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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 48 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 84 125 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.86% 3.91% 3.48%
As % of the Vendors category 8.39% 10.42% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 52
Median daily rate £285 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Median hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -27.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £21.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.55%
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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
1001 1200 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.98% 37.50% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 563 636
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 27 £375 +7.14% 2
Glasgow -2 23 £325 -5.45% 7
Renfrewshire -17 17 £280 -9.67% 2
North Lanarkshire +9 5 £160 -
East Ayrshire - 3 - - 1
Highlands +4 2 - -
Lanarkshire +4 1 - -
West Lothian +3 1 - - 1
Aberdeen -1 1 £158 -31.52%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £100 -
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UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VMware.

1 168 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 160 (56.34%) Windows
3 157 (55.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 129 (45.42%) Active Directory
5 127 (44.72%) Citrix
6 97 (34.15%) PowerShell
7 88 (30.99%) Windows Server
8 83 (29.23%) SQL Server
9 82 (28.87%) SQL
10 78 (27.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 74 (26.06%) Security Cleared
12 66 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 62 (21.83%) HP
14 57 (20.07%) Hyper-V
15 56 (19.72%) Linux
16 55 (19.37%) MS Excel
17 54 (19.01%) SC Cleared
18 50 (17.61%) ITIL
19 49 (17.25%) SAN
20 48 (16.90%) vSphere
21 46 (16.20%) SCCM
21 46 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
22 44 (15.49%) DNS
22 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (15.49%) Data Centre
23 43 (15.14%) Cisco
23 43 (15.14%) MCSA
24 42 (14.79%) Oracle
24 42 (14.79%) DHCP
25 39 (13.73%) AppSense

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (13.03%) OpenStack
2 26 (9.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.46%) GeoServer
6 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.11%) IIS
7 5 (1.76%) Apache
7 5 (1.76%) CICS
7 5 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.76%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.70%) JBoss
9 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (19.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.87%) MS Office
3 6 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.46%) Office 365
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Bluemix
4 2 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.35%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.25%) SAN
2 44 (15.49%) DNS
3 42 (14.79%) DHCP
4 30 (10.56%) NetScaler
5 27 (9.51%) TCP/IP
6 19 (6.69%) Firewall
7 17 (5.99%) SSL
8 16 (5.63%) VPN
9 15 (5.28%) SNMP
9 15 (5.28%) WAN
10 14 (4.93%) LAN
11 9 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (2.82%) NAS
12 8 (2.82%) Wireless
13 6 (2.11%) LDAP
13 6 (2.11%) VXLAN
14 5 (1.76%) SMTP
15 4 (1.41%) Intranet
15 4 (1.41%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.99%) MongoDB
2 17 (5.99%) NoSQL
2 17 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.28%) MySQL
4 13 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.82%) GIS
7 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.46%) QGIS
9 6 (2.11%) DB2
9 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.76%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.41%) ObjectStore
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.99%) Hudson
3 17 (5.99%) Subversion
4 12 (4.23%) Bower
5 9 (3.17%) HP UFT
5 9 (3.17%) WinRunner
6 8 (2.82%) TestDirector
7 7 (2.46%) DBeaver
8 4 (1.41%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.06%) Selenium
9 3 (1.06%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.70%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.70%) Gradle
10 2 (0.70%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.70%) MSI
11 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.35%) Grunt
11 1 (0.35%) gulp
11 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (8.45%) Finance
2 11 (3.87%) Banking
3 6 (2.11%) Back Office
4 5 (1.76%) Legal
5 4 (1.41%) Billing
5 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (7.04%) Support Engineer
2 17 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (5.99%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (5.63%) Administrator
3 16 (5.63%) Analyst
3 16 (5.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 15 (5.28%) Architect
4 15 (5.28%) Developer
4 15 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (4.93%) Automation Engineer
5 14 (4.93%) Build Engineer
5 14 (4.93%) Mobility Engineer
5 14 (4.93%) Wintel Engineer
6 13 (4.58%) Citrix Engineer
7 12 (4.23%) Server Engineer
8 11 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (3.87%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (3.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.99%) HTML
2 15 (5.28%) AngularJS
2 15 (5.28%) CSS
2 15 (5.28%) jQuery
2 15 (5.28%) Node.js
2 15 (5.28%) Sass
3 13 (4.58%) Flask
4 11 (3.87%) Java EE
5 10 (3.52%) REST
6 9 (3.17%) .NET
7 7 (2.46%) OpenLayers
7 7 (2.46%) PostGIS
8 6 (2.11%) J2EE
8 6 (2.11%) Middleware
9 4 (1.41%) RESTful
10 3 (1.06%) LAMP
11 2 (0.70%) Web Services
11 2 (0.70%) XML
12 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 36 (12.68%) Clustering
3 22 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.63%) Private Cloud
5 12 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.52%) CESG
7 9 (3.17%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.82%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.82%) Replication
9 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.46%) PDA
9 7 (2.46%) PKI
10 5 (1.76%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.76%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.41%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 160 (56.34%) Windows
2 88 (30.99%) Windows Server
3 66 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (19.72%) Linux
5 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (11.27%) Unix
8 31 (10.92%) AIX
9 28 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (7.04%) Windows 7
11 15 (5.28%) Android
12 12 (4.23%) Apple iOS
12 12 (4.23%) Windows Phone
12 12 (4.23%) Windows XP
13 10 (3.52%) Solaris
14 3 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.61%) ITIL
2 46 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (10.21%) Unit Testing
4 28 (9.86%) Application Packaging
5 24 (8.45%) Configuration Management
5 24 (8.45%) Migration
6 22 (7.75%) Scrum
7 19 (6.69%) DevOps
8 18 (6.34%) Kanban
9 17 (5.99%) Mentoring
9 17 (5.99%) Server Building
9 17 (5.99%) Virtual Environments
10 15 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.58%) BDD
11 13 (4.58%) TDD
11 13 (4.58%) Test Automation
11 13 (4.58%) TOGAF
12 12 (4.23%) Analytics
12 12 (4.23%) High Availability
12 12 (4.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (34.15%) PowerShell
2 82 (28.87%) SQL
3 30 (10.56%) VBScript
4 24 (8.45%) Java
5 21 (7.39%) Python
6 19 (6.69%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.63%) Perl
8 15 (5.28%) CoffeeScript
9 11 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.52%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.52%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.17%) C#
12 8 (2.82%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.76%) COBOL
14 4 (1.41%) Korn
14 4 (1.41%) VB
15 3 (1.06%) C-shell
16 2 (0.70%) C
16 2 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (27.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (26.06%) Security Cleared
3 54 (19.01%) SC Cleared
4 43 (15.14%) MCSA
5 30 (10.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (8.10%) Degree
6 23 (8.10%) MCSE
7 12 (4.23%) MCTS
8 11 (3.87%) MCITP
9 10 (3.52%) VCP6
10 7 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.46%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.46%) VCAP
11 5 (1.76%) CCNA
11 5 (1.76%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.41%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.41%) ACSA
12 4 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.41%) CCENT
12 4 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (3.17%) SLA
3 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 157 (55.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (45.42%) Active Directory
3 57 (20.07%) Hyper-V
4 48 (16.90%) vSphere
5 31 (10.92%) XenApp
5 31 (10.92%) XenDesktop
6 30 (10.56%) VMware ESX
7 21 (7.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.46%) GeoWebCache
9 7 (2.46%) NFS
9 7 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.11%) Docker
11 5 (1.76%) vCloud
11 5 (1.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (1.76%) XenServer
12 3 (1.06%) KVM
12 3 (1.06%) Samba
13 2 (0.70%) RHEV
13 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (16.20%) SCCM
2 30 (10.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 30 (10.56%) PowerCLI
3 23 (8.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 22 (7.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 20 (7.04%) WSUS
6 12 (4.23%) SCOM
6 12 (4.23%) vRealize
7 11 (3.87%) AirWatch
8 8 (2.82%) Ansible
8 8 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (2.46%) Netcool
9 7 (2.46%) XenMobile
10 6 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.76%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.76%) CA Spectrum
11 5 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 168 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 127 (44.72%) Citrix
3 62 (21.83%) HP
4 43 (15.14%) Cisco
5 42 (14.79%) Oracle
6 39 (13.73%) AppSense
7 38 (13.38%) EMC
8 27 (9.51%) IBM
9 25 (8.80%) Red Hat
10 22 (7.75%) Altiris
11 18 (6.34%) Apple
11 18 (6.34%) NetApp
12 15 (5.28%) Symantec
13 10 (3.52%) Veritas
14 9 (3.17%) Brocade
14 9 (3.17%) Intel Security
14 9 (3.17%) Samsung
15 8 (2.82%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.82%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.11%) CA
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