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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 53 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 84 100 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.85% 3.68% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 8.26% 9.38% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 29
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £23.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% -20.52%
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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
1017 1066 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.46% 39.21% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 509 488
Average daily rate £345 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +2 30 £275 -21.42% 10
Glasgow -3 14 £328 +19.09% 3
Renfrewshire +1 11 £349 +16.25%
Inverclyde -2 5 £250 -
West Lothian -8 3 £258 -
Lanarkshire - 3 £280 -
Dundee -10 2 £250 - 1
Fife -11 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
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UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 121 (69.14%) Windows
2 103 (58.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 61 (34.86%) Microsoft
6 48 (27.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (26.29%) Citrix
8 43 (24.57%) SAN
9 42 (24.00%) Security Cleared
10 39 (22.29%) SQL
11 35 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 34 (19.43%) SC Cleared
12 34 (19.43%) vSphere
13 33 (18.86%) HP
13 33 (18.86%) VMware ESX
14 32 (18.29%) ITIL
14 32 (18.29%) Data Centre
15 30 (17.14%) Linux
16 29 (16.57%) PowerShell
17 28 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (16.00%) Change Management
18 27 (15.43%) DNS
19 26 (14.86%) SCCM
20 25 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 25 (14.29%) Migration
21 24 (13.71%) Hyper-V
21 24 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (13.14%) Finance
22 23 (13.14%) Oracle
23 21 (12.00%) DHCP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 21 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (5.71%) Lync
3 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.43%) JBoss
6 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.29%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.00%) MS Office
2 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.57%) SAN
2 27 (15.43%) DNS
3 21 (12.00%) DHCP
4 16 (9.14%) Firewall
5 13 (7.43%) WAN
6 11 (6.29%) NAS
7 10 (5.71%) LAN
8 6 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (3.43%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.86%) LDAP
9 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.29%) VoIP
10 4 (2.29%) Internet
11 3 (1.71%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.71%) WLAN
11 3 (1.71%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.71%) IPv4
12 2 (1.14%) IPsec
12 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) WinRunner
1 10 (5.71%) TestDirector
1 10 (5.71%) HP UFT
1 10 (5.71%) MSI
2 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.71%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.14%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.57%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.57%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (13.14%) Finance
2 6 (3.43%) Banking
3 1 (0.57%) Retail
3 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.57%) Legal
3 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (16.00%) Analyst
2 14 (8.00%) Consultant
3 12 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (6.29%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (6.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (5.71%) Architect
6 9 (5.14%) Test Manager
7 8 (4.57%) Administrator
7 8 (4.57%) Network Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Developer
10 5 (2.86%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (2.86%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) XML
1 7 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.43%) WPF
2 6 (3.43%) XSD
2 6 (3.43%) .NET
2 6 (3.43%) WinForms
3 4 (2.29%) Middleware
3 4 (2.29%) HTML
3 4 (2.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.71%) Java EE
4 3 (1.71%) CSS
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.14%) OAuth
6 1 (0.57%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.57%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.71%) Clustering
3 10 (5.71%) PDA
3 10 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.29%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.29%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.29%) Handset
6 4 (2.29%) Replication
6 4 (2.29%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.14%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.14%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 121 (69.14%) Windows
2 70 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (27.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 30 (17.14%) Linux
6 24 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (10.29%) Windows XP
8 17 (9.71%) AIX
9 15 (8.57%) UNIX
10 9 (5.14%) Solaris
11 4 (2.29%) Android
11 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.57%) HPUX
13 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.29%) ITIL
2 28 (16.00%) Change Management
3 25 (14.29%) Migration
4 18 (10.29%) Performance Testing
5 14 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 13 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (7.43%) Test Scripting
7 12 (6.86%) Service Management
8 10 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.14%) Change Control
9 9 (5.14%) Server Building
9 9 (5.14%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.14%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.00%) Project Management
10 7 (4.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (4.00%) Performance Management
11 6 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.43%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.29%) SQL
2 29 (16.57%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.29%) VBScript
4 8 (4.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.57%) C#
5 7 (4.00%) Perl
6 5 (2.86%) REXX
6 5 (2.86%) Tcl
7 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.29%) Korn
7 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.71%) Java
8 3 (1.71%) Python
9 2 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (0.57%) VBA
10 1 (0.57%) C
10 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.43%) SC Cleared
3 28 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.29%) MCSE
5 16 (9.14%) MCITP
6 15 (8.57%) MCSA
7 10 (5.71%) MCTS
8 9 (5.14%) ISTQB
8 9 (5.14%) Degree
9 6 (3.43%) MCP
10 3 (1.71%) HND
11 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.14%) OCP
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.57%) CCNA
12 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.57%) DICOM
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (58.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 34 (19.43%) vSphere
4 33 (18.86%) VMware ESX
5 24 (13.71%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.43%) vCloud
7 6 (3.43%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.86%) Terminal Server
8 5 (2.86%) VMware Server
9 4 (2.29%) NFS
10 2 (1.14%) XenApp
10 2 (1.14%) Samba
10 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.57%) SRDF
11 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 26 (14.86%) SCCM
2 13 (7.43%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (6.86%) Backup Exec
4 10 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (5.14%) Netcool
6 8 (4.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (4.00%) NetBackup
7 7 (4.00%) WSUS
7 7 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (2.29%) WMI
10 3 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.71%) Puppet
11 2 (1.14%) SCOM
11 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.57%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 46 (26.29%) Citrix
3 33 (18.86%) HP
4 23 (13.14%) Oracle
5 20 (11.43%) Cisco
6 19 (10.86%) EMC
7 18 (10.29%) Veritas
8 17 (9.71%) Red Hat
9 16 (9.14%) McAfee
10 12 (6.86%) Symantec
11 6 (3.43%) CommVault
12 5 (2.86%) Dell
12 5 (2.86%) Veeam
12 5 (2.86%) AppSense
12 5 (2.86%) F5
13 4 (2.29%) NetApp
13 4 (2.29%) Lotus
14 3 (1.71%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.71%) Altiris
14 3 (1.71%) Brocade
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