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 3 months to 29 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 > Glasgow
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 63 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 4.92% 6.52% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £228 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.81% -32.59%  
10th Percentile £413 £175 £217
90th Percentile £438 £314 £424
Scotland median daily rate £395 £295 £295
% change year-on-year +33.89% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +10.76%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 61 92 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.16% 12.92% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 33
Glasgow median daily rate £395 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -7.69%  
10th Percentile £250 £125 £154
90th Percentile £440 £400 £372
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.25 £38.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -46.71% +117.14%  

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 29 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA

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 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) VSAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam