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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 43 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 25 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.16% 1.36% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 27.47% 17.27% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 14
Median daily rate £425 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%

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
91 110 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.50% 7.90% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 34
Median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £436 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +220.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) DHCP
4 18 (51.43%) DNS
5 17 (48.57%) VMware ESX
5 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
6 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (45.71%) Citrix
7 14 (40.00%) XenApp
8 13 (37.14%) XenDesktop
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco
9 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
10 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
11 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 10 (28.57%) Finance
12 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (22.86%) SCCM
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (20.00%) ITIL
14 7 (20.00%) Internet
15 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
15 6 (17.14%) SQL
15 6 (17.14%) Firewall
15 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
16 5 (14.29%) Data Centre

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 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DHCP
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) Internet
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) VLAN
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) VXLAN
7 2 (5.71%) BGP
7 2 (5.71%) OSPF
7 2 (5.71%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix Support
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Support Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
3 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.57%) Kanban
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) People Management
4 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (5.71%) Application Discovery
5 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) VMware ESX
3 14 (40.00%) XenApp
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (37.14%) XenDesktop
5 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 5 (14.29%) vSphere
7 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (5.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) Citrix
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) CA
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) Varonis
7 1 (2.86%) CommVault
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle