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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.06% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 4.04% 8.14% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £413 £310 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.06% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year +7.24% -0.65%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 99 172 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.32% 12.98% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 38
Median daily rate £400 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +29.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £118 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £48.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 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 25 June 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 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) arcserve
4 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (36.36%) EMC VNX
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (18.18%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (18.18%) DMZ
6 2 (18.18%) vRealize
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) NetScaler

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) DMZ
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Storage Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EMC VNX
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
2 2 (18.18%) vRealize
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) arcserve
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CommVault
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Sophos
5 1 (9.09%) Verint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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