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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 46 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 98 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.57% 2.07% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 5.12% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 34
Average daily rate
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£339 £375 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 - £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1242 997 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.21% 40.43% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 452 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 62
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -5 34 £370 -7.50% 7
Glasgow -1 20 £275 -12.00% 8
Aberdeen +10 10 £325 +12.06% 1
Dundee +8 3 - - 1
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
West Lothian -3 1 - - 3
North Lanarkshire - - - - 2
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 179 (79.56%) Windows
2 127 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (36.44%) Active Directory
4 80 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (30.67%) Security Cleared
6 68 (30.22%) Microsoft
7 66 (29.33%) SC Cleared
8 61 (27.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (26.67%) Citrix
10 59 (26.22%) SAN
11 52 (23.11%) HP
12 46 (20.44%) SQL
13 43 (19.11%) vSphere
14 42 (18.67%) VMware ESXi
14 42 (18.67%) Cisco
15 38 (16.89%) Linux
16 37 (16.44%) DNS
17 35 (15.56%) Windows XP
17 35 (15.56%) ITIL
18 33 (14.67%) Windows 7
19 32 (14.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 32 (14.22%) DHCP
19 32 (14.22%) Firewall
20 31 (13.78%) UNIX
21 30 (13.33%) MS Exchange
22 29 (12.89%) Red Hat
23 28 (12.44%) Hyper-V
24 27 (12.00%) EMC
24 27 (12.00%) Finance
25 26 (11.56%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.00%) IIS
5 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.78%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.89%) Lync
8 2 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.89%) Apache
8 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 24 (10.67%) MS Office
2 21 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.44%) MS Project
4 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
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 59 (26.22%) SAN
2 37 (16.44%) DNS
3 32 (14.22%) Firewall
3 32 (14.22%) DHCP
4 21 (9.33%) WAN
5 20 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 19 (8.44%) VPN
7 18 (8.00%) LAN
8 16 (7.11%) VLAN
9 7 (3.11%) Wireless
10 5 (2.22%) IPsec
11 4 (1.78%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.78%) Network Security
11 4 (1.78%) 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 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.89%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.11%) WinRunner
1 7 (3.11%) TestDirector
1 7 (3.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.22%) MSI
3 4 (1.78%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.33%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.44%) Ant
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) ProC
5 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (12.00%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (1.78%) Retail
3 4 (1.78%) Retail Banking
3 4 (1.78%) Marketing
4 2 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Military
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (11.11%) Administrator
1 25 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 18 (8.00%) Consultant
3 17 (7.56%) Architect
4 14 (6.22%) Analyst
5 13 (5.78%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.78%) Build Engineer
6 12 (5.33%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
7 9 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (2.67%) Storage Manager
9 6 (2.67%) Server Engineer
9 6 (2.67%) Storage Administrator
9 6 (2.67%) Support Analyst
9 6 (2.67%) Technical Support
10 5 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.33%) Middleware
2 3 (1.33%) CSS
2 3 (1.33%) Web Services
2 3 (1.33%) XML
2 3 (1.33%) EDI
3 2 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
3 2 (0.89%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.44%) WCF
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.44%) Ajax
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Replication
2 14 (6.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (4.89%) Clustering
4 10 (4.44%) CLARiiON
5 9 (4.00%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.00%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.11%) PDA
8 5 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.33%) Open Source
9 3 (1.33%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.44%) EPoS
11 1 (0.44%) NHS
11 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.44%) PKI
11 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.44%) CMDB
11 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 179 (79.56%) Windows
2 80 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (27.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (16.89%) Linux
5 35 (15.56%) Windows XP
6 33 (14.67%) Windows 7
7 32 (14.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (13.78%) UNIX
9 25 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (9.78%) AIX
11 12 (5.33%) SUSE
12 7 (3.11%) Solaris
13 4 (1.78%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.78%) 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 (15.56%) ITIL
2 18 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (5.78%) Migration
3 13 (5.78%) Change Management
3 13 (5.78%) Data Mapping
4 10 (4.44%) Build Automation
4 10 (4.44%) Data Management
4 10 (4.44%) Performance Testing
4 10 (4.44%) Project Management
4 10 (4.44%) Service Management
5 7 (3.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (3.11%) Software Testing
5 7 (3.11%) Test Automation
6 6 (2.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (2.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (2.22%) Validation
8 4 (1.78%) Performance Management
9 3 (1.33%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.44%) SQL
2 18 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.56%) Perl
4 6 (2.67%) Korn
5 5 (2.22%) VB
5 5 (2.22%) C#
6 4 (1.78%) VBScript
6 4 (1.78%) C-shell
7 3 (1.33%) C
7 3 (1.33%) Python
7 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.44%) REXX
8 1 (0.44%) Tcl
8 1 (0.44%) C++
8 1 (0.44%) Java
8 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 66 (29.33%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.11%) MCSE
5 12 (5.33%) Degree
6 10 (4.44%) MCITP
6 10 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (4.00%) MCTS
7 9 (4.00%) MCSA
8 8 (3.56%) ISTQB
9 7 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.67%) CCNA
11 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.89%) MCP
11 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.89%) VCAP
11 2 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.44%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) COBIT
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 127 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (36.44%) Active Directory
3 43 (19.11%) vSphere
4 42 (18.67%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (12.44%) Hyper-V
6 26 (11.56%) VMware ESX
7 17 (7.56%) XenApp
8 12 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.67%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (2.67%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.78%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.78%) RHEV
12 3 (1.33%) vCloud
12 3 (1.33%) KVM
13 2 (0.89%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.89%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (10.22%) SCCM
2 18 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (5.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (5.78%) Tivoli
4 12 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (4.89%) WSUS
6 10 (4.44%) Netcool
7 9 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (3.56%) SCOM
9 7 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (2.67%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.78%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.78%) nmon
12 3 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.89%) ARCserve
14 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
14 1 (0.44%) Nagios
14 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
14 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 68 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 60 (26.67%) Citrix
3 52 (23.11%) HP
4 42 (18.67%) Cisco
5 29 (12.89%) Red Hat
6 27 (12.00%) EMC
7 17 (7.56%) IBM
8 15 (6.67%) Symantec
8 15 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 12 (5.33%) Altiris
9 12 (5.33%) McAfee
9 12 (5.33%) Dell
10 11 (4.89%) Oracle
10 11 (4.89%) NetApp
10 11 (4.89%) Veritas
11 9 (4.00%) CA
12 7 (3.11%) CommVault
12 7 (3.11%) JBoss
13 6 (2.67%) AppSense
14 4 (1.78%) Apple
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