The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.71% 8.70% 3.33%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 20.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +18.12%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 60.00% 43.48% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 7
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the West Lothian region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

VMware
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 1 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
Livingston -2 2 - -
VMware
Scotland

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas