The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 22 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.73% 4.33% 2.86%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 69.23% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
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£310 £275 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

System Software Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.91% 6.25% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 10
Average daily rate £110 £288 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.73% -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £303 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Aberdeen region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Aberdeen region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Data Management
3 7 (46.67%) VLAN
3 7 (46.67%) Fortinet
3 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (40.00%) Data Mapping
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Altiris
7 1 (6.67%) MCTS
7 1 (6.67%) MCITP
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) XenApp
7 1 (6.67%) vSphere

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VLAN
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Data Management
2 6 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £275 to £345 per day
Posted: 3 days ago