The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.93% 1.56% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 24.44% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£258 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.87% +9.09%
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 £23.50 £21.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +8.97%
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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 Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.19% 6.38% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 12
Average daily rate £267 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP
5 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) Altiris
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) IPsec
8 4 (26.67%) Validation
8 4 (26.67%) Replication
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) Build Automation
9 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) Change Management
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) Wireless
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) H.323
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Build Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Validation
1 4 (26.67%) Build Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Altiris
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Meru Networks