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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 47 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 95 110 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.73% 4.05% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 9.10% 11.19% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 24
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -62.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
1044 983 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.97% 36.18% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 528 404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 33
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.54% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 34 £343 +0.73% 1
Glasgow +12 29 £344 +10.88% 15
Edinburgh -24 26 £350 -22.22% 10
North Lanarkshire - 3 £188 - 1
Highlands -1 1 - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 149 (74.87%) Windows
2 111 (55.78%) Microsoft
3 108 (54.27%) Active Directory
4 107 (53.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 98 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (43.72%) Citrix
7 79 (39.70%) Windows Server
8 68 (34.17%) Windows 7
9 67 (33.67%) Hyper-V
10 62 (31.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (29.65%) AIX
12 58 (29.15%) Change Management
13 56 (28.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 56 (28.14%) Security Cleared
14 55 (27.64%) PowerShell
15 54 (27.14%) SQL
15 54 (27.14%) MCSA
15 54 (27.14%) VMware ESX
16 49 (24.62%) Test Scripting
17 48 (24.12%) Clustering
18 46 (23.12%) MCTS
18 46 (23.12%) MCSE
19 45 (22.61%) Windows XP
19 45 (22.61%) TestDirector
19 45 (22.61%) MCITP
19 45 (22.61%) Software Testing
20 44 (22.11%) HP UFT
20 44 (22.11%) WinRunner
20 44 (22.11%) Test Automation
20 44 (22.11%) HP Quality Center

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (13.07%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.04%) Skype for Business
4 14 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.03%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.52%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (3.52%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.51%) IIS
9 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.51%) Apache
10 3 (1.51%) Confluence
11 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.01%) JBoss
11 2 (1.01%) nginx
12 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.51%) Office 365
4 4 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.60%) DNS
2 33 (16.58%) SAN
3 30 (15.08%) DHCP
4 15 (7.54%) WAN
5 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.02%) LAN
7 7 (3.52%) LDAP
8 5 (2.51%) Firewall
8 5 (2.51%) HTTP
8 5 (2.51%) IPsec
9 4 (2.01%) FTP
9 4 (2.01%) NAS
9 4 (2.01%) Skype
10 2 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.01%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.01%) Network Security
10 2 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.01%) VPN
10 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.52%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.01%) Informix
5 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 45 (22.61%) TestDirector
2 44 (22.11%) HP UFT
2 44 (22.11%) WinRunner
3 14 (7.04%) MSI
4 8 (4.02%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.51%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.51%) JIRA
7 2 (1.01%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.50%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.50%) Boxen
8 1 (0.50%) Maven
8 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 34 (17.09%) Finance
2 14 (7.04%) Banking
3 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.01%) Back Office
4 2 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (22.11%) Analyst
2 37 (18.59%) Test Analyst
3 26 (13.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 23 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (11.56%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 12 (6.03%) Consultant
6 11 (5.53%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (5.03%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 9 (4.52%) Administrator
8 9 (4.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (4.52%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Active Directory Analyst
10 6 (3.02%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Tester
10 6 (3.02%) VMware Consultant
10 6 (3.02%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.53%) .NET
2 12 (6.03%) XML
3 11 (5.53%) WinForms
3 11 (5.53%) WPF
3 11 (5.53%) XSD
4 7 (3.52%) CSS
4 7 (3.52%) HTML
5 4 (2.01%) Servlets
6 3 (1.51%) Middleware
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.01%) LAMP
8 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.50%) Java EE
8 1 (0.50%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) REST
8 1 (0.50%) Web Services
8 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.12%) Clustering
2 40 (20.10%) PDA
3 22 (11.06%) Data Centre
4 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.02%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.51%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.51%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.01%) Celerra
10 2 (1.01%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.01%) CMDB
10 2 (1.01%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.50%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 149 (74.87%) Windows
2 98 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (39.70%) Windows Server
4 68 (34.17%) Windows 7
5 62 (31.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (29.65%) AIX
7 45 (22.61%) Windows XP
8 43 (21.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (18.59%) Linux
10 27 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (9.05%) Unix
12 8 (4.02%) Windows 10
13 7 (3.52%) Solaris
14 4 (2.01%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.01%) Android
15 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.15%) Change Management
2 49 (24.62%) Test Scripting
3 45 (22.61%) Software Testing
4 44 (22.11%) Test Automation
5 31 (15.58%) ITIL
6 17 (8.54%) Unit Testing
7 15 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.54%) DevOps
7 15 (7.54%) Project Management
8 13 (6.53%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.53%) Migration
8 13 (6.53%) Performance Testing
9 11 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.53%) Performance Management
10 9 (4.52%) Application Packaging
10 9 (4.52%) OO
10 9 (4.52%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.52%) Service Management
11 8 (4.02%) Automated Testing
12 7 (3.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.64%) PowerShell
2 54 (27.14%) SQL
3 17 (8.54%) VBScript
4 16 (8.04%) Java
5 13 (6.53%) Python
6 12 (6.03%) C#
7 10 (5.03%) C
8 9 (4.52%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.52%) Ruby
9 7 (3.52%) C++
9 7 (3.52%) COBOL
9 7 (3.52%) PL/1
9 7 (3.52%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.51%) Perl
10 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.01%) C-shell
12 2 (1.01%) sed
12 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (28.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 56 (28.14%) Security Cleared
2 54 (27.14%) MCSA
3 46 (23.12%) MCSE
3 46 (23.12%) MCTS
4 45 (22.61%) MCITP
5 42 (21.11%) SC Cleared
6 37 (18.59%) ISTQB
7 12 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.52%) Degree
9 3 (1.51%) CCNA
9 3 (1.51%) ISEB
10 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.50%) ACSA
10 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) CCENT
10 1 (0.50%) HNC
10 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.02%) QA
3 5 (2.51%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (54.27%) Active Directory
2 107 (53.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (33.67%) Hyper-V
4 54 (27.14%) VMware ESX
5 19 (9.55%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (9.05%) vSphere
7 15 (7.54%) XenApp
8 13 (6.53%) XenDesktop
9 8 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.01%) Xen
11 3 (1.51%) vCloud
12 2 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.01%) Docker
12 2 (1.01%) Firmware
12 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.50%) Ceph
13 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.50%) Samba
13 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (22.11%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (20.10%) McAfee ePO
2 40 (20.10%) Netcool
3 32 (16.08%) SCCM
4 18 (9.05%) SCOM
5 9 (4.52%) Ansible
5 9 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (3.02%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (3.02%) Puppet
6 6 (3.02%) WSUS
7 4 (2.01%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.51%) Legato
8 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.01%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 111 (55.78%) Microsoft
2 87 (43.72%) Citrix
3 42 (21.11%) Veritas
4 41 (20.60%) Intel Security
5 35 (17.59%) Cisco
6 19 (9.55%) HP
7 16 (8.04%) Red Hat
8 15 (7.54%) Oracle
9 14 (7.04%) IBM
10 11 (5.53%) EMC
11 6 (3.02%) AppSense
11 6 (3.02%) Speakerbus
11 6 (3.02%) Symantec
12 5 (2.51%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.51%) Dell
12 5 (2.51%) Veeam
13 4 (2.01%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.51%) Apple
14 3 (1.51%) Genesys
14 3 (1.51%) Verint
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