The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 86 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 43 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 1.36% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 19.11% 20.75% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 17
Average daily rate
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£323 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £183 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £417 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
225 159 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.09% 6.55% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 76 59
Average daily rate £323 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £181 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £102.80 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -3 15 £347 -13.25% 1
Aberdeen +10 8 £310 +12.72% 4
Edinburgh -4 5 £293 -26.87% 6
Glasgow -22 5 £258 +3.34% 4
West Lothian 0 2 - - 1
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 2
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 111 (100.00%) VMware
2 93 (83.78%) Windows
3 45 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
4 40 (36.04%) HP
5 38 (34.23%) DNS
6 37 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (31.53%) SAN
7 35 (31.53%) SQL
8 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
9 33 (29.73%) SC Cleared
9 33 (29.73%) Security Cleared
10 31 (27.93%) DHCP
11 30 (27.03%) Citrix
12 28 (25.23%) ITIL
13 25 (22.52%) VMware ESXi
14 24 (21.62%) MS Exchange
15 22 (19.82%) Firewall
16 20 (18.02%) MS Office
16 20 (18.02%) Replication
17 19 (17.12%) vSphere
17 19 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (17.12%) Linux
18 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
18 18 (16.22%) Red Hat
19 17 (15.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 17 (15.32%) Cisco
20 16 (14.41%) Finance
20 16 (14.41%) Unit Testing
20 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.41%) IIS
5 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.90%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (18.02%) MS Office
2 13 (11.71%) MS Project
3 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.23%) DNS
2 35 (31.53%) SAN
3 31 (27.93%) DHCP
4 22 (19.82%) Firewall
5 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.51%) VPN
6 7 (6.31%) IPsec
6 7 (6.31%) VLAN
7 6 (5.41%) WAN
7 6 (5.41%) LAN
8 4 (3.60%) NAS
9 3 (2.70%) Network Security
9 3 (2.70%) Wireless
10 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.80%) VoIP
10 2 (1.80%) WLAN
10 2 (1.80%) H.323
10 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.90%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MSI
1 5 (4.50%) InstallShield
2 3 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.80%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.90%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (14.41%) Consultant
2 14 (12.61%) Build Engineer
3 10 (9.01%) Administrator
4 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Server Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Data Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) VMware Specialist
8 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.50%) Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Applications Packager
10 3 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.80%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) Flash
3 1 (0.90%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Replication
2 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.21%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.21%) Thin Client
5 7 (6.31%) Clustering
6 6 (5.41%) CLARiiON
7 5 (4.50%) EqualLogic
8 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.80%) Open Source
10 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.90%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.90%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 93 (83.78%) Windows
2 45 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (17.12%) Linux
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.91%) UNIX
6 11 (9.91%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.01%) Windows XP
8 9 (8.11%) AIX
9 7 (6.31%) SUSE
10 4 (3.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.70%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.80%) HPUX
12 2 (1.80%) Solaris
12 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) ITIL
2 16 (14.41%) Unit Testing
3 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.91%) Data Mapping
5 9 (8.11%) Build Automation
6 8 (7.21%) Performance Testing
6 8 (7.21%) Service Management
7 7 (6.31%) Change Management
7 7 (6.31%) Migration
7 7 (6.31%) Data Management
8 6 (5.41%) Validation
9 5 (4.50%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.60%) Project Management
10 4 (3.60%) Workflow
11 3 (2.70%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.70%) Software Deployment
12 2 (1.80%) Change Data Capture
12 2 (1.80%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.80%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) SQL
2 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.50%) Perl
3 5 (4.50%) VB
4 3 (2.70%) VBScript
5 2 (1.80%) Python
5 2 (1.80%) REXX
5 2 (1.80%) Tcl
5 2 (1.80%) Korn
5 2 (1.80%) C-shell
6 1 (0.90%) C
6 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (29.73%) SC Cleared
1 33 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.51%) Degree
3 12 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.21%) MCSE
6 5 (4.50%) MCITP
7 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.70%) VCAP
9 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.80%) MCTS
9 2 (1.80%) CCNA
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.90%) MCSA
10 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) COBIT
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.52%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (17.12%) vSphere
4 15 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 14 (12.61%) VMware ESX
6 11 (9.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.31%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.50%) vCloud
9 3 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (2.70%) XenApp
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.80%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.80%) KVM
10 2 (1.80%) RHEV
11 1 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (11.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (11.71%) SCCM
3 6 (5.41%) WSUS
4 5 (4.50%) SCOM
4 5 (4.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.70%) Netcool
5 3 (2.70%) Nagios
5 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.80%) nmon
6 2 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.90%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (36.04%) HP
3 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (27.03%) Citrix
5 18 (16.22%) Red Hat
6 17 (15.32%) Cisco
7 14 (12.61%) Altiris
8 12 (10.81%) EMC
9 11 (9.91%) Dell
9 11 (9.91%) Symantec
10 7 (6.31%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.41%) AppSense
12 5 (4.50%) CommVault
12 5 (4.50%) NetApp
12 5 (4.50%) Veritas
13 4 (3.60%) Oracle
13 4 (3.60%) McAfee
14 3 (2.70%) PlateSpin
14 3 (2.70%) Dell KACE
14 3 (2.70%) JBoss
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