Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 91 81
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 22 28 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.20% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 14.10% 9.43% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 29
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -6.67%
10th Percentile £169 £291 £213
90th Percentile £475 £565 £480
Scotland median daily rate £418 £413 £285
% change year-on-year +1.21% +44.74% -27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +180.00% -20.63% -31.52%

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 156 297 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.96% 12.76% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 142 175
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £126 £134 £122
90th Percentile £524 £598 £600
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% -6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £31.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -44.76% +52.67%
Median hourly rate £32.50 £15.86 £15.86
% change year-on-year +104.92% - -30.29%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
5 8 (36.36%) Azure
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) Office 365
7 6 (27.27%) Skype
7 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Public Sector
7 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (18.18%) VMware NSX
9 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
9 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
9 4 (18.18%) WSUS
9 4 (18.18%) SCCM

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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Azure
2 7 (31.82%) Office 365
3 5 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) OneDrive
5 2 (9.09%) AWS
6 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Skype
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.55%) DHCP
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) SNA
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Public Sector
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Support
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Server Support
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Support
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) CMDB
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) BCP
4 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Kanban
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (18.18%) VMware NSX
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.09%) Docker
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
1 4 (18.18%) WSUS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) Ivanti
6 3 (13.64%) Lumension
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Spiceworks
8 1 (4.55%) Splunk
8 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
8 1 (4.55%) Veeam