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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 115 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.53% 2.54% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£370 £388 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +58.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
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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
237 197 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.59% 7.79% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 88 83
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £173 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £61.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Edinburgh +2 6 £370 - 1
Glasgow - - - -
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
1 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (63.64%) SAN
3 9 (40.91%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) UNIX
7 5 (22.73%) SUSE
7 5 (22.73%) Data Management
7 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) vSphere
7 5 (22.73%) SCCM
7 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (18.18%) NAS

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) SAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) VLAN
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.55%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) SUSE
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.64%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Data Management
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) C-shell
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) nmon
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) CommVault
6 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) Veritas
7 2 (9.09%) Veeam
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Juniper
8 1 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Crossbeam