Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 86 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 45 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.53% 1.93% 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 16.92% 18.81% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 25
Edinburgh median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £252 £265 £268
90th Percentile £488 £475 £508
Scotland median daily rate £348 £315 £330
% change year-on-year +10.32% -4.55% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £21.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year +22.02% +12.75% -25.50%

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 266 218 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.02% 10.28% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 110 82
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £193 £127 £125
90th Percentile £600 £476 £506
Scotland median daily rate £375 £321 £310
% change year-on-year +16.82% +3.55% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.49% -23.53% +112.50%
10th Percentile £15.30 £15.35 £24.05
90th Percentile £41.00 £36.25 £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.75% +18.25%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 15 (33.33%) ITIL
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
7 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (28.89%) DNS
7 13 (28.89%) Firewall
8 12 (26.67%) DHCP
8 12 (26.67%) Linux
8 12 (26.67%) Citrix
8 12 (26.67%) SCCM
8 12 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
9 11 (24.44%) Cisco
10 10 (22.22%) SAN
11 9 (20.00%) SQL
11 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (17.78%) Office 365
12 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
12 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
12 8 (17.78%) DevOps
12 8 (17.78%) WSUS
13 7 (15.56%) Python
13 7 (15.56%) IIS
13 7 (15.56%) Docker
13 7 (15.56%) Virtual Machines

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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) OpenShift
3 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) DNS
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) DHCP
3 10 (22.22%) SAN
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security
6 3 (6.67%) BGP
6 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.67%) OSPF
6 3 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
6 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) VXLAN
6 3 (6.67%) WAN
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Artifactory
1 4 (8.89%) GitLab
1 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Administrator
2 5 (11.11%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) D3.js
1 3 (6.67%) NumPy
1 3 (6.67%) Pandas
1 3 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 5 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) CMDB
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (26.67%) Linux
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) Change Control
6 4 (8.89%) Kanban
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) API Design
7 3 (6.67%) BDD
7 3 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
7 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.56%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) VBScript
5 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Go
8 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.56%) Docker
4 7 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (15.56%) VMware NSX
4 7 (15.56%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) WSUS
3 6 (13.33%) Ansible
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) vCenter Server
4 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
4 4 (8.89%) SCOM
5 2 (4.44%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.44%) Puppet
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.44%) SELinux
5 2 (4.44%) vRealize
5 2 (4.44%) Xymon
6 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) Citrix
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) Sophos
6 4 (8.89%) CommVault
7 3 (6.67%) AppSense
7 3 (6.67%) Google
7 3 (6.67%) Pega
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Black Duck
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Remedy
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) arcserve
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) McAfee
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle