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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 45 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware 95 116 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.44% 4.77% 3.50%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 11.66% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 33
Average daily rate
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£344 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.12% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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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
998 995 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.11% 40.95% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 453 458
Average daily rate £375 £358 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -11 30 £418 +1.95% 7
Glasgow +5 29 £330 -22.35% 7
Aberdeen -3 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware 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.

1 127 (61.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (59.62%) Windows
3 81 (38.94%) Microsoft
4 69 (33.17%) Active Directory
5 66 (31.73%) Security Cleared
6 64 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 63 (30.29%) SQL
8 60 (28.85%) Citrix
8 60 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (22.60%) SAN
10 45 (21.63%) VMware ESX
11 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (18.27%) Windows 7
13 37 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (17.79%) Linux
14 35 (16.83%) Clustering
15 33 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
17 31 (14.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 30 (14.42%) MCSE
19 29 (13.94%) ITIL
19 29 (13.94%) Red Hat
19 29 (13.94%) Migration
19 29 (13.94%) SCCM
20 28 (13.46%) Firewall
21 26 (12.50%) PowerShell
21 26 (12.50%) Veritas
21 26 (12.50%) DNS
22 25 (12.02%) HP
22 25 (12.02%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.62%) JBoss
3 15 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.33%) IIS
5 9 (4.33%) Apache
5 9 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.37%) Lync
7 7 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 17 (8.17%) MS Office
2 11 (5.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) Office 365
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Heroku
4 1 (0.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.60%) SAN
2 28 (13.46%) Firewall
3 26 (12.50%) DNS
4 23 (11.06%) DHCP
5 15 (7.21%) NAS
6 14 (6.73%) IPsec
6 14 (6.73%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.25%) LAN
8 11 (5.29%) WAN
8 11 (5.29%) VPN
9 6 (2.88%) LDAP
10 4 (1.92%) Internet
11 3 (1.44%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.96%) VLAN
12 2 (0.96%) Network Security
12 2 (0.96%) VoIP
12 2 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.96%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) Informix
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (7.69%) WinRunner
1 16 (7.69%) TestDirector
1 16 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.96%) MSI
3 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.48%) Ant
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.48%) Retail
3 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (12.02%) Consultant
2 22 (10.58%) Wintel Engineer
3 20 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (9.62%) Administrator
4 17 (8.17%) Server Engineer
5 15 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.77%) Analyst
7 10 (4.81%) Architect
7 10 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.81%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.81%) Build Engineer
8 9 (4.33%) Test Engineer
8 9 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.37%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 6 (2.88%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (2.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (1.44%) Web Services
3 2 (0.96%) XML
3 2 (0.96%) .NET
3 2 (0.96%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.96%) OAuth
4 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.83%) Clustering
2 16 (7.69%) PDA
2 16 (7.69%) Replication
3 13 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (5.77%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.77%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.37%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.92%) iPad
8 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.44%) Open Source
10 2 (0.96%) iSeries
10 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.48%) CESG
11 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 124 (59.62%) Windows
2 60 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (18.27%) Windows 7
5 37 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (17.79%) Linux
6 31 (14.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (10.10%) AIX
8 19 (9.13%) Windows XP
9 15 (7.21%) UNIX
10 11 (5.29%) Solaris
11 5 (2.40%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.40%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.92%) HPUX
13 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.94%) ITIL
1 29 (13.94%) Migration
2 23 (11.06%) Configuration Management
3 22 (10.58%) Change Management
4 20 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (8.17%) Software Testing
6 16 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 15 (7.21%) Test Scripting
8 9 (4.33%) Supplier Management
9 7 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (3.37%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.37%) Project Management
10 6 (2.88%) Performance Testing
10 6 (2.88%) Data Mapping
11 5 (2.40%) Change Control
11 5 (2.40%) Asset Management
12 4 (1.92%) Business Continuity
12 4 (1.92%) Fault Management
12 4 (1.92%) Data Security
12 4 (1.92%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (30.29%) SQL
2 26 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.37%) VBScript
4 5 (2.40%) Java
4 5 (2.40%) Perl
5 4 (1.92%) C#
6 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.44%) Python
7 2 (0.96%) C
7 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.48%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) VBA
8 1 (0.48%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.48%) REXX
8 1 (0.48%) Tcl
8 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.48%) Korn
8 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 66 (31.73%) Security Cleared
2 64 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 33 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (14.42%) MCSE
5 23 (11.06%) MCITP
6 19 (9.13%) MCSA
7 18 (8.65%) MCTS
8 14 (6.73%) ISTQB
9 9 (4.33%) Degree
9 9 (4.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.88%) RHCE
10 6 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.40%) MCP
12 4 (1.92%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.44%) CCNA
13 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.48%) VCP4
14 1 (0.48%) VCAP
14 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.48%) DICOM
System Software
1 127 (61.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (33.17%) Active Directory
3 45 (21.63%) VMware ESX
4 25 (12.02%) vSphere
5 22 (10.58%) Hyper-V
6 12 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.37%) vCloud
7 7 (3.37%) XenApp
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.44%) KVM
8 3 (1.44%) RHEV
8 3 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.96%) NFS
9 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.48%) SRDF
10 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (13.94%) SCCM
2 16 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (7.69%) Netcool
3 10 (4.81%) SCOM
4 9 (4.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (4.33%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.92%) Puppet
7 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.44%) WSUS
8 2 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.48%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.48%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 81 (38.94%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.85%) Citrix
3 29 (13.94%) Red Hat
4 26 (12.50%) Veritas
5 25 (12.02%) HP
6 20 (9.62%) EMC
6 20 (9.62%) Oracle
7 18 (8.65%) McAfee
8 16 (7.69%) Cisco
9 12 (5.77%) IBM
10 10 (4.81%) NetApp
11 9 (4.33%) Symantec
12 7 (3.37%) Dell
13 6 (2.88%) Apple
14 5 (2.40%) CommVault
14 5 (2.40%) Altiris
15 4 (1.92%) Veeam
15 4 (1.92%) F5
16 3 (1.44%) BMC
16 3 (1.44%) CA
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