Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 73 124 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.59% 4.18% 3.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.70% 12.65% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 80 49
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £291 £275 £200
90th Percentile £525 £600 £490
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.38 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +5.50% +29.87% +4.05%

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 948 980 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.68% 33.00% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 556 436
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -0.63%
10th Percentile £296 £253 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -13.54% -1.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £14.35
90th Percentile £32.50 £36.50 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.16%

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 December 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 December 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 33 (45.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (41.10%) Windows
3 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
4 22 (30.14%) Finance
5 20 (27.40%) Linux
6 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (24.66%) VMware NSX
8 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.92%) Cisco
9 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
10 15 (20.55%) Kanban
10 15 (20.55%) DevOps
11 13 (17.81%) Firewall
12 12 (16.44%) Scrum
12 12 (16.44%) Citrix
12 12 (16.44%) Python
12 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
13 11 (15.07%) SQL
13 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
14 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (13.70%) Office 365
14 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
15 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell
15 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (12.33%) Perl
15 9 (12.33%) Oracle
15 9 (12.33%) Banking

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 8 (10.96%) Apache
1 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) nginx
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (13.70%) Office 365
2 6 (8.22%) OpenShift
3 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.48%) IaaS
5 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.11%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.74%) Route 53
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.37%) Datadog
7 1 (1.37%) PaaS
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.48%) DHCP
3 4 (5.48%) DSL
3 4 (5.48%) SAN
3 4 (5.48%) SSL
4 3 (4.11%) BGP
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (4.11%) OSPF
4 3 (4.11%) Skype
5 2 (2.74%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) SMS
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.59%) Hudson
3 5 (6.85%) Artifactory
3 5 (6.85%) JUnit
3 5 (6.85%) Subversion
4 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.48%) GitLab
5 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.37%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Architect
2 9 (12.33%) Consultant
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Network Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.11%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) Spring
2 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.85%) CSS
2 5 (6.85%) Flask
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
2 5 (6.85%) jQuery
2 5 (6.85%) LDAP
2 5 (6.85%) React
2 5 (6.85%) Sass
2 5 (6.85%) Thymeleaf
3 4 (5.48%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.48%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Linux
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.96%) Solaris
7 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.11%) Unix
10 1 (1.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.37%) VMS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) DevOps
2 15 (20.55%) Kanban
3 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (16.44%) Scrum
4 7 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (9.59%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
6 5 (6.85%) Network Design
6 5 (6.85%) Refactoring
6 5 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.48%) Service Management
7 4 (5.48%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (5.48%) TDD
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.44%) Python
3 11 (15.07%) SQL
4 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.33%) Perl
5 6 (8.22%) Java
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Go
6 1 (1.37%) Groovy
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) CCNP
1 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.85%) CCIE
2 5 (6.85%) CCNA
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) VCAP
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (24.66%) VMware NSX
4 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.59%) Docker
6 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.85%) XenApp
8 4 (5.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (5.48%) vSphere
9 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.37%) Firmware
11 1 (1.37%) iptables
11 1 (1.37%) NFS
11 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) Ansible
2 6 (8.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.22%) Puppet
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (6.85%) vCenter Server
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (5.48%) Prometheus
4 4 (5.48%) Xymon
5 3 (4.11%) Control-M
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.74%) Nagios
6 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.74%) vRealize
7 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.37%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.37%) Scalr
7 1 (1.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.92%) Cisco
3 12 (16.44%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle
5 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.22%) EMC
7 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.48%) NetApp
9 3 (4.11%) Dell
10 2 (2.74%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.74%) Brocade
10 2 (2.74%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) New Relic
10 2 (2.74%) Splunk
10 2 (2.74%) Symantec
10 2 (2.74%) Veritas
11 1 (1.37%) BMC
11 1 (1.37%) CA
11 1 (1.37%) Charles River