Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 85 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 19 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.21% 0.088% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 9.69% 0.99% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 5
Glasgow median daily rate £285 - £313
10th Percentile £215 - £216
90th Percentile £485 - £341
Scotland median daily rate £279 £395 £305
% change year-on-year -29.43% +29.51% -10.69%
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 196 101 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.53% 8.85% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 54 68
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +14.58% -3.23%
10th Percentile £174 £140 £99
90th Percentile £482 £470 £404
Scotland median daily rate £350 £365 £338
% change year-on-year -4.11% +8.15% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.86 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.12% +168.75% +12.28%
10th Percentile £10.47 £41.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.40 £44.50 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -16.53% -47.22% +152.63%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (63.16%) Office 365
4 12 (63.16%) Clustering
4 12 (63.16%) Veritas
4 12 (63.16%) Citrix
4 12 (63.16%) DNS
5 10 (52.63%) DHCP
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) Change Management
7 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
7 8 (42.11%) Skype for Business
8 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
8 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
8 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
9 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 6 (31.58%) AIX
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (31.58%) Office Communications Server

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 (42.11%) Skype for Business
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
6 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
6 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Office 365
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 6 (31.58%) Skype
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
1 5 (26.32%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Designer
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Designer
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) AIX
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 2 (10.53%) Solaris
9 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (5.26%) Unix
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Change Management
1 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
2 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
3 4 (21.05%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
5 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
5 4 (21.05%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) HP ALM
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) SCOM
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (5.26%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (5.26%) Netcool
5 1 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) Veritas
3 5 (26.32%) Ivanti
3 5 (26.32%) McAfee
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos