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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 131 125 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 14 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.21% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 2.44% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Median daily rate £388 £267 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.27% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £339 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £19.82 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+34.11% +55.41%
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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
514 246 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.80% 8.49% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 115 113
Median daily rate £330 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 19
Median hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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
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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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 -30 10 £305 +15.47%
West Lothian - 2 £388 -
Edinburgh -13 1 £450 +32.35%
Stirling - 1 - -
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
3 15 (46.88%) LAN
3 15 (46.88%) WAN
3 15 (46.88%) Network Design
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
6 12 (37.50%) Citrix
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
7 11 (34.38%) CA
7 11 (34.38%) DHCP
7 11 (34.38%) DNS
8 10 (31.25%) Office Automation
8 10 (31.25%) SCCM
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
10 8 (25.00%) SAN
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco
10 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
11 7 (21.88%) Clustering

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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) LAN
1 15 (46.88%) WAN
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
3 8 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (15.63%) SMTP
5 4 (12.50%) LDAP
5 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Informix
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) ObjectStore
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 5 (15.63%) PKI
4 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 4 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (12.50%) Private Cloud
5 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
1 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Network Design
2 10 (31.25%) Office Automation
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
4 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Server Building
7 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Kanban
8 1 (3.13%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.38%) Firmware
6 3 (9.38%) vCloud
6 3 (9.38%) vSphere
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
2 5 (15.63%) WSUS
3 4 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (9.38%) vMotion
5 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 11 (34.38%) CA
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (21.88%) HP
7 5 (15.63%) arcserve
8 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 4 (12.50%) AppSense
8 4 (12.50%) Brocade
8 4 (12.50%) Lumension
8 4 (12.50%) Symantec
9 3 (9.38%) Dell
9 3 (9.38%) SAP
10 2 (6.25%) EMC
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle
11 1 (3.13%) Sun