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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 121 93 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.39% 3.81% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category 11.90% 9.09% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 45
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£370 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £26.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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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
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.87% 41.93% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +13 50 £450 +45.16% 9
Glasgow -5 22 £310 -11.42% 5
Aberdeen +9 4 £325 +1.96% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Moray - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Inverclyde - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 143 (65.60%) Windows
2 122 (55.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (43.12%) Microsoft
4 73 (33.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (33.03%) SC Cleared
5 72 (33.03%) Security Cleared
6 70 (32.11%) Active Directory
7 66 (30.28%) SQL
8 65 (29.82%) Citrix
9 54 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (22.02%) MS Exchange
11 44 (20.18%) SAN
12 41 (18.81%) VMware ESX
13 36 (16.51%) Firewall
13 36 (16.51%) Linux
14 35 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (15.14%) Windows 7
15 33 (15.14%) DNS
15 33 (15.14%) Finance
15 33 (15.14%) SCCM
16 32 (14.68%) Clustering
16 32 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (14.22%) ITIL
18 30 (13.76%) Red Hat
19 28 (12.84%) DHCP
19 28 (12.84%) HP
19 28 (12.84%) vSphere
20 23 (10.55%) MS Office
20 23 (10.55%) PowerShell
21 22 (10.09%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (22.02%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.26%) JBoss
4 15 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (5.05%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.59%) IIS
7 10 (4.59%) Apache
7 10 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.59%) Lync
8 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.75%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.29%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 23 (10.55%) MS Office
2 21 (9.63%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Office 365
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Heroku
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.18%) SAN
2 36 (16.51%) Firewall
3 33 (15.14%) DNS
4 28 (12.84%) DHCP
5 21 (9.63%) TCP/IP
6 18 (8.26%) LAN
6 18 (8.26%) IPsec
7 17 (7.80%) WAN
8 16 (7.34%) VPN
9 14 (6.42%) NAS
10 6 (2.75%) Internet
11 5 (2.29%) VoIP
12 3 (1.38%) LDAP
12 3 (1.38%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.92%) VLAN
13 2 (0.92%) Network Security
13 2 (0.92%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.92%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.46%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.92%) MySQL
4 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Informix
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (5.50%) WinRunner
1 12 (5.50%) TestDirector
1 12 (5.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.38%) MSI
3 2 (0.92%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.92%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.92%) Ant
3 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 33 (15.14%) Finance
2 4 (1.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.46%) Retail
3 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (11.01%) Consultant
2 22 (10.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 19 (8.72%) Administrator
3 19 (8.72%) Server Engineer
4 18 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (7.80%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (6.42%) Build Engineer
7 13 (5.96%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.05%) Architect
9 11 (5.05%) Citrix Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (2.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 6 (2.75%) Data Consultant
12 6 (2.75%) VMware Engineer
13 5 (2.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.96%) Middleware
2 4 (1.83%) Web Services
3 3 (1.38%) .NET
3 3 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.92%) OAuth
4 2 (0.92%) CSS
4 2 (0.92%) XML
4 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.68%) Clustering
2 22 (10.09%) Replication
3 16 (7.34%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (5.50%) Thin Client
4 12 (5.50%) PDA
4 12 (5.50%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.29%) iPad
8 4 (1.83%) Open Source
9 3 (1.38%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.92%) iSeries
10 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.46%) CESG
11 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 143 (65.60%) Windows
2 73 (33.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (16.51%) Linux
5 35 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (15.14%) Windows 7
7 32 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (7.80%) AIX
9 16 (7.34%) Windows XP
10 14 (6.42%) UNIX
11 9 (4.13%) Solaris
12 6 (2.75%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.29%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.83%) HPUX
15 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.92%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.22%) ITIL
2 22 (10.09%) Configuration Management
2 22 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (9.63%) Migration
4 19 (8.72%) Change Management
5 14 (6.42%) Unit Testing
6 13 (5.96%) Software Testing
7 12 (5.50%) Test Scripting
7 12 (5.50%) Test Automation
8 11 (5.05%) Data Mapping
9 8 (3.67%) Performance Management
9 8 (3.67%) Supplier Management
9 8 (3.67%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.21%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.21%) Build Automation
11 6 (2.75%) Project Management
12 5 (2.29%) Validation
12 5 (2.29%) Performance Testing
13 4 (1.83%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (1.83%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.28%) SQL
2 23 (10.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.29%) Java
4 4 (1.83%) VBScript
5 3 (1.38%) VB
5 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.92%) Korn
6 2 (0.92%) REXX
6 2 (0.92%) Tcl
6 2 (0.92%) Bourne shell
6 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.92%) Perl
6 2 (0.92%) C
6 2 (0.92%) C#
7 1 (0.46%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 72 (33.03%) SC Cleared
1 72 (33.03%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (9.63%) MCSE
4 14 (6.42%) MCTS
4 14 (6.42%) MCITP
4 14 (6.42%) Degree
5 13 (5.96%) MCSA
6 11 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.05%) ISTQB
7 9 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.75%) RHCE
9 5 (2.29%) MCP
10 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.38%) CCNA
10 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.92%) VCAP
12 1 (0.46%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) SLA
1 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) DICOM
System Software
1 122 (55.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (32.11%) Active Directory
3 41 (18.81%) VMware ESX
4 28 (12.84%) vSphere
5 16 (7.34%) Hyper-V
6 12 (5.50%) XenApp
7 10 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.67%) vCloud
9 5 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (2.29%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.83%) KVM
10 4 (1.83%) RHEV
11 2 (0.92%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 33 (15.14%) SCCM
2 14 (6.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (5.96%) Netcool
4 12 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (5.50%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (5.05%) SCOM
6 9 (4.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (3.67%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.75%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.92%) WSUS
10 2 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.92%) Nagios
10 2 (0.92%) Puppet
10 2 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.46%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.46%) BMC Performance Manager
11 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 94 (43.12%) Microsoft
2 65 (29.82%) Citrix
3 30 (13.76%) Red Hat
4 28 (12.84%) HP
5 22 (10.09%) Oracle
6 20 (9.17%) Veritas
7 18 (8.26%) Cisco
8 17 (7.80%) EMC
9 16 (7.34%) IBM
9 16 (7.34%) NetApp
10 14 (6.42%) Symantec
11 13 (5.96%) McAfee
12 12 (5.50%) Altiris
13 9 (4.13%) Dell
14 6 (2.75%) Apple
14 6 (2.75%) CA
15 5 (2.29%) CommVault
15 5 (2.29%) Nortel
15 5 (2.29%) F5
16 4 (1.83%) CheckPoint
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