The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 22 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.72% 0.68% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 24.18% 11.48% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.54%
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 £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.11% 5.97% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 20
Average daily rate £338 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £184 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
Scotland

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (82.35%) Windows
3 28 (54.90%) SAN
4 26 (50.98%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (39.22%) Linux
6 18 (35.29%) vSphere
7 17 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
8 16 (31.37%) EMC
9 14 (27.45%) HP
9 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
11 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 12 (23.53%) UNIX
11 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
12 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
13 10 (19.61%) SUSE
13 10 (19.61%) CLARiiON
14 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (17.65%) SCCM
15 8 (15.69%) ITIL
15 8 (15.69%) AIX
15 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
15 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
15 8 (15.69%) Symantec
15 8 (15.69%) Cisco
15 8 (15.69%) Dell

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 28 (54.90%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) DHCP
2 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.88%) Network Security
5 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) WLAN
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MSI
1 3 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 3 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.96%) ProC
2 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Specialist
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 3 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) EDI
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) CLARiiON
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) EPoS
5 1 (1.96%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
3 17 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (23.53%) UNIX
6 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 10 (19.61%) SUSE
8 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
8 8 (15.69%) AIX
9 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.96%) Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) User Stories
6 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) CRM
6 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.96%) ERP
6 1 (1.96%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C-shell
4 4 (7.84%) Korn
5 3 (5.88%) VBScript
5 3 (5.88%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) COBIT
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (35.29%) vSphere
3 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 6 (11.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.96%) RHEV
8 1 (1.96%) Xen
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
2 5 (9.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (7.84%) WSUS
3 4 (7.84%) nmon
4 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.96%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (31.37%) EMC
2 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
3 14 (27.45%) HP
4 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.69%) Dell
5 8 (15.69%) Cisco
5 8 (15.69%) Symantec
6 5 (9.80%) NetApp
7 4 (7.84%) CommVault
8 3 (5.88%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) Citrix
8 3 (5.88%) Dell KACE
9 2 (3.92%) Vizioncore
9 2 (3.92%) McAfee
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle
9 2 (3.92%) JBoss
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.96%) Novell
10 1 (1.96%) Veritas