The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 27 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 39 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.99% 7.41% 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 22.81% 16.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 6
Average daily rate £353 £423 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% +43.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £366 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £443 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
VMware Infrastructure
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

System Software Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
171 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 48.17% 44.44% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 27 22
Average daily rate £330 £348 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £267 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 46 (80.70%) Active Directory
4 39 (68.42%) Security Cleared
5 36 (63.16%) Windows Server
6 34 (59.65%) Hyper-V
7 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (56.14%) SQL
8 31 (54.39%) SQL Server
8 31 (54.39%) PowerShell
9 28 (49.12%) Citrix
10 27 (47.37%) DNS
11 26 (45.61%) MCSA
11 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
12 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (38.60%) DHCP
14 20 (35.09%) HP
14 20 (35.09%) ITIL
14 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (33.33%) Change Management
15 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
16 18 (31.58%) OpenStack
17 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
18 16 (28.07%) SAN
19 15 (26.32%) Clustering
20 14 (24.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 14 (24.56%) vSphere
21 13 (22.81%) Data Centre

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (31.58%) OpenStack
2 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
3 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.02%) Live Communications Server
5 4 (7.02%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) Apache
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) HP Helion
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (47.37%) DNS
2 22 (38.60%) DHCP
3 16 (28.07%) SAN
4 5 (8.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) SMTP
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) NAS
6 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.75%) Skype
6 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (54.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) TestDirector
2 12 (21.05%) HP UFT
2 12 (21.05%) WinRunner
3 9 (15.79%) MSI
4 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Build Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Tools Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Mobility Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) WinForms
1 8 (14.04%) WPF
1 8 (14.04%) XML
1 8 (14.04%) XSD
2 6 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) LAMP
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Clustering
2 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
3 12 (21.05%) PDA
4 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (7.02%) Replication
6 3 (5.26%) PKI
6 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.51%) CESG
8 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (21.05%) AIX
6 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Android
8 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 19 (33.33%) Change Management
2 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 9 (15.79%) Application Packaging
5 8 (14.04%) Conflict Management
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
7 6 (10.53%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) Project Management
7 6 (10.53%) Web Development
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) High Availability
9 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.02%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 31 (54.39%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.04%) C#
3 8 (14.04%) VBScript
4 6 (10.53%) C
4 6 (10.53%) C++
4 6 (10.53%) COBOL
4 6 (10.53%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) PL/1
4 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) C-shell
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (45.61%) MCSA
3 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
4 14 (24.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (22.81%) MCSE
6 12 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 12 (21.05%) MCITP
6 12 (21.05%) MCTS
7 7 (12.28%) Degree
8 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (80.70%) Active Directory
2 34 (59.65%) Hyper-V
3 14 (24.56%) vSphere
4 13 (22.81%) VMware ESX
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.75%) Samba
7 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.75%) UAG
7 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
1 12 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (21.05%) Netcool
2 5 (8.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.26%) SCCM
4 3 (5.26%) SCOM
4 3 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.51%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (3.51%) OpenView
5 2 (3.51%) WSUS
6 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.75%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 28 (49.12%) Citrix
4 20 (35.09%) HP
5 12 (21.05%) Intel Security
5 12 (21.05%) Veritas
6 10 (17.54%) Oracle
7 9 (15.79%) AppSense
8 4 (7.02%) Altiris
9 3 (5.26%) CA
9 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.51%) Apple
10 2 (3.51%) arcserve
11 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.75%) Brocade
11 1 (1.75%) Lotus
11 1 (1.75%) Lumension
11 1 (1.75%) Opsware
11 1 (1.75%) Symantec