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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.99% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 46.77% 12.94% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
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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
62 85 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.26% 7.01% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 28
Average daily rate £409 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) SAN
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (38.24%) JBoss
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 11 (32.35%) NAS
7 11 (32.35%) Clustering
8 10 (29.41%) Replication
8 10 (29.41%) SCCM
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle
9 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (23.53%) Migration
10 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Apache
11 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
11 7 (20.59%) SCOM
11 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
11 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) RHCE
12 6 (17.65%) EMC
13 5 (14.71%) F5

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (38.24%) JBoss
2 7 (20.59%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) NAS
3 8 (23.53%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) LDAP
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Informix
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Build Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.88%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Clustering
2 10 (29.41%) Replication
3 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (11.76%) iPad
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.94%) CESG
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX
7 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.76%) Data Security
6 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) SABSA
7 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.88%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL V2
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) MUMPS
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) RHCE
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCTS
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) DICOM
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) EMC
6 5 (14.71%) F5
7 4 (11.76%) Apple
7 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (11.76%) HP
7 4 (11.76%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco
8 3 (8.82%) Veritas
8 3 (8.82%) Veeam
9 2 (5.88%) NetApp
10 1 (2.94%) Dell
10 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.94%) Citrix