The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 72 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 21 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.69% 2.23% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 14.48% 33.03% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Median daily rate £419 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £281 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.86% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +71.42%
VMware Infrastructure
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
145 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.68% 6.74% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 51
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £175 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £25.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (61.82%) Windows
3 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
4 25 (45.45%) Citrix
5 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (38.18%) PowerShell
6 21 (38.18%) Linux
7 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
9 16 (29.09%) XenApp
10 15 (27.27%) XenDesktop
10 15 (27.27%) VMware ESX
10 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (23.64%) Clustering
11 13 (23.64%) VBScript
11 13 (23.64%) Python
11 13 (23.64%) WSUS
11 13 (23.64%) NetScaler
11 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
11 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (21.82%) Disclosure Scotland
12 12 (21.82%) DevOps
12 12 (21.82%) Cisco
13 11 (20.00%) ITIL
13 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (18.18%) Build Automation
14 10 (18.18%) Application Packaging
14 10 (18.18%) Finance
15 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.27%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.64%) Bluemix
2 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) NetScaler
2 9 (16.36%) DHCP
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
3 8 (14.55%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
5 4 (7.27%) LAN
5 4 (7.27%) WAN
6 3 (5.45%) Internet
6 3 (5.45%) LDAP
6 3 (5.45%) Skype
6 3 (5.45%) SSL
7 2 (3.64%) HTTP
7 2 (3.64%) NAS
7 2 (3.64%) VPN
7 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.82%) BGP
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security
8 1 (1.82%) OSPF
8 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Informix
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Hudson
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.64%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.64%) Gradle
3 2 (3.64%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) gulp
3 2 (3.64%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) MSI
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (16.36%) Build Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Build Automation Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) VMWare Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) RESTful
2 4 (7.27%) Java EE
2 4 (7.27%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) J2EE
4 2 (3.64%) JDBC
4 2 (3.64%) JSP
4 2 (3.64%) Middleware
4 2 (3.64%) Servlets
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
4 2 (3.64%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) Flask
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) OpenLayers
5 1 (1.82%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Clustering
2 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.27%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.64%) CMDB
6 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.82%) BYOD
7 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) Informatics
7 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (38.18%) Linux
4 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
6 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.91%) Unix
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.45%) Solaris
10 2 (3.64%) AIX
10 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) DevOps
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 10 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (7.27%) High Availability
9 3 (5.45%) Kanban
9 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Network Design
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) PowerShell
2 13 (23.64%) Python
2 13 (23.64%) VBScript
3 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) VCAP
1 4 (7.27%) VCP6
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.09%) XenApp
3 15 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 15 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 7 (12.73%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) Docker
5 4 (7.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.45%) vCloud
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.82%) GeoWebCache
8 1 (1.82%) KVM
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Clustering
1 13 (23.64%) WSUS
2 9 (16.36%) vRealize
3 8 (14.55%) SCCM
4 6 (10.91%) Puppet
5 4 (7.27%) Ansible
5 4 (7.27%) SCOM
5 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
6 3 (5.45%) XenMobile
7 2 (3.64%) CA Wily
7 2 (3.64%) Hyperic
7 2 (3.64%) logstash
7 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.64%) rkt
7 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (45.45%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco
5 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.55%) EMC
7 7 (12.73%) NetApp
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle
9 3 (5.45%) AppSense
9 3 (5.45%) Brocade
9 3 (5.45%) Sun
10 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.64%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.64%) Splunk
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
10 2 (3.64%) Veeam
11 1 (1.82%) F5