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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 67 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.83% 2.87% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 5.27% 9.92% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 9
Average daily rate £350 £450 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +68.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
493 393 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.74% 28.92% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 204 199
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 35 (64.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
4 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (37.04%) Citrix
8 19 (35.19%) SCCM
9 18 (33.33%) SCOM
10 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
10 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
10 17 (31.48%) DNS
10 17 (31.48%) Cisco
11 16 (29.63%) DHCP
12 15 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (25.93%) ITIL
14 13 (24.07%) Finance
14 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
15 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
15 12 (22.22%) Linux
15 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (18.52%) XenApp
18 8 (14.81%) IBM
18 8 (14.81%) SAN
18 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
18 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
18 8 (14.81%) Skype for Business

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (14.81%) Skype for Business
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (5.56%) Confluence
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.70%) JBoss
5 2 (3.70%) nginx
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) DNS
2 16 (29.63%) DHCP
3 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.81%) SAN
5 6 (11.11%) LDAP
6 5 (9.26%) HTTP
6 5 (9.26%) LAN
6 5 (9.26%) WAN
7 4 (7.41%) Firewall
7 4 (7.41%) FTP
7 4 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.70%) NAS
8 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.70%) Network Security
8 2 (3.70%) OSPF
8 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Informix
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.85%) Boxen
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Consultant
2 6 (11.11%) Administrator
2 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (9.26%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Servlets
2 3 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Private Cloud
3 5 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.70%) CMDB
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
6 12 (22.22%) Linux
7 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
9 6 (11.11%) Unix
10 3 (5.56%) Solaris
11 2 (3.70%) Android
11 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.81%) DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Kanban
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Release Management
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.56%) Server Building
8 3 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) VBScript
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) CCNA
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) HNC
2 1 (1.85%) MCTS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (11.11%) QA
3 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 10 (18.52%) XenApp
6 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
7 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (7.41%) Xen
10 3 (5.56%) vSphere
11 2 (3.70%) Docker
11 2 (3.70%) Firmware
11 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (3.70%) vCloud
12 1 (1.85%) Ceph
12 1 (1.85%) Samba
12 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) SCCM
2 18 (33.33%) SCOM
3 6 (11.11%) Puppet
3 6 (11.11%) WSUS
4 3 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) Citrix
3 17 (31.48%) Cisco
4 8 (14.81%) IBM
5 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.11%) AppSense
7 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle
8 4 (7.41%) EMC
8 4 (7.41%) Symantec
9 3 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) SAP
10 2 (3.70%) Apple
10 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.70%) Meraki
10 2 (3.70%) NetApp
10 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.70%) Sun
10 2 (3.70%) Veeam
11 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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