Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 56 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.92% 1.54% 1.75%
As % of the System Software category 17.13% 17.67% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £385 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -10.45% +28.85%
10th Percentile £213 £266 £259
90th Percentile £488 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £305 £335 £310
% change year-on-year -8.96% +8.06% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £25.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year -30.73% -28.82% +92.00%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 327 232 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.21% 8.70% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 128 113
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £149 £249 £128
90th Percentile £689 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -77.37% +88.12%
10th Percentile £14.64 £10.38 £25.85
90th Percentile £44.27 £11.13 £51.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -44.44% +94.59%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (64.29%) Windows
3 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (32.14%) Linux
6 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.21%) SCCM
7 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (21.43%) Kanban
8 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (17.86%) Firewall
9 10 (17.86%) vCenter Server
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
10 9 (16.07%) Migration
10 9 (16.07%) DNS
10 9 (16.07%) Cisco
10 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (12.50%) ITIL
12 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
13 6 (10.71%) Puppet
13 6 (10.71%) Artifactory

VMware Infrastructure
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 6 (10.71%) Apache
1 6 (10.71%) nginx
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) OpenShift
3 4 (7.14%) Office 365
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.57%) Datadog
5 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.57%) IaaS
5 2 (3.57%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Route 53
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 6 (10.71%) DHCP
3 6 (10.71%) SAN
4 5 (8.93%) LAN
4 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) DSL
5 4 (7.14%) SSL
5 4 (7.14%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) BGP
6 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.36%) OSPF
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.57%) SMS
7 2 (3.57%) SNMP
7 2 (3.57%) VLAN
7 2 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Artifactory
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) MSI
3 4 (7.14%) GitLab
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.79%) Hudson
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Consultant
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.57%) Deployment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) LDAP
2 4 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) Flask
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) React
4 1 (1.79%) Sass
4 1 (1.79%) Thymeleaf
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.93%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
4 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (21.43%) Kanban
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) Patch Management
7 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.57%) BCP
9 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.79%) CCNP
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (10.71%) Docker
3 6 (10.71%) VMware NSX
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.36%) NFS
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
4 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) iptables
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) Firmware
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
2 10 (17.86%) vCenter Server
3 6 (10.71%) Ansible
3 6 (10.71%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.71%) Puppet
4 5 (8.93%) Control-M
5 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (7.14%) Prometheus
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (7.14%) Xymon
6 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.57%) Nagios
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.57%) vRealize
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.79%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) EMC
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) Veritas
6 3 (5.36%) BMC
6 3 (5.36%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) NetApp
7 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) New Relic
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.57%) Splunk
8 1 (1.79%) arcserve
8 1 (1.79%) Brocade