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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 73 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 62 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 2.23% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 17.92% 27.20% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 24
Median daily rate £300 £346 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% +2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £18.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -51.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +71.42%
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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
346 261 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.33% 8.21% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 108 130
Median daily rate £310 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £24.38 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 26 £425 +13.33% 4
Renfrewshire -14 18 £300 -12.40%
Glasgow +7 9 £213 -39.28% 2
Stirling - 5 £463 - 1
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 172 (100.00%) VMware
2 108 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 107 (62.21%) Windows
4 94 (54.65%) Active Directory
5 78 (45.35%) Citrix
6 65 (37.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (36.63%) Windows Server
7 63 (36.63%) SQL Server
8 56 (32.56%) SQL
9 54 (31.40%) PowerShell
10 51 (29.65%) HP
11 50 (29.07%) SAN
11 50 (29.07%) Linux
12 47 (27.33%) DNS
12 47 (27.33%) Security Cleared
13 45 (26.16%) Hyper-V
14 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (23.84%) DHCP
14 41 (23.84%) ITIL
15 40 (23.26%) vSphere
16 38 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (20.35%) Oracle
18 34 (19.77%) Data Centre
19 32 (18.60%) AIX
19 32 (18.60%) Red Hat
20 31 (18.02%) VMware ESX
20 31 (18.02%) Clustering
21 30 (17.44%) MS Excel
21 30 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 29 (16.86%) SC Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (13.95%) OpenStack
2 23 (13.37%) SharePoint
3 22 (12.79%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.49%) Apache
5 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.49%) JBoss
6 5 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.91%) CICS
6 5 (2.91%) IIS
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.74%) Confluence
9 2 (1.16%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (17.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.40%) MS Office
3 6 (3.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.33%) Office 365
4 2 (1.16%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (29.07%) SAN
2 47 (27.33%) DNS
3 41 (23.84%) DHCP
4 17 (9.88%) NetScaler
5 15 (8.72%) Firewall
6 12 (6.98%) WAN
7 8 (4.65%) LAN
7 8 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.65%) VPN
8 7 (4.07%) NAS
9 6 (3.49%) LDAP
10 5 (2.91%) SMTP
11 4 (2.33%) HTTP
11 4 (2.33%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.33%) Skype
11 4 (2.33%) SSL
12 3 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.74%) Internet
13 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (36.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.72%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.65%) MySQL
3 8 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.07%) DB2
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.33%) ObjectStore
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.74%) Informix
8 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) HP UFT
1 11 (6.40%) TestDirector
1 11 (6.40%) WinRunner
2 9 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.49%) MSI
4 5 (2.91%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.33%) Selenium
6 3 (1.74%) Hudson
6 3 (1.74%) JIRA
6 3 (1.74%) StarTeam
6 3 (1.74%) Subversion
7 2 (1.16%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.16%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.16%) Gradle
7 2 (1.16%) Grunt
7 2 (1.16%) Maven
7 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (9.88%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Back Office
4 4 (2.33%) Billing
4 4 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (10.47%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 16 (9.30%) Architect
2 16 (9.30%) Build Engineer
3 15 (8.72%) Analyst
4 13 (7.56%) Administrator
4 13 (7.56%) VMware Engineer
5 11 (6.40%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (6.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 9 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.23%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.07%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) VMware Support Engineer
11 5 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) .NET
2 7 (4.07%) Middleware
3 6 (3.49%) HTML
3 6 (3.49%) XML
4 5 (2.91%) RESTful
5 4 (2.33%) Java EE
5 4 (2.33%) REST
6 3 (1.74%) CSS
6 3 (1.74%) J2EE
6 3 (1.74%) LAMP
6 3 (1.74%) Servlets
6 3 (1.74%) Web Services
6 3 (1.74%) WinForms
6 3 (1.74%) WPF
6 3 (1.74%) XSD
7 2 (1.16%) JDBC
7 2 (1.16%) JSP
7 2 (1.16%) SOAP
8 1 (0.58%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.77%) Data Centre
2 31 (18.02%) Clustering
3 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.40%) PDA
6 8 (4.65%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (4.07%) Replication
8 6 (3.49%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.49%) PKI
8 6 (3.49%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.91%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (2.91%) Mainframe
10 4 (2.33%) CESG
10 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.33%) EMC VNX
10 4 (2.33%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (62.21%) Windows
2 65 (37.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (36.63%) Windows Server
4 50 (29.07%) Linux
5 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (18.60%) AIX
7 30 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (15.12%) Unix
10 18 (10.47%) Windows 7
11 12 (6.98%) Windows XP
12 9 (5.23%) Solaris
13 6 (3.49%) Android
14 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.91%) Windows Phone
15 4 (2.33%) Windows 10
16 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.58%) HPUX
17 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.84%) ITIL
2 22 (12.79%) Application Packaging
3 21 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.21%) Configuration Management
4 20 (11.63%) Change Management
5 16 (9.30%) Software Testing
6 15 (8.72%) High Availability
6 15 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.14%) DevOps
7 14 (8.14%) Server Building
7 14 (8.14%) Test Scripting
7 14 (8.14%) Unit Testing
7 14 (8.14%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (7.56%) TOGAF
9 11 (6.40%) Smoke Testing
9 11 (6.40%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.81%) Build Automation
10 10 (5.81%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.56%) SQL
2 54 (31.40%) PowerShell
3 17 (9.88%) VBScript
4 13 (7.56%) Python
5 11 (6.40%) Java
6 10 (5.81%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.23%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.65%) Perl
9 7 (4.07%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.07%) C#
9 7 (4.07%) COBOL
10 4 (2.33%) C
10 4 (2.33%) Korn
10 4 (2.33%) VB
11 3 (1.74%) C-shell
11 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.16%) C++
12 2 (1.16%) PL/1
12 2 (1.16%) Ruby
12 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (27.33%) Security Cleared
2 38 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (16.86%) SC Cleared
4 28 (16.28%) MCSA
5 20 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (6.98%) MCSE
7 11 (6.40%) ISTQB
7 11 (6.40%) MCITP
7 11 (6.40%) MCTS
8 6 (3.49%) Degree
9 5 (2.91%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.33%) VCAP
10 4 (2.33%) VCP6
11 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.58%) CCNA
12 1 (0.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.91%) SLA
3 4 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 94 (54.65%) Active Directory
2 45 (26.16%) Hyper-V
3 40 (23.26%) vSphere
4 31 (18.02%) VMware ESX
5 18 (10.47%) XenApp
5 18 (10.47%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (4.07%) vCloud
10 5 (2.91%) Docker
10 5 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.74%) Firmware
11 3 (1.74%) KVM
11 3 (1.74%) Samba
12 2 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.16%) RHEV
12 2 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (10.47%) WSUS
3 17 (9.88%) SCCM
4 11 (6.40%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (6.40%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (6.40%) Netcool
5 10 (5.81%) SCOM
6 9 (5.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (5.23%) vRealize
7 8 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (4.07%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (4.07%) Puppet
9 6 (3.49%) SCVMM
9 6 (3.49%) XenMobile
10 5 (2.91%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (2.33%) AirWatch
11 4 (2.33%) Ansible
11 4 (2.33%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) VMware
2 108 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 78 (45.35%) Citrix
4 51 (29.65%) HP
5 35 (20.35%) Oracle
6 32 (18.60%) Red Hat
7 25 (14.53%) Cisco
8 23 (13.37%) EMC
9 19 (11.05%) IBM
10 18 (10.47%) AppSense
11 12 (6.98%) Veritas
12 11 (6.40%) Intel Security
13 8 (4.65%) Altiris
13 8 (4.65%) NetApp
13 8 (4.65%) Symantec
14 7 (4.07%) Brocade
15 6 (3.49%) CA
16 5 (2.91%) Apple
16 5 (2.91%) arcserve
16 5 (2.91%) Lumension
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