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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 43 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing VMware 99 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.66% 2.35% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 8.34% 5.63% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 36
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1187 1030 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.85% 41.65% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 464 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -14 33 £350 -15.15% 6
Glasgow +7 19 £275 -15.38% 6
Aberdeen +11 13 £325 +12.06%
Dundee +5 3 - - 1
West Lothian -2 1 - - 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 2
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
Stirling - - - - 3
Midlothian - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 180 (79.65%) Windows
2 130 (57.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (34.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (34.96%) Active Directory
4 69 (30.53%) Microsoft
5 68 (30.09%) Security Cleared
6 65 (28.76%) SC Cleared
7 61 (26.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (26.11%) Citrix
9 58 (25.66%) SAN
10 53 (23.45%) HP
11 47 (20.80%) SQL
12 42 (18.58%) Cisco
12 42 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
13 41 (18.14%) vSphere
14 38 (16.81%) DNS
14 38 (16.81%) Linux
15 36 (15.93%) Windows XP
16 35 (15.49%) ITIL
17 34 (15.04%) Windows 7
18 33 (14.60%) DHCP
19 32 (14.16%) UNIX
19 32 (14.16%) Firewall
20 30 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 28 (12.39%) Hyper-V
21 28 (12.39%) MS Exchange
21 28 (12.39%) Red Hat
22 27 (11.95%) Finance
23 26 (11.50%) SQL Server
24 25 (11.06%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 28 (12.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.98%) IIS
5 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.44%) Lync
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (11.06%) MS Office
2 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.42%) MS Project
4 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (25.66%) SAN
2 38 (16.81%) DNS
3 33 (14.60%) DHCP
4 32 (14.16%) Firewall
5 21 (9.29%) WAN
6 20 (8.85%) TCP/IP
7 19 (8.41%) VPN
8 18 (7.96%) LAN
9 16 (7.08%) VLAN
10 7 (3.10%) Wireless
11 4 (1.77%) IPsec
11 4 (1.77%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.77%) Network Security
11 4 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.33%) NAS
12 3 (1.33%) WAAS
12 3 (1.33%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.33%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.33%) DB2
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.88%) MySQL
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.44%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) WinRunner
1 7 (3.10%) TestDirector
1 7 (3.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.21%) MSI
2 5 (2.21%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.77%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Gradle
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.44%) RSpec
4 1 (0.44%) JBehave
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.44%) Hudson
4 1 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) WATIR
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (11.95%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Banking
3 4 (1.77%) Retail
3 4 (1.77%) Retail Banking
3 4 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Military
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (10.62%) Administrator
1 24 (10.62%) Wintel Engineer
2 19 (8.41%) Consultant
3 16 (7.08%) Architect
4 15 (6.64%) Analyst
5 13 (5.75%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.75%) Build Engineer
6 12 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (5.31%) Support Engineer
7 9 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (3.98%) VMware Specialist
8 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (3.54%) Citrix Engineer
9 7 (3.10%) Server Engineer
10 6 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (2.65%) Storage Administrator
10 6 (2.65%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.65%) Technical Support
10 6 (2.65%) Storage Manager
11 5 (2.21%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) Middleware
2 4 (1.77%) XML
3 3 (1.33%) CSS
3 3 (1.33%) Web Services
3 3 (1.33%) EDI
4 2 (0.88%) .NET
4 2 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.44%) WCF
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) Flash
5 1 (0.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.41%) Replication
2 15 (6.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (4.87%) Clustering
4 10 (4.42%) CLARiiON
5 9 (3.98%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.98%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.10%) PDA
8 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.33%) Open Source
9 3 (1.33%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.44%) CMDB
11 1 (0.44%) EPoS
11 1 (0.44%) NHS
11 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 180 (79.65%) Windows
2 79 (34.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (26.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (16.81%) Linux
5 36 (15.93%) Windows XP
6 34 (15.04%) Windows 7
7 32 (14.16%) UNIX
8 30 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (9.73%) AIX
11 12 (5.31%) SUSE
12 7 (3.10%) Solaris
13 4 (1.77%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.44%) NetWare
15 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.49%) ITIL
2 17 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (5.75%) Change Management
3 13 (5.75%) Migration
3 13 (5.75%) Data Mapping
4 11 (4.87%) Data Management
4 11 (4.87%) Performance Testing
5 10 (4.42%) Service Management
5 10 (4.42%) Project Management
6 9 (3.98%) Build Automation
7 8 (3.54%) Test Automation
8 7 (3.10%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.10%) Software Testing
9 6 (2.65%) Test Scripting
9 6 (2.65%) Unit Testing
10 5 (2.21%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.77%) Security Management
11 4 (1.77%) Validation
11 4 (1.77%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.80%) SQL
2 20 (8.85%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.54%) Perl
4 6 (2.65%) VBScript
4 6 (2.65%) C#
4 6 (2.65%) Korn
5 5 (2.21%) VB
6 4 (1.77%) Python
6 4 (1.77%) C-shell
7 3 (1.33%) C
8 2 (0.88%) Java
8 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.44%) Groovy
9 1 (0.44%) REXX
9 1 (0.44%) Tcl
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (30.09%) Security Cleared
2 65 (28.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.08%) MCSE
5 11 (4.87%) Degree
6 10 (4.42%) MCITP
6 10 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.98%) MCSA
7 9 (3.98%) MCTS
7 9 (3.98%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.65%) CCNA
10 2 (0.88%) MCP
10 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.88%) ISEB
10 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.98%) SLA
2 4 (1.77%) COBIT
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 130 (57.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (34.96%) Active Directory
3 42 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
4 41 (18.14%) vSphere
5 28 (12.39%) Hyper-V
6 25 (11.06%) VMware ESX
7 16 (7.08%) XenApp
8 13 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.65%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (2.21%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.77%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.77%) RHEV
12 3 (1.33%) vCloud
12 3 (1.33%) KVM
13 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.88%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (10.18%) SCCM
2 18 (7.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (6.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (5.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (5.75%) Tivoli
5 11 (4.87%) WSUS
6 10 (4.42%) Netcool
7 9 (3.98%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (3.54%) SCOM
9 7 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (2.21%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.77%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.77%) nmon
12 3 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.88%) ZENworks
13 2 (0.88%) Puppet
14 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 69 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 59 (26.11%) Citrix
3 53 (23.45%) HP
4 42 (18.58%) Cisco
5 28 (12.39%) Red Hat
6 25 (11.06%) EMC
7 17 (7.52%) IBM
8 15 (6.64%) Fortinet
8 15 (6.64%) Symantec
9 13 (5.75%) Dell
10 12 (5.31%) Altiris
10 12 (5.31%) McAfee
11 11 (4.87%) NetApp
11 11 (4.87%) Veritas
11 11 (4.87%) Oracle
12 8 (3.54%) CA
13 7 (3.10%) CommVault
14 6 (2.65%) AppSense
15 5 (2.21%) JBoss
16 4 (1.77%) Apple
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £210 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 26 days ago