Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Dell EMC VxBlock and Vblock Systems (formerly VCE Vblock)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 181 197
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 4 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.075% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £398 £333 £385
90th Percentile £553 £533 £538
UK median daily rate £438 £365 £463
% change year-on-year +19.86% -21.08% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £32.50

VxBlock/Vblock is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,586 1,420 1,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.72% 29.96% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 739 1,071
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £221 £213 £230
90th Percentile £538 £522 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 66
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -26.67% +102.70%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.29 £11.52
90th Percentile £51.13 £44.38 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Scotland

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VxBlock/Vblock in Scotland

VxBlock/Vblock
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 VxBlock/Vblock within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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 -13 4 £475 +18.75%
VxBlock/Vblock
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VxBlock/Vblock.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) vRealize
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) VCAP
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch

VxBlock/Vblock
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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Java 8
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vRealize
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware