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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 46 90 61
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 118 42 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.95% 1.40% 2.79%
As % of the System Software category 23.69% 16.28% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 32
Average daily rate £375 £353 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £149 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £565 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £110.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

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
498 258 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.65% 8.63% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 125 101
Average daily rate £355 £320 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £121 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.09 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.37% +63.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire -2 39 £353 -16.56%
Edinburgh 0 34 £450 +66.66% 10
Glasgow +14 17 £335 - 8
West Lothian - 3 £388 -
Dundee - 2 £400 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £188 -
Highlands - 1 - -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 168 (100.00%) VMware
2 120 (71.43%) Windows
3 107 (63.69%) Microsoft
4 93 (55.36%) Active Directory
5 78 (46.43%) Citrix
5 78 (46.43%) Windows Server
6 67 (39.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (38.69%) PowerShell
8 56 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 54 (32.14%) DNS
10 52 (30.95%) SQL
10 52 (30.95%) Security Cleared
11 51 (30.36%) Hyper-V
12 47 (27.98%) HP
13 45 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (26.19%) SAN
14 44 (26.19%) DHCP
15 41 (24.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (24.40%) vSphere
16 40 (23.81%) ITIL
17 36 (21.43%) Linux
18 35 (20.83%) Oracle
18 35 (20.83%) SC Cleared
19 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
19 32 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
20 31 (18.45%) AIX
20 31 (18.45%) MCSA
21 30 (17.86%) MS Excel
21 30 (17.86%) VMware ESX
22 27 (16.07%) MS Exchange

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (16.07%) MS Exchange
1 27 (16.07%) OpenStack
2 24 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (2.98%) Apache
7 5 (2.98%) CICS
7 5 (2.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.38%) Confluence
8 4 (2.38%) JBoss
8 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.79%) IIS
10 2 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.19%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.14%) MS Office
3 6 (3.57%) MS Project
4 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.98%) Office 365
3 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.60%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.14%) DNS
2 44 (26.19%) DHCP
2 44 (26.19%) SAN
3 17 (10.12%) WAN
4 16 (9.52%) Firewall
5 11 (6.55%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.36%) LAN
6 9 (5.36%) NetScaler
7 7 (4.17%) LDAP
7 7 (4.17%) Skype
7 7 (4.17%) VPN
8 4 (2.38%) HTTP
8 4 (2.38%) NAS
9 3 (1.79%) Internet
9 3 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.79%) SSL
9 3 (1.79%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.19%) FTP
10 2 (1.19%) IPsec
10 2 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.17%) DB2
5 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.98%) Informix
6 5 (2.98%) MySQL
6 5 (2.98%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.98%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 13 (7.74%) HP UFT
2 13 (7.74%) MSI
2 13 (7.74%) WinRunner
3 8 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.38%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.38%) InstallShield
6 4 (2.38%) JIRA
7 3 (1.79%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.79%) Fiddler
7 3 (1.79%) Maven
7 3 (1.79%) Subversion
8 2 (1.19%) Gradle
8 2 (1.19%) Grunt
8 2 (1.19%) gulp
8 2 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Banking
3 6 (3.57%) Back Office
4 4 (2.38%) Billing
4 4 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (10.12%) Analyst
1 17 (10.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 16 (9.52%) Architect
3 14 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 10 (5.95%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Administrator
8 7 (4.17%) Consultant
9 6 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Developer
9 6 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.98%) Build Automation Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.90%) .NET
2 10 (5.95%) XML
3 9 (5.36%) HTML
4 8 (4.76%) WinForms
4 8 (4.76%) WPF
4 8 (4.76%) XSD
5 7 (4.17%) CSS
6 5 (2.98%) Middleware
7 4 (2.38%) LAMP
7 4 (2.38%) RESTful
7 4 (2.38%) Servlets
8 3 (1.79%) Java EE
8 3 (1.79%) Web Services
9 2 (1.19%) JDBC
9 2 (1.19%) JSP
9 2 (1.19%) SOAP
10 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 24 (14.29%) Clustering
3 17 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.74%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.74%) PDA
5 8 (4.76%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.17%) Replication
7 5 (2.98%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.98%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.98%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.38%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.79%) CESG
9 3 (1.79%) CMDB
9 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.79%) PKI
10 2 (1.19%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 120 (71.43%) Windows
2 78 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 67 (39.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (21.43%) Linux
6 32 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (18.45%) AIX
8 25 (14.88%) Windows 7
9 24 (14.29%) Unix
10 22 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (8.93%) Windows XP
12 9 (5.36%) Solaris
13 5 (2.98%) Android
14 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
14 4 (2.38%) Mac OS
14 4 (2.38%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.79%) Windows Phone
16 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.81%) ITIL
2 25 (14.88%) Change Management
3 22 (13.10%) Configuration Management
4 21 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 19 (11.31%) Application Packaging
5 19 (11.31%) Unit Testing
6 18 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.33%) DevOps
9 14 (8.33%) Server Building
9 14 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 13 (7.74%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.55%) Migration
11 11 (6.55%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.95%) High Availability
13 9 (5.36%) Conflict Management
13 9 (5.36%) Performance Testing
13 9 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.69%) PowerShell
2 52 (30.95%) SQL
3 16 (9.52%) VBScript
4 15 (8.93%) Java
5 14 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.74%) Python
7 12 (7.14%) C#
8 11 (6.55%) COBOL
9 10 (5.95%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.95%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.76%) C
10 8 (4.76%) Perl
11 6 (3.57%) C++
11 6 (3.57%) PL/1
11 6 (3.57%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.98%) VB
13 4 (2.38%) C-shell
14 3 (1.79%) Korn
14 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 41 (24.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 31 (18.45%) MCSA
5 19 (11.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (8.33%) MCSE
6 14 (8.33%) MCTS
7 13 (7.74%) ISTQB
7 13 (7.74%) MCITP
8 9 (5.36%) Degree
9 5 (2.98%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.60%) CCNP
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.60%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.98%) QA
3 2 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (55.36%) Active Directory
2 51 (30.36%) Hyper-V
3 41 (24.40%) vSphere
4 30 (17.86%) VMware ESX
5 16 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 15 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (8.93%) XenApp
7 10 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.38%) Docker
8 4 (2.38%) vCloud
9 3 (1.79%) Firmware
9 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.19%) Samba
10 2 (1.19%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.19%) Xen
11 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.60%) UAG
11 1 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) SCCM
2 13 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (7.74%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (7.74%) Netcool
3 10 (5.95%) SCOM
3 10 (5.95%) WSUS
4 9 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (4.76%) Puppet
5 8 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.98%) XenMobile
7 4 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.38%) vRealize
8 3 (1.79%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.79%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.79%) vMotion
9 2 (1.19%) CA Wily
9 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 168 (100.00%) VMware
2 107 (63.69%) Microsoft
3 78 (46.43%) Citrix
4 47 (27.98%) HP
5 35 (20.83%) Oracle
6 24 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 18 (10.71%) Cisco
7 18 (10.71%) IBM
8 15 (8.93%) AppSense
9 14 (8.33%) EMC
9 14 (8.33%) Veritas
10 13 (7.74%) Intel Security
11 8 (4.76%) Altiris
12 6 (3.57%) Sun
13 5 (2.98%) Symantec
13 5 (2.98%) Veeam
14 4 (2.38%) Atlassian
14 4 (2.38%) Dell
15 3 (1.79%) Apple
15 3 (1.79%) CA
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Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
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