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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 45 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 94 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.40% 2.41% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 7.58% 5.73% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £182 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £424 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £17.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.12%
VMware
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
1240 1047 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 41.98% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 504 457
Average daily rate £350 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £185
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 40 32 77
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +4 22 £325 -18.75% 4
Renfrewshire -7 19 £347 -1.48% 4
Glasgow -23 18 £275 -8.33% 6
Aberdeen +13 8 £310 +12.72% 5
Dundee - 3 £325 - 2
West Lothian -3 2 £255 -27.14% 2
Stirling - 1 - - 2
Midlothian - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 2
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 157 (77.72%) Windows
2 112 (55.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (39.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (37.62%) Microsoft
5 68 (33.66%) Active Directory
6 60 (29.70%) Citrix
7 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (28.22%) Security Cleared
9 56 (27.72%) SC Cleared
10 53 (26.24%) SAN
11 47 (23.27%) SQL
12 45 (22.28%) HP
13 43 (21.29%) DNS
14 42 (20.79%) MS Exchange
15 38 (18.81%) ITIL
16 36 (17.82%) DHCP
17 33 (16.34%) Cisco
17 33 (16.34%) Firewall
17 33 (16.34%) Windows 7
18 32 (15.84%) vSphere
18 32 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
19 31 (15.35%) Finance
20 29 (14.36%) Linux
21 27 (13.37%) MS Office
21 27 (13.37%) Red Hat
21 27 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 26 (12.87%) VMware ESXi
22 26 (12.87%) SQL Server
22 26 (12.87%) TCP/IP
23 25 (12.38%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (20.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.96%) IIS
6 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.98%) Lync
7 4 (1.98%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.99%) Apache
9 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 27 (13.37%) MS Office
2 23 (11.39%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (26.24%) SAN
2 43 (21.29%) DNS
3 36 (17.82%) DHCP
4 33 (16.34%) Firewall
5 26 (12.87%) TCP/IP
6 23 (11.39%) VPN
7 15 (7.43%) WAN
8 13 (6.44%) LAN
9 7 (3.47%) IPsec
9 7 (3.47%) VLAN
10 6 (2.97%) Wireless
11 5 (2.48%) VoIP
12 4 (1.98%) NAS
13 3 (1.49%) Network Security
13 3 (1.49%) Internet
14 2 (0.99%) H.323
14 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.99%) WLAN
14 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.50%) DB2
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) MSI
2 5 (2.48%) InstallShield
2 5 (2.48%) WinRunner
2 5 (2.48%) TestDirector
2 5 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.99%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.99%) Ant
4 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 31 (15.35%) Finance
2 7 (3.47%) Banking
3 2 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.50%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (8.91%) Consultant
1 18 (8.91%) Build Engineer
1 18 (8.91%) Wintel Engineer
2 17 (8.42%) Server Engineer
3 14 (6.93%) Architect
4 13 (6.44%) Administrator
5 12 (5.94%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.45%) Analyst
7 10 (4.95%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (3.96%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Data Consultant
11 6 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.97%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) Middleware
2 3 (1.49%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.99%) .NET
3 2 (0.99%) CSS
3 2 (0.99%) Web Services
3 2 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) Flash
4 1 (0.50%) EDI
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Replication
2 15 (7.43%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (6.44%) Clustering
4 11 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.95%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.95%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.97%) CLARiiON
7 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.48%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.48%) PDA
9 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.99%) Open Source
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.50%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 157 (77.72%) Windows
2 79 (39.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (16.34%) Windows 7
5 32 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (14.36%) Linux
7 27 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (11.88%) Windows XP
9 14 (6.93%) AIX
9 14 (6.93%) UNIX
10 7 (3.47%) SUSE
11 6 (2.97%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.98%) Solaris
13 3 (1.49%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.99%) HPUX
14 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.81%) ITIL
2 16 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (7.92%) Unit Testing
3 15 (7.43%) Data Mapping
4 14 (6.93%) Migration
5 13 (6.44%) Change Management
6 9 (4.46%) Service Management
7 8 (3.96%) Build Automation
7 8 (3.96%) Performance Testing
8 7 (3.47%) Data Management
9 6 (2.97%) Validation
9 6 (2.97%) Project Management
10 5 (2.48%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.48%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.48%) Software Testing
10 5 (2.48%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.48%) Test Automation
10 5 (2.48%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (1.98%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.27%) SQL
2 18 (8.91%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.97%) VB
4 5 (2.48%) Perl
5 4 (1.98%) Korn
6 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.49%) VBScript
7 2 (0.99%) Bourne shell
7 2 (0.99%) C-shell
7 2 (0.99%) Java
7 2 (0.99%) Python
7 2 (0.99%) REXX
7 2 (0.99%) Tcl
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (28.22%) Security Cleared
2 56 (27.72%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (7.92%) Degree
5 14 (6.93%) MCSE
6 9 (4.46%) MCITP
7 7 (3.47%) MCSA
7 7 (3.47%) MCTS
8 5 (2.48%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.98%) MCP
9 4 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.98%) CCNA
9 4 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.49%) VCAP
11 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (55.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (33.66%) Active Directory
3 32 (15.84%) vSphere
4 26 (12.87%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (12.38%) VMware ESX
6 24 (11.88%) Hyper-V
7 16 (7.92%) XenApp
8 11 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.47%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.48%) vCloud
10 5 (2.48%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.99%) KVM
13 2 (0.99%) RHEV
13 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (11.88%) SCCM
2 17 (8.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (6.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (3.47%) Netcool
4 7 (3.47%) SCOM
4 7 (3.47%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.97%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.97%) WSUS
6 5 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.48%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.49%) Nagios
8 2 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.99%) nmon
9 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.50%) Puppet
9 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 76 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 60 (29.70%) Citrix
3 45 (22.28%) HP
4 33 (16.34%) Cisco
5 27 (13.37%) Red Hat
6 19 (9.41%) EMC
7 18 (8.91%) Altiris
8 15 (7.43%) Symantec
9 12 (5.94%) Dell
10 11 (5.45%) NetApp
11 10 (4.95%) Veritas
12 9 (4.46%) IBM
13 8 (3.96%) Oracle
13 8 (3.96%) JBoss
13 8 (3.96%) McAfee
14 7 (3.47%) Fortinet
15 6 (2.97%) AppSense
15 6 (2.97%) CommVault
16 5 (2.48%) Apple
17 4 (1.98%) Juniper
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