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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 70 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.50% 1.34% 1.67%
As % of the System Software category 30.04% 15.57% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 17
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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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
233 212 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.32% 8.58% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 78 110
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £128 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.80 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.50 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

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 27 November 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
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 +5 28 £450 +9.09% 5
Renfrewshire +3 14 £350 -
Glasgow 0 11 £333 +32.73% 9
Aberdeen +13 3 £318 +15.45% 3
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 3
Moray - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 81 (68.07%) Windows
3 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
4 43 (36.13%) Active Directory
4 43 (36.13%) SQL
5 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (31.93%) SC Cleared
6 38 (31.93%) Security Cleared
6 38 (31.93%) SAN
7 37 (31.09%) DNS
8 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (27.73%) MS Exchange
10 31 (26.05%) DHCP
11 30 (25.21%) Citrix
12 28 (23.53%) ITIL
13 27 (22.69%) HP
14 26 (21.85%) SCCM
15 25 (21.01%) Replication
16 24 (20.17%) Firewall
17 23 (19.33%) MS Office
18 21 (17.65%) Linux
18 21 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (16.81%) Clustering
20 19 (15.97%) vSphere
20 19 (15.97%) Red Hat
21 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
21 18 (15.13%) VMware ESX
22 17 (14.29%) Finance
22 17 (14.29%) SharePoint

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 33 (27.73%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (10.92%) JBoss
5 7 (5.88%) Apache
6 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.04%) IIS
7 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.36%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.52%) Lync
9 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Office
2 14 (11.76%) MS Project
3 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.93%) SAN
2 37 (31.09%) DNS
3 31 (26.05%) DHCP
4 24 (20.17%) Firewall
5 13 (10.92%) NAS
5 13 (10.92%) VPN
6 10 (8.40%) IPsec
6 10 (8.40%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.56%) LAN
7 9 (7.56%) WAN
8 3 (2.52%) LDAP
8 3 (2.52%) Wireless
8 3 (2.52%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.68%) Network Security
9 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.68%) H.323
9 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.68%) VoIP
10 1 (0.84%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) Informix
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) WinRunner
1 3 (2.52%) TestDirector
1 3 (2.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (2.52%) MSI
1 3 (2.52%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.68%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.84%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
2 1 (0.84%) Banking
2 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Consultant
2 13 (10.92%) Build Engineer
3 12 (10.08%) Administrator
4 10 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (8.40%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Architect
6 6 (5.04%) Data Consultant
7 5 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (4.20%) IT Support
8 4 (3.36%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.36%) Analyst
9 3 (2.52%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Data Manager
9 3 (2.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) Middleware
2 4 (3.36%) Web Services
3 3 (2.52%) .NET
4 2 (1.68%) OAuth
4 2 (1.68%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) Replication
2 20 (16.81%) Clustering
3 16 (13.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (10.08%) Thin Client
4 12 (10.08%) Fat Client
5 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.04%) EqualLogic
7 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.36%) iPad
8 4 (3.36%) Open Source
9 3 (2.52%) PDA
9 3 (2.52%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.68%) iSeries
10 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.84%) CESG
11 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 81 (68.07%) Windows
2 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (17.65%) Linux
4 21 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.40%) UNIX
8 8 (6.72%) AIX
9 7 (5.88%) Solaris
9 7 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.36%) HPUX
11 3 (2.52%) Windows NT
11 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) ITIL
2 21 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (13.45%) Unit Testing
4 9 (7.56%) Change Management
4 9 (7.56%) Migration
4 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.72%) Data Mapping
5 8 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 7 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 7 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 6 (5.04%) Service Management
8 5 (4.20%) Validation
9 4 (3.36%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (3.36%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (3.36%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.36%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.13%) SQL
2 13 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.52%) VB
4 2 (1.68%) REXX
4 2 (1.68%) Tcl
4 2 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.68%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) VBScript
5 1 (0.84%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 38 (31.93%) SC Cleared
1 38 (31.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.45%) Degree
3 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.08%) MCSE
5 8 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.04%) MCITP
6 6 (5.04%) RHCE
7 5 (4.20%) MCTS
8 3 (2.52%) MCSA
8 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.52%) CCNA
8 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.68%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) DICOM
System Software
1 43 (36.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.97%) vSphere
3 18 (15.13%) VMware ESX
4 10 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.88%) vCloud
6 5 (4.20%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.36%) RHEV
7 4 (3.36%) KVM
8 2 (1.68%) XenApp
8 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (21.85%) SCCM
2 15 (12.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (10.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (7.56%) SCOM
5 4 (3.36%) WSUS
5 4 (3.36%) Netcool
5 4 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.68%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.68%) Nagios
8 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.84%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.21%) Citrix
4 27 (22.69%) HP
5 19 (15.97%) Red Hat
6 15 (12.61%) Oracle
7 12 (10.08%) EMC
7 12 (10.08%) Altiris
8 10 (8.40%) Dell
9 9 (7.56%) Veritas
10 8 (6.72%) NetApp
10 8 (6.72%) Symantec
10 8 (6.72%) Cisco
10 8 (6.72%) IBM
11 7 (5.88%) Apple
12 5 (4.20%) CommVault
12 5 (4.20%) F5
13 4 (3.36%) Veeam
13 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.52%) McAfee
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