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 22 May 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 99 56 82
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 2.81% 1.65%
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 29.58% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 9
Average daily rate
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£298 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £135 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.34%
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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
246 240 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.44% 9.49% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 74
Average daily rate £320 £324 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £412 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £28.40 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -17 15 £199 -42.80% 8
Renfrewshire 0 7 £420 +58.49%
Glasgow -8 3 £226 -6.70% 3
South Ayrshire - 2 £98 -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (55.43%) Windows
3 39 (42.39%) Active Directory
4 37 (40.22%) Microsoft
5 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
7 27 (29.35%) SQL
8 26 (28.26%) SC Cleared
9 25 (27.17%) SAN
10 24 (26.09%) Citrix
10 24 (26.09%) VMware ESX
11 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
12 17 (18.48%) Migration
12 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (18.48%) HP
13 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
13 15 (16.30%) SCCM
13 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
14 14 (15.22%) Change Management
14 14 (15.22%) EMC
15 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
15 13 (14.13%) ITIL
15 13 (14.13%) vSphere
16 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
16 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 12 (13.04%) DNS
17 11 (11.96%) IPsec
17 11 (11.96%) Linux

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.87%) Lync
3 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.61%) JBoss
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.43%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) SAN
2 12 (13.04%) DNS
3 11 (11.96%) IPsec
4 9 (9.78%) Firewall
5 7 (7.61%) DHCP
6 6 (6.52%) WAN
6 6 (6.52%) NAS
7 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.26%) LDAP
8 2 (2.17%) LAN
8 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.17%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.09%) VPN
9 1 (1.09%) Intranet
9 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) WinRunner
1 5 (5.43%) TestDirector
1 5 (5.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.26%) MSI
4 2 (2.17%) InstallShield
4 2 (2.17%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (13.04%) Consultant
2 7 (7.61%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
2 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (6.52%) Architect
3 6 (6.52%) Build Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Administrator
4 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (2.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
2 4 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.26%) OAuth
3 3 (3.26%) CSS
4 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.09%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Clustering
2 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) PDA
4 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Replication
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.09%) GIS
7 1 (1.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 51 (55.43%) Windows
2 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.96%) Linux
6 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.70%) AIX
8 7 (7.61%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.35%) UNIX
11 3 (3.26%) Solaris
12 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.17%) Android
13 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.09%) HPUX
13 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Migration
2 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
3 14 (15.22%) Change Management
4 13 (14.13%) ITIL
5 8 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 8 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.35%) Service Management
8 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.26%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.26%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.26%) Release Management
9 3 (3.26%) SABSA
9 3 (3.26%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.26%) Validation
10 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) SQL
2 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.35%) VBScript
5 3 (3.26%) Python
5 3 (3.26%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) REXX
6 2 (2.17%) Tcl
6 2 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (1.09%) VBA
7 1 (1.09%) Java
7 1 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (28.26%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.78%) MCSE
5 7 (7.61%) MCITP
6 6 (6.52%) MCSA
6 6 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
7 5 (5.43%) MCTS
7 5 (5.43%) MCP
8 4 (4.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.17%) OCP
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) HND
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) DICOM
System Software
1 39 (42.39%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.09%) VMware ESX
3 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.13%) vSphere
5 6 (6.52%) VMware Server
6 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.17%) Samba
8 2 (2.17%) NFS
8 2 (2.17%) vCloud
9 1 (1.09%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) SCCM
2 8 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (5.43%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.43%) Netcool
3 5 (5.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.35%) WSUS
5 3 (3.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.26%) Puppet
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.17%) SCOM
7 1 (1.09%) WMI
7 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (40.22%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.09%) Citrix
4 17 (18.48%) HP
5 14 (15.22%) EMC
6 9 (9.78%) Cisco
6 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.78%) Symantec
7 8 (8.70%) McAfee
7 8 (8.70%) Veritas
7 8 (8.70%) Oracle
8 7 (7.61%) CommVault
8 7 (7.61%) NetApp
9 5 (5.43%) Dell
10 4 (4.35%) F5
11 3 (3.26%) Veeam
12 2 (2.17%) CA
12 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.17%) Brocade
12 2 (2.17%) Altiris
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