The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 19 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 13 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.58% 4.11% 9.79%
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 6.45% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 93 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 66.67% 63.70% 60.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 63
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -59.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VMware 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.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) VPN
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Data Mapping
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Nagios
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Workflow
8 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (7.69%) Clustering
8 1 (7.69%) SCCM
8 1 (7.69%) SCOM
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
8 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (7.69%) Lync
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) VPN
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Data Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Server Support
2 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Data Mapping
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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