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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 67 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.54% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 12.05% 7.89% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£293 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.17% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +14.86%
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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
83 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.92% 6.89% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 21
Average daily rate £325 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £329 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £453 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (76.92%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) SAN
4 19 (48.72%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
6 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
7 11 (28.21%) EMC
7 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.21%) vSphere
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (25.64%) HP
9 9 (23.08%) UNIX
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.08%) SCCM
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco
10 7 (17.95%) Dell
10 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
10 7 (17.95%) DNS
10 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
10 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (17.95%) SUSE
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) CLARiiON
11 6 (15.38%) DHCP
11 6 (15.38%) MS Office

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) SAN
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) WLAN
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MSI
1 3 (7.69%) InstallShield
1 3 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) EDI
2 1 (2.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 3 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 9 (23.08%) UNIX
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.95%) SUSE
5 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.82%) AIX
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VBScript
2 3 (7.69%) VB
3 2 (5.13%) Korn
3 2 (5.13%) C-shell
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) COBIT
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
2 11 (28.21%) vSphere
3 3 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) WSUS
2 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) nmon
4 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.56%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (28.21%) EMC
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) Dell
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) Symantec
7 4 (10.26%) CommVault
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) Dell KACE
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
9 2 (5.13%) JBoss
10 1 (2.56%) Novell
10 1 (2.56%) Veritas
10 1 (2.56%) Lotus
10 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.56%) McAfee
10 1 (2.56%) Vizioncore