Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 77 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 54 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.87% 1.68% 1.87%
As % of the System Software category 18.18% 20.47% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +29.40%
10th Percentile £213 £319 £286
90th Percentile £475 £513 £495
Scotland median daily rate £285 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -25.97% +2.67% +12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £23.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -31.52% -36.11% -67.27%

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 297 171 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.26% 8.21% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 98 127
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £120 £127 £200
90th Percentile £600 £550 £488
Scotland median daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14% +8.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% -57.44% +30.00%
10th Percentile £15.78 £18.78 £46.38
90th Percentile £39.38 £23.33 £52.13
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £20.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -23.57% -44.67% +127.27%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (55.56%) Windows
3 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.63%) SCCM
6 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
7 13 (24.07%) Cisco
7 13 (24.07%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) vCenter Server
9 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (20.37%) Finance
10 10 (18.52%) Migration
11 9 (16.67%) ITIL
11 9 (16.67%) DHCP
11 9 (16.67%) DNS
11 9 (16.67%) vSphere
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.67%) Windows 10
12 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
12 7 (12.96%) SAN
12 7 (12.96%) EMC
12 7 (12.96%) LAN
13 6 (11.11%) Firewall
13 6 (11.11%) Banking
13 6 (11.11%) WAN
13 6 (11.11%) Python
13 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
13 6 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (9.26%) Puppet

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 1 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) GeoServer
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) JBoss
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Datadog
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) npm
3 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) DHCP
1 9 (16.67%) DNS
2 7 (12.96%) LAN
2 7 (12.96%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.26%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.56%) VoIP
7 2 (3.70%) BGP
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.70%) OSPF
7 2 (3.70%) SMS
7 2 (3.70%) SNMP
7 2 (3.70%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (3.70%) VLAN
7 2 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) GIS
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) QGIS
2 1 (1.85%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MSI
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.85%) Bower
3 1 (1.85%) DBeaver
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (12.96%) Analyst
1 7 (12.96%) Consultant
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (9.26%) Administrator
2 5 (9.26%) IT Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 3 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.85%) Flask
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) OpenLayers
3 1 (1.85%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Replication
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Photography
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Unix
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Migration
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Change Management
4 4 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) High Availability
5 3 (5.56%) Kanban
5 3 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Release Management
6 2 (3.70%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) VB
4 3 (5.56%) VBScript
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) ES6
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) CCNP
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) NFS
5 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.70%) Docker
6 2 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.85%) GeoWebCache
7 1 (1.85%) iptables
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) SCCM
2 12 (22.22%) vCenter Server
3 5 (9.26%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.26%) Puppet
4 4 (7.41%) vRealize
5 2 (3.70%) Ansible
5 2 (3.70%) Control-M
5 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.85%) Hyperic
6 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.85%) Nagios
6 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco
4 7 (12.96%) EMC
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
5 5 (9.26%) Veritas
6 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.41%) NetApp
7 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) arcserve
8 2 (3.70%) BMC
8 2 (3.70%) CommVault
8 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.85%) Brocade
9 1 (1.85%) McAfee
9 1 (1.85%) New Relic
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec