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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 82 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 1.48% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 19.91% 21.51% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 14
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +34.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £186 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +7.69%
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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
231 172 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.29% 6.89% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 82 56
Average daily rate £324 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.90 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Renfrewshire -6 16 £348 -13.12% 1
Edinburgh -10 12 £363 -14.70% 8
Glasgow -17 7 £258 -13.87% 4
Aberdeen -1 3 £310 +12.72% 2
West Lothian -2 2 - -
Inverclyde -1 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 99 (85.34%) Windows
3 49 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (36.21%) Active Directory
6 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 40 (34.48%) DNS
6 40 (34.48%) SC Cleared
6 40 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 39 (33.62%) HP
7 39 (33.62%) SAN
8 34 (29.31%) Citrix
8 34 (29.31%) DHCP
8 34 (29.31%) SQL
9 30 (25.86%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (22.41%) vSphere
10 26 (22.41%) ITIL
11 23 (19.83%) Replication
12 22 (18.97%) Linux
12 22 (18.97%) MS Exchange
13 21 (18.10%) MS Office
13 21 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (16.38%) EMC
14 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
15 18 (15.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
16 17 (14.66%) Firewall
16 17 (14.66%) Cisco
17 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
17 16 (13.79%) Altiris

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.17%) IIS
5 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Office
2 12 (10.34%) MS Project
3 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.48%) DNS
2 39 (33.62%) SAN
3 34 (29.31%) DHCP
4 17 (14.66%) Firewall
5 12 (10.34%) VPN
6 10 (8.62%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.03%) VLAN
7 7 (6.03%) IPsec
8 5 (4.31%) LAN
8 5 (4.31%) WAN
9 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.59%) Network Security
10 3 (2.59%) NAS
10 3 (2.59%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.59%) Wireless
11 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.72%) H.323
11 2 (1.72%) VoIP
11 2 (1.72%) WLAN
11 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MSI
1 4 (3.45%) InstallShield
2 3 (2.59%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.72%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.72%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.79%) Build Engineer
2 13 (11.21%) Consultant
3 12 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Administrator
5 9 (7.76%) VMware Specialist
5 9 (7.76%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.17%) Architect
7 6 (5.17%) Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) Middleware
2 3 (2.59%) CSS
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) EDI
3 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.86%) Flash
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Replication
2 15 (12.93%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (8.62%) CLARiiON
4 9 (7.76%) Fat Client
4 9 (7.76%) Thin Client
5 7 (6.03%) Clustering
5 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.45%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.59%) Open Source
8 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.72%) PDA
9 1 (0.86%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.86%) PKI
9 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (85.34%) Windows
2 49 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (18.97%) Linux
5 21 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.93%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.34%) AIX
7 12 (10.34%) UNIX
8 8 (6.90%) SUSE
9 5 (4.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.45%) Solaris
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.59%) HPUX
11 3 (2.59%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) ITIL
2 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
2 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (11.21%) Build Automation
4 9 (7.76%) Performance Testing
4 9 (7.76%) Service Management
5 8 (6.90%) Change Management
6 7 (6.03%) Data Management
6 7 (6.03%) Validation
7 6 (5.17%) Data Mapping
8 5 (4.31%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.31%) Project Management
8 5 (4.31%) Migration
9 3 (2.59%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (2.59%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.59%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (2.59%) Six Sigma
9 3 (2.59%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.31%) SQL
2 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.31%) Perl
4 4 (3.45%) VB
5 3 (2.59%) VBScript
6 2 (1.72%) Python
6 2 (1.72%) C
6 2 (1.72%) C#
6 2 (1.72%) C-shell
6 2 (1.72%) Korn
7 1 (0.86%) REXX
7 1 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 40 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.34%) Degree
4 10 (8.62%) MCSE
5 8 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.03%) MCITP
7 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.59%) MCTS
8 3 (2.59%) MCSA
8 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.59%) CCNA
9 2 (1.72%) VCAP
9 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.86%) VCP5
10 1 (0.86%) VCP4
10 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.86%) MCP
10 1 (0.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) COBIT
2 3 (2.59%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.86%) VMware ESXi
3 26 (22.41%) vSphere
4 15 (12.93%) VMware ESX
4 15 (12.93%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (6.90%) Terminal Services
7 6 (5.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.45%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.45%) vCloud
9 3 (2.59%) KVM
9 3 (2.59%) RHEV
9 3 (2.59%) XenApp
10 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.72%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (12.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (10.34%) SCCM
4 6 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.17%) WSUS
5 5 (4.31%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.31%) Netcool
6 4 (3.45%) SCOM
6 4 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.72%) nmon
9 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.86%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.86%) Nagios
9 1 (0.86%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 39 (33.62%) HP
4 34 (29.31%) Citrix
5 19 (16.38%) EMC
5 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
6 17 (14.66%) Cisco
7 16 (13.79%) Altiris
8 14 (12.07%) Symantec
9 11 (9.48%) Dell
10 7 (6.03%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.17%) McAfee
11 6 (5.17%) Veritas
11 6 (5.17%) Oracle
11 6 (5.17%) AppSense
12 5 (4.31%) CommVault
13 4 (3.45%) NetApp
14 3 (2.59%) Dell KACE
14 3 (2.59%) JBoss
15 2 (1.72%) CA
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