The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Erskine region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 14 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.75% 5.36% -
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 15.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £301 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.25% 33.93% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 3
Average daily rate £324 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% -1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Renfrewshire

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 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) VBScript
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
6 4 (33.33%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (25.00%) Solaris
7 3 (25.00%) AIX
8 2 (16.67%) HPUX
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) VPN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) PDA
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Jython
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) KVM
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) VMware GSX
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas