Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 68 87
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 1.52% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 3.47% 12.14% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 9
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -4.00% +20.19%
10th Percentile £413 £174 £266
90th Percentile £468 £378 £479
Scotland median daily rate £363 £283 £310
% change year-on-year +28.09% -8.71% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 144 140 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.08% 12.54% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 86 68
Glasgow median daily rate £344 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £180 £126 £140
90th Percentile £440 £442 £388
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +25.37% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £19.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £47.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +17.46%

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 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 21 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) VSAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL

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 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) VSAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam