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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 10 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.38% 4.92% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 12.50% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£255 £250 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -56.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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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 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 50.00% 39.34% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 14
Average daily rate £370 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 November 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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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 +7 1 £255 +2.00% 1
VMware
Scotland

VMware
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix