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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 22 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.51% 2.11% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 23.66% 32.91% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
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£386 £339 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.02% -9.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.88%
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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
93 79 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.40% 6.42% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 24
Average daily rate £340 £345 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +56.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £135 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (49.02%) SAN
3 22 (43.14%) Windows
4 17 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 17 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (31.37%) JBoss
6 15 (29.41%) Linux
7 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
7 13 (25.49%) ITIL
7 13 (25.49%) NAS
8 12 (23.53%) Migration
9 11 (21.57%) Firewall
9 11 (21.57%) Replication
9 11 (21.57%) SCCM
9 11 (21.57%) Oracle
9 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
9 11 (21.57%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (19.61%) Clustering
11 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (17.65%) EMC
12 8 (15.69%) SQL
12 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (13.73%) SCOM
13 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
13 7 (13.73%) Apache
13 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (13.73%) HP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (31.37%) JBoss
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) SAN
2 13 (25.49%) NAS
3 11 (21.57%) Firewall
4 6 (11.76%) LDAP
5 4 (7.84%) DNS
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 4 (7.84%) WAN
5 4 (7.84%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) Informix
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (27.45%) Administrator
2 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) OAuth
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Replication
2 10 (19.61%) Clustering
3 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (29.41%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.80%) UNIX
8 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.88%) Solaris
10 2 (3.92%) AIX
11 1 (1.96%) HPUX
11 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.80%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.84%) Data Security
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
8 2 (3.92%) SOA
8 2 (3.92%) SABSA
8 2 (3.92%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Coaching
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Python
3 3 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (3.92%) C
5 1 (1.96%) MUMPS
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) RHCE
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) MCTS
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) OCP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (21.57%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.84%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.92%) Samba
4 2 (3.92%) NFS
4 2 (3.92%) vCloud
5 1 (1.96%) SRDF
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
2 7 (13.73%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
3 3 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.57%) Oracle
5 9 (17.65%) EMC
6 7 (13.73%) HP
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
8 4 (7.84%) Apple
8 4 (7.84%) IBM
8 4 (7.84%) Veeam
8 4 (7.84%) F5
9 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.88%) NetApp
9 3 (5.88%) Veritas
10 2 (3.92%) Brocade
10 2 (3.92%) CommVault
10 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.96%) Splunk
11 1 (1.96%) Dell
11 1 (1.96%) Hitachi
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