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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 3.79% 5.90% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Median daily rate £306 £383 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.92% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £38.53 £14.33
% change year-on-year
-24.08% +168.95%

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
211 288 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.73% 10.89% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 149 115
Median daily rate £364 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.22% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +14 4 - -
Glasgow +10 4 £306 -2.00%
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) vSphere
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) vRealize
7 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) C
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) Clustering
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) PowerCLI
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (20.00%) Dell
9 3 (20.00%) SQL

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 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) ICT Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) C
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) vSphere
3 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) vRealize
2 4 (26.67%) PowerCLI
3 3 (20.00%) WSUS
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) SCOM
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) Varonis
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) EMC