The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26  
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.32% 4.69% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 8.56% 9.54% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 257 346 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.82% 49.22% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 189 182
Median daily rate £395 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Glasgow

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Glasgow

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Glasgow

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VMware.

1 30 (60.00%) EMC
2 29 (58.00%) Linux
2 29 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (54.00%) AIX
4 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 25 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (42.00%) Unix
7 18 (36.00%) Shell Script
8 17 (34.00%) Windows
9 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
10 13 (26.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) IBM
11 11 (22.00%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 10 (20.00%) SAN
13 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.00%) Time Management
14 8 (16.00%) Ruby
14 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.00%) Squid
14 8 (16.00%) SCOM
14 8 (16.00%) Law
14 8 (16.00%) Firewall
14 8 (16.00%) Tripwire
14 8 (16.00%) Python
14 8 (16.00%) SQL
14 8 (16.00%) Tru64
14 8 (16.00%) vCenter Server

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 6 (12.00%) Network Security
3 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) VSAN
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Hudson
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Linux Specialist
2 7 (14.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) Unix Specialist
3 5 (10.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) AIX Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Unix Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
2 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Linux
1 29 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 27 (54.00%) AIX
3 21 (42.00%) Unix
4 17 (34.00%) Windows
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (16.00%) Tru64
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.00%) Solaris
9 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.00%) CentOS
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Time Management
2 8 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Change Control
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (16.00%) Python
2 8 (16.00%) Ruby
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CCNA
1 2 (4.00%) CCNP
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) MCSA
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.00%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (16.00%) Squid
5 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
7 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.00%) PowerHA
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (16.00%) SCOM
2 8 (16.00%) SELinux
2 8 (16.00%) vCenter Server
3 6 (12.00%) Ansible
3 6 (12.00%) yum
4 4 (8.00%) SCCM
5 2 (4.00%) WSUS
6 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) EMC
2 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (22.00%) IBM
4 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) ArcSight
5 8 (16.00%) Tripwire
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) Cisco
7 4 (8.00%) Dell
7 4 (8.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Avaya
9 2 (4.00%) CommVault
9 2 (4.00%) Lotus
9 2 (4.00%) Symantec
9 2 (4.00%) Veritas
10 1 (2.00%) F5
10 1 (2.00%) Sophos
10 1 (2.00%) Veeam