The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

VMware
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.03% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 21 23 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 63.64% 88.46% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 16
Median daily rate £363 £490 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.02% +96.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £395 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +181.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Aberdeen

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Aberdeen

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for VMware.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Server Building
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Server Building
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Apple