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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 40 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 107 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.99% 3.57% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 11.43% 8.75% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
936 914 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.93% 40.84% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 409 472
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 26
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.02 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.40% -11.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 +11 40 £438 +58.37% 9
Glasgow -2 23 £310 -27.05% 8
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 139 (63.47%) Windows
2 133 (60.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (40.64%) Microsoft
4 72 (32.88%) Security Cleared
5 71 (32.42%) SC Cleared
6 70 (31.96%) Active Directory
7 67 (30.59%) SQL
8 66 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (27.40%) Citrix
10 50 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (21.00%) SAN
12 44 (20.09%) MS Exchange
13 42 (19.18%) VMware ESX
14 37 (16.89%) DNS
15 35 (15.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (15.53%) Clustering
16 34 (15.53%) Firewall
17 33 (15.07%) Linux
18 32 (14.61%) Windows 7
19 31 (14.16%) DHCP
19 31 (14.16%) SCCM
20 30 (13.70%) Finance
21 29 (13.24%) HP
21 29 (13.24%) PowerShell
22 28 (12.79%) vSphere
23 26 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 26 (11.87%) ITIL
23 26 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
24 25 (11.42%) Red Hat
24 25 (11.42%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (20.09%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.68%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.31%) JBoss
4 15 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (4.11%) Apache
5 9 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.11%) IIS
6 8 (3.65%) Lync
7 7 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.28%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 24 (10.96%) MS Office
2 16 (7.31%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.74%) Office 365
2 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) PaaS
3 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (21.00%) SAN
2 37 (16.89%) DNS
3 34 (15.53%) Firewall
4 31 (14.16%) DHCP
5 22 (10.05%) TCP/IP
6 19 (8.68%) LAN
7 18 (8.22%) WAN
8 17 (7.76%) IPsec
9 16 (7.31%) VPN
10 15 (6.85%) NAS
11 7 (3.20%) Internet
12 6 (2.74%) LDAP
13 5 (2.28%) VoIP
14 3 (1.37%) BIG-IP
15 2 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (0.91%) Network Security
15 2 (0.91%) VLAN
15 2 (0.91%) NetScaler
16 1 (0.46%) HSRP
16 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (5.48%) WinRunner
1 12 (5.48%) TestDirector
1 12 (5.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.46%) Ant
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) MSI
2 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.46%) AdminStudio
General
1 30 (13.70%) Finance
2 2 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.46%) Publishing
3 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (11.42%) Consultant
2 22 (10.05%) Wintel Engineer
3 20 (9.13%) Server Engineer
4 19 (8.68%) Administrator
5 18 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.76%) Build Engineer
7 13 (5.94%) Analyst
8 12 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
8 12 (5.48%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.57%) Architect
9 10 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 7 (3.20%) Citrix Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.74%) Integration Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Test Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.94%) Middleware
2 3 (1.37%) Web Services
2 3 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.91%) .NET
3 2 (0.91%) OAuth
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.53%) Clustering
2 25 (11.42%) Replication
3 19 (8.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (5.48%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.48%) PDA
4 12 (5.48%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.28%) iPad
6 5 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.37%) Open Source
7 3 (1.37%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.91%) iSeries
8 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.46%) iPhone
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.46%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 139 (63.47%) Windows
2 66 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (15.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (15.07%) Linux
6 32 (14.61%) Windows 7
7 26 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (7.31%) AIX
9 15 (6.85%) Windows XP
10 14 (6.39%) UNIX
11 10 (4.57%) Solaris
12 5 (2.28%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.28%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.37%) HPUX
14 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.91%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.87%) ITIL
2 25 (11.42%) Migration
3 23 (10.50%) Configuration Management
4 21 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (7.31%) Change Management
6 13 (5.94%) Software Testing
6 13 (5.94%) Test Scripting
7 12 (5.48%) Test Automation
8 11 (5.02%) Data Mapping
8 11 (5.02%) Unit Testing
9 8 (3.65%) Supplier Management
10 7 (3.20%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.20%) Load Balancing
11 6 (2.74%) Performance Testing
11 6 (2.74%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.28%) Change Control
12 5 (2.28%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.28%) Project Management
13 4 (1.83%) Business Continuity
13 4 (1.83%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.59%) SQL
2 29 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.74%) VBScript
4 5 (2.28%) Java
5 4 (1.83%) C#
6 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.91%) Perl
7 2 (0.91%) C
7 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.46%) Korn
8 1 (0.46%) VB
8 1 (0.46%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.46%) REXX
8 1 (0.46%) Tcl
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (32.88%) Security Cleared
2 71 (32.42%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (10.96%) MCSE
5 18 (8.22%) MCITP
6 14 (6.39%) MCTS
6 14 (6.39%) MCSA
7 11 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (5.02%) Degree
8 10 (4.57%) ISTQB
9 9 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.74%) RHCE
11 5 (2.28%) MCP
12 3 (1.37%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.37%) CCNA
12 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.46%) VCAP
13 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.46%) DICOM
1 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 133 (60.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (31.96%) Active Directory
3 42 (19.18%) VMware ESX
4 28 (12.79%) vSphere
5 17 (7.76%) Hyper-V
6 12 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.65%) XenApp
8 7 (3.20%) vCloud
9 3 (1.37%) KVM
9 3 (1.37%) RHEV
9 3 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.37%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.91%) NFS
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (14.16%) SCCM
2 15 (6.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (5.48%) SCOM
3 12 (5.48%) Netcool
3 12 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (5.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (4.11%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.20%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.37%) WSUS
9 2 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.91%) Nagios
10 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.46%) StatsD
10 1 (0.46%) Graphite
10 1 (0.46%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.46%) Puppet
10 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 89 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 60 (27.40%) Citrix
3 29 (13.24%) HP
4 25 (11.42%) Red Hat
5 22 (10.05%) Veritas
6 18 (8.22%) EMC
6 18 (8.22%) Oracle
7 16 (7.31%) Cisco
8 13 (5.94%) IBM
8 13 (5.94%) NetApp
8 13 (5.94%) Symantec
8 13 (5.94%) McAfee
8 13 (5.94%) Altiris
9 9 (4.11%) Dell
10 6 (2.74%) Apple
11 5 (2.28%) Nortel
11 5 (2.28%) CommVault
12 4 (1.83%) F5
12 4 (1.83%) Veeam
13 3 (1.37%) BMC
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