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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 116 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 5.98% 4.02% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate £383 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £298 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £13.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -14.68%
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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
251 224 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.85% 8.47% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 113 77
Average daily rate £338 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £199 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire +1 7 £435 -3.33%
Edinburgh -12 6 £375 +23.35%
Glasgow - 2 £313 -
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (61.54%) Citrix
5 13 (50.00%) DNS
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (46.15%) DHCP
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) SCCM
8 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (34.62%) XenApp
9 9 (34.62%) XenDesktop
9 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
10 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (26.92%) Network Design
10 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 7 (26.92%) LAN
10 7 (26.92%) WAN
11 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
11 6 (23.08%) Lync
11 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
11 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
12 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Lync
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 12 (46.15%) DHCP
3 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) LDAP
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) HTTP
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Informix
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Boxen
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) IT Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Mac Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Design
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Office Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) XenApp
3 9 (34.62%) XenDesktop
4 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 16 (61.54%) Citrix
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) Sun