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 31 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 75 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 1.88% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 30.24% 20.16% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.63 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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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
248 258 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.77% 9.35% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 134 74
Average daily rate £300 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £128 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £24.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 38 £350 -6.66% 9
Renfrewshire +5 8 £330 -6.03%
Glasgow +5 7 £350 +33.20% 2
Inverclyde -6 5 £250 -
Lanarkshire - 5 £280 -
Dundee - 2 £450 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 1
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (69.75%) Windows
3 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
4 40 (33.61%) Active Directory
5 38 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (28.57%) ITIL
7 32 (26.89%) SAN
8 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (23.53%) Change Management
10 24 (20.17%) Security Cleared
11 23 (19.33%) vSphere
12 22 (18.49%) PowerShell
12 22 (18.49%) Hyper-V
12 22 (18.49%) Citrix
13 21 (17.65%) HP
13 21 (17.65%) Linux
14 19 (15.97%) SQL
14 19 (15.97%) Cisco
14 19 (15.97%) Migration
15 18 (15.13%) EMC
15 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
16 17 (14.29%) DNS
16 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 17 (14.29%) Performance Testing
16 17 (14.29%) SCCM
16 17 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
17 16 (13.45%) Firewall
18 15 (12.61%) Finance

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.40%) JBoss
3 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.04%) Lync
6 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.68%) Drupal
8 2 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.68%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.89%) SAN
2 17 (14.29%) DNS
3 16 (13.45%) Firewall
4 10 (8.40%) DHCP
5 8 (6.72%) NAS
6 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.20%) WAN
7 5 (4.20%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.52%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.52%) IPv4
9 2 (1.68%) VPN
9 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.68%) LDAP
9 2 (1.68%) LAN
9 2 (1.68%) Network Security
9 2 (1.68%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MSI
2 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.52%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.52%) TestDirector
3 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.52%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.68%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.68%) JIRA
4 2 (1.68%) Hudson
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.68%) Trac
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (13.45%) Administrator
2 13 (10.92%) Analyst
3 12 (10.08%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (9.24%) Support Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.40%) Consultant
5 10 (8.40%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Test Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) XML
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) XSD
2 6 (5.04%) WinForms
2 6 (5.04%) WPF
3 5 (4.20%) Application Packaging
4 4 (3.36%) HTML
4 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.68%) Web Services
6 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.68%) OAuth
7 1 (0.84%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.20%) CLARiiON
4 5 (4.20%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.52%) Celerra
5 3 (2.52%) PDA
5 3 (2.52%) Statistics
5 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) CESG
7 1 (0.84%) GIS
7 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 83 (69.75%) Windows
2 38 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (17.65%) Linux
5 14 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.24%) UNIX
7 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.72%) AIX
9 4 (3.36%) Android
9 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.52%) Solaris
11 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.84%) HPUX
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) ITIL
2 28 (23.53%) Change Management
3 19 (15.97%) Migration
4 17 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 10 (8.40%) Service Management
5 10 (8.40%) Test Strategy
6 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.72%) Test Scripting
7 7 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.04%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.04%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.04%) Change Control
8 6 (5.04%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.04%) Open Source
8 6 (5.04%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.49%) PowerShell
2 19 (15.97%) SQL
3 9 (7.56%) VBScript
4 7 (5.88%) Python
4 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.88%) Perl
5 6 (5.04%) C#
6 5 (4.20%) REXX
6 5 (4.20%) Tcl
7 3 (2.52%) Java
8 2 (1.68%) C
8 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.68%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) VBA
9 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.24%) Degree
5 8 (6.72%) MCSE
6 7 (5.88%) MCSA
7 5 (4.20%) MCTS
7 5 (4.20%) MCITP
7 5 (4.20%) MCP
8 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.68%) CCNA
9 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.68%) OCP
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.84%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) DICOM
System Software
1 40 (33.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.33%) vSphere
3 22 (18.49%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 11 (9.24%) vCloud
6 6 (5.04%) VMware Server
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.20%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.36%) XenApp
9 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.68%) Samba
10 2 (1.68%) NFS
10 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.84%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (7.56%) Puppet
3 8 (6.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (5.04%) WSUS
5 6 (5.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (4.20%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.36%) WMI
7 4 (3.36%) SCOM
8 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.52%) Netcool
9 2 (1.68%) Nagios
9 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.84%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.49%) Citrix
4 21 (17.65%) HP
5 19 (15.97%) Cisco
6 18 (15.13%) EMC
7 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 11 (9.24%) Symantec
9 8 (6.72%) Oracle
10 6 (5.04%) Veritas
10 6 (5.04%) McAfee
10 6 (5.04%) Brocade
11 5 (4.20%) Dell Compellent
11 5 (4.20%) CommVault
12 4 (3.36%) Dell
12 4 (3.36%) NetApp
12 4 (3.36%) F5
12 4 (3.36%) Veeam
13 3 (2.52%) AppSense
14 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
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