The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 12 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.35% 3.78% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 14.49% 6.80% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 64.49% 55.68% 53.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 38
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £147 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £460 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £15.77 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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VMware
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

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Firewall
3 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 15 (53.57%) Cisco
5 15 (53.57%) VLAN
5 15 (53.57%) Fortinet
6 13 (46.43%) Data Mapping
7 10 (35.71%) Data Management
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (28.57%) VPN
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) HP
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.71%) Citrix
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (7.14%) Workflow
13 2 (7.14%) Altiris
13 2 (7.14%) MCTS
13 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (7.14%) Degree
13 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
13 2 (7.14%) CommVault
13 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (7.14%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) VLAN
3 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Data Mapping
2 10 (35.71%) Data Management
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
1 15 (53.57%) Fortinet
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) CommVault
4 2 (7.14%) Altiris
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) EMC