The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 29 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 193 86 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.67% 2.84% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 13.84% 7.99% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 38 49
Median daily rate £360 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.61% -26.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.93 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £18.33 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +19.72%
VMware
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1395 1076 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.19% 35.57% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 520 520
Median daily rate £350 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 39 29
Median hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.40 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Scotland region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Scotland region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

VMware
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Renfrewshire -1 67 £320 -9.85% 1
Edinburgh +9 54 £419 +110.69% 11
Glasgow +22 34 £340 +3.81% 12
Aberdeen - 5 £345 - 2
Stirling - 5 £463 - 2
West Lothian +9 1 £388 +50.48%
North Lanarkshire +9 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £350 -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 192 (63.58%) Windows
2 179 (59.27%) Microsoft
3 176 (58.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (49.01%) Active Directory
5 143 (47.35%) Citrix
6 110 (36.42%) SQL
7 109 (36.09%) PowerShell
7 109 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 100 (33.11%) Windows Server
9 94 (31.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 87 (28.81%) Security Cleared
11 82 (27.15%) Linux
12 77 (25.50%) SQL Server
12 77 (25.50%) Hyper-V
13 70 (23.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 69 (22.85%) HP
15 65 (21.52%) DNS
16 64 (21.19%) SC Cleared
17 63 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 62 (20.53%) Clustering
19 61 (20.20%) MCSA
19 61 (20.20%) ITIL
20 59 (19.54%) SAN
21 55 (18.21%) DHCP
22 54 (17.88%) vSphere
23 53 (17.55%) AIX
23 53 (17.55%) MS Excel
24 50 (16.56%) VMware ESX
25 48 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
25 48 (15.89%) SCCM

VMware
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 43 (14.24%) OpenStack
2 35 (11.59%) MS Exchange
3 27 (8.94%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.29%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.98%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.65%) JBoss
8 7 (2.32%) Apache
8 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.32%) GeoServer
8 7 (2.32%) IIS
9 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.66%) CICS
10 5 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.32%) Confluence
11 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (17.55%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.30%) MS Office
3 6 (1.99%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.66%) Bluemix
4 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.33%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.52%) DNS
2 59 (19.54%) SAN
3 55 (18.21%) DHCP
4 29 (9.60%) NetScaler
5 22 (7.28%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.63%) Firewall
7 13 (4.30%) WAN
8 12 (3.97%) SSL
9 10 (3.31%) SNMP
10 9 (2.98%) LDAP
10 9 (2.98%) VPN
11 7 (2.32%) LAN
11 7 (2.32%) NAS
12 6 (1.99%) Skype
13 5 (1.66%) HTTP
13 5 (1.66%) SMTP
14 4 (1.32%) Intranet
14 4 (1.32%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (25.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.97%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.65%) GIS
9 8 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.32%) DB2
10 7 (2.32%) MySQL
10 7 (2.32%) QGIS
11 5 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.32%) ObjectStore
12 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (10.60%) HP UFT
1 32 (10.60%) WinRunner
2 30 (9.93%) TestDirector
3 28 (9.27%) Jenkins
4 25 (8.28%) Git (software)
5 21 (6.95%) Hudson
6 19 (6.29%) Subversion
7 13 (4.30%) Bower
8 7 (2.32%) DBeaver
9 6 (1.99%) MSI
10 5 (1.66%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.32%) JIRA
11 4 (1.32%) Selenium
12 3 (0.99%) Gradle
12 3 (0.99%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.66%) Grunt
13 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (11.26%) Finance
2 16 (5.30%) Banking
3 6 (1.99%) Back Office
3 6 (1.99%) Legal
4 5 (1.66%) Law
5 4 (1.32%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (10.26%) Analyst
2 25 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (7.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 23 (7.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 22 (7.28%) Test Analyst
5 21 (6.95%) Developer
6 18 (5.96%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 17 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
7 17 (5.63%) Build Engineer
7 17 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
8 16 (5.30%) Architect
9 14 (4.64%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.30%) Citrix Engineer
10 13 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.30%) Server Engineer
11 12 (3.97%) Administrator
11 12 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (3.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.62%) HTML
2 20 (6.62%) CSS
3 16 (5.30%) AngularJS
3 16 (5.30%) jQuery
3 16 (5.30%) Node.js
3 16 (5.30%) Sass
4 14 (4.64%) .NET
4 14 (4.64%) Flask
5 11 (3.64%) Java EE
6 10 (3.31%) REST
7 8 (2.65%) Middleware
8 7 (2.32%) OpenLayers
8 7 (2.32%) PostGIS
9 6 (1.99%) J2EE
9 6 (1.99%) XML
10 5 (1.66%) RESTful
11 4 (1.32%) Servlets
12 3 (0.99%) LAMP
12 3 (0.99%) Web Services
12 3 (0.99%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.53%) Clustering
2 36 (11.92%) Data Centre
3 26 (8.61%) PDA
4 24 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.31%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.65%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.32%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.32%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.32%) Replication
10 6 (1.99%) PKI
11 5 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.66%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.32%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.32%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.99%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 192 (63.58%) Windows
2 109 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (33.11%) Windows Server
4 82 (27.15%) Linux
5 70 (23.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (17.55%) AIX
8 47 (15.56%) Windows 7
9 42 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (11.26%) Unix
11 32 (10.60%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.98%) Solaris
13 7 (2.32%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.99%) Android
15 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.66%) CentOS
16 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.20%) ITIL
2 48 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (12.25%) Test Automation
4 36 (11.92%) Change Management
5 35 (11.59%) Software Testing
6 32 (10.60%) Configuration Management
6 32 (10.60%) Unit Testing
7 28 (9.27%) Test Scripting
8 24 (7.95%) Application Packaging
9 20 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (6.62%) Migration
9 20 (6.62%) Scrum
10 19 (6.29%) Server Building
11 18 (5.96%) DevOps
11 18 (5.96%) Kanban
12 17 (5.63%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.63%) Risk Management
12 17 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.64%) TDD
13 14 (4.64%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.42%) SQL
2 109 (36.09%) PowerShell
3 32 (10.60%) Java
4 30 (9.93%) Python
4 30 (9.93%) VBScript
5 27 (8.94%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.95%) Perl
7 16 (5.30%) CoffeeScript
8 14 (4.64%) C#
8 14 (4.64%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.30%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.97%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.32%) COBOL
12 4 (1.32%) C
12 4 (1.32%) C-shell
12 4 (1.32%) Korn
12 4 (1.32%) VB
13 3 (0.99%) Ruby
14 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (31.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (28.81%) Security Cleared
3 64 (21.19%) SC Cleared
4 61 (20.20%) MCSA
5 41 (13.58%) MCSE
6 30 (9.93%) MCTS
7 28 (9.27%) MCITP
8 27 (8.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (8.61%) ISTQB
10 19 (6.29%) Degree
11 7 (2.32%) VCAP
11 7 (2.32%) VCP6
12 5 (1.66%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
16 1 (0.33%) CCNA
16 1 (0.33%) CCNP
16 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.99%) SLA
3 5 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 176 (58.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (49.01%) Active Directory
3 77 (25.50%) Hyper-V
4 54 (17.88%) vSphere
5 50 (16.56%) VMware ESX
6 38 (12.58%) XenApp
7 33 (10.93%) XenDesktop
8 16 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (2.98%) Docker
11 8 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (2.32%) GeoWebCache
13 5 (1.66%) vCloud
14 4 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.99%) Firmware
15 3 (0.99%) Samba
15 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.99%) Xen
16 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 48 (15.89%) SCCM
2 31 (10.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 30 (9.93%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (9.27%) McAfee ePO
4 28 (9.27%) Netcool
5 19 (6.29%) WSUS
6 18 (5.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (5.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 16 (5.30%) SCOM
8 16 (5.30%) vRealize
9 12 (3.97%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (3.31%) Puppet
10 10 (3.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (2.98%) Ansible
12 6 (1.99%) SCVMM
13 5 (1.66%) CA Spectrum
13 5 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.66%) XenMobile
14 4 (1.32%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.99%) vMotion
Vendors
1 179 (59.27%) Microsoft
2 143 (47.35%) Citrix
3 69 (22.85%) HP
4 38 (12.58%) Red Hat
5 36 (11.92%) Oracle
6 32 (10.60%) Cisco
6 32 (10.60%) Veritas
7 31 (10.26%) AppSense
8 30 (9.93%) Intel Security
9 25 (8.28%) EMC
10 22 (7.28%) IBM
11 17 (5.63%) Altiris
12 12 (3.97%) Symantec
13 8 (2.65%) NetApp
13 8 (2.65%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.99%) CA
15 5 (1.66%) Apple
15 5 (1.66%) arcserve
15 5 (1.66%) Brocade
15 5 (1.66%) Lumension
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