Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 115 92
Rank change year-on-year +32 -23 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.15% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 6.76% 1.74% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £280 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -36.00% +45.83%
10th Percentile £212 £280 £414
90th Percentile £378 £280 £471
Scotland median daily rate £350 £285 £363
% change year-on-year +22.89% -21.38% +29.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.75 - -

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 222 172 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.99% 9.98% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 101 63
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £163 £123 £140
90th Percentile £588 £500 £470
Scotland median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.65% +3.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +204.35% -45.24%
10th Percentile £15.04 £17.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.05 £146.10 £24.50
Scotland median hourly rate £22.42 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.10% -12.50% -4.76%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Azure
5 6 (40.00%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) MCSA
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
6 5 (33.33%) AWS
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) Veeam
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) vSphere
7 4 (26.67%) Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Veritas
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Azure
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) AWS
3 3 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (13.33%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (13.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (26.67%) AIX
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (6.67%) CentOS
10 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSA
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) VCAP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (20.00%) Netcool
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (13.33%) PowerCLI
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.67%) Plesk
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Veeam
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Veritas
6 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) McAfee
7 2 (13.33%) CommVault
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Isilon
7 2 (13.33%) Mitel
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Sophos
8 1 (6.67%) NetApp
8 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec