The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 33 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 126 70 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.75% 3.01% 3.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.28% 6.49% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 58
Average daily rate £375 £353 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
Average hourly rate £25.84 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 - £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1079 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.07% 46.41% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 513 535
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 43 £375 +23.96% 8
Glasgow +17 23 £375 +14.94% 6
Aberdeen +17 13 £240 +14.28% 5
Renfrewshire -4 9 £324 -22.51% 1
West Lothian -1 2 £363 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £285 -
Moray - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 172 (83.09%) Windows
2 111 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (38.16%) Active Directory
4 77 (37.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (36.23%) Security Cleared
6 69 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (31.88%) Microsoft
8 64 (30.92%) SC Cleared
9 54 (26.09%) HP
10 42 (20.29%) Windows XP
11 41 (19.81%) DNS
11 41 (19.81%) vSphere
12 38 (18.36%) SQL
13 37 (17.87%) MS Exchange
14 35 (16.91%) DHCP
14 35 (16.91%) Citrix
15 34 (16.43%) SAN
15 34 (16.43%) Windows 7
16 33 (15.94%) MS Office
17 32 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
18 30 (14.49%) SCCM
18 30 (14.49%) Replication
19 28 (13.53%) Linux
20 27 (13.04%) UNIX
21 26 (12.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 26 (12.56%) Finance
22 25 (12.08%) PowerShell
22 25 (12.08%) SQL Server
23 24 (11.59%) ITIL
23 24 (11.59%) Cisco

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (17.87%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.73%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.93%) IIS
7 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.97%) Apache
8 2 (0.97%) CMS
8 2 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (15.94%) MS Office
2 19 (9.18%) MS Project
3 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.48%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.81%) DNS
2 35 (16.91%) DHCP
3 34 (16.43%) SAN
4 19 (9.18%) WAN
4 19 (9.18%) Firewall
5 17 (8.21%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.21%) LAN
6 15 (7.25%) VLAN
7 7 (3.38%) Network Security
7 7 (3.38%) VPN
8 4 (1.93%) NAS
9 3 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.45%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.97%) Wireless
10 2 (0.97%) DAB
10 2 (0.97%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.48%) WAAS
11 1 (0.48%) Intranet
11 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.38%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.90%) MySQL
6 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.93%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.97%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.48%) MS Access
10 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.76%) MSI
2 6 (2.90%) InstallShield
2 6 (2.90%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.93%) Gradle
3 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.93%) Subversion
3 4 (1.93%) Maven
3 4 (1.93%) JUnit
3 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.93%) WATIR
3 4 (1.93%) Selenium
3 4 (1.93%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (1.93%) RSpec
3 4 (1.93%) JBehave
3 4 (1.93%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.45%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.45%) TestDirector
4 3 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.97%) JIRA
5 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (12.56%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Banking
3 3 (1.45%) Retail
3 3 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.97%) Marketing
4 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Military
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (12.56%) Wintel Engineer
2 23 (11.11%) Administrator
3 17 (8.21%) Analyst
4 14 (6.76%) Architect
4 14 (6.76%) Build Engineer
5 12 (5.80%) Consultant
5 12 (5.80%) Applications Packager
6 8 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (3.86%) VMware Specialist
6 8 (3.86%) Server Technician
7 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (2.90%) Server Engineer
8 6 (2.90%) Storage Administrator
8 6 (2.90%) Storage Manager
9 5 (2.42%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.42%) Test Analyst
10 4 (1.93%) Support Engineer
10 4 (1.93%) Support Analyst
10 4 (1.93%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (1.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.83%) XML
2 6 (2.90%) Middleware
3 4 (1.93%) EDI
3 4 (1.93%) HTML
4 3 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.97%) CSS
5 2 (0.97%) Web Services
5 2 (0.97%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.48%) WCF
6 1 (0.48%) .NET
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.49%) Replication
2 19 (9.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (7.25%) CLARiiON
4 7 (3.38%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.38%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.90%) Clustering
5 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.45%) PDA
8 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.97%) CMDB
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.97%) Handset
8 2 (0.97%) Open Source
9 1 (0.48%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Celerra
9 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 172 (83.09%) Windows
2 77 (37.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (20.29%) Windows XP
5 34 (16.43%) Windows 7
6 28 (13.53%) Linux
7 27 (13.04%) UNIX
8 22 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (7.73%) AIX
10 14 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (4.35%) Solaris
12 8 (3.86%) NetWare
13 7 (3.38%) SUSE
14 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.97%) HPUX
16 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.59%) ITIL
2 15 (7.25%) Migration
3 14 (6.76%) Unit Testing
4 12 (5.80%) Change Management
5 9 (4.35%) Data Management
5 9 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 8 (3.86%) Performance Management
6 8 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.38%) Test Automation
8 6 (2.90%) Project Management
8 6 (2.90%) Service Management
8 6 (2.90%) Security Management
9 5 (2.42%) Data Mapping
9 5 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.42%) Build Automation
9 5 (2.42%) Software Deployment
9 5 (2.42%) User Stories
9 5 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (1.93%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (1.93%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.36%) SQL
2 25 (12.08%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.76%) VBScript
3 14 (6.76%) C#
4 8 (3.86%) VB
4 8 (3.86%) Python
5 6 (2.90%) Java
5 6 (2.90%) Perl
6 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.93%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.93%) Korn
7 4 (1.93%) Groovy
8 2 (0.97%) C-shell
8 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.48%) Jython
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) C++
9 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 75 (36.23%) Security Cleared
2 64 (30.92%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.86%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.86%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.86%) MCSE
5 5 (2.42%) ISEB
5 5 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.42%) MCITP
6 4 (1.93%) Degree
6 4 (1.93%) MCSA
7 3 (1.45%) CCNA
7 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.45%) MCTS
8 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CISSP
9 1 (0.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.48%) MCP
9 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) COBIT
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 111 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (38.16%) Active Directory
3 41 (19.81%) vSphere
4 32 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (7.25%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (5.31%) Hyper-V
7 9 (4.35%) XenApp
8 8 (3.86%) Novell eDirectory
9 6 (2.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.45%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.97%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.97%) KVM
12 1 (0.48%) vCloud
12 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (14.49%) SCCM
2 26 (12.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 21 (10.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (7.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (5.80%) Tivoli
6 11 (5.31%) WSUS
7 9 (4.35%) Backup Exec
8 7 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (3.38%) SCOM
9 6 (2.90%) Netcool
9 6 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (2.42%) ZENworks
10 5 (2.42%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.93%) Puppet
11 4 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.97%) nmon
12 2 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.97%) Nagios
13 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 66 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 54 (26.09%) HP
3 35 (16.91%) Citrix
4 24 (11.59%) Cisco
5 21 (10.14%) EMC
6 17 (8.21%) IBM
6 17 (8.21%) Altiris
7 15 (7.25%) Dell
8 14 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 14 (6.76%) Symantec
9 13 (6.28%) Novell
10 11 (5.31%) Veritas
10 11 (5.31%) Oracle
11 10 (4.83%) Fortinet
12 9 (4.35%) CA
13 8 (3.86%) McAfee
14 6 (2.90%) CommVault
14 6 (2.90%) NetApp
15 5 (2.42%) Trend Micro
16 4 (1.93%) Becrypt
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