The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 April 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 46 90
Rank change year-on-year -27 +44  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 39 118 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.05% 3.94% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 22.16% 22.82% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 18
Median daily rate £395 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +40.00%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 176 517 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.24% 17.28% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 249 132
Median daily rate £355 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.16% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.64% +31.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £18.80 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £42.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Scotland

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 20 £385 -14.44% 3
Glasgow +3 17 £400 +19.40% 5
Aberdeen - 1 £128 - 1
Fife - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (58.70%) Windows
3 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
4 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
5 36 (39.13%) Linux
6 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (31.52%) Citrix
8 28 (30.43%) DNS
9 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (28.26%) Windows 7
11 25 (27.17%) DHCP
12 24 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (26.09%) Windows Server
13 22 (23.91%) SAN
14 21 (22.83%) Red Hat
14 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
15 19 (20.65%) Cisco
15 19 (20.65%) ITIL
15 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
16 17 (18.48%) VMware ESX
16 17 (18.48%) Bash Shell
16 17 (18.48%) Windows 10
17 16 (17.39%) XenApp
17 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
17 16 (17.39%) Finance
18 15 (16.30%) SCOM
18 15 (16.30%) vSphere
19 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
19 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (15.22%) Microsoft App-V

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.09%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.61%) OpenShift
3 5 (5.43%) Office 365
3 5 (5.43%) PaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.17%) G Suite
5 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.43%) DNS
2 25 (27.17%) DHCP
3 22 (23.91%) SAN
4 9 (9.78%) Internet
5 8 (8.70%) Firewall
5 8 (8.70%) NetScaler
6 6 (6.52%) VXLAN
7 5 (5.43%) VSAN
8 4 (4.35%) VoIP
9 3 (3.26%) NAS
9 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.26%) VPN
9 3 (3.26%) WAN
10 2 (2.17%) LDAP
10 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.09%) Skype
11 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (1.09%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 4 (4.35%) GitLab
3 2 (2.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.17%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Law
2 2 (2.17%) Legal
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Analyst
2 10 (10.87%) Consultant
3 8 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (8.70%) Linux Specialist
4 7 (7.61%) Architect
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) .NET
1 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.17%) Ajax
2 2 (2.17%) CSS
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) HTML5
2 2 (2.17%) jQuery
2 2 (2.17%) RESTful
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.09%) CSS3
3 1 (1.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Replication
2 5 (5.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (4.35%) Clustering
3 4 (4.35%) PKI
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.26%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (3.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.70%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Linux
3 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (28.26%) Windows 7
6 24 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 17 (18.48%) Windows 10
8 13 (14.13%) AIX
9 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (9.78%) Solaris
11 7 (7.61%) Unix
12 4 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (2.17%) Android
13 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.09%) CentOS
14 1 (1.09%) HPUX
14 1 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.04%) DevOps
3 8 (8.70%) Migration
4 7 (7.61%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (7.61%) Scrum
5 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.43%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.35%) Change Control
7 4 (4.35%) Change Management
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.35%) Project Management
7 4 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (4.35%) Service Management
7 4 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (3.26%) Kanban
8 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
2 17 (18.48%) Bash Shell
3 14 (15.22%) SQL
4 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.43%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) Java
8 2 (2.17%) Go
9 1 (1.09%) C#
9 1 (1.09%) C-shell
9 1 (1.09%) Korn
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) MCSA
3 2 (2.17%) MCSE
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) VCAP
3 2 (2.17%) VCP6
4 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.09%) CISSP
4 1 (1.09%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware ESX
3 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.39%) XenApp
4 15 (16.30%) vSphere
5 14 (15.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
6 11 (11.96%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (7.61%) Squid
8 6 (6.52%) Docker
9 5 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.26%) NFS
10 3 (3.26%) Terminal Server
10 3 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (3.26%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.09%) Samba
11 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) SCOM
2 13 (14.13%) SCCM
3 12 (13.04%) vRealize
4 11 (11.96%) vCenter Server
5 10 (10.87%) Ansible
6 9 (9.78%) SELinux
7 6 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (6.52%) WSUS
8 5 (5.43%) PowerCLI
9 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
9 4 (4.35%) SnapMirror
10 3 (3.26%) Puppet
11 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
11 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
11 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (2.17%) Xymon
12 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
3 29 (31.52%) Citrix
4 21 (22.83%) Red Hat
5 19 (20.65%) Cisco
6 11 (11.96%) EMC
6 11 (11.96%) Oracle
7 8 (8.70%) HP
7 8 (8.70%) NetApp
8 7 (7.61%) ArcSight
8 7 (7.61%) Tripwire
9 5 (5.43%) Dell
9 5 (5.43%) IBM
9 5 (5.43%) Symantec
10 4 (4.35%) Sun
11 3 (3.26%) Canon
11 3 (3.26%) CommVault
12 2 (2.17%) Black Duck
12 2 (2.17%) F5
12 2 (2.17%) Palo Alto
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