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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 44 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.18% 4.16% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 6.37% 9.27% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 11
Median daily rate £425 £419 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +165.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £368 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year -41.12% +31.25%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 408 604 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.23% 44.84% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 287 199
Median daily rate £400 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.47% +19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (52.63%) Linux
3 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (36.84%) Ansible
4 21 (36.84%) DevOps
5 19 (33.33%) Cisco
6 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
7 16 (28.07%) Windows
7 16 (28.07%) Docker
8 14 (24.56%) Scrum
9 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
9 13 (22.81%) OpenShift
9 13 (22.81%) vRealize
9 13 (22.81%) vSphere
10 12 (21.05%) Python
11 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
11 11 (19.30%) Citrix
11 11 (19.30%) PaaS
11 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
11 11 (19.30%) Disclosure Scotland
11 11 (19.30%) GitLab
12 10 (17.54%) Kubernetes
12 10 (17.54%) Kanban
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.79%) Java
13 9 (15.79%) SQL
13 9 (15.79%) EMC
13 9 (15.79%) Finance
13 9 (15.79%) 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 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) OpenShift
2 11 (19.30%) PaaS
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) VXLAN
2 7 (12.28%) SAN
3 6 (10.53%) DNS
3 6 (10.53%) Firewall
4 5 (8.77%) DHCP
5 4 (7.02%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.26%) BGP
6 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
6 3 (5.26%) Internet
6 3 (5.26%) LAN
6 3 (5.26%) OSPF
6 3 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.26%) VLAN
6 3 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.51%) Skype
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
8 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Informix
4 1 (1.75%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
2 11 (19.30%) GitLab
3 8 (14.04%) Artifactory
4 4 (7.02%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.51%) Hudson
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) Bower
6 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Administrator
4 4 (7.02%) Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Storage Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) J2EE
1 2 (3.51%) Java EE
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) Node.js
1 2 (3.51%) RESTful
1 2 (3.51%) Sass
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (1.75%) Flask
2 1 (1.75%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Private Cloud
1 9 (15.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 6 (10.53%) EMC VNX
3 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 27 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.51%) Solaris
8 2 (3.51%) Unix
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) DevOps
3 14 (24.56%) Scrum
4 10 (17.54%) Kanban
5 7 (12.28%) Build Automation
6 6 (10.53%) ITIL
6 6 (10.53%) Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Change Control
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (7.02%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (3.51%) Front End Development
10 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Software Licensing
10 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Python
2 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.79%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) Go
6 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) VB
9 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.02%) VCAP
2 4 (7.02%) VCP6
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (28.07%) Docker
3 13 (22.81%) vSphere
4 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (7.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.26%) XenApp
8 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.51%) SRDF
9 2 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.75%) vCloud
10 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (36.84%) Ansible
2 13 (22.81%) vRealize
3 10 (17.54%) Kubernetes
4 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (10.53%) Puppet
5 6 (10.53%) SCCM
6 5 (8.77%) SCOM
7 4 (7.02%) Prometheus
7 4 (7.02%) SELinux
7 4 (7.02%) Xymon
8 3 (5.26%) vCenter Server
9 2 (3.51%) SnapMirror
10 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco
2 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
3 11 (19.30%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) EMC
6 4 (7.02%) arcserve
6 4 (7.02%) Black Duck
7 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) NetApp
8 2 (3.51%) Veritas
9 1 (1.75%) Brocade
9 1 (1.75%) CommVault
9 1 (1.75%) F5
9 1 (1.75%) McAfee
9 1 (1.75%) Remedy
9 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.75%) Sophos
9 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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