Period
to 19 November 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 19 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 89 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 42 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.46% 1.56% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 12.57% 16.73% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £213 £252 £265
90th Percentile £506 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £331 £345 £315
% change year-on-year -3.99% +9.52% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £25.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year -30.73% +22.02% +12.75%

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 334 269 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.61% 9.30% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 149 115
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £147 £129
90th Percentile £700 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +79.49% -23.53%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.30 £15.35
90th Percentile £42.77 £41.00 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +13.51%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 18 (42.86%) Linux
4 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (28.57%) Kanban
6 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
9 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (19.05%) Firewall
9 8 (19.05%) DNS
10 7 (16.67%) Python
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (16.67%) Docker
10 7 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (14.29%) VMware NSX
11 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
11 6 (14.29%) Ansible
11 6 (14.29%) OpenShift
11 6 (14.29%) DevOps
11 6 (14.29%) Artifactory
11 6 (14.29%) Jenkins

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) nginx
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 4 (9.52%) Office 365
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 3 (7.14%) OneDrive
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.76%) Datadog
5 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.76%) IaaS
5 2 (4.76%) PaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Route 53
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) DNS
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DSL
3 4 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
4 3 (7.14%) BGP
4 3 (7.14%) OSPF
4 3 (7.14%) Skype
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.76%) SMS
5 2 (4.76%) SNMP
5 2 (4.76%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) VXLAN
5 2 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) GitLab
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (4.76%) MSI
4 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (11.90%) Analyst
1 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Architect
2 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Administrator
3 3 (7.14%) Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) LDAP
2 4 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) Flask
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) React
4 1 (2.38%) Sass
4 1 (2.38%) Thymeleaf
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.90%) Solaris
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.76%) Unix
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (28.57%) Kanban
3 7 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (14.29%) DevOps
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
5 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) BCP
7 2 (4.76%) Change Control
7 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Release Management
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 7 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (16.67%) Docker
4 6 (14.29%) VMware NSX
5 5 (11.90%) vSphere
6 3 (7.14%) NFS
7 2 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (4.76%) iptables
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.76%) XenApp
7 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.38%) Firmware
8 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Ansible
1 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) Control-M
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) vCenter Server
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (9.52%) Prometheus
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (9.52%) Xymon
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (7.14%) Nagios
5 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.76%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.76%) vRealize
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.38%) Scalr
6 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 3 (7.14%) BMC
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 3 (7.14%) New Relic
6 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.14%) Splunk
7 2 (4.76%) Brocade
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) Veritas
8 1 (2.38%) Charles River