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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 15 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.77% 2.54% 5.63%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 66.67% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
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£310 £275 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -6.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £22.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.04% +1.14%
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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
16 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.53% 3.81% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 10
Average daily rate £135 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) Data Mapping
4 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) VLAN
5 7 (35.00%) Data Management
5 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Nagios
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.00%) Altiris
9 1 (5.00%) MCTS
9 1 (5.00%) MCITP
9 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (5.00%) Clustering

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 7 (35.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Data Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
1 11 (55.00%) Data Mapping
2 7 (35.00%) Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris
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