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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 44 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.60% 3.04% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 8.64% 10.03% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 1
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£240 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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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
440 379 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.08% 30.32% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 193 105
Average daily rate £351 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.75 £32.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.90% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 43 (55.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
5 27 (35.06%) SAN
6 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.87%) Linux
8 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (25.97%) SQL
10 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
11 17 (22.08%) ITIL
12 16 (20.78%) Migration
12 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (19.48%) Oracle
13 15 (19.48%) EMC
14 13 (16.88%) DNS
14 13 (16.88%) Firewall
14 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
15 12 (15.58%) vSphere
15 12 (15.58%) DHCP
15 12 (15.58%) JBoss
16 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
16 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.29%) HP
17 10 (12.99%) LAN
17 10 (12.99%) UNIX
17 10 (12.99%) Finance
18 9 (11.69%) VMware ESX
18 9 (11.69%) Clustering

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (15.58%) JBoss
2 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.39%) IIS
4 8 (10.39%) Apache
5 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.49%) Lync
7 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) SAN
2 13 (16.88%) DNS
2 13 (16.88%) Firewall
3 12 (15.58%) DHCP
4 10 (12.99%) LAN
5 9 (11.69%) WAN
6 8 (10.39%) LDAP
7 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.09%) NAS
8 5 (6.49%) Internet
8 5 (6.49%) VoIP
9 3 (3.90%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.60%) Network Security
10 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.60%) VLAN
10 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.60%) WLAN
10 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Informix
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Administrator
2 12 (15.58%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (12.99%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Data Centre Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.60%) OAuth
3 2 (2.60%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.19%) Replication
3 4 (5.19%) Handset
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
5 2 (2.60%) iPad
5 2 (2.60%) BYOD
5 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) GIS
6 1 (1.30%) CESG
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (29.87%) Linux
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.99%) UNIX
8 5 (6.49%) Solaris
9 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.90%) AIX
10 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.90%) Android
10 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 16 (20.78%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.39%) Change Management
4 6 (7.79%) Supplier Management
4 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.79%) Service Management
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 4 (5.19%) Data Security
7 3 (3.90%) SOA
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.90%) Release Management
7 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) RHCE
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
3 3 (3.90%) HND
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) OCP
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) DICOM
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (55.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.58%) vSphere
4 9 (11.69%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.19%) NFS
7 2 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.60%) vCloud
7 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.60%) Samba
8 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.30%) SRDF
8 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) SCCM
2 8 (10.39%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.19%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (3.90%) Puppet
5 2 (2.60%) SCOM
6 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.30%) WSUS
6 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
3 15 (19.48%) Oracle
3 15 (19.48%) EMC
4 11 (14.29%) HP
5 9 (11.69%) Cisco
6 7 (9.09%) NetApp
7 5 (6.49%) Citrix
7 5 (6.49%) F5
8 4 (5.19%) Veeam
8 4 (5.19%) Symantec
8 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.90%) CommVault
10 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.60%) Brocade
10 2 (2.60%) Nortel
10 2 (2.60%) Apple
10 2 (2.60%) Sun
10 2 (2.60%) McAfee