Period
to 19 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Dell EMC VxBlock and Vblock Systems (formerly VCE Vblock)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 133 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 -31 +36
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 2 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.34% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 1.20% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £388 £331 £371
90th Percentile £463 £544 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

VxBlock/Vblock is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 741 836 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.32% 28.15% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 456 349
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +2.27%
10th Percentile £228 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.36% +8.39%
10th Percentile £15.16 £17.78 £14.11
90th Percentile £46.63 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £20.11 £21.00
% change year-on-year +30.56% -4.26% +13.51%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 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 VxBlock/Vblock.

1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (100.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch

VxBlock/Vblock
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) EMC VNX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware