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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 37 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 125 96 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.93% 3.49% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 11.03% 8.43% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 35
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%
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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
1133 1139 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.58% 41.36% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 543 439
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £27.50 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +13 54 £350 -2.77% 12
Glasgow +10 27 £350 +27.27% 4
Renfrewshire -1 10 £365 +6.18%
Inverclyde -5 6 £250 -
Lanarkshire - 5 £280 -
North Lanarkshire - 5 - -
Dundee -10 4 £350 -
Fife -6 2 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 2
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 141 (69.12%) Windows
2 123 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 75 (36.76%) Active Directory
5 74 (36.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (25.98%) ITIL
7 50 (24.51%) SAN
8 49 (24.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (21.08%) Linux
9 43 (21.08%) vSphere
10 42 (20.59%) Citrix
11 40 (19.61%) SQL
11 40 (19.61%) Windows 7
12 37 (18.14%) Cisco
13 36 (17.65%) SCCM
14 35 (17.16%) Change Management
15 33 (16.18%) HP
15 33 (16.18%) Hyper-V
16 31 (15.20%) MS Exchange
17 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (14.22%) VMware ESX
17 29 (14.22%) Security Cleared
18 28 (13.73%) Finance
19 27 (13.24%) EMC
20 26 (12.75%) MS Excel
20 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
21 25 (12.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 25 (12.25%) PowerShell
21 25 (12.25%) DNS
21 25 (12.25%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.88%) JBoss
5 10 (4.90%) Lync
6 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.96%) Node.js
8 4 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.98%) Apache
9 2 (0.98%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.98%) Drupal
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.45%) Office 365
3 2 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.51%) SAN
2 25 (12.25%) DNS
3 19 (9.31%) Firewall
4 17 (8.33%) DHCP
5 12 (5.88%) WAN
5 12 (5.88%) NAS
6 9 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (4.41%) iSCSI
6 9 (4.41%) LAN
7 8 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.96%) VPN
8 4 (1.96%) VoIP
9 3 (1.47%) WLAN
9 3 (1.47%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.47%) Internet
9 3 (1.47%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.47%) Network Security
9 3 (1.47%) IPv4
10 2 (0.98%) MPLS
10 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MSI
2 8 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.43%) WinRunner
3 7 (3.43%) TestDirector
3 7 (3.43%) HP UFT
4 6 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.94%) Hudson
4 6 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.96%) Subversion
6 3 (1.47%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.98%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.98%) JIRA
7 2 (0.98%) Trac
7 2 (0.98%) Bower
8 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
General
1 28 (13.73%) Finance
2 11 (5.39%) Banking
3 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (15.69%) Analyst
2 20 (9.80%) Administrator
3 18 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (7.35%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.35%) Consultant
5 14 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.39%) Test Manager
6 11 (5.39%) Architect
7 10 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (4.41%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.92%) Network Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.43%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.43%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.43%) Developer
10 7 (3.43%) VMWare Administrator
11 6 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) AngularJS
2 8 (3.92%) HTML
2 8 (3.92%) Application Packaging
3 7 (3.43%) .NET
3 7 (3.43%) CSS
3 7 (3.43%) XML
4 6 (2.94%) XSD
4 6 (2.94%) WPF
4 6 (2.94%) WinForms
5 4 (1.96%) Sass
5 4 (1.96%) jQuery
6 3 (1.47%) Java EE
6 3 (1.47%) Middleware
6 3 (1.47%) Web Services
7 2 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.98%) OAuth
7 2 (0.98%) Flask
8 1 (0.49%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.27%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.31%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.37%) Clustering
4 11 (5.39%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.43%) CLARiiON
5 7 (3.43%) PDA
5 7 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.96%) Celerra
7 4 (1.96%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.96%) Handset
8 3 (1.47%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.47%) Statistics
9 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.98%) User Experience
9 2 (0.98%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 141 (69.12%) Windows
2 74 (36.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (24.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (21.08%) Linux
5 40 (19.61%) Windows 7
6 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (12.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (9.80%) UNIX
9 19 (9.31%) Windows XP
10 16 (7.84%) AIX
11 7 (3.43%) Solaris
12 6 (2.94%) Android
12 6 (2.94%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.49%) HPUX
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.98%) ITIL
2 35 (17.16%) Change Management
3 24 (11.76%) Migration
4 18 (8.82%) Performance Testing
5 17 (8.33%) Service Management
6 16 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (6.86%) Test Scripting
8 13 (6.37%) Software Testing
9 12 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 11 (5.39%) Test Automation
11 10 (4.90%) Test Strategy
11 10 (4.90%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.90%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.90%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.92%) Project Management
12 8 (3.92%) Open Source
12 8 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.43%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.43%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.61%) SQL
2 25 (12.25%) PowerShell
3 16 (7.84%) Perl
4 13 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.88%) Python
6 10 (4.90%) VBScript
7 8 (3.92%) Java
8 6 (2.94%) C#
9 5 (2.45%) REXX
9 5 (2.45%) Tcl
10 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.96%) Korn
10 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.47%) C
12 2 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.98%) VB
13 1 (0.49%) VBA
13 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.84%) Degree
4 14 (6.86%) MCSE
4 14 (6.86%) MCSA
5 10 (4.90%) MCTS
5 10 (4.90%) MCITP
6 7 (3.43%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.43%) MCP
7 4 (1.96%) HND
8 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.98%) CCNA
8 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.98%) OCP
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) DICOM
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (36.76%) Active Directory
3 43 (21.08%) vSphere
4 33 (16.18%) Hyper-V
5 29 (14.22%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.39%) vCloud
7 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.43%) XenApp
8 7 (3.43%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.94%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.94%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.98%) Samba
10 2 (0.98%) NFS
10 2 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.49%) Firmware
11 1 (0.49%) SRDF
11 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 36 (17.65%) SCCM
2 15 (7.35%) Backup Exec
3 14 (6.86%) Red Hat Satellite
4 12 (5.88%) Puppet
5 9 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (3.43%) WSUS
7 7 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (2.94%) Netcool
8 6 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (2.45%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.96%) WMI
10 4 (1.96%) SCOM
11 3 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.98%) Nagios
12 2 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.49%) ArcSight ESM
13 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.59%) Citrix
3 37 (18.14%) Cisco
4 33 (16.18%) HP
5 27 (13.24%) EMC
6 24 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 23 (11.27%) Oracle
8 15 (7.35%) Veritas
9 14 (6.86%) Symantec
10 13 (6.37%) McAfee
11 8 (3.92%) Brocade
11 8 (3.92%) Dell
11 8 (3.92%) CommVault
12 7 (3.43%) Dell Compellent
13 6 (2.94%) Veeam
14 5 (2.45%) Lotus
14 5 (2.45%) F5
15 4 (1.96%) NetApp
15 4 (1.96%) AppSense
16 2 (0.98%) Remedy
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