Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 20 July 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 vCenter Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 103 129
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 -16
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 13 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.79% 3.27% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £385 £328 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.56% -25.14% +22.81%
10th Percentile £351 £287 £387
90th Percentile £449 £384 £530
Scotland median daily rate £385 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -3.75% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 343 245 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.34% 10.87% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 130 121
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £244 £295 £255
90th Percentile £608 £546 £525
Scotland median daily rate £368 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.81% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £30.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.48% -22.69% +113.33%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in Edinburgh

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in Edinburgh

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCenter Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server 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 vCenter Server.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
6 2 (15.38%) VXLAN
6 2 (15.38%) vRealize
6 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban

vCenter Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
2 2 (15.38%) SNMP
2 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) VXLAN
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) vCloud
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) vRealize
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft