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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 2.35% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category 21.50% 38.46% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 1
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£300 £341 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -9.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +20.00%
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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
107 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.24% 6.11% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 21
Average daily rate £300 £338 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £444 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.00 £23.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £11.60 £17.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £12.40 £30.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) SAN
4 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
5 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) ITIL
5 14 (29.79%) Linux
6 13 (27.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (25.53%) JBoss
7 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
8 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (21.28%) EMC
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle
10 9 (19.15%) Clustering
10 9 (19.15%) Firewall
10 9 (19.15%) Migration
10 9 (19.15%) SCCM
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.89%) Apache
12 7 (14.89%) Replication
12 7 (14.89%) Change Management
12 7 (14.89%) Degree
12 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
12 7 (14.89%) NAS
13 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
13 6 (12.77%) LDAP
13 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.77%) RHCE

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (25.53%) JBoss
2 7 (14.89%) Apache
3 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) SAN
2 9 (19.15%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) NAS
4 6 (12.77%) LDAP
5 4 (8.51%) DHCP
5 4 (8.51%) DNS
6 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.26%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Informix
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (23.40%) Administrator
2 5 (10.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (10.64%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (10.64%) Architect
2 5 (10.64%) Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.26%) OAuth
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 7 (14.89%) Replication
3 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.26%) BYOD
5 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 2 (4.26%) Open Source
5 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 13 (27.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.64%) UNIX
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) AIX
8 3 (6.38%) Solaris
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.26%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) HPUX
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Change Management
3 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.51%) Data Security
4 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.51%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.26%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.26%) Coaching
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) RHCE
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.26%) MCTS
5 2 (4.26%) OCP
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) vCloud
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.26%) Samba
5 2 (4.26%) NFS
6 1 (2.13%) SRDF
6 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) EMC
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) HP
7 4 (8.51%) F5
7 4 (8.51%) Veeam
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco
7 4 (8.51%) IBM
8 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.26%) Brocade
9 2 (4.26%) CommVault
9 2 (4.26%) Apple
10 1 (2.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) Dell
10 1 (2.13%) Symantec
10 1 (2.13%) McAfee