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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 71 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.44% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 5.62% 6.67% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£293 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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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
89 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.39% 6.65% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 17
Average daily rate £323 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £363 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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
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 19 September 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) SAN
3 18 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
6 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
7 11 (30.56%) HP
8 9 (25.00%) EMC
8 9 (25.00%) UNIX
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.22%) vSphere
9 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.22%) SCCM
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (19.44%) SUSE
10 7 (19.44%) Dell
10 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
10 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
11 6 (16.67%) CLARiiON
11 6 (16.67%) DNS
11 6 (16.67%) MS Office
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (13.89%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) Migration

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WLAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MSI
1 3 (8.33%) InstallShield
1 3 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Administrator
2 8 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Virtualisation Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Flash
1 1 (2.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) SUSE
6 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.89%) AIX
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
1 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VBScript
2 3 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (5.56%) C-shell
3 2 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) COBIT
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.22%) vSphere
3 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) nmon
3 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.78%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 9 (25.00%) EMC
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) Dell
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco
8 4 (11.11%) CommVault
8 4 (11.11%) Symantec
9 3 (8.33%) Citrix
9 3 (8.33%) Dell KACE
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle
10 2 (5.56%) JBoss
10 2 (5.56%) NetApp
11 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.78%) Novell
11 1 (2.78%) Veritas
11 1 (2.78%) Lotus
11 1 (2.78%) Vizioncore
11 1 (2.78%) F5