Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 107 134
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27 -
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.60% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.98% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -
10th Percentile £331 £371 £325
90th Percentile £544 £538 £375
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -
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 842 606 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.58% 30.47% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 349 432
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £552 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +40.77% +12.62%
10th Percentile £12.74 £14.48 £12.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £38.80
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £31.25 £19.02
% change year-on-year -35.33% +64.30% -8.34%

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

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 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 VxBlock/Vblock.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
1 9 (90.00%) VMware NSX
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) OpenShift
3 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 6 (60.00%) Docker
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 6 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (60.00%) VXLAN
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (30.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
6 3 (30.00%) VPN

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 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (60.00%) VXLAN
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (20.00%) GitLab
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Go
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware NSX
2 6 (60.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) SELinux
4 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) Black Duck
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow