The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Aberdeen region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 13 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.69% 0.97% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 11.76% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £130 £210 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.51% 8.25% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Average daily rate £228 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Scotland

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 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) Fortinet
3 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (50.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (30.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Remedy
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Sun
7 1 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) SLA

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
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