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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 52 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.13% 0.99% 1.41%
As % of the System Software category 31.25% 19.57% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 - £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.83% 5.04% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 20
Average daily rate £359 £295 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.61% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £125 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -41.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (60.00%) Windows
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (48.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (40.00%) DNS
7 10 (40.00%) DHCP
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Altiris
8 9 (36.00%) Replication
8 9 (36.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) vSphere
11 3 (12.00%) SCCM
11 3 (12.00%) WSUS
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix
11 3 (12.00%) SAN
11 3 (12.00%) CA
11 3 (12.00%) XenApp
12 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
12 2 (8.00%) IBM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
1 10 (40.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Replication
1 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (4.00%) Change Management
1 1 (4.00%) Project Management
1 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (36.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 3 (12.00%) WSUS
4 2 (8.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Altiris
4 5 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) CA
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) IBM