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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 78 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.83% 1.64% 2.05%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 17.09% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 23
Average daily rate
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£381 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
208 234 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.54% 9.59% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 116
Average daily rate £350 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £30.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 29 £450 +57.89% 8
Glasgow +1 16 £310 -11.42% 5
Aberdeen +9 1 £325 +1.96% 3
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Inverclyde - - - -
Moray - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (60.66%) Windows
3 45 (36.89%) SQL
4 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
5 41 (33.61%) Active Directory
5 41 (33.61%) SC Cleared
5 41 (33.61%) Security Cleared
6 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (28.69%) Citrix
6 35 (28.69%) SAN
7 28 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (22.13%) VMware ESX
8 27 (22.13%) SCCM
9 25 (20.49%) DNS
9 25 (20.49%) MS Exchange
9 25 (20.49%) ITIL
10 24 (19.67%) HP
10 24 (19.67%) Firewall
11 22 (18.03%) Clustering
11 22 (18.03%) Replication
11 22 (18.03%) Linux
12 20 (16.39%) DHCP
12 20 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (15.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (14.75%) IPsec
14 18 (14.75%) Configuration Management
14 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
14 18 (14.75%) MS Office
15 17 (13.93%) SharePoint
16 16 (13.11%) Finance

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (20.49%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.93%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.66%) JBoss
4 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.74%) Apache
6 6 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.92%) Lync
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.46%) IIS
8 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) MS Office
2 11 (9.02%) MS Project
3 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.69%) SAN
2 25 (20.49%) DNS
3 24 (19.67%) Firewall
4 20 (16.39%) DHCP
5 18 (14.75%) IPsec
6 14 (11.48%) NAS
7 11 (9.02%) VPN
8 9 (7.38%) LAN
8 9 (7.38%) WAN
9 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.46%) LDAP
10 3 (2.46%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.82%) MPLS
12 1 (0.82%) OSPF
12 1 (0.82%) BGP
12 1 (0.82%) L2TP
12 1 (0.82%) WLAN
12 1 (0.82%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) WinRunner
1 5 (4.10%) TestDirector
1 5 (4.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.64%) MSI
2 2 (1.64%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.64%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 1 (0.82%) Banking
2 1 (0.82%) Retail
2 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) Consultant
2 12 (9.84%) Technical Consultant
2 12 (9.84%) Build Engineer
3 11 (9.02%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Administrator
4 10 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.56%) Architect
6 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.74%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) IT Support
8 5 (4.10%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Middleware
2 4 (3.28%) Web Services
3 3 (2.46%) .NET
4 2 (1.64%) CSS
4 2 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.64%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.64%) OAuth
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Replication
1 22 (18.03%) Clustering
2 15 (12.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (8.20%) Thin Client
3 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.20%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.10%) PDA
6 4 (3.28%) Open Source
6 4 (3.28%) iPad
7 3 (2.46%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.64%) iSeries
8 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.82%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 74 (60.66%) Windows
2 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (18.03%) Linux
5 20 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (8.20%) AIX
9 9 (7.38%) UNIX
10 7 (5.74%) Solaris
11 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.28%) HPUX
13 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.64%) Windows NT
14 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) ITIL
2 19 (15.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (14.75%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.48%) Unit Testing
5 11 (9.02%) Migration
6 10 (8.20%) Change Management
7 8 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (6.56%) Data Mapping
8 7 (5.74%) Performance Management
8 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.74%) Build Automation
9 6 (4.92%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.92%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.10%) Performance Testing
10 5 (4.10%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.10%) Validation
10 5 (4.10%) Supplier Management
11 4 (3.28%) Service Management
11 4 (3.28%) Data Security
11 4 (3.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.89%) SQL
2 15 (12.30%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.64%) Perl
3 2 (1.64%) C
3 2 (1.64%) VB
3 2 (1.64%) REXX
3 2 (1.64%) Tcl
4 1 (0.82%) MUMPS
4 1 (0.82%) Java
4 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (33.61%) SC Cleared
1 41 (33.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.66%) Degree
2 13 (10.66%) MCSE
3 9 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.74%) MCTS
5 7 (5.74%) MCITP
6 6 (4.92%) RHCE
7 5 (4.10%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.10%) MCSA
8 3 (2.46%) CCNA
8 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.64%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) SLA
1 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.82%) DICOM
System Software
1 41 (33.61%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.13%) VMware ESX
3 15 (12.30%) vSphere
4 9 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.74%) vCloud
7 5 (4.10%) Terminal Services
7 5 (4.10%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.28%) KVM
8 4 (3.28%) RHEV
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.64%) XenApp
9 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (22.13%) SCCM
2 12 (9.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (8.20%) SCOM
4 9 (7.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (4.92%) Netcool
6 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (4.10%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.64%) WSUS
7 2 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.64%) Nagios
8 1 (0.82%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
3 35 (28.69%) Citrix
4 24 (19.67%) HP
5 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
6 15 (12.30%) Oracle
7 13 (10.66%) EMC
8 12 (9.84%) Veritas
9 10 (8.20%) Cisco
10 9 (7.38%) Dell
10 9 (7.38%) NetApp
10 9 (7.38%) Altiris
11 8 (6.56%) IBM
12 7 (5.74%) Symantec
13 6 (4.92%) Apple
14 5 (4.10%) McAfee
14 5 (4.10%) CommVault
14 5 (4.10%) F5
15 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
16 3 (2.46%) Veeam
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