Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 127 121
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 0
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 2.40% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £435 £301 £414
90th Percentile £525 £438 £471
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +21.43%
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 371 334 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.78% 11.48% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 185 70
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £338 £285 £243
90th Percentile £700 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £410 £330
% change year-on-year +3.66% +24.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £9.00 - £18.75
90th Percentile £11.00 - £20.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £26.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -26.06% +91.89%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) VMware NSX
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) VXLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) VXLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) BCP
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) VMware NSX
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
1 1 (14.29%) vMotion
1 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat