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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 68 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.22% 2.21% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 14.71% 16.95% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £426 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +77.60%  
10th Percentile £323 £288 £169
90th Percentile £495 £494 £365
Scotland median daily rate £385 £335 £298
% change year-on-year +14.92% +12.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +92.00%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 102 177 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.28% 13.02% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 51
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +56.25%  
10th Percentile £105 £111 £113
90th Percentile £550 £488 £425
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £48.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.52%  
Scotland median hourly rate £20.25 £38.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -46.71% +117.14%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Edinburgh

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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 29 June 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) DevOps
5 12 (34.29%) Ansible
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco
7 10 (28.57%) Citrix
8 9 (25.71%) Docker
8 9 (25.71%) OpenShift
8 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
9 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (22.86%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (22.86%) vRealize
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.86%) Scrum
9 8 (22.86%) vSphere
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (20.00%) Python
10 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) VXLAN
10 7 (20.00%) GitLab
11 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
11 6 (17.14%) Artifactory
11 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (17.14%) VxBlock/Vblock

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 (11.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) OpenShift
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) VXLAN
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.57%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (5.71%) BGP
6 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) OSPF
6 2 (5.71%) Skype
6 2 (5.71%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (5.71%) VLAN
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) DSL
7 1 (2.86%) LAN
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) GitLab
3 6 (17.14%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Licensing
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (11.43%) Kanban
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.71%) Software Licensing
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) Go
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.71%) VCAP
1 2 (5.71%) VCP6
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.86%) vCloud
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Ansible
2 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (22.86%) vRealize
3 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
4 5 (14.29%) SCCM
4 5 (14.29%) SCOM
5 4 (11.43%) Prometheus
5 4 (11.43%) Puppet
5 4 (11.43%) Xymon
6 2 (5.71%) SELinux
6 2 (5.71%) SnapMirror
6 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco
4 10 (28.57%) Citrix
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) arcserve
7 2 (5.71%) Black Duck
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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