Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 58 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 26 54 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.37% 2.75% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 23.85% 26.34% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 18
Median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% +14.86%
10th Percentile £282 £280 £213
90th Percentile £535 £541 £506
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £344
% change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £17.90 £17.75
% change year-on-year - +0.85% -30.73%

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 109 205 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.14% 10.45% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 182
Median daily rate £400 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.86% +10.94%
10th Percentile £120 £122 £214
90th Percentile £575 £538 £700
Scotland median daily rate £425 £386 £390
% change year-on-year +10.03% -0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 13
Median hourly rate £23.25 £15.86 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.60% -9.37% -50.00%
10th Percentile £13.18 £13.49 £15.04
90th Percentile £32.73 £62.50 £42.77
Median hourly rate £11.78 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -47.64% +28.57% -12.50%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
4 10 (38.46%) SAN
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Azure
5 9 (34.62%) Public Sector
6 8 (30.77%) VMware NSX
6 8 (30.77%) F5
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
8 6 (23.08%) Ansible
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) Project Delivery
8 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (23.08%) EMC
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (19.23%) CCNP
9 5 (19.23%) NetApp
9 5 (19.23%) WAN
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) LAN

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 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon ECS
2 5 (19.23%) Office 365
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) AWS
4 2 (7.69%) GCP
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) Calico
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.69%) NAS
4 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 9 (34.62%) Public Sector
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Architect
1 4 (15.38%) Consultant
1 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Ajax
1 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.69%) COM+
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
1 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
2 4 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
4 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) CentOS
5 3 (11.54%) Unix
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (26.92%) Network Virtualisation
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Project Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.69%) BCP
6 2 (7.69%) Data Security
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) OWASP
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCNP
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) NCDA
2 3 (11.54%) VCAP
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) CCIE
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) NCSC
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware NSX
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Istio
2 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
3 4 (15.38%) Avamar
4 3 (11.54%) PowerCLI
4 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 3 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (7.69%) Grafana
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (7.69%) Terraform
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.85%) SCOM
6 1 (3.85%) vRealize
6 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) F5
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) EMC
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
6 4 (15.38%) Brocade
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) Dell
8 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Meraki
9 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
9 1 (3.85%) Mashery
9 1 (3.85%) McAfee
9 1 (3.85%) Micro Focus
9 1 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
9 1 (3.85%) Zerto