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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 48 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 2.87% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 7.91% 9.11% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 15
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
VMware
Scotland

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
392 538 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.95% 31.46% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 270 225
Median daily rate £350 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £47.25 £23.47 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.34% +91.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016, 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 41 (48.24%) Windows
2 40 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 27 (31.76%) PowerShell
6 25 (29.41%) SQL
7 24 (28.24%) Citrix
8 23 (27.06%) Windows Server
9 22 (25.88%) Linux
10 21 (24.71%) VBScript
10 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
11 19 (22.35%) Cisco
11 19 (22.35%) Scrum
12 18 (21.18%) VMware ESX
12 18 (21.18%) Java
12 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
13 17 (20.00%) Python
14 16 (18.82%) XenApp
15 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (17.65%) WSUS
15 15 (17.65%) DevOps
15 15 (17.65%) Finance
15 15 (17.65%) ITIL
15 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
15 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 14 (16.47%) Clustering
16 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
16 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (5.88%) GeoServer
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) Bluemix
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) NetScaler
2 9 (10.59%) SAN
3 6 (7.06%) LAN
3 6 (7.06%) WAN
4 5 (5.88%) DHCP
4 5 (5.88%) NAS
4 5 (5.88%) VXLAN
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (4.71%) DNS
5 4 (4.71%) Firewall
5 4 (4.71%) Wireless
6 3 (3.53%) BGP
6 3 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.53%) LDAP
6 3 (3.53%) OSPF
6 3 (3.53%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.53%) VLAN
7 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) MongoDB
2 14 (16.47%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) GIS
4 5 (5.88%) QGIS
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.47%) Hudson
3 14 (16.47%) Subversion
4 9 (10.59%) Bower
5 5 (5.88%) DBeaver
6 2 (2.35%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.35%) Gradle
7 1 (1.18%) Ant
7 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.18%) Grunt
7 1 (1.18%) JIRA
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (15.29%) Automation Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Developer
3 12 (14.12%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Build Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Administrator
7 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) GIS Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) HTML
2 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
2 12 (14.12%) CSS
2 12 (14.12%) jQuery
2 12 (14.12%) Node.js
2 12 (14.12%) Sass
3 10 (11.76%) Flask
3 10 (11.76%) REST
4 9 (10.59%) Java EE
5 6 (7.06%) J2EE
6 5 (5.88%) OpenLayers
6 5 (5.88%) PostGIS
7 4 (4.71%) RESTful
8 2 (2.35%) Middleware
9 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.18%) JDBC
9 1 (1.18%) JSP
9 1 (1.18%) Servlets
9 1 (1.18%) SOAP
9 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Clustering
2 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.41%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.24%) EMC VNX
4 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.71%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.71%) Market Risk
5 4 (4.71%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Photography
6 2 (2.35%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.18%) CMDB
7 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.24%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.88%) Linux
4 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.41%) Unix
7 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.53%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.18%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Scrum
3 15 (17.65%) DevOps
3 15 (17.65%) ITIL
4 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
4 14 (16.47%) Kanban
5 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.76%) BDD
6 10 (11.76%) Migration
6 10 (11.76%) TDD
7 9 (10.59%) Build Automation
8 8 (9.41%) Application Packaging
9 7 (8.24%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.06%) API Development
10 6 (7.06%) API Integration
10 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.88%) Security Patching
11 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) PowerShell
2 25 (29.41%) SQL
3 21 (24.71%) VBScript
4 18 (21.18%) Java
5 17 (20.00%) Python
6 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.12%) CoffeeScript
8 9 (10.59%) C#
8 9 (10.59%) Perl
8 9 (10.59%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.35%) C
11 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.18%) Ruby
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) VCP6
1 10 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (8.24%) VCAP
3 2 (2.35%) CCNP
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 18 (21.18%) VMware ESX
4 16 (18.82%) XenApp
5 13 (15.29%) vSphere
6 12 (14.12%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.06%) Docker
7 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.88%) GeoWebCache
8 5 (5.88%) XenServer
9 4 (4.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (3.53%) NFS
10 3 (3.53%) vCloud
11 2 (2.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.18%) KVM
12 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) WSUS
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (16.47%) SCCM
3 12 (14.12%) vRealize
4 6 (7.06%) Ansible
4 6 (7.06%) SCOM
5 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.35%) Hyperic
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.18%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.18%) logstash
7 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.18%) Puppet
7 1 (1.18%) rkt
7 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.24%) Citrix
3 19 (22.35%) Cisco
4 13 (15.29%) NetApp
5 11 (12.94%) EMC
6 8 (9.41%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.88%) Brocade
8 4 (4.71%) AppSense
8 4 (4.71%) IBM
9 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.35%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.18%) F5
11 1 (1.18%) Google
11 1 (1.18%) Lumension
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.18%) Splunk
11 1 (1.18%) Veeam