Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 63 91
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 74 172 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.75% 3.12% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 18.97% 20.70% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 77 45
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £150 £206 £220
90th Percentile £488 £475 £508
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Scotland median hourly rate - £38.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.33% -51.30%
UK median hourly rate £19.66 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.51% +8.33% +36.36%

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 390 831 540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.21% 15.06% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 406 242
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +5.63% -0.96%
10th Percentile £132 £157 £113
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 26
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.65% +126.47% -4.23%
10th Percentile £12.60 £35.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £43.00 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.40% -2.34% +3.23%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 37 £395 -12.22% 5
Glasgow -1 26 £398 +30.33% 5
Aberdeen - 5 £151 - 1
Falkirk - 3 £250 -
Renfrewshire -1 1 £340 +7.94% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £140 -
Fife - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (48.65%) Linux
3 34 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (43.24%) Windows
5 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
5 26 (35.14%) Red Hat
6 20 (27.03%) SAN
7 19 (25.68%) Bash Shell
7 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
8 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 18 (24.32%) Cisco
9 17 (22.97%) SCCM
10 16 (21.62%) DevOps
11 15 (20.27%) vSphere
11 15 (20.27%) SCOM
11 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (18.92%) Citrix
12 14 (18.92%) AIX
13 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (17.57%) EMC
13 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
13 13 (17.57%) Ansible
13 13 (17.57%) SELinux
13 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (17.57%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (17.57%) vCenter Server
14 12 (16.22%) Firewall
14 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
14 12 (16.22%) ITIL

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 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) OpenShift
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.11%) PaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Office 365
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) SAN
2 12 (16.22%) Firewall
3 7 (9.46%) DNS
3 7 (9.46%) VXLAN
4 5 (6.76%) DHCP
4 5 (6.76%) VoIP
5 4 (5.41%) NAS
5 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) VPN
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.05%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (4.05%) WAN
7 2 (2.70%) BGP
7 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.70%) LDAP
7 2 (2.70%) OSPF
7 2 (2.70%) Skype
7 2 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.70%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.16%) GitLab
3 8 (10.81%) Artifactory
4 4 (5.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.35%) MSI
5 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Linux Specialist
2 11 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Consultant
3 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.76%) Customer Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) RESTful
1 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (1.35%) LAMP
2 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Clustering
5 3 (4.05%) HP Storage
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Licensing
6 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Linux
2 34 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (43.24%) Windows
4 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
5 14 (18.92%) AIX
5 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.46%) Unix
8 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.76%) Solaris
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) DevOps
2 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) ITIL
4 11 (14.86%) Migration
5 10 (13.51%) Scrum
6 9 (12.16%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Change Management
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Kanban
9 5 (6.76%) Change Control
9 5 (6.76%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (5.41%) Build Automation
10 4 (5.41%) High Availability
10 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.41%) Project Management
10 4 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (5.41%) Service Management
11 3 (4.05%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (4.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Bash Shell
2 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 9 (12.16%) Python
4 8 (10.81%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) C
6 4 (5.41%) Go
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.05%) Java
8 2 (2.70%) VB
8 2 (2.70%) VBScript
9 1 (1.35%) C-shell
9 1 (1.35%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.70%) CCNA
2 2 (2.70%) CCNP
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.70%) MCSA
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.70%) VCAP
2 2 (2.70%) VCP6
3 1 (1.35%) CISSP
3 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.76%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) vSphere
3 13 (17.57%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (14.86%) Docker
5 9 (12.16%) Squid
5 9 (12.16%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.05%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.35%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.35%) Samba
10 1 (1.35%) vCloud
10 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) SCCM
2 15 (20.27%) SCOM
3 13 (17.57%) Ansible
3 13 (17.57%) SELinux
3 13 (17.57%) vCenter Server
4 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (10.81%) Kubernetes
5 8 (10.81%) vRealize
6 5 (6.76%) WSUS
7 4 (5.41%) Prometheus
7 4 (5.41%) Puppet
7 4 (5.41%) Xymon
8 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (4.05%) vMotion
9 2 (2.70%) SnapMirror
10 1 (1.35%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (35.14%) Red Hat
3 18 (24.32%) Cisco
3 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.92%) Citrix
5 13 (17.57%) EMC
6 9 (12.16%) ArcSight
6 9 (12.16%) Tripwire
7 7 (9.46%) HP
8 5 (6.76%) Apple
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle
8 5 (6.76%) Sophos
9 4 (5.41%) Black Duck
9 4 (5.41%) Veeam
10 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.70%) arcserve
11 2 (2.70%) Avaya
11 2 (2.70%) CommVault
11 2 (2.70%) F5
11 2 (2.70%) NetApp
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £25.00 - £27.50 per hour
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