Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 102 123
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.63% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £488 £405 £355
90th Percentile £563 £488 £500
Scotland median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
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 808 613 935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.92% 29.44% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 356 454
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £393 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -7.10% +15.75%
10th Percentile £270 £207 £280
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £43.39 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +97.23% +29.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.88 £12.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.17 £48.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -9.09% +86.08%

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 22 June 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 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) vRealize
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Spring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
1 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) Kanban
1 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) VB
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) vRealize
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) VMware