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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 51 62 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.36% 1.45% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 7.51% 4.20% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 11
Average daily rate
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£398 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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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
413 405 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.48% 34.47% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 183 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £293 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.20 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £51.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 37 (55.22%) Windows
1 37 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (41.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (38.81%) Linux
4 23 (34.33%) SAN
4 23 (34.33%) Red Hat
5 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
6 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (23.88%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
8 15 (22.39%) Cisco
8 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (20.90%) JBoss
10 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
11 12 (17.91%) SCCM
12 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.93%) HP
13 10 (14.93%) UNIX
13 10 (14.93%) Migration
14 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (11.94%) DNS
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle
15 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
15 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
15 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
15 8 (11.94%) vSphere
16 7 (10.45%) DHCP
16 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (20.90%) JBoss
2 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.48%) IIS
5 3 (4.48%) Lync
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) SAN
2 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 7 (10.45%) DHCP
3 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.96%) LAN
4 6 (8.96%) WAN
4 6 (8.96%) NAS
5 4 (5.97%) Firewall
6 3 (4.48%) Internet
6 3 (4.48%) VoIP
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security
8 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Ant
1 2 (2.99%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Administrator
2 13 (19.40%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Replication
1 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.48%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.49%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (38.81%) Linux
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.93%) UNIX
8 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.46%) SUSE
9 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
9 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.97%) AIX
11 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (5.97%) ITIL
4 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.99%) Project Management
5 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.49%) DevOps
6 1 (1.49%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.49%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.49%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.49%) Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.49%) ERP
6 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) Korn
4 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) VB
5 2 (2.99%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.99%) C-shell
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) COBIT
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) DICOM
System Software
1 37 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
3 16 (23.88%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.94%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) SCOM
3 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.99%) WSUS
5 2 (2.99%) Puppet
5 2 (2.99%) nmon
6 1 (1.49%) StatsD
6 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.49%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Red Hat
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.39%) Cisco
4 10 (14.93%) HP
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle
6 7 (10.45%) EMC
7 6 (8.96%) Citrix
7 6 (8.96%) Symantec
8 4 (5.97%) Dell
8 4 (5.97%) NetApp
9 3 (4.48%) Nortel
9 3 (4.48%) CommVault
9 3 (4.48%) Altiris
9 3 (4.48%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.99%) Veeam
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas
10 2 (2.99%) Apple
10 2 (2.99%) Intel
11 1 (1.49%) CA
11 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint