Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 98 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 -36 +39
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 26 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.02% 1.58% 2.68%
As % of the System Software category 8.36% 15.77% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £205 £241 £276
90th Percentile £550 £530 £498
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -39.02% +30.16% +8.62%

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 311 298 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.14% 10.01% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 177 102
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £139 £208 £125
90th Percentile £700 £600 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £388 £330
% change year-on-year -3.23% +17.42% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +150.00% -53.13%
10th Percentile £14.22 £35.25 £14.49
90th Percentile £44.50 £41.75 £28.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -10.53%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 8 (30.77%) Citrix
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 6 (23.08%) Office 365
9 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) Back Office
9 5 (19.23%) Information Security
9 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
9 5 (19.23%) SCCM
9 5 (19.23%) Kanban
10 4 (15.38%) PowerShell

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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.54%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (23.08%) Office 365
4 3 (11.54%) OneDrive
4 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) Skype
3 3 (11.54%) DSL
3 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) BGP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
2 3 (11.54%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Flask
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) React
3 1 (3.85%) Sass
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
7 2 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.85%) AIX
8 1 (3.85%) CentOS
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Kanban
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
5 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) NIST 800
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) Docker
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (11.54%) VirtualBox
4 3 (11.54%) VMware NSX
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (11.54%) Prometheus
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (11.54%) Xymon
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) Scalr
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) Brocade
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Ab Initio
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
8 1 (3.85%) CA
8 1 (3.85%) Charles River
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) New Relic
8 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk
8 1 (3.85%) Veritas