Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 132 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 -30 +28
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.84% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.35%
10th Percentile £513 £398 £406
90th Percentile £538 £553 £488
Scotland median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.35%
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 688 837 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.43% 27.70% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 421 341
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% -8.82%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £213
90th Percentile £591 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £17.25 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -60.24% +174.36%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.60 £18.18
90th Percentile £46.88 £36.38 £48.71
Scotland median hourly rate £26.38 £17.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +50.71% -57.06% +5.16%

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 21 July 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware