Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 71 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 -27 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 60 27 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.56% 2.02% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 8.45% 4.97% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 32
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -16.03% -1.87%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £206
90th Percentile £488 £456 £413
Scotland median daily rate £325 £391 £330
% change year-on-year -16.93% +18.56% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £160.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -29.00% -37.89% +117.57%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 710 543 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.11% 40.58% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 260 284
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £222 £198 £220
90th Percentile £553 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.25 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.63% +108.70% -31.34%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £32.33 £34.00 £44.93
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -33.65% -27.78% +171.70%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VMware.

1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (35.00%) SCCM
6 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 20 (33.33%) Migration
7 19 (31.67%) Linux
8 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 17 (28.33%) DNS
10 16 (26.67%) DHCP
11 15 (25.00%) Citrix
11 15 (25.00%) Office 365
12 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
13 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
13 13 (21.67%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (20.00%) SQL
15 11 (18.33%) Python
15 11 (18.33%) Ansible
16 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (16.67%) Firewall
17 9 (15.00%) Finance
17 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
17 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (15.00%) vSphere
17 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (13.33%) Docker

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 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Office 365
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) IaaS
4 3 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) DNS
2 16 (26.67%) DHCP
3 10 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.33%) VLAN
5 4 (6.67%) Skype
5 4 (6.67%) VSAN
6 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 3 (5.00%) Wireless
7 2 (3.33%) 3G
7 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Subversion
2 5 (8.33%) Artifactory
2 5 (8.33%) GitLab
2 5 (8.33%) GoCD
2 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) Maven
2 5 (8.33%) MSI
2 5 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 5 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) InstallShield
3 4 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.00%) WinRunner
5 2 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 8 (13.33%) Migration Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Designer
4 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 5 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) lodash
3 1 (1.67%) Redux
3 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) iPhone
3 3 (5.00%) PDA
4 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 19 (31.67%) Linux
4 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.00%) AIX
9 3 (5.00%) Solaris
9 3 (5.00%) Unix
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 6 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 4 (6.67%) Use Case
6 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
7 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) VB
4 5 (8.33%) VBScript
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) Perl
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) ES6
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (21.67%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (15.00%) vSphere
5 8 (13.33%) Docker
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (11.67%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (8.33%) XenApp
8 4 (6.67%) VMware NSX
9 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
10 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
10 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
10 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (35.00%) SCCM
2 11 (18.33%) Ansible
3 5 (8.33%) Packer
3 5 (8.33%) Terraform
3 5 (8.33%) vRealize
4 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (5.00%) HP ALM
5 3 (5.00%) Malwarebytes
5 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.00%) Puppet
6 2 (3.33%) Graphite
6 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.33%) Icinga
6 2 (3.33%) SCOM
6 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (13.33%) Ivanti
3 8 (13.33%) Veritas
4 7 (11.67%) Dell
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.67%) Apple
6 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.00%) Avaya
7 3 (5.00%) F5
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) McAfee
7 3 (5.00%) Sophos
7 3 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (3.33%) ThinPrint
9 1 (1.67%) Lotus
9 1 (1.67%) Splunk