The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Glasgow region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.74% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 15.79% 8.89% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£263 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.15% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £305 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £395 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +16.21%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.69% 5.73% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 27
Average daily rate £263 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.93% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £14.80 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
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VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) DHCP
7 8 (40.00%) DNS
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix
9 6 (30.00%) vSphere
10 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (20.00%) SCCM
10 4 (20.00%) Altiris
10 4 (20.00%) WSUS
10 4 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (20.00%) Replication
10 4 (20.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) MS Office
11 3 (15.00%) C#
11 3 (15.00%) IIS
11 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.00%) SAN
11 3 (15.00%) CA
11 3 (15.00%) VPN
11 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.00%) Wireless

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) IPsec
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) H.323
3 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Altiris
5 3 (15.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco