
1 10 (52.63%) CA
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (36.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Network Design
4 6 (31.58%) SCCM
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (26.32%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (26.32%) High Availability
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server

VMware ESXi
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 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) SMTP
4 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) ObjectStore
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) PKI
3 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Matrix Organization
1 7 (36.84%) Network Design
1 7 (36.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) High Availability
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Office Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Server Building
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) Firmware
5 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (26.32%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 5 (26.32%) SCVMM
2 5 (26.32%) WSUS
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (10.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) CA
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) arcserve
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
5 4 (21.05%) AppSense
5 4 (21.05%) Brocade
5 4 (21.05%) Lumension
5 4 (21.05%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco