The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 31 58
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27  
Contract jobs citing VMware 78 192 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.10% 6.42% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 14.08% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 94 40
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £338
% change year-on-year -4.10% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -30.76% +10.63%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 832 1364 1142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.70% 45.59% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 713 608
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.64% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £19.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £43.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Scotland

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Scotland

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Scotland

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Scotland

VMware
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 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
Glasgow +10 37 £400 +18.51% 6
Edinburgh -2 33 £400 -11.11% 3
Fife - 4 £325 -
Dundee -3 1 £338 -15.62% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £128 - 1
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 92 (50.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (44.20%) Windows
3 68 (37.57%) Active Directory
4 64 (35.36%) Linux
5 57 (31.49%) Microsoft
6 49 (27.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (25.41%) Citrix
8 43 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (22.10%) Red Hat
10 37 (20.44%) DNS
10 37 (20.44%) Windows Server
11 36 (19.89%) EMC
12 35 (19.34%) Windows 7
12 35 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (18.78%) DHCP
13 34 (18.78%) Finance
14 33 (18.23%) SQL Server
15 32 (17.68%) Unix
15 32 (17.68%) Cisco
15 32 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (17.68%) vSphere
16 29 (16.02%) SQL
17 27 (14.92%) AIX
17 27 (14.92%) SAN
17 27 (14.92%) PowerShell
18 25 (13.81%) EMC NetWorker
19 23 (12.71%) Firewall
19 23 (12.71%) ITIL
19 23 (12.71%) XenApp
19 23 (12.71%) Analytical Skills

VMware
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 20 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.73%) IIS
4 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.21%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.10%) Apache
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.08%) Office 365
3 9 (4.97%) PaaS
4 8 (4.42%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.76%) IaaS
6 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.10%) G Suite
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.44%) DNS
2 34 (18.78%) DHCP
3 27 (14.92%) SAN
4 23 (12.71%) Firewall
5 16 (8.84%) TCP/IP
6 11 (6.08%) Internet
7 10 (5.52%) VXLAN
8 8 (4.42%) NetScaler
9 7 (3.87%) WAN
10 6 (3.31%) Network Security
11 5 (2.76%) VoIP
11 5 (2.76%) VPN
11 5 (2.76%) VSAN
12 3 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.66%) NAS
12 3 (1.66%) VLAN
12 3 (1.66%) Wireless
13 2 (1.10%) BGP
13 2 (1.10%) EIGRP
13 2 (1.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.31%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.55%) Informix
7 1 (0.55%) MySQL
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.55%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.63%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.31%) GitLab
3 5 (2.76%) Artifactory
3 5 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.21%) Hudson
4 4 (2.21%) Subversion
5 3 (1.66%) Selenium
6 2 (1.10%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.55%) Bower
7 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (18.78%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Law
3 6 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.66%) Retail
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (14.92%) Analyst
2 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (6.63%) Consultant
4 11 (6.08%) Administrator
5 10 (5.52%) Architect
6 9 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (4.97%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (4.42%) Linux Specialist
7 8 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.42%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (3.87%) Unix Administrator
8 7 (3.87%) Unix Specialist
8 7 (3.87%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.31%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) CSS
1 6 (3.31%) HTML
1 6 (3.31%) jQuery
2 4 (2.21%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.21%) Node.js
2 4 (2.21%) Sass
3 3 (1.66%) .NET
3 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.66%) J2EE
4 2 (1.10%) Ajax
4 2 (1.10%) HTML5
4 2 (1.10%) Java EE
4 2 (1.10%) RESTful
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.55%) CSS3
5 1 (0.55%) Flask
5 1 (0.55%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.84%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.18%) Clustering
4 8 (4.42%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.76%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.76%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.76%) Replication
7 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.21%) PKI
8 3 (1.66%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Licensing
9 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.55%) Handset
10 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (44.20%) Windows
2 64 (35.36%) Linux
3 49 (27.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (20.44%) Windows Server
6 35 (19.34%) Windows 7
6 35 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (17.68%) Unix
8 27 (14.92%) AIX
9 18 (9.94%) Windows 10
9 18 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (6.08%) Solaris
11 8 (4.42%) Tru64
12 6 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.21%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.10%) Android
14 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.55%) HPUX
15 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.71%) ITIL
3 20 (11.05%) Migration
4 19 (10.50%) DevOps
4 19 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.18%) Time Management
6 12 (6.63%) Change Control
7 11 (6.08%) Scrum
8 10 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.42%) Kanban
10 8 (4.42%) Service Management
10 8 (4.42%) Software Testing
11 7 (3.87%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (2.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (2.76%) High Availability
12 5 (2.76%) Server Building
12 5 (2.76%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.02%) SQL
2 27 (14.92%) PowerShell
3 21 (11.60%) Shell Script
4 20 (11.05%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.29%) Python
6 12 (6.63%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.52%) Java
8 9 (4.97%) Perl
8 9 (4.97%) Ruby
9 4 (2.21%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.66%) Go
10 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) C#
11 1 (0.55%) C-shell
11 1 (0.55%) Korn
11 1 (0.55%) R
11 1 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.42%) MCSE
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.31%) CCNP
3 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.21%) CCNA
4 4 (2.21%) MCSA
4 4 (2.21%) VCAP
4 4 (2.21%) VCP6
5 3 (1.66%) MCP
6 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (50.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (37.57%) Active Directory
3 32 (17.68%) vSphere
4 23 (12.71%) XenApp
5 21 (11.60%) VMware ESX
6 20 (11.05%) Hyper-V
7 17 (9.39%) XenDesktop
8 14 (7.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (6.08%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (5.52%) Docker
11 7 (3.87%) Squid
12 6 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (2.76%) NFS
13 5 (2.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (1.66%) SRDF
14 3 (1.66%) Terminal Server
14 3 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (1.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (13.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 22 (12.15%) Ansible
3 21 (11.60%) SCCM
4 17 (9.39%) SCOM
4 17 (9.39%) vRealize
5 13 (7.18%) vCenter Server
6 10 (5.52%) SELinux
7 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (3.87%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (3.31%) Puppet
9 6 (3.31%) WSUS
9 6 (3.31%) yum
10 5 (2.76%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (2.76%) Kubernetes
10 5 (2.76%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.76%) PowerCLI
11 4 (2.21%) SnapMirror
12 2 (1.10%) Prometheus
12 2 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (1.10%) Xymon
Vendors
1 57 (31.49%) Microsoft
2 46 (25.41%) Citrix
3 40 (22.10%) Red Hat
4 36 (19.89%) EMC
5 32 (17.68%) Cisco
6 19 (10.50%) IBM
6 19 (10.50%) Oracle
7 17 (9.39%) NetApp
8 16 (8.84%) HP
9 14 (7.73%) Veritas
10 12 (6.63%) Dell
11 7 (3.87%) ArcSight
11 7 (3.87%) Tripwire
12 6 (3.31%) CommVault
12 6 (3.31%) Sun
13 5 (2.76%) AppDynamics
13 5 (2.76%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.76%) Symantec
14 3 (1.66%) Black Duck
14 3 (1.66%) Canon
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