Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 56 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware 68 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.78% 3.20% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 8.67% 7.55% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 29
Glasgow median daily rate £279 £398 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.87% +18.66% -4.29%
10th Percentile £191 £256 £195
90th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Scotland median daily rate £285 £395 £345
% change year-on-year -27.85% +14.66% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £26.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year -32.86% -35.58% +118.79%

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 784 556 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.60% 42.41% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 277 305
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £215 £196 £207
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £14.49 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +26.00% -62.90%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.75 £28.20 £28.65
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £26.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year -39.07% -25.35% +125.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
3 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
5 30 (44.12%) Citrix
6 26 (38.24%) DNS
6 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
7 24 (35.29%) DHCP
7 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 20 (29.41%) SCCM
8 20 (29.41%) Linux
9 18 (26.47%) Migration
9 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
10 17 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (25.00%) SQL
11 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (23.53%) Ivanti
12 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
12 15 (22.06%) Office 365
13 13 (19.12%) Oracle
13 13 (19.12%) Clustering
13 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (17.65%) Finance
14 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.65%) Veritas
14 12 (17.65%) XenApp
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (14.71%) Cisco

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.35%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Office 365
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) DNS
2 24 (35.29%) DHCP
3 8 (11.76%) Firewall
4 5 (7.35%) 3G
4 5 (7.35%) Skype
4 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.88%) SAN
5 4 (5.88%) VLAN
6 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.94%) SMS
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) WAN
6 2 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.47%) IPv4
7 1 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.29%) GoCD
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
1 7 (10.29%) Subversion
2 6 (8.82%) HP UFT
2 6 (8.82%) WinRunner
3 5 (7.35%) Artifactory
3 5 (7.35%) GitLab
3 5 (7.35%) Maven
3 5 (7.35%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
4 4 (5.88%) MSI
5 2 (2.94%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.94%) PVCS
5 2 (2.94%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Designer
3 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Designer
3 8 (11.76%) Migration Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Applications Packager
4 5 (7.35%) Architect
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Software Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) lodash
2 1 (1.47%) Redux
2 1 (1.47%) RESTful
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Clustering
2 6 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.82%) PDA
2 6 (8.82%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (13.24%) AIX
8 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
10 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (4.41%) Solaris
12 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.94%) Unix
12 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (1.47%) VMS
13 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Migration
2 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
4 8 (11.76%) Software Delivery
4 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.29%) Change Management
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.29%) DevOps
6 6 (8.82%) ITIL
6 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.35%) Smoke Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.88%) Software Deployment
8 4 (5.88%) Use Case
8 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.88%) VB
5 4 (5.88%) VBScript
6 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) ES6
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCSE
5 2 (2.94%) MCTS
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
2 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (17.65%) XenApp
5 11 (16.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
7 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
8 6 (8.82%) Docker
8 6 (8.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (7.35%) vSphere
10 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
10 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (4.41%) XenServer
11 2 (2.94%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.47%) NFS
12 1 (1.47%) VMware NSX
12 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) Ansible
2 8 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (10.29%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (7.35%) HP ALM
4 5 (7.35%) Packer
4 5 (7.35%) Terraform
5 4 (5.88%) Graphite
5 4 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.88%) Icinga
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (4.41%) SCOM
7 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.94%) Malwarebytes
7 2 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.47%) SafeCom
8 1 (1.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.12%) Citrix
3 16 (23.53%) Ivanti
4 13 (19.12%) Oracle
5 12 (17.65%) Veritas
6 10 (14.71%) Cisco
7 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 7 (10.29%) McAfee
9 6 (8.82%) HP
9 6 (8.82%) ThinPrint
10 5 (7.35%) Dell
11 4 (5.88%) F5
11 4 (5.88%) Symantec
12 3 (4.41%) Palo Alto
13 2 (2.94%) Apple
13 2 (2.94%) Avaya
13 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.94%) Sophos
14 1 (1.47%) Juniper
14 1 (1.47%) NetApp