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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 99 70 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.59% 2.78% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 7.95% 6.55% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £333 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +14.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £184 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £422 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £17.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £23.63 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +17.91%
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
1245 1068 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.09% 42.47% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 517 441
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £219 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 79
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +8 23 £338 -15.62% 10
Renfrewshire -6 20 £344 -2.55% 2
Glasgow -19 17 £275 +4.66% 5
Aberdeen +13 10 £310 +12.72% 6
Dundee - 3 £325 - 2
West Lothian +2 2 £255 -27.14% 1
Stirling - 1 - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 2
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 155 (78.28%) Windows
2 106 (53.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (38.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (38.38%) Microsoft
4 65 (32.83%) Active Directory
5 60 (30.30%) Citrix
6 56 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (28.28%) Security Cleared
7 55 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 52 (26.26%) SAN
9 48 (24.24%) SQL
10 45 (22.73%) HP
11 42 (21.21%) MS Exchange
12 41 (20.71%) DNS
13 40 (20.20%) ITIL
14 35 (17.68%) Firewall
15 34 (17.17%) DHCP
16 33 (16.67%) Cisco
17 32 (16.16%) Finance
17 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (15.66%) Windows 7
19 30 (15.15%) Linux
20 29 (14.65%) vSphere
21 27 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 27 (13.64%) TCP/IP
21 27 (13.64%) Red Hat
22 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
22 26 (13.13%) MS Office
23 25 (12.63%) VPN
24 24 (12.12%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 42 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.04%) IIS
6 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.02%) Lync
8 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.01%) Apache
10 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (13.13%) MS Office
2 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) PaaS
1 1 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.26%) SAN
2 41 (20.71%) DNS
3 35 (17.68%) Firewall
4 34 (17.17%) DHCP
5 27 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 25 (12.63%) VPN
7 14 (7.07%) WAN
8 12 (6.06%) LAN
9 7 (3.54%) IPsec
9 7 (3.54%) VLAN
10 6 (3.03%) Wireless
11 5 (2.53%) VoIP
12 4 (2.02%) NAS
13 3 (1.52%) Internet
14 2 (1.01%) H.323
14 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.01%) WLAN
14 2 (1.01%) WAAS
14 2 (1.01%) Network Security
14 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) DB2
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) WinRunner
1 5 (2.53%) TestDirector
1 5 (2.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (2.53%) MSI
2 4 (2.02%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.01%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.01%) Ant
3 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.01%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.51%) ClearQuest
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Banking
3 2 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (9.60%) Consultant
2 17 (8.59%) Server Engineer
2 17 (8.59%) Wintel Engineer
3 16 (8.08%) Build Engineer
4 14 (7.07%) Architect
5 12 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.06%) Administrator
5 12 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.56%) Analyst
7 10 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.04%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.54%) Data Consultant
11 6 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.03%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (2.53%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) Middleware
2 3 (1.52%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.01%) .NET
3 2 (1.01%) CSS
3 2 (1.01%) Web Services
3 2 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (0.51%) Flash
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.59%) Replication
2 13 (6.57%) Clustering
2 13 (6.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 12 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 11 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.03%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.53%) PDA
8 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.01%) Open Source
8 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.51%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 155 (78.28%) Windows
2 76 (38.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (15.66%) Windows 7
6 30 (15.15%) Linux
7 27 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (10.10%) Windows XP
9 15 (7.58%) UNIX
10 14 (7.07%) AIX
11 7 (3.54%) SUSE
11 7 (3.54%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.53%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.02%) Solaris
13 4 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.52%) Windows NT
15 2 (1.01%) HPUX
15 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.20%) ITIL
2 17 (8.59%) Data Mapping
3 16 (8.08%) Unit Testing
4 14 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.57%) Change Management
5 13 (6.57%) Migration
6 9 (4.55%) Service Management
7 8 (4.04%) Build Automation
7 8 (4.04%) Performance Testing
8 7 (3.54%) Data Management
9 6 (3.03%) Validation
9 6 (3.03%) Project Management
10 5 (2.53%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.53%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.53%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.53%) Software Testing
10 5 (2.53%) Test Automation
11 4 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.02%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.24%) SQL
2 14 (7.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.53%) Perl
3 5 (2.53%) VB
4 4 (2.02%) Korn
5 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.01%) VBScript
6 2 (1.01%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.01%) C-shell
6 2 (1.01%) Python
6 2 (1.01%) REXX
6 2 (1.01%) Tcl
6 2 (1.01%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) C
7 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 56 (28.28%) Security Cleared
2 55 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (8.59%) Degree
5 14 (7.07%) MCSE
6 9 (4.55%) MCITP
7 7 (3.54%) MCSA
7 7 (3.54%) MCTS
8 5 (2.53%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.02%) MCP
9 4 (2.02%) CCNA
9 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.52%) VCAP
11 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) SLA
2 4 (2.02%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (53.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (32.83%) Active Directory
3 29 (14.65%) vSphere
4 24 (12.12%) VMware ESX
4 24 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 20 (10.10%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (8.08%) XenApp
7 10 (5.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (3.54%) vCloud
8 7 (3.54%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.02%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.01%) KVM
11 2 (1.01%) RHEV
11 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.01%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.51%) XenServer
12 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (11.62%) SCCM
2 15 (7.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (3.54%) Netcool
4 7 (3.54%) SCOM
4 7 (3.54%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.53%) WSUS
5 5 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.52%) Nagios
7 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.01%) nmon
8 2 (1.01%) Puppet
9 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 76 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 60 (30.30%) Citrix
3 45 (22.73%) HP
4 33 (16.67%) Cisco
5 27 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 16 (8.08%) Altiris
7 14 (7.07%) Symantec
7 14 (7.07%) EMC
8 12 (6.06%) NetApp
9 10 (5.05%) Dell
10 9 (4.55%) IBM
10 9 (4.55%) Veritas
11 8 (4.04%) McAfee
11 8 (4.04%) Oracle
11 8 (4.04%) JBoss
12 7 (3.54%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.03%) AppSense
13 6 (3.03%) Apple
14 5 (2.53%) CommVault
15 4 (2.02%) Juniper
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