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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 33 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.97% 2.39% 3.22%
As % of the Vendors category 11.98% 6.90% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 21
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £383 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.41% +18.22%

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
334 493 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.49% 34.60% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 237 186
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.39 £33.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +110.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £67.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (51.52%) Windows
4 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
5 24 (36.36%) Citrix
6 23 (34.85%) Cisco
7 21 (31.82%) DHCP
7 21 (31.82%) XenApp
7 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (30.30%) DNS
8 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (30.30%) VMware ESX
8 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
10 17 (25.76%) Finance
11 16 (24.24%) Hyper-V
11 16 (24.24%) XenDesktop
12 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
13 13 (19.70%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (19.70%) DevOps
14 12 (18.18%) Windows 10
14 12 (18.18%) SCCM
15 11 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
16 10 (15.15%) vSphere
16 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
16 10 (15.15%) Migration
16 10 (15.15%) LAN
16 10 (15.15%) WAN
17 9 (13.64%) SQL

VMware
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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) DHCP
2 20 (30.30%) DNS
3 10 (15.15%) LAN
3 10 (15.15%) WAN
4 9 (13.64%) Firewall
5 8 (12.12%) SAN
5 8 (12.12%) VXLAN
6 7 (10.61%) Internet
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 6 (9.09%) VLAN
7 6 (9.09%) Wireless
8 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.06%) VPN
9 3 (4.55%) BGP
9 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.55%) NAS
9 3 (4.55%) OSPF
9 3 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (10.61%) Analyst
1 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (9.09%) Architect
2 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (7.58%) Administrator
3 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (4.55%) NAS Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) NetApp Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.58%) Replication
4 4 (6.06%) PKI
5 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.03%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
5 12 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
7 6 (9.09%) Linux
7 6 (9.09%) Unix
8 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) DevOps
3 10 (15.15%) Migration
4 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 7 (10.61%) Kanban
4 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.06%) Application Discovery
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (4.55%) Information Security
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.55%) People Management
7 3 (4.55%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.03%) Change Control
8 2 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) R
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CCNP
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) VCP6
5 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (31.82%) XenApp
4 20 (30.30%) VMware ESX
5 16 (24.24%) Hyper-V
5 16 (24.24%) XenDesktop
6 13 (19.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (15.15%) vSphere
8 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (6.06%) XenServer
10 3 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (4.55%) NFS
10 3 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (3.03%) SRDF
11 2 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) Puppet
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.36%) Citrix
3 23 (34.85%) Cisco
4 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
4 7 (10.61%) NetApp
5 6 (9.09%) EMC
6 5 (7.58%) Dell
7 4 (6.06%) IBM
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.55%) Brocade
8 3 (4.55%) HP
8 3 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (3.03%) CA
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) Varonis
9 2 (3.03%) Veritas
10 1 (1.52%) CommVault
10 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle