Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 97 114
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 21 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 1.23% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 7.89% 11.93% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £338 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -17.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £267 £206 £264
90th Percentile £427 £438 £496
Scotland median daily rate £363 £280 £310
% change year-on-year +29.35% -9.60% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 -

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 266 218 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.03% 10.33% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 108 82
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £193 £130 £125
90th Percentile £600 £479 £506
Scotland median daily rate £375 £321 £310
% change year-on-year +16.82% +3.55% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.90% -32.35% +112.50%
10th Percentile £15.30 £14.49 £24.05
90th Percentile £41.00 £34.25 £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.75% +18.25%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
3 17 (80.95%) Windows
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 10 (47.62%) ITIL
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
7 9 (42.86%) WSUS
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) SCOM
8 7 (33.33%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (33.33%) EMC VNX
8 7 (33.33%) Clustering
8 7 (33.33%) EMC
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 6 (28.57%) VBScript
9 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
9 6 (28.57%) Office 365
10 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
10 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
10 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
10 5 (23.81%) XenApp
10 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
10 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
10 5 (23.81%) Skype

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 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) IBM Domino
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
2 5 (23.81%) Skype
2 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) FTP
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
1 7 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSA
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCOM
1 9 (42.86%) WSUS
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) Sophos
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) CommVault
5 4 (19.05%) Lotus
5 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
6 3 (14.29%) AppSense
6 3 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (9.52%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) arcserve
8 1 (4.76%) Dell