Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 52 54
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 84 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.83% 3.40% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 8.80% 9.83% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 48
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £200
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £325 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -16.13% +19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -29.00% -38.65% +120.27%

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 955 956 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.18% 34.56% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 538 477
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £225
90th Percentile £553 £547 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +18.42% +53.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £12.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.39 £48.60
Scotland median hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -33.00% +28.21% +36.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 53 (63.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (58.33%) Windows
3 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
4 27 (32.14%) Finance
5 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.57%) Linux
6 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 19 (22.62%) SCCM
8 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.24%) Cisco
9 16 (19.05%) Firewall
10 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 15 (17.86%) Windows 10
11 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (16.67%) Kanban
12 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (15.48%) VMware NSX
13 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
13 12 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (14.29%) Office 365
14 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (13.10%) Citrix
14 11 (13.10%) DevOps
15 10 (11.90%) DNS
15 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (11.90%) Banking
16 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell
16 9 (10.71%) SQL

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 (9.52%) Apache
2 7 (8.33%) nginx
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.29%) Office 365
3 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.33%) OpenShift
5 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.95%) IaaS
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.38%) Datadog
7 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.38%) PaaS
7 2 (2.38%) Route 53
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) DNS
3 7 (8.33%) DHCP
4 6 (7.14%) LAN
4 6 (7.14%) SAN
5 5 (5.95%) BGP
5 5 (5.95%) OSPF
5 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.76%) DSL
6 4 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.76%) SSL
6 4 (4.76%) VPN
6 4 (4.76%) WAN
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.57%) SMS
8 2 (2.38%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.38%) SNMP
8 2 (2.38%) VoIP
8 2 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 5 (5.95%) MSI
4 4 (4.76%) GitLab
5 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.38%) Hudson
6 2 (2.38%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (2.38%) JUnit
6 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 2 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Architect
2 13 (15.48%) Consultant
3 7 (8.33%) Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.76%) Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) LDAP
2 4 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.57%) Spring
4 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
4 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.38%) Flask
4 2 (2.38%) HTML
4 2 (2.38%) jQuery
4 2 (2.38%) React
4 2 (2.38%) Sass
4 2 (2.38%) Thymeleaf
5 1 (1.19%) LAMP
5 1 (1.19%) Middleware
5 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (58.33%) Windows
2 24 (28.57%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Windows 10
3 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.14%) Solaris
8 3 (3.57%) Unix
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.19%) CentOS
10 1 (1.19%) VMS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (16.67%) Kanban
3 11 (13.10%) DevOps
4 8 (9.52%) Migration
4 8 (9.52%) Scrum
4 8 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (7.14%) ITIL
7 5 (5.95%) Network Design
7 5 (5.95%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (3.57%) Project Management
9 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 9 (10.71%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) Python
4 4 (4.76%) Perl
5 3 (3.57%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) Go
6 1 (1.19%) Groovy
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) CCNP
1 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.38%) CCIE
2 2 (2.38%) CCNA
2 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.19%) CISSP
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (63.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (15.48%) VMware NSX
4 12 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.52%) Docker
5 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.33%) vSphere
6 7 (8.33%) XenApp
7 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.57%) NFS
9 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.38%) iptables
11 1 (1.19%) Firmware
11 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (22.62%) SCCM
2 8 (9.52%) vCenter Server
3 7 (8.33%) Ansible
3 7 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 7 (8.33%) Puppet
4 5 (5.95%) Control-M
4 5 (5.95%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (4.76%) Prometheus
5 4 (4.76%) Xymon
6 3 (3.57%) Nagios
6 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.38%) vRealize
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.19%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) Cisco
3 11 (13.10%) Citrix
4 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.33%) EMC
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.95%) Veritas
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle
8 3 (3.57%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.57%) BMC
8 3 (3.57%) Dell
8 3 (3.57%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 3 (3.57%) New Relic
8 3 (3.57%) Splunk
9 2 (2.38%) Brocade
10 1 (1.19%) arcserve
10 1 (1.19%) Dynatrace