Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 51 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 109 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.74% 3.59% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 11.04% 8.61% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £275 £205 £239
90th Percentile £600 £485 £502
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +23.08% +1.56% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +62.16% -26.00%

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 987 906 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.85% 41.71% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 478 488
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.90%
10th Percentile £242 £230 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -1.29% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.15 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.07 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £18.25 £14.51
% change year-on-year +36.99% +25.78% -8.66%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware.

1 65 (59.63%) Active Directory
2 56 (51.38%) Windows
3 49 (44.95%) Microsoft
4 48 (44.04%) Linux
5 45 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (38.53%) Windows Server
7 40 (36.70%) vSphere
8 36 (33.03%) PowerShell
9 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (30.28%) ITIL
12 31 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (28.44%) Ansible
13 29 (26.61%) Finance
14 25 (22.94%) SAN
15 24 (22.02%) Firewall
15 24 (22.02%) DevOps
16 23 (21.10%) Disclosure Scotland
17 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (19.27%) VMware ESXi
19 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (17.43%) Cisco
20 19 (17.43%) Puppet
20 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (17.43%) Opscode Chef
21 17 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
21 17 (15.60%) Citrix
22 16 (14.68%) SCCM
22 16 (14.68%) Ruby
23 15 (13.76%) Configuration Management

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 10 (9.17%) Apache
1 10 (9.17%) Skype for Business
2 8 (7.34%) JBoss
3 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.67%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.93%) Office 365
3 11 (10.09%) OpenShift
4 8 (7.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.75%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.75%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) SAN
2 24 (22.02%) Firewall
3 14 (12.84%) DNS
4 13 (11.93%) DHCP
5 12 (11.01%) VPN
6 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.42%) LAN
7 7 (6.42%) Network Security
7 7 (6.42%) Skype
8 6 (5.50%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (5.50%) FTP
8 6 (5.50%) VXLAN
8 6 (5.50%) WAN
9 5 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.59%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.59%) SMTP
9 5 (4.59%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.67%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.67%) OSPF
10 4 (3.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.42%) GitLab
4 6 (5.50%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium
5 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.83%) Hudson
7 1 (0.92%) Bower
7 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (11.01%) Analyst
3 11 (10.09%) Consultant
4 10 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Administrator
5 8 (7.34%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Storage Specialist
8 4 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) D3.js
1 3 (2.75%) NumPy
1 3 (2.75%) Pandas
1 3 (2.75%) RESTful
2 2 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.83%) Middleware
3 1 (0.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.92%) CSS
3 1 (0.92%) Flask
3 1 (0.92%) HTML
3 1 (0.92%) jQuery
3 1 (0.92%) LAMP
3 1 (0.92%) Node.js
3 1 (0.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Virtual Team
2 9 (8.26%) EMC VNX
3 8 (7.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 7 (6.42%) Clustering
5 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.50%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.59%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.75%) PKI
9 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.83%) Tandem
10 1 (0.92%) CMDB
10 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.92%) Replication
10 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.38%) Windows
2 48 (44.04%) Linux
3 42 (38.53%) Windows Server
4 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.67%) Unix
10 3 (2.75%) Solaris
10 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.28%) ITIL
2 24 (22.02%) DevOps
3 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (13.76%) Configuration Management
7 13 (11.93%) TDD
7 13 (11.93%) Validation
8 11 (10.09%) ITIL V3
9 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.26%) Coaching
10 9 (8.26%) Kanban
11 8 (7.34%) Migration
12 7 (6.42%) Application Packaging
12 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.50%) Change Control
13 6 (5.50%) Open Source
13 6 (5.50%) Scrum
13 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
14 5 (4.59%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.03%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.68%) Ruby
3 13 (11.93%) Python
4 12 (11.01%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.17%) SQL
6 7 (6.42%) Perl
7 6 (5.50%) VBScript
8 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.75%) Go
9 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.83%) Java
11 1 (0.92%) C#
11 1 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.42%) CCNP
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) MCSA
3 6 (5.50%) MCSE
3 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) MCP
6 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.83%) Degree
6 2 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.92%) CEH
7 1 (0.92%) CISSP
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 65 (59.63%) Active Directory
2 45 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (36.70%) vSphere
4 21 (19.27%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (12.84%) Docker
6 13 (11.93%) VMware NSX
7 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
8 7 (6.42%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (4.59%) XenApp
9 5 (4.59%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.67%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (28.44%) Ansible
2 19 (17.43%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (17.43%) Puppet
3 16 (14.68%) SCCM
4 12 (11.01%) SCOM
5 11 (10.09%) WSUS
6 8 (7.34%) Kubernetes
6 8 (7.34%) vCenter Server
7 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.75%) Packer
9 3 (2.75%) SELinux
9 3 (2.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (2.75%) vRealize
10 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.83%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.83%) Xymon
11 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.92%) Simpana
Vendors
1 49 (44.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.43%) Cisco
3 17 (15.60%) Citrix
4 14 (12.84%) CheckPoint
5 12 (11.01%) EMC
6 10 (9.17%) HP
7 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.34%) Symantec
8 6 (5.50%) Sophos
9 5 (4.59%) CommVault
9 5 (4.59%) NetApp
9 5 (4.59%) Pega
9 5 (4.59%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.67%) Dell
10 4 (3.67%) Lotus
10 4 (3.67%) Oracle
11 3 (2.75%) AppSense
11 3 (2.75%) arcserve
11 3 (2.75%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.75%) Google