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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 37 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 134 96 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.03% 3.43% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 11.28% 7.89% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 43
Average daily rate
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£328 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £21.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-2.78% -8.42%
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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
1188 1216 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.69% 43.51% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 610 482
Average daily rate £358 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.34 £38.40 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +8 56 £338 +3.84% 9
Glasgow +15 28 £350 +27.27% 3
Renfrewshire -3 11 £330 -2.94%
Lanarkshire - 7 £280 -
Inverclyde -4 6 £250 -
Dundee -3 5 £375 - 3
North Lanarkshire - 5 - -
Aberdeen +1 2 £230 -25.80%
Fife -7 2 - -
West Lothian -9 1 £375 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
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UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 144 (70.24%) Windows
2 121 (59.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (39.51%) Microsoft
4 74 (36.10%) Active Directory
5 73 (35.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (23.90%) ITIL
8 47 (22.93%) SAN
9 46 (22.44%) vSphere
10 45 (21.95%) Cisco
11 43 (20.98%) Linux
12 38 (18.54%) Citrix
13 37 (18.05%) Windows 7
14 36 (17.56%) SCCM
14 36 (17.56%) MS Exchange
15 33 (16.10%) HP
15 33 (16.10%) Finance
16 32 (15.61%) SQL
17 30 (14.63%) Change Management
18 29 (14.15%) PowerShell
19 27 (13.17%) Hyper-V
20 26 (12.68%) Security Cleared
20 26 (12.68%) Migration
20 26 (12.68%) EMC
20 26 (12.68%) MS Excel
21 25 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (12.20%) VMware ESX
21 25 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (11.71%) DNS
23 23 (11.22%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (17.56%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.88%) Lync
6 9 (4.39%) JBoss
7 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.95%) Node.js
9 4 (1.95%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.46%) Apache
11 2 (0.98%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.98%) Drupal
12 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.93%) SAN
2 24 (11.71%) DNS
3 18 (8.78%) Firewall
4 15 (7.32%) DHCP
5 14 (6.83%) WAN
6 13 (6.34%) NAS
7 11 (5.37%) LAN
8 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (4.39%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.44%) VPN
11 4 (1.95%) VoIP
11 4 (1.95%) WLAN
12 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.46%) IPv4
12 3 (1.46%) Internet
12 3 (1.46%) MPLS
12 3 (1.46%) Network Security
12 3 (1.46%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.95%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (5.85%) MSI
2 8 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.93%) Hudson
3 6 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.95%) Subversion
4 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.46%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.46%) WinRunner
5 3 (1.46%) TestDirector
5 3 (1.46%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.98%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.98%) JIRA
6 2 (0.98%) Trac
6 2 (0.98%) Bower
7 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
General
1 33 (16.10%) Finance
2 9 (4.39%) Banking
3 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (14.63%) Analyst
2 20 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (9.76%) Administrator
3 18 (8.78%) Support Engineer
4 16 (7.80%) Consultant
5 13 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (5.37%) Test Manager
6 11 (5.37%) Architect
7 10 (4.88%) Developer
8 8 (3.90%) Senior Manager
8 8 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (3.90%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (3.90%) Network Analyst
8 8 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.88%) AngularJS
2 9 (4.39%) XML
2 9 (4.39%) XSD
2 9 (4.39%) WinForms
2 9 (4.39%) WPF
3 7 (3.41%) Application Packaging
3 7 (3.41%) HTML
3 7 (3.41%) .NET
3 7 (3.41%) CSS
4 4 (1.95%) jQuery
4 4 (1.95%) Sass
5 3 (1.46%) Java EE
5 3 (1.46%) Web Services
5 3 (1.46%) Middleware
6 2 (0.98%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.98%) OAuth
6 2 (0.98%) Flask
7 1 (0.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.27%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.34%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.88%) Clustering
5 7 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.41%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.95%) Celerra
7 4 (1.95%) Handset
7 4 (1.95%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.95%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.46%) PDA
8 3 (1.46%) Statistics
8 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.98%) User Experience
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 144 (70.24%) Windows
2 73 (35.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (20.98%) Linux
5 37 (18.05%) Windows 7
6 25 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (9.76%) UNIX
9 15 (7.32%) Windows XP
10 12 (5.85%) AIX
11 6 (2.93%) Solaris
11 6 (2.93%) Android
11 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.90%) ITIL
2 30 (14.63%) Change Management
3 26 (12.68%) Migration
4 23 (11.22%) Performance Testing
5 19 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (7.80%) Service Management
7 15 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 12 (5.85%) Test Scripting
9 10 (4.88%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.88%) Test Strategy
9 10 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.39%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.39%) Software Testing
10 9 (4.39%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.39%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.90%) Open Source
11 8 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.41%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.41%) Change Control
12 7 (3.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.61%) SQL
2 29 (14.15%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.83%) VBScript
3 14 (6.83%) Perl
4 13 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.88%) C#
5 10 (4.88%) Python
6 8 (3.90%) Java
7 5 (2.44%) REXX
7 5 (2.44%) Tcl
7 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.95%) Korn
8 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.95%) C
8 4 (1.95%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.32%) Degree
5 12 (5.85%) MCSA
6 11 (5.37%) MCSE
7 9 (4.39%) MCTS
8 7 (3.41%) MCITP
9 5 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.44%) MCP
10 4 (1.95%) HND
10 4 (1.95%) CCNA
10 4 (1.95%) ACSA
10 4 (1.95%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.95%) CCENT
10 4 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) DICOM
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (59.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (36.10%) Active Directory
3 46 (22.44%) vSphere
4 27 (13.17%) Hyper-V
5 25 (12.20%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.39%) vCloud
8 7 (3.41%) XenApp
8 7 (3.41%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.93%) Terminal Server
9 6 (2.93%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.98%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.49%) Firmware
11 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 36 (17.56%) SCCM
2 19 (9.27%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.85%) Red Hat Satellite
4 11 (5.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (4.88%) Puppet
6 7 (3.41%) WSUS
7 5 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.95%) SCOM
8 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.95%) WMI
9 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.98%) Netcool
10 2 (0.98%) Nagios
10 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 81 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.95%) Cisco
3 38 (18.54%) Citrix
4 33 (16.10%) HP
5 26 (12.68%) EMC
6 21 (10.24%) Oracle
6 21 (10.24%) Red Hat
7 18 (8.78%) Symantec
8 12 (5.85%) Veritas
9 8 (3.90%) Dell
9 8 (3.90%) McAfee
10 7 (3.41%) Brocade
10 7 (3.41%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (2.93%) Veeam
11 6 (2.93%) CommVault
12 5 (2.44%) Lotus
12 5 (2.44%) F5
13 4 (1.95%) AppSense
13 4 (1.95%) Apple
14 2 (0.98%) Remedy
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