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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 50 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 75 56 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.81% 1.96% 2.46%
As % of the System Software category 22.32% 17.23% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 43
Median daily rate £325 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £14.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +8.00%
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
336 325 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.05% 11.35% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 162 137
Median daily rate £325 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £171 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £37.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +16 22 £400 +14.28% 2
Glasgow +13 20 £300 -11.11% 2
Renfrewshire +3 16 £330 +3.12%
South Ayrshire - 5 £275 -
North Lanarkshire +11 3 - -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Highlands +7 1 - -
Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £160 -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 123 (100.00%) VMware
2 88 (71.54%) Windows
3 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 66 (53.66%) Active Directory
4 50 (40.65%) PowerShell
4 50 (40.65%) Windows Server
5 48 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (34.96%) SQL Server
7 37 (30.08%) Citrix
8 35 (28.46%) DNS
8 35 (28.46%) ITIL
9 34 (27.64%) vSphere
10 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (26.83%) DHCP
11 32 (26.02%) Security Cleared
12 31 (25.20%) Cisco
13 29 (23.58%) Linux
14 28 (22.76%) SQL
15 27 (21.95%) SAN
16 24 (19.51%) MS Excel
16 24 (19.51%) Data Centre
17 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
17 22 (17.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (17.07%) Hyper-V
18 21 (17.07%) vRealize
19 20 (16.26%) PowerCLI
19 20 (16.26%) VMware ESX
20 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
20 18 (14.63%) Oracle
20 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange

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 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.25%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.44%) IIS
5 3 (2.44%) JBoss
5 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.63%) Apache
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.63%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.50%) Office 365
3 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.63%) G Suite
5 1 (0.81%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.81%) IaaS
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.46%) DNS
2 33 (26.83%) DHCP
3 27 (21.95%) SAN
4 11 (8.94%) Firewall
4 11 (8.94%) WAN
5 8 (6.50%) LAN
5 8 (6.50%) VPN
6 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.25%) Internet
7 4 (3.25%) VLAN
8 3 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.44%) VoIP
8 3 (2.44%) VXLAN
9 2 (1.63%) BGP
9 2 (1.63%) Network Security
9 2 (1.63%) OSPF
9 2 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.07%) MySQL
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.44%) ObjectStore
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MSI
2 2 (1.63%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.63%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.81%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.81%) Selenium
3 1 (0.81%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.81%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (8.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Law
3 2 (1.63%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Analyst
2 12 (9.76%) Administrator
3 10 (8.13%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.50%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) IT Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.25%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) IT Support
9 4 (3.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) J2EE
2 2 (1.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.63%) Middleware
2 2 (1.63%) REST
2 2 (1.63%) XML
2 2 (1.63%) XSD
3 1 (0.81%) Java EE
3 1 (0.81%) JSP
3 1 (0.81%) LAMP
3 1 (0.81%) RESTful
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) Clustering
3 6 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.88%) Replication
4 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.07%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) PKI
5 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.25%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) CESG
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.81%) PDA
7 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 88 (71.54%) Windows
2 50 (40.65%) Windows Server
3 48 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (23.58%) Linux
6 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (8.94%) Solaris
9 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (8.13%) Windows 10
10 8 (6.50%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (5.69%) AIX
12 6 (4.88%) Unix
13 4 (3.25%) Android
13 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.81%) CentOS
15 1 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.94%) Application Packaging
4 8 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (6.50%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (5.69%) DevOps
5 7 (5.69%) Migration
6 6 (4.88%) Change Management
7 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (4.07%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.25%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.25%) Scrum
8 4 (3.25%) Security Architecture
9 3 (2.44%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.44%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.65%) PowerShell
2 28 (22.76%) SQL
3 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.88%) C
6 5 (4.07%) VBScript
7 4 (3.25%) Java
8 2 (1.63%) C#
9 1 (0.81%) C-shell
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (26.02%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
2 22 (17.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.50%) Degree
5 7 (5.69%) MCSA
6 5 (4.07%) MCSE
7 3 (2.44%) MCITP
7 3 (2.44%) MCTS
8 2 (1.63%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.63%) ACSA
8 2 (1.63%) CCENT
8 2 (1.63%) CCNA
8 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.63%) VCAP
8 2 (1.63%) VCP6
9 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 66 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 34 (27.64%) vSphere
3 21 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 20 (16.26%) VMware ESX
5 14 (11.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (11.38%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (9.76%) XenApp
7 11 (8.94%) XenDesktop
8 8 (6.50%) NFS
9 4 (3.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (3.25%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.44%) vCloud
11 2 (1.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.63%) KVM
11 2 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.81%) Samba
12 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) vRealize
2 20 (16.26%) PowerCLI
3 14 (11.38%) SCCM
4 12 (9.76%) WSUS
5 7 (5.69%) SCOM
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (4.07%) Backup Exec
7 5 (4.07%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.44%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.63%) Hyperic
9 2 (1.63%) SnapMirror
9 2 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.63%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.81%) Ansible
10 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.08%) Citrix
4 31 (25.20%) Cisco
5 18 (14.63%) Oracle
6 17 (13.82%) NetApp
7 13 (10.57%) EMC
8 12 (9.76%) IBM
9 11 (8.94%) HP
9 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
10 10 (8.13%) CommVault
10 10 (8.13%) Sun
10 10 (8.13%) Symantec
11 9 (7.32%) AppSense
12 8 (6.50%) CheckPoint
13 7 (5.69%) Apple
13 7 (5.69%) Canon
13 7 (5.69%) Dell
13 7 (5.69%) F5
14 4 (3.25%) Samsung