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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 59 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 33 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.34% 1.10% 2.26%
As % of the System Software category 19.19% 14.29% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 13
Median daily rate £450 £199 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.41% -43.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £138 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £282 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +63.74%
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
172 112 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.22% 7.67% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 42 45
Median daily rate £445 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.84% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +123.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £17.10 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £51.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 May 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 May 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (68.63%) Windows
3 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
4 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 22 (43.14%) Citrix
6 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (39.22%) Linux
8 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (29.41%) XenApp
8 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
9 14 (27.45%) XenDesktop
10 13 (25.49%) DevOps
10 13 (25.49%) VMware ESX
11 12 (23.53%) Finance
11 12 (23.53%) Python
12 11 (21.57%) VBScript
12 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
12 11 (21.57%) DNS
12 11 (21.57%) DHCP
12 11 (21.57%) NetScaler
12 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (21.57%) WSUS
13 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (19.61%) SCCM
13 10 (19.61%) Clustering
14 9 (17.65%) SQL
14 9 (17.65%) ITIL

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Confluence
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.96%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.96%) Office 365
5 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) DHCP
1 11 (21.57%) DNS
1 11 (21.57%) NetScaler
2 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) HTTP
4 4 (7.84%) LDAP
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) LAN
5 3 (5.88%) Skype
5 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (3.92%) FTP
6 2 (3.92%) IPsec
6 2 (3.92%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (3.92%) SSL
6 2 (3.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.84%) Informix
4 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) DB2
6 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) GIS
7 1 (1.96%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
4 3 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 3 (5.88%) Hudson
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) Ant
5 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.92%) Gradle
5 2 (3.92%) Grunt
5 2 (3.92%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.92%) MSI
5 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (15.69%) Build Engineer
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Build Automation Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Java EE
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
1 4 (7.84%) RESTful
1 4 (7.84%) Servlets
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) JDBC
3 2 (3.92%) JSP
3 2 (3.92%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) Flask
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (1.96%) OpenLayers
4 1 (1.96%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Clustering
2 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
2 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) CMDB
5 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) BYOD
6 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.96%) Informatics
6 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (39.22%) Linux
4 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.73%) Unix
7 4 (7.84%) Solaris
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.92%) AIX
9 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) DevOps
3 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (17.65%) Application Packaging
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
5 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
6 7 (13.73%) Build Automation
7 6 (11.76%) Kanban
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Scrum
11 2 (3.92%) Change Management
11 2 (3.92%) High Availability
11 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) VBScript
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.76%) Java
7 4 (7.84%) C#
8 3 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.92%) C
9 2 (3.92%) Ruby
10 1 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) VCAP
2 2 (3.92%) VCP6
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) XenApp
3 14 (27.45%) XenDesktop
4 13 (25.49%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.80%) Docker
5 5 (9.80%) vSphere
6 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.92%) Xen
8 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) WSUS
2 10 (19.61%) SCCM
3 8 (15.69%) Puppet
4 6 (11.76%) vRealize
5 5 (9.80%) SCOM
6 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
7 3 (5.88%) Ansible
7 3 (5.88%) XenMobile
8 2 (3.92%) CA Wily
8 2 (3.92%) logstash
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 22 (43.14%) Citrix
4 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
5 8 (15.69%) Cisco
6 7 (13.73%) Oracle
7 5 (9.80%) EMC
8 4 (7.84%) AppSense
8 4 (7.84%) Atlassian
8 4 (7.84%) Sun
9 3 (5.88%) NetApp
10 2 (3.92%) Google
10 2 (3.92%) IBM
10 2 (3.92%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.92%) Splunk
10 2 (3.92%) Symantec
10 2 (3.92%) Veeam
11 1 (1.96%) Brocade
11 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint