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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 42 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 110 115 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.39% 3.59% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 9.79% 10.10% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 50
Median daily rate £333 £334 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £14.50 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £18.75 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.81 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.42% +7.69%
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
1124 1139 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.82% 35.57% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 516 537
Median daily rate £340 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 -4 43 £406 +12.06% 7
Renfrewshire -3 28 £300 -13.97%
Glasgow +2 20 £325 -7.14% 4
Aberdeen - 5 £345 -
Stirling - 5 £463 - 2
North Lanarkshire +10 3 £160 -
Falkirk - 1 £350 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 181 (60.54%) Windows
2 176 (58.86%) Microsoft
3 171 (57.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 135 (45.15%) Active Directory
5 134 (44.82%) Citrix
6 106 (35.45%) PowerShell
7 103 (34.45%) SQL
8 92 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 91 (30.43%) Windows Server
10 90 (30.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 84 (28.09%) Security Cleared
12 80 (26.76%) SQL Server
13 77 (25.75%) Linux
14 68 (22.74%) HP
14 68 (22.74%) Hyper-V
15 62 (20.74%) SC Cleared
16 59 (19.73%) ITIL
17 58 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
18 56 (18.73%) MCSA
18 56 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
19 55 (18.39%) Clustering
20 54 (18.06%) SAN
21 52 (17.39%) MS Excel
22 51 (17.06%) DNS
23 49 (16.39%) vSphere
24 46 (15.38%) SCCM
25 45 (15.05%) AIX
25 45 (15.05%) VMware ESX
25 45 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
26 43 (14.38%) DHCP

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 (12.37%) OpenStack
2 29 (9.70%) MS Exchange
3 27 (9.03%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.68%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.34%) JBoss
6 9 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.34%) GeoServer
8 7 (2.34%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.67%) Apache
9 5 (1.67%) CICS
9 5 (1.67%) IIS
9 5 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.02%) MS Office
3 6 (2.01%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.01%) Office 365
4 2 (0.67%) Bluemix
4 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.33%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.06%) SAN
2 51 (17.06%) DNS
3 43 (14.38%) DHCP
4 32 (10.70%) NetScaler
5 22 (7.36%) TCP/IP
6 19 (6.35%) Firewall
7 17 (5.69%) SSL
8 14 (4.68%) SNMP
9 12 (4.01%) VPN
9 12 (4.01%) WAN
10 9 (3.01%) NAS
11 8 (2.68%) LAN
12 7 (2.34%) LDAP
13 5 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.67%) SMTP
14 4 (1.34%) Intranet
14 4 (1.34%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.34%) Skype
15 3 (1.00%) HTTP
15 3 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.03%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.02%) Oracle Database
4 15 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.68%) MySQL
6 11 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.68%) GIS
7 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.34%) DB2
8 7 (2.34%) QGIS
9 5 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.34%) ObjectStore
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.36%) HP UFT
2 25 (8.36%) WinRunner
3 23 (7.69%) TestDirector
4 21 (7.02%) Hudson
5 19 (6.35%) Subversion
6 13 (4.35%) Bower
7 7 (2.34%) DBeaver
8 6 (2.01%) MSI
9 5 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.34%) Selenium
11 3 (1.00%) Gradle
11 3 (1.00%) StarTeam
12 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.67%) Grunt
12 2 (0.67%) JIRA
12 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (10.03%) Finance
2 17 (5.69%) Banking
3 6 (2.01%) Back Office
3 6 (2.01%) Legal
4 4 (1.34%) Billing
4 4 (1.34%) Law
5 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (8.70%) Analyst
2 22 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (6.69%) Developer
4 19 (6.35%) Test Analyst
5 18 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 18 (6.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 17 (5.69%) Automation Engineer
6 17 (5.69%) Build Engineer
6 17 (5.69%) VMware Engineer
7 16 (5.35%) Architect
8 15 (5.02%) Administrator
9 14 (4.68%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 13 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
10 13 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (4.01%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (4.01%) Wintel Engineer
12 11 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.68%) Server Engineer
12 11 (3.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.02%) HTML
2 18 (6.02%) CSS
3 16 (5.35%) AngularJS
3 16 (5.35%) jQuery
3 16 (5.35%) Node.js
3 16 (5.35%) Sass
4 14 (4.68%) Flask
5 12 (4.01%) Java EE
6 11 (3.68%) .NET
7 10 (3.34%) REST
8 7 (2.34%) OpenLayers
8 7 (2.34%) PostGIS
9 6 (2.01%) J2EE
9 6 (2.01%) Middleware
9 6 (2.01%) RESTful
9 6 (2.01%) XML
10 3 (1.00%) LAMP
10 3 (1.00%) Web Services
10 3 (1.00%) WinForms
10 3 (1.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.39%) Clustering
2 38 (12.71%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.35%) PDA
5 13 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.01%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.68%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.34%) EMC VNX
8 7 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.34%) Replication
9 6 (2.01%) CESG
9 6 (2.01%) PKI
10 5 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.34%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.34%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 181 (60.54%) Windows
2 92 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 77 (25.75%) Linux
5 58 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (15.05%) AIX
8 41 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (12.37%) Windows 7
10 34 (11.37%) Unix
11 25 (8.36%) Windows XP
12 10 (3.34%) Android
13 9 (3.01%) Solaris
14 7 (2.34%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.34%) Windows 10
14 7 (2.34%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.67%) CentOS
15 2 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.73%) ITIL
2 45 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.04%) Unit Testing
4 32 (10.70%) Change Management
5 31 (10.37%) Configuration Management
6 30 (10.03%) Test Automation
7 28 (9.36%) Software Testing
8 24 (8.03%) Application Packaging
9 22 (7.36%) Migration
9 22 (7.36%) Test Scripting
10 21 (7.02%) Scrum
11 20 (6.69%) Server Building
12 19 (6.35%) Mentoring
12 19 (6.35%) Smoke Testing
13 18 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.69%) DevOps
14 17 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (5.35%) Kanban
16 15 (5.02%) High Availability
16 15 (5.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 106 (35.45%) PowerShell
2 103 (34.45%) SQL
3 33 (11.04%) VBScript
4 29 (9.70%) Python
5 28 (9.36%) Java
6 25 (8.36%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.69%) Perl
8 16 (5.35%) CoffeeScript
9 14 (4.68%) C#
9 14 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.01%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.68%) Shell Script
12 10 (3.34%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.34%) COBOL
14 4 (1.34%) C
14 4 (1.34%) Korn
14 4 (1.34%) VB
15 3 (1.00%) C-shell
15 3 (1.00%) Ruby
16 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (30.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (28.09%) Security Cleared
3 62 (20.74%) SC Cleared
4 56 (18.73%) MCSA
5 36 (12.04%) MCSE
6 25 (8.36%) MCTS
6 25 (8.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (7.69%) MCITP
8 21 (7.02%) Degree
9 20 (6.69%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.34%) VCAP
10 7 (2.34%) VCP6
11 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.00%) CCNA
14 2 (0.67%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.67%) CCENT
14 2 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.01%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.01%) SLA
3 3 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 171 (57.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (45.15%) Active Directory
3 68 (22.74%) Hyper-V
4 49 (16.39%) vSphere
5 45 (15.05%) VMware ESX
6 36 (12.04%) XenApp
7 33 (11.04%) XenDesktop
8 15 (5.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.34%) Docker
11 7 (2.34%) GeoWebCache
11 7 (2.34%) vCloud
12 5 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (1.00%) Firmware
13 3 (1.00%) KVM
13 3 (1.00%) NFS
13 3 (1.00%) Samba
14 2 (0.67%) RHEV
14 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (15.38%) SCCM
2 33 (11.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 23 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (7.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (7.02%) McAfee ePO
5 21 (7.02%) Netcool
5 21 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 21 (7.02%) WSUS
6 17 (5.69%) vRealize
7 15 (5.02%) SCOM
8 11 (3.68%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (3.01%) Ansible
9 9 (3.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (2.68%) Puppet
11 6 (2.01%) AirWatch
11 6 (2.01%) SCVMM
11 6 (2.01%) XenMobile
12 5 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (1.34%) Tivoli
14 3 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 176 (58.86%) Microsoft
2 134 (44.82%) Citrix
3 68 (22.74%) HP
4 40 (13.38%) Oracle
5 37 (12.37%) Red Hat
6 32 (10.70%) AppSense
6 32 (10.70%) Cisco
7 30 (10.03%) EMC
8 25 (8.36%) Veritas
9 22 (7.36%) Intel Security
10 21 (7.02%) Altiris
11 18 (6.02%) IBM
12 15 (5.02%) Symantec
13 13 (4.35%) NetApp
14 11 (3.68%) Apple
15 9 (3.01%) Brocade
16 8 (2.68%) ServiceNow
17 7 (2.34%) Samsung
18 6 (2.01%) CA
18 6 (2.01%) Lumension
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