Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 - 130
Rank change year-on-year - +130 -33
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 9 0 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.52% - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
Scotland median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 522 667 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.91% 26.92% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 346 434
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £165 £239 £235
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +62.16% -52.09%
10th Percentile £17.84 £15.53 £15.97
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.33 £135.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £20.11
% change year-on-year -15.09% +31.81% -10.64%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh

VxBlock/Vblock
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 6 (66.67%) Avamar
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) VSAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VCAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Avamar
2 2 (22.22%) PowerCLI
3 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VMware