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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 48 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 90 65 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.23% 2.61% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 6.95% 6.45% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 37
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 - £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
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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
1295 1008 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.47% 40.40% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 485 421
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 72
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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 -10 26 £350 -15.15% 11
Renfrewshire -6 22 £344 -2.89% 1
Glasgow -13 19 £275 -12.00% 5
Aberdeen -2 3 £310 +10.22% 3
Dundee - 3 - -
West Lothian -2 2 - -
Inverclyde -1 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 163 (80.30%) Windows
2 116 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (41.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (35.96%) Microsoft
5 69 (33.99%) Active Directory
6 67 (33.00%) Security Cleared
7 66 (32.51%) SC Cleared
8 64 (31.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 62 (30.54%) Citrix
10 54 (26.60%) SAN
11 48 (23.65%) SQL
12 44 (21.67%) DNS
13 43 (21.18%) HP
14 39 (19.21%) vSphere
15 38 (18.72%) DHCP
16 35 (17.24%) MS Exchange
16 35 (17.24%) ITIL
17 34 (16.75%) Cisco
18 33 (16.26%) Windows 7
19 32 (15.76%) Windows XP
20 31 (15.27%) Linux
20 31 (15.27%) VMware ESXi
21 29 (14.29%) Finance
22 28 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 27 (13.30%) VMware ESX
23 27 (13.30%) Firewall
24 26 (12.81%) EMC
24 26 (12.81%) Red Hat
24 26 (12.81%) Hyper-V
25 25 (12.32%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 35 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.45%) IIS
5 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.99%) Lync
8 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 25 (12.32%) MS Office
2 20 (9.85%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.91%) MS Project
4 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (26.60%) SAN
2 44 (21.67%) DNS
3 38 (18.72%) DHCP
4 27 (13.30%) Firewall
5 21 (10.34%) VPN
6 20 (9.85%) WAN
7 17 (8.37%) TCP/IP
8 16 (7.88%) LAN
9 7 (3.45%) Wireless
9 7 (3.45%) IPsec
9 7 (3.45%) VLAN
10 4 (1.97%) Network Security
10 4 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.97%) VoIP
11 3 (1.48%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.48%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.48%) WAAS
11 3 (1.48%) NAS
12 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.99%) DB2
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) WinRunner
1 7 (3.45%) TestDirector
1 7 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.46%) MSI
3 4 (1.97%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.48%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.49%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (4.43%) Banking
3 3 (1.48%) Retail
3 3 (1.48%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (10.84%) Wintel Engineer
2 19 (9.36%) Build Engineer
3 18 (8.87%) Administrator
4 16 (7.88%) Analyst
5 15 (7.39%) Consultant
5 15 (7.39%) Architect
6 12 (5.91%) Citrix Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) VMware Specialist
8 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.45%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.45%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.96%) Technical Support
12 5 (2.46%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (2.46%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (1.97%) Technical Architect
13 4 (1.97%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.42%) Middleware
2 3 (1.48%) EDI
2 3 (1.48%) CSS
2 3 (1.48%) Web Services
3 2 (0.99%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.49%) Flash
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) XML
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.33%) Replication
2 17 (8.37%) Enterprise Storage
3 12 (5.91%) Clustering
4 10 (4.93%) CLARiiON
5 9 (4.43%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.43%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.45%) PDA
7 4 (1.97%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.48%) Open Source
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.49%) CMDB
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 163 (80.30%) Windows
2 85 (41.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (31.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (16.26%) Windows 7
5 32 (15.76%) Windows XP
6 31 (15.27%) Linux
7 28 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (9.85%) UNIX
10 18 (8.87%) AIX
11 8 (3.94%) SUSE
12 5 (2.46%) Solaris
12 5 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.48%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.48%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.48%) HPUX
14 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.24%) ITIL
2 19 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (7.39%) Change Management
3 15 (7.39%) Unit Testing
4 13 (6.40%) Build Automation
5 11 (5.42%) Migration
6 10 (4.93%) Service Management
6 10 (4.93%) Data Mapping
7 9 (4.43%) Performance Testing
8 7 (3.45%) Validation
8 7 (3.45%) Data Management
8 7 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 7 (3.45%) Test Automation
9 6 (2.96%) Test Scripting
9 6 (2.96%) Project Management
10 5 (2.46%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.46%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.97%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (1.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.65%) SQL
2 20 (9.85%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.46%) Perl
3 5 (2.46%) VB
4 3 (1.48%) Korn
4 3 (1.48%) VBScript
5 2 (0.99%) C-shell
5 2 (0.99%) C
5 2 (0.99%) C#
5 2 (0.99%) Python
5 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.49%) REXX
6 1 (0.49%) Tcl
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 67 (33.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (32.51%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.37%) MCSE
5 14 (6.90%) Degree
6 12 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (5.91%) MCITP
7 9 (4.43%) MCTS
7 9 (4.43%) MCSA
8 7 (3.45%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.45%) CCNA
8 7 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.48%) MCP
11 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.99%) VCAP
12 1 (0.49%) CISSP
12 1 (0.49%) CCNP
12 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) SLA
2 4 (1.97%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 116 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (33.99%) Active Directory
3 39 (19.21%) vSphere
4 31 (15.27%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (13.30%) VMware ESX
6 26 (12.81%) Hyper-V
7 13 (6.40%) XenApp
8 10 (4.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.94%) Terminal Services
10 7 (3.45%) VMware Server
11 6 (2.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (1.97%) vCloud
14 3 (1.48%) RHEV
14 3 (1.48%) KVM
14 3 (1.48%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.34%) SCCM
2 18 (8.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (7.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (4.93%) Netcool
5 9 (4.43%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (3.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (3.45%) SCOM
8 6 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.96%) WSUS
9 5 (2.46%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.46%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.48%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.99%) nmon
12 1 (0.49%) Nagios
12 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.49%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 73 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 62 (30.54%) Citrix
3 43 (21.18%) HP
4 34 (16.75%) Cisco
5 26 (12.81%) EMC
5 26 (12.81%) Red Hat
6 20 (9.85%) Altiris
7 17 (8.37%) Symantec
8 12 (5.91%) Dell
9 11 (5.42%) Veritas
9 11 (5.42%) McAfee
10 10 (4.93%) NetApp
10 10 (4.93%) Oracle
10 10 (4.93%) IBM
11 7 (3.45%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.45%) JBoss
12 6 (2.96%) CommVault
12 6 (2.96%) AppSense
13 4 (1.97%) Meru Networks
13 4 (1.97%) Apple
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