Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 16 August 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 94 85
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 20 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.12% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 10.31% 3.88% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 7
Glasgow median daily rate £283 £425 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.53% +84.78% -35.44%
10th Percentile £215 £413 £175
90th Percentile £484 £438 £378
Scotland median daily rate £280 £350 £283
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.67% -10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 194 129 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.87% 9.68% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 54 67
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £383 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.03% +27.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £123 £146 £120
90th Percentile £488 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £325 £355 £330
% change year-on-year -8.45% +7.58% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.18 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.17% -16.67% +31.25%
10th Percentile £12.33 £10.15 £19.50
90th Percentile £34.63 £24.85 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -11.39% -48.70% +108.11%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Glasgow

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Glasgow

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Glasgow

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (65.00%) Office 365
4 13 (65.00%) DNS
5 12 (60.00%) Citrix
5 12 (60.00%) Clustering
5 12 (60.00%) Veritas
6 11 (55.00%) DHCP
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (45.00%) SQL
8 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (45.00%) Change Management
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
10 7 (35.00%) Finance
10 7 (35.00%) Linux
10 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (35.00%) AIX
11 6 (30.00%) WinRunner
11 6 (30.00%) McAfee

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
5 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Office 365
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) DNS
2 11 (55.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) Skype
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (15.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) LAN
7 1 (5.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (30.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Designer
2 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (30.00%) PDA
3 2 (10.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) AIX
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.00%) Solaris
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (10.00%) Unix
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
10 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Management
1 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (15.00%) ISA Server
7 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (25.00%) HP ALM
3 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (10.00%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (5.00%) Netcool
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) Veritas
3 6 (30.00%) Ivanti
3 6 (30.00%) McAfee
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Lotus