The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for VMware Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Server
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 - 126
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.057% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £315 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year - -56.81%  

VMware Server 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 145 325 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.26% 12.53% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 171 128
Median daily rate £355 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -52.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £16.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in Scotland

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in Scotland

VMware Server
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 Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 - 1 £315 -
VMware Server
UK

VMware Server
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

VMware Server
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Server Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Server Support
3 2 (40.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP