Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.78% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 6.28% 6.51% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £373 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +10.29% +0.74%
10th Percentile £290 £243 £294
90th Percentile £435 £475 £401
Scotland median daily rate £344 £290 £345
% change year-on-year +18.53% -15.94% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +10.77% +11.42%

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 191 338 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.43% 12.02% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 131 79
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +20.12% -1.33%
10th Percentile £219 £135 £119
90th Percentile £550 £488 £486
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £324
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.82% -0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £20.75 £48.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.44% +56.00% +150.00%
10th Percentile £18.78 £46.38 £15.60
90th Percentile £23.33 £52.13 £50.13
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -50.65% +126.47% -4.23%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) vCenter Server
5 5 (41.67%) EMC VNX
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Sophos
6 4 (33.33%) Clustering
6 4 (33.33%) arcserve
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) WSUS
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DMZ
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ICT Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EMC VNX
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Change Control
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) WSUS
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) vRealize
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) arcserve
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (16.67%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Lotus
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (8.33%) Verint