Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

VMware vSphere
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.46% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 4.17% 3.60% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Glasgow median daily rate £275 £321 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.40% -13.18% +25.42%
10th Percentile £263 £302 £325
90th Percentile £288 £405 £485
Scotland median daily rate £475 £328 £350
% change year-on-year +45.04% -6.43% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.25 -

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 144 139 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.14% 12.51% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 85 68
Glasgow median daily rate £344 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £180 £126 £140
90th Percentile £440 £442 £388
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +25.37% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £19.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £47.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +17.46%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Glasgow

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Glasgow

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) CommVault
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Security Patching
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) VSAN
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

vSphere
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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) VSAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) CommVault
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam