Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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.

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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 56 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 82 56 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.82% 2.37% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% 6.85% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 46
Edinburgh median daily rate £385 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.48% +39.58%
10th Percentile £213 £290 £294
90th Percentile £488 £518 £525
Scotland median daily rate £285 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -24.00% +8.85% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £26.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year -32.86% -35.58% +118.79%

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 942 818 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.40% 34.59% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 437 545
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £260 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £30.00 £29.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.40% +2.89% -10.08%
10th Percentile £10.73 £14.41 £11.45
90th Percentile £36.38 £46.46 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% -23.61% +125.00%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018, 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 59 (71.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (54.88%) Windows
3 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
4 27 (32.93%) SCCM
5 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
6 22 (26.83%) Finance
7 20 (24.39%) PowerShell
8 19 (23.17%) Linux
9 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (18.29%) Migration
11 14 (17.07%) vCenter Server
12 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
12 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
12 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (14.63%) Office 365
13 12 (14.63%) Firewall
13 12 (14.63%) Cisco
13 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
14 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (13.41%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (12.20%) DNS
15 10 (12.20%) DHCP
15 10 (12.20%) ITIL
16 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
16 9 (10.98%) SQL
16 9 (10.98%) Citrix
16 9 (10.98%) Banking
16 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (10.98%) vSphere

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 4 (4.88%) Apache
1 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) nginx
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.63%) Office 365
3 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.44%) Datadog
5 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 2 (2.44%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Route 53
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) Firewall
2 10 (12.20%) DHCP
2 10 (12.20%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) LAN
4 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.32%) WAN
5 5 (6.10%) SAN
5 5 (6.10%) VPN
6 3 (3.66%) BGP
6 3 (3.66%) OSPF
6 3 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.66%) SMS
6 3 (3.66%) VoIP
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.44%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.44%) VLAN
7 2 (2.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MSI
2 3 (3.66%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.22%) GitLab
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (13.41%) Wintel Engineer
2 9 (10.98%) Consultant
3 8 (9.76%) Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) Architect
4 7 (8.54%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) LDAP
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
2 2 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.22%) LAMP
3 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.66%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.22%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 19 (23.17%) Linux
3 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
3 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Unix
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.44%) Solaris
8 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Migration
2 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (12.20%) ITIL
4 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.54%) Kanban
4 7 (8.54%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (4.88%) DevOps
7 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.66%) Project Management
7 3 (3.66%) Security Patching
7 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (2.44%) Chat Support
8 2 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.44%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.44%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.98%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.22%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
3 3 (3.66%) QA
4 2 (2.44%) GCP
System Software
1 59 (71.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.41%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.98%) vSphere
5 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.88%) NFS
6 4 (4.88%) VMware NSX
7 3 (3.66%) Docker
7 3 (3.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.66%) XenApp
7 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.44%) iptables
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.22%) Firmware
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.22%) vCloud
9 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (32.93%) SCCM
2 14 (17.07%) vCenter Server
3 5 (6.10%) Control-M
4 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.88%) Puppet
4 4 (4.88%) vRealize
5 3 (3.66%) Ansible
5 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.44%) Nagios
7 1 (1.22%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.22%) vMotion
7 1 (1.22%) Xymon
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Cisco
3 9 (10.98%) Citrix
4 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.10%) CommVault
4 5 (6.10%) EMC
4 5 (6.10%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.88%) NetApp
5 4 (4.88%) Veritas
6 3 (3.66%) BMC
6 3 (3.66%) HP
6 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.66%) Splunk
6 3 (3.66%) Veeam
7 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.44%) New Relic
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (1.22%) arcserve
8 1 (1.22%) Dell