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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 126 97 119
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.94% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 2.09% 10.00% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£264 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £12.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+131.62% -68.12%
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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
239 240 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.32% 9.43% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 102 69
Average daily rate £310 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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
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 2 June 2015. 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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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 - 3 £264 -
Dundee - 1 £250 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £338 -
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) NAS
6 4 (36.36%) F5
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (27.27%) Junos
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) Crossbeam
7 3 (27.27%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) JSP 440

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) NAS
4 3 (27.27%) Junos
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (9.09%) ADSL
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Build Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) JSP 440
2 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 3 (27.27%) Crossbeam
4 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
Dundee
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Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 15 days ago