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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 58 60 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 2.47% 1.99%
As % of the System Software category 26.36% 24.69% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 18
Average daily rate
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£347 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £257 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+32.22% +11.11%
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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
220 243 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.96% 10.00% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 78 82
Average daily rate £333 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £130 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £29.17 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -9 18 £418 +26.99% 5
Glasgow -2 13 £310 -27.05% 7
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (47.24%) Windows
3 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 41 (32.28%) Active Directory
4 39 (30.71%) SAN
4 39 (30.71%) SQL
4 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
5 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
6 31 (24.41%) VMware ESX
7 28 (22.05%) Citrix
8 26 (20.47%) SCCM
8 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (18.90%) ITIL
10 23 (18.11%) Linux
11 22 (17.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
12 21 (16.54%) Clustering
13 20 (15.75%) Firewall
13 20 (15.75%) Red Hat
13 20 (15.75%) HP
13 20 (15.75%) PowerShell
14 19 (14.96%) vSphere
15 18 (14.17%) Configuration Management
16 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (13.39%) DNS
16 17 (13.39%) Windows 7
17 16 (12.60%) JBoss
17 16 (12.60%) Migration
17 16 (12.60%) Replication

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.60%) JBoss
3 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.51%) Apache
5 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.94%) Lync
6 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.57%) IIS
9 2 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Office
2 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.71%) SAN
2 20 (15.75%) Firewall
3 17 (13.39%) DNS
4 15 (11.81%) NAS
5 14 (11.02%) IPsec
5 14 (11.02%) DHCP
6 7 (5.51%) LAN
6 7 (5.51%) WAN
7 6 (4.72%) VPN
8 4 (3.15%) LDAP
9 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.36%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.79%) Intranet
11 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Informix
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) WinRunner
1 5 (3.94%) TestDirector
1 5 (3.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.57%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (10.24%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (15.75%) Consultant
2 14 (11.02%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (11.02%) Administrator
3 10 (7.87%) Architect
4 9 (7.09%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (7.09%) Build Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.72%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (3.94%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.94%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.94%) IT Support
9 4 (3.15%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) Middleware
2 3 (2.36%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.57%) OAuth
4 1 (0.79%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Clustering
2 16 (12.60%) Replication
3 12 (9.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (7.87%) Thin Client
4 10 (7.87%) Fat Client
5 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.94%) PDA
6 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.15%) iPad
8 3 (2.36%) Open Source
9 2 (1.57%) iSeries
9 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.79%) CESG
10 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 60 (47.24%) Windows
2 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (18.11%) Linux
4 22 (17.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (13.39%) Windows 7
5 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.87%) AIX
8 8 (6.30%) UNIX
9 7 (5.51%) Solaris
10 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) ITIL
2 18 (14.17%) Configuration Management
3 17 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (12.60%) Migration
5 11 (8.66%) Change Management
6 7 (5.51%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (5.51%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.72%) Supplier Management
7 6 (4.72%) Software Testing
7 6 (4.72%) Performance Testing
7 6 (4.72%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.94%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.94%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.15%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (3.15%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.15%) Data Security
10 3 (2.36%) Project Management
10 3 (2.36%) Service Management
10 3 (2.36%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.36%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.71%) SQL
2 20 (15.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.94%) Perl
4 3 (2.36%) VBScript
4 3 (2.36%) Python
5 2 (1.57%) C
6 1 (0.79%) C#
6 1 (0.79%) Java
6 1 (0.79%) MUMPS
6 1 (0.79%) REXX
6 1 (0.79%) Tcl
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
2 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (11.02%) MCSE
5 9 (7.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.30%) Degree
7 7 (5.51%) MCTS
7 7 (5.51%) MCITP
8 6 (4.72%) MCSA
8 6 (4.72%) RHCE
9 5 (3.94%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.36%) CCNA
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.57%) MCP
12 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.79%) VCP4
12 1 (0.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.79%) DICOM
System Software
1 41 (32.28%) Active Directory
2 31 (24.41%) VMware ESX
3 19 (14.96%) vSphere
4 11 (8.66%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (7.87%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.72%) vCloud
7 3 (2.36%) KVM
7 3 (2.36%) RHEV
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.57%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.57%) XenApp
8 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.79%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 26 (20.47%) SCCM
2 9 (7.09%) SCOM
3 7 (5.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (4.72%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.72%) Netcool
5 5 (3.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.36%) Puppet
7 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.79%) WSUS
9 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.79%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.05%) Citrix
4 20 (15.75%) HP
4 20 (15.75%) Red Hat
5 15 (11.81%) EMC
6 14 (11.02%) Oracle
6 14 (11.02%) Veritas
7 13 (10.24%) Cisco
8 8 (6.30%) IBM
9 7 (5.51%) Dell
10 6 (4.72%) NetApp
10 6 (4.72%) Apple
10 6 (4.72%) Symantec
10 6 (4.72%) McAfee
11 5 (3.94%) CommVault
12 4 (3.15%) Altiris
12 4 (3.15%) Veeam
12 4 (3.15%) F5
13 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
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