The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 3 July 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 73 83 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing vSphere 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 11.83% 3.26% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£115 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -37.70%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.29% 7.22% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 16
Average daily rate £290 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Edinburgh region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Edinburgh region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (38.89%) HP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
8 6 (33.33%) SCCM
9 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 4 (22.22%) MS Office
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
10 4 (22.22%) Handset
10 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
11 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (16.67%) Degree
11 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (16.67%) XenApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Data Network Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 4 (22.22%) Handset
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (11.11%) vCloud
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) BMC
7 2 (11.11%) CommVault
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
8 1 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (5.56%) McAfee
8 1 (5.56%) Veeam
8 1 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (5.56%) Veritas
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
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