Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VCAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 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.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 - 130
Rank change year-on-year - +130 -
Contract jobs citing VCAP 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.034% - 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% - 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 - £431
10th Percentile £388 - £400
90th Percentile £463 - £517
Scotland median daily rate £425 - £431
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

VCAP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 251 302 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.60% 11.32% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 180 125
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -11.76% +23.19%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £243
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £332
% change year-on-year - +12.95% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.00 £43.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.04% +33.51% +73.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.73 £15.55
90th Percentile £27.25 £43.39 £43.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -20.00% +36.66%

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VCAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VCAP in Edinburgh

VCAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VCAP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
1 1 (100.00%) VMware NSX
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

VCAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware