Period
to 17 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 56 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 72 82 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.16% 2.84% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 8.83% 8.84% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £219 £213 £305
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £285 £398
% change year-on-year +40.35% -28.30% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% -30.43% -43.90%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 815 928 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.75% 32.10% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 532 392
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £219 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £16.18 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -35.28% -8.78%
10th Percentile £11.52 £10.72 £13.90
90th Percentile £25.18 £35.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -48.33% -20.00%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Edinburgh

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Edinburgh

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Edinburgh

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
4 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 24 (33.33%) Cisco
6 21 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (26.39%) Finance
8 16 (22.22%) Linux
8 16 (22.22%) VMware NSX
9 14 (19.44%) vSphere
10 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 12 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 12 (16.67%) Python
11 12 (16.67%) Migration
12 11 (15.28%) DNS
12 11 (15.28%) EMC
12 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (15.28%) SCCM
12 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
13 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
13 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
13 10 (13.89%) Banking
13 10 (13.89%) Asset Management
14 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
14 9 (12.50%) SQL
14 9 (12.50%) SQL Server

VMware
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 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (9.72%) Office 365
4 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.94%) GitHub
5 3 (4.17%) Apigee
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.78%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) DNS
2 8 (11.11%) DHCP
2 8 (11.11%) Firewall
3 6 (8.33%) SAN
3 6 (8.33%) VPN
4 5 (6.94%) BIG-IP
5 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.56%) Network Security
6 3 (4.17%) SSL
6 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.78%) IPv4
7 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.78%) WAN
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.39%) MPLS
8 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Bitbucket
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) GitLab
3 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (8.33%) Analyst
2 6 (8.33%) Architect
2 6 (8.33%) IT Engineer
2 6 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Consultant
3 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.39%) REST
3 1 (1.39%) SOAP
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.94%) PKI
2 5 (6.94%) Replication
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.17%) CMDB
4 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.39%) iSeries
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.22%) Linux
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.78%) Android
9 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.78%) Unix
10 1 (1.39%) AIX
10 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (13.89%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.11%) DevOps
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL
5 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (9.72%) Validation
6 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.33%) Service Management
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.56%) Email Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.56%) Refactoring
8 4 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.67%) Python
3 9 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) CCNP
1 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.39%) CCIE
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) NIST
1 2 (2.78%) NIST 800
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (48.61%) Active Directory
1 35 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (22.22%) VMware NSX
3 14 (19.44%) vSphere
4 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (4.17%) Firmware
7 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.17%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.78%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.78%) XenApp
9 1 (1.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (1.39%) KVM
9 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.39%) vCloud
9 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) SCCM
2 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.94%) Ansible
4 4 (5.56%) vCenter Server
5 3 (4.17%) SCOM
6 2 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (2.78%) Puppet
6 2 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.39%) Icinga
7 1 (1.39%) MaaS360
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Salt
7 1 (1.39%) Terraform
7 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.39%) vRealize
7 1 (1.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.33%) Cisco
3 11 (15.28%) EMC
4 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) F5
6 5 (6.94%) Dell
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle
7 4 (5.56%) HP
8 3 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (4.17%) NetApp
8 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.78%) BMC
9 2 (2.78%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) McAfee
10 1 (1.39%) Remedy
10 1 (1.39%) Sophos