The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Scotland 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 70 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 53 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.02% 1.56% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 21.99% 22.81% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +10.38%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
241 171 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.20% 6.84% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 69 71
Average daily rate £313 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £172 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.45 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £28.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 11 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
Edinburgh -9 23 £375 -11.76% 7
Aberdeen +11 11 £325 +15.04% 1
Glasgow +4 5 £263 -19.15% 4
West Lothian -2 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 4
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 125 (100.00%) VMware
2 100 (80.00%) Windows
3 45 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 44 (35.20%) HP
5 43 (34.40%) SAN
6 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
6 39 (31.20%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (30.40%) Security Cleared
8 37 (29.60%) SC Cleared
9 36 (28.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (27.20%) DNS
12 30 (24.00%) vSphere
13 29 (23.20%) DHCP
14 28 (22.40%) Linux
14 28 (22.40%) SQL
14 28 (22.40%) Citrix
15 23 (18.40%) ITIL
15 23 (18.40%) Cisco
15 23 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
16 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
16 21 (16.80%) Firewall
17 19 (15.20%) MS Office
17 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
17 19 (15.20%) PowerShell
17 19 (15.20%) Replication
18 18 (14.40%) EMC
19 16 (12.80%) Hyper-V
19 16 (12.80%) Windows 7

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (5.60%) IIS
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.80%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.80%) CMS
8 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (15.20%) MS Office
2 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.80%) MS Project
4 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.40%) SAN
2 34 (27.20%) DNS
3 29 (23.20%) DHCP
4 21 (16.80%) Firewall
5 13 (10.40%) VLAN
6 11 (8.80%) TCP/IP
7 10 (8.00%) VPN
8 5 (4.00%) LAN
8 5 (4.00%) WAN
9 4 (3.20%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.20%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.40%) Network Security
10 3 (2.40%) Wireless
11 2 (1.60%) IPsec
11 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.60%) H.323
11 2 (1.60%) VoIP
11 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MSI
1 4 (3.20%) InstallShield
1 4 (3.20%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.80%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.80%) ProC
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (12.00%) Consultant
2 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
2 11 (8.80%) Administrator
3 10 (8.00%) Build Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (7.20%) VMware Specialist
5 7 (5.60%) Architect
5 7 (5.60%) Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.60%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (5.60%) Server Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.20%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) Middleware
2 3 (2.40%) CSS
2 3 (2.40%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) EDI
3 2 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.80%) .NET
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.80%) XML
4 1 (0.80%) Flash
4 1 (0.80%) Ajax
4 1 (0.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Replication
2 14 (11.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (8.00%) CLARiiON
4 9 (7.20%) Thin Client
4 9 (7.20%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.00%) Clustering
6 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.40%) Open Source
7 3 (2.40%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) EPoS
9 1 (0.80%) PKI
9 1 (0.80%) PDA
9 1 (0.80%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 100 (80.00%) Windows
2 36 (28.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (22.40%) Linux
5 23 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (12.80%) Windows 7
7 15 (12.00%) AIX
8 14 (11.20%) UNIX
8 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (10.40%) Windows XP
10 12 (9.60%) SUSE
11 6 (4.80%) Solaris
12 4 (3.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.40%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.40%) HPUX
14 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) ITIL
2 13 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (8.80%) Performance Testing
4 10 (8.00%) Data Management
5 9 (7.20%) Migration
5 9 (7.20%) Service Management
6 7 (5.60%) Data Mapping
7 6 (4.80%) Build Automation
7 6 (4.80%) Project Management
8 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.20%) Change Management
9 4 (3.20%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.40%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (2.40%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (2.40%) Six Sigma
10 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.40%) CRM
11 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.60%) Workflow
11 2 (1.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) SQL
2 19 (15.20%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.40%) Perl
4 6 (4.80%) C#
4 6 (4.80%) VBScript
5 5 (4.00%) Korn
6 4 (3.20%) C-shell
6 4 (3.20%) VB
7 3 (2.40%) Python
7 3 (2.40%) C
8 1 (0.80%) C++
8 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (30.40%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.60%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.40%) MCSE
4 8 (6.40%) Degree
5 7 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.20%) MCITP
8 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.60%) MCTS
9 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.60%) MCSA
9 2 (1.60%) CCNA
9 2 (1.60%) ISEB
9 2 (1.60%) VCAP
10 1 (0.80%) VCP5
10 1 (0.80%) CISSP
10 1 (0.80%) MCP
10 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) COBIT
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (31.20%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (24.00%) vSphere
4 16 (12.80%) Hyper-V
5 14 (11.20%) VMware ESX
6 11 (8.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (6.40%) XenApp
8 6 (4.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (3.20%) VMware Server
9 4 (3.20%) RHEV
10 3 (2.40%) vCloud
10 3 (2.40%) KVM
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.60%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.60%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.80%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 15 (12.00%) SCCM
2 13 (10.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (7.20%) WSUS
4 7 (5.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.00%) SCOM
6 4 (3.20%) nmon
6 4 (3.20%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.20%) Netcool
7 3 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.40%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.60%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.80%) Nagios
9 1 (0.80%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.80%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (35.20%) HP
3 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.40%) Citrix
5 23 (18.40%) Cisco
6 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
7 18 (14.40%) EMC
8 14 (11.20%) Symantec
9 13 (10.40%) Fortinet
10 12 (9.60%) Altiris
10 12 (9.60%) Dell
11 6 (4.80%) Oracle
11 6 (4.80%) AppSense
11 6 (4.80%) McAfee
12 5 (4.00%) Veritas
12 5 (4.00%) CA
12 5 (4.00%) CommVault
12 5 (4.00%) NetApp
13 4 (3.20%) Dell KACE
14 3 (2.40%) IBM
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