The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 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 Vendors 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.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 12 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.25% 12.50% -
As % of the Vendors category 16.07% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Average daily rate £324 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 70.00% 75.00% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 7
Average daily rate £328 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
Renfrewshire

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing VMware 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.

1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Change Management
5 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (43.75%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) Service Management
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) AIX
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) VBScript
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) DHCP
9 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
9 4 (25.00%) Middleware
9 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
10 3 (18.75%) PDA
10 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 3 (18.75%) Clustering

VMware
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) WinRunner
1 3 (18.75%) TestDirector
1 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Tester
2 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
2 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) PDA
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) HPUX
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Change Management
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Jython
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 3 (18.75%) MCITP
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (12.50%) KVM
5 1 (6.25%) VMware GSX
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (18.75%) Netcool
2 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (6.25%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) McAfee
4 3 (18.75%) CA
4 3 (18.75%) Veritas
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) AppSense