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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 63 32 60
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware 68 115 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.33% 4.55% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.57% 11.47% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £167 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 £23.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+437.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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
1035 1003 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.53% 39.66% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 477 518
Average daily rate £350 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 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
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 May 2015.

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 May 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 -10 31 £225 -35.71% 8
Glasgow -5 16 £328 +87.14% 7
Renfrewshire -2 7 £420 +50.00%
West Lothian -4 3 £258 -28.96%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £180 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £98 -
Fife -10 1 £340 -
Dundee - 1 £250 - 2
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UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 107 (64.85%) Windows
2 92 (55.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (44.85%) Microsoft
4 71 (43.03%) Active Directory
5 69 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (33.33%) Citrix
7 50 (30.30%) SQL
8 43 (26.06%) VMware ESX
8 43 (26.06%) Security Cleared
9 42 (25.45%) Windows 7
10 39 (23.64%) SC Cleared
10 39 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (22.42%) SAN
12 32 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (16.36%) HP
15 26 (15.76%) SCCM
15 26 (15.76%) Migration
15 26 (15.76%) vSphere
16 25 (15.15%) Hyper-V
16 25 (15.15%) Change Management
16 25 (15.15%) PowerShell
16 25 (15.15%) MS Exchange
17 24 (14.55%) Linux
18 23 (13.94%) MCSE
18 23 (13.94%) Configuration Management
19 22 (13.33%) McAfee
19 22 (13.33%) Windows XP
19 22 (13.33%) DNS
19 22 (13.33%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.70%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.09%) Lync
4 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.24%) JBoss
6 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.42%) SAN
2 22 (13.33%) DNS
3 16 (9.70%) DHCP
4 15 (9.09%) WAN
4 15 (9.09%) Firewall
5 12 (7.27%) LAN
6 11 (6.67%) IPsec
7 7 (4.24%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.24%) Internet
7 7 (4.24%) NAS
8 6 (3.64%) VoIP
9 5 (3.03%) LDAP
9 5 (3.03%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.82%) VPN
10 3 (1.82%) WLAN
10 3 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.21%) VLAN
11 2 (1.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) WinRunner
1 15 (9.09%) TestDirector
1 15 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.82%) MSI
3 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.21%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.21%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (10.30%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (11.52%) Analyst
2 17 (10.30%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (9.70%) Wintel Engineer
3 16 (9.70%) Consultant
4 14 (8.48%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Architect
9 7 (4.24%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Administrator
10 6 (3.64%) Build Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.64%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.03%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.03%) Data Centre Analyst
11 5 (3.03%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) Data Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) .NET
1 5 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.42%) HTML
3 3 (1.82%) CSS
3 3 (1.82%) OAuth
3 3 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.61%) XML
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.61%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Clustering
2 15 (9.09%) PDA
3 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.24%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.42%) Replication
5 4 (2.42%) Handset
5 4 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.82%) Open Source
7 2 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) CESG
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (64.85%) Windows
2 69 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (25.45%) Windows 7
4 39 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (14.55%) Linux
7 22 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 20 (12.12%) AIX
9 10 (6.06%) UNIX
10 8 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (4.24%) Solaris
12 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.82%) Android
12 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.61%) HPUX
14 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.76%) Migration
2 25 (15.15%) Change Management
3 23 (13.94%) Configuration Management
4 22 (13.33%) ITIL
5 19 (11.52%) Software Testing
6 17 (10.30%) Test Scripting
7 15 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 11 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.24%) Project Management
9 7 (4.24%) Service Management
10 5 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.03%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.42%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.42%) Release Management
11 4 (2.42%) Fault Management
11 4 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.42%) Validation
11 4 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (1.82%) SOA
12 3 (1.82%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.30%) SQL
2 25 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.64%) VBScript
5 5 (3.03%) Perl
6 3 (1.82%) Python
7 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.21%) Korn
7 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.21%) REXX
7 2 (1.21%) Tcl
7 2 (1.21%) Java
7 2 (1.21%) C#
7 2 (1.21%) VB
8 1 (0.61%) C
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (26.06%) Security Cleared
2 39 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 31 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (13.94%) MCSE
5 22 (13.33%) MCITP
6 18 (10.91%) MCSA
7 15 (9.09%) MCTS
8 13 (7.88%) ISTQB
9 8 (4.85%) MCP
10 7 (4.24%) Degree
11 6 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.82%) HND
14 2 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.21%) OCP
14 2 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.61%) CCNA
15 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) DICOM
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (55.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (43.03%) Active Directory
3 43 (26.06%) VMware ESX
4 26 (15.76%) vSphere
5 25 (15.15%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.64%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.42%) NFS
9 3 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.21%) vCloud
10 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.21%) Samba
11 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.61%) SRDF
11 1 (0.61%) XenApp
11 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (15.76%) SCCM
2 18 (10.91%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (8.48%) Netcool
5 11 (6.67%) Backup Exec
6 10 (6.06%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.64%) WSUS
8 5 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.82%) SCOM
9 3 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.82%) Puppet
10 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.61%) WMI
11 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 74 (44.85%) Microsoft
2 55 (33.33%) Citrix
3 27 (16.36%) HP
4 22 (13.33%) McAfee
5 21 (12.73%) Veritas
6 19 (11.52%) Oracle
7 18 (10.91%) EMC
7 18 (10.91%) Cisco
8 14 (8.48%) Symantec
9 12 (7.27%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.45%) CommVault
11 8 (4.85%) NetApp
12 6 (3.64%) Dell
13 5 (3.03%) F5
14 4 (2.42%) Veeam
15 3 (1.82%) Altiris
16 2 (1.21%) 3PAR
16 2 (1.21%) SolarWinds
16 2 (1.21%) Brocade
16 2 (1.21%) CA
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