Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 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.

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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 43 66
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 88 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.78% 3.71% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 7.57% 10.51% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 51
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £214 £211 £213
90th Percentile £476 £543 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £285
% change year-on-year +6.67% +31.58% -27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.60 £17.90 £16.00
% change year-on-year +104.47% +11.88% -30.43%

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 383 837 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.65% 35.26% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 422 560
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £213 £213
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £418 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -1.76% +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.86 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.68% +9.91% -39.24%
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +85.71% +11.11% -42.73%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Edinburgh

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for VMware in Edinburgh

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Edinburgh

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Firewall
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
6 8 (27.59%) VMware NSX
6 8 (27.59%) Public Sector
7 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
7 7 (24.14%) DevOps
7 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
7 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
7 7 (24.14%) CCNP
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.69%) Azure
8 6 (20.69%) Kanban
8 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) BCP
8 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) BGP
9 5 (17.24%) OSPF
9 5 (17.24%) EMC
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi

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 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Office 365
3 4 (13.79%) AWS
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (17.24%) BGP
3 5 (17.24%) OSPF
4 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
4 3 (10.34%) Skype
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) SNA
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (27.59%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Support
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Support
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) CMDB
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) BCP
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Kanban
3 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
3 4 (13.79%) Decision-Making
3 4 (13.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.34%) Antivirus Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Architectural Design
6 1 (3.45%) Server Management
6 1 (3.45%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) VBScript
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNP
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCIE
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (27.59%) VMware NSX
4 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.34%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) Docker
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM
5 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) EMC
5 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.34%) Ivanti
6 3 (10.34%) Lumension
6 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 3 (10.34%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Meraki
8 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) Mashery
8 1 (3.45%) Snow
8 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.45%) Zerto