The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 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.

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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 54 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.63% 2.39% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 6.00% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Average daily rate
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£328 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £146 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £332 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
319 300 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.22% 39.84% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 117 150
Average daily rate £325 £338 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.90 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £24.00 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

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

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Citrix
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 12 (30.77%) Linux
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (25.64%) MCSE
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
9 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.08%) AIX
10 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
10 8 (20.51%) Veritas
10 8 (20.51%) MCITP
10 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
11 7 (17.95%) SAN
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) SQL
12 6 (15.38%) UNIX
12 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
12 6 (15.38%) McAfee
12 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
12 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (15.38%) SCCM
12 6 (15.38%) vSphere

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) WinRunner
1 4 (10.26%) TestDirector
1 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
3 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (10.26%) Consultant
1 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX Specialist
2 3 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Architect
3 2 (5.13%) Developer
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX Support
3 2 (5.13%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (5.13%) Designer
4 1 (2.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) PDA
2 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) AIX
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (15.38%) UNIX
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (10.26%) Solaris
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Change Management
2 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.26%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
2 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
3 3 (7.69%) Server Building
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.26%) Korn
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (25.64%) MCSE
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) MCITP
5 4 (10.26%) MCTS
5 4 (10.26%) MCSA
6 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.56%) MCP
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.56%) CCNA
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (10.26%) Netcool
3 3 (7.69%) WSUS
4 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.56%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Citrix
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Veritas
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.38%) McAfee
6 5 (12.82%) HP
7 4 (10.26%) Symantec
7 4 (10.26%) EMC
8 3 (7.69%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco
9 2 (5.13%) IBM
10 1 (2.56%) CommVault
10 1 (2.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.56%) AppSense
10 1 (2.56%) Altiris
10 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.56%) Lumension
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