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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 41 47 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.44% 2.84% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 9.04% 8.16% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
Median daily rate £425 £408 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +12.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £485 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

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 343 527 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.03% 34.76% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 284 213
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Edinburgh

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 46 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (47.83%) Windows
3 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
4 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
5 25 (36.23%) Citrix
6 24 (34.78%) Cisco
7 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (30.43%) Linux
9 20 (28.99%) DNS
9 20 (28.99%) VMware ESX
10 19 (27.54%) DHCP
10 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
10 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (24.64%) XenApp
11 17 (24.64%) Finance
12 16 (23.19%) XenDesktop
12 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
12 16 (23.19%) DevOps
13 15 (21.74%) vSphere
14 14 (20.29%) SCCM
14 14 (20.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
15 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
16 12 (17.39%) Windows 10
16 12 (17.39%) vRealize
16 12 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (15.94%) Ansible

VMware
Top Related 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 (5.80%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.70%) PaaS
3 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.35%) IaaS
4 3 (4.35%) Office 365
4 3 (4.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) DNS
2 19 (27.54%) DHCP
3 9 (13.04%) VXLAN
4 8 (11.59%) NetScaler
5 7 (10.14%) Firewall
5 7 (10.14%) Internet
5 7 (10.14%) SAN
6 5 (7.25%) LAN
6 5 (7.25%) WAN
7 4 (5.80%) VLAN
8 3 (4.35%) VPN
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.90%) Wireless
10 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.45%) LDAP
10 1 (1.45%) Skype
10 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) GitLab
3 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Law
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Architect
2 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) J2EE
1 2 (2.90%) Java EE
1 2 (2.90%) RESTful
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.25%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.80%) PKI
4 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Linux
3 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
3 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.80%) Unix
8 2 (2.90%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) DevOps
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL
4 8 (11.59%) Migration
5 7 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 5 (7.25%) Change Control
8 4 (5.80%) Application Discovery
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.80%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security
9 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.35%) Kanban
10 2 (2.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 2 (2.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) R
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) CCNP
3 4 (5.80%) VCAP
3 4 (5.80%) VCP6
4 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.35%) CCNA
4 3 (4.35%) MCP
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
3 20 (28.99%) VMware ESX
4 17 (24.64%) XenApp
5 16 (23.19%) XenDesktop
6 15 (21.74%) vSphere
7 14 (20.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
9 5 (7.25%) Docker
10 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (4.35%) SRDF
11 3 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (1.45%) vCloud
13 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) SCCM
2 12 (17.39%) vRealize
3 11 (15.94%) Ansible
4 10 (14.49%) SCOM
5 4 (5.80%) Puppet
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.90%) SnapMirror
6 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.23%) Citrix
3 24 (34.78%) Cisco
4 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.59%) EMC
6 6 (8.70%) NetApp
7 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.25%) HP
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle
8 3 (4.35%) Veritas
9 2 (2.90%) CA
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) Juniper
9 2 (2.90%) Symantec
9 2 (2.90%) Varonis
10 1 (1.45%) Brocade
10 1 (1.45%) CommVault
10 1 (1.45%) F5
10 1 (1.45%) Remedy
10 1 (1.45%) Sophos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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