The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 50 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.25% 1.72% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.67% 5.48% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +52.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £323 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £433 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
476 347 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.67% 31.46% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 133 134
Average daily rate £400 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £287 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +56.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Edinburgh region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Edinburgh region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware 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.

1 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 39 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (39.68%) SAN
4 22 (34.92%) Linux
5 21 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (31.75%) Red Hat
6 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
7 19 (30.16%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.81%) Finance
10 14 (22.22%) EMC
10 14 (22.22%) UNIX
11 13 (20.63%) Cisco
11 13 (20.63%) vSphere
12 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
12 12 (19.05%) SCCM
12 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
13 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
14 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
14 10 (15.87%) HP
15 9 (14.29%) Banking
16 8 (12.70%) Symantec
16 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (12.70%) Migration
16 8 (12.70%) DNS
16 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
17 7 (11.11%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.76%) Lync
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) SAN
2 8 (12.70%) DNS
3 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.11%) DHCP
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
5 3 (4.76%) VoIP
5 3 (4.76%) Internet
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.17%) Firewall
6 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.59%) WLAN
7 1 (1.59%) VPN
7 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MSI
2 3 (4.76%) InstallShield
2 3 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Administrator
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Packager
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) EDI
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) CLARiiON
2 3 (4.76%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 21 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (22.22%) UNIX
6 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
9 7 (11.11%) SUSE
10 6 (9.52%) AIX
11 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
12 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (12.70%) Migration
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL
3 3 (4.76%) Project Management
3 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.59%) ERP
5 1 (1.59%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.59%) Analytics
5 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) VB
3 3 (4.76%) Perl
3 3 (4.76%) Korn
3 3 (4.76%) VBScript
4 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.17%) C-shell
5 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) MCP
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
4 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) COBIT
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (30.16%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (20.63%) vSphere
5 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.35%) WSUS
4 4 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.76%) SCOM
5 3 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.17%) nmon
7 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.59%) Puppet
7 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.59%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Red Hat
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.22%) EMC
4 13 (20.63%) Cisco
5 10 (15.87%) HP
6 8 (12.70%) Symantec
7 7 (11.11%) Dell
8 6 (9.52%) JBoss
8 6 (9.52%) Citrix
9 4 (6.35%) CommVault
9 4 (6.35%) NetApp
10 3 (4.76%) Nortel
10 3 (4.76%) Altiris
10 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
10 3 (4.76%) Dell KACE
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle
11 2 (3.17%) IBM
12 1 (1.59%) Novell
12 1 (1.59%) Veritas
12 1 (1.59%) Lotus
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