Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 123 121
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.52% 3.99% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £650 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.83% +10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £625 £351 £293
90th Percentile £675 £449 £385
Scotland median daily rate £438 £385 £413
% change year-on-year +13.64% -6.67% +6.52%
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 263 351 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.76% 11.92% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 186 145
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £292
90th Percentile £585 £625 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.75 £10.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -55.56% -
10th Percentile £11.13 £9.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £12.38 £11.00 £23.75
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +10.59% -29.17% -25.00%

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 25 August 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) vRealize
3 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (50.00%) Military
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DMZ
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Military
1 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Virtualisation Architect
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Awareness
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
1 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) vRealize
1 2 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp