Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 76 109
Rank change year-on-year -42 +33 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 24 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.59% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 8.45% 15.73% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -9.38%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £266
90th Percentile £470 £438 £496
Scotland median daily rate £385 £310 £313
% change year-on-year +24.19% -0.80% -9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 284 178 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.83% 10.13% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 98 73
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £196 £129 £125
90th Percentile £600 £488 £493
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -53.13% +166.67%
10th Percentile £15.30 £14.49 £25.50
90th Percentile £41.00 £30.25 £38.90
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00% +31.58%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (70.83%) PowerShell
5 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (50.00%) Citrix
8 11 (45.83%) SCOM
9 10 (41.67%) SCCM
9 10 (41.67%) XenApp
9 10 (41.67%) EMC VNX
9 10 (41.67%) ITIL
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
11 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 8 (33.33%) Application Packaging
11 8 (33.33%) Finance
12 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (29.17%) EMC
12 7 (29.17%) WSUS
12 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
12 7 (29.17%) Skype
13 6 (25.00%) NetScaler
13 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
13 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
13 6 (25.00%) DNS
13 6 (25.00%) SAN
13 6 (25.00%) VBScript

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Skype
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) FTP
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) EMC VNX
2 5 (20.83%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) CMDB
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.17%) Application Discovery
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) MCSA
1 5 (20.83%) MCSE
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (41.67%) XenApp
4 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (12.50%) DFS Replication
7 2 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCOM
2 10 (41.67%) SCCM
3 7 (29.17%) WSUS
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (8.33%) AppDNA
7 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) EMC
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) CommVault
6 3 (12.50%) Google
6 3 (12.50%) Ivanti
6 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) arcserve
7 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Sophos
8 1 (4.17%) Veritas