The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 25 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.87% 21.05% -
As % of the System Software category 11.32% 53.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£379 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

System Software Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 34.19% 39.47% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 8
Average daily rate £333 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) HP
4 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (69.23%) SAN
5 9 (69.23%) ITIL
5 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
6 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
7 7 (53.85%) Fat Client
7 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
7 7 (53.85%) Middleware
7 7 (53.85%) Service Management
7 7 (53.85%) DHCP
7 7 (53.85%) DNS
7 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 6 (46.15%) AppSense
9 5 (38.46%) AIX
9 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
10 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
10 4 (30.77%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
10 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (30.77%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) WinRunner
1 4 (30.77%) TestDirector
1 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (15.38%) MSI
2 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
2 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Fat Client
1 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) PDA
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) REXX
2 2 (15.38%) Tcl
2 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) MCSA
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCTS
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (30.77%) Netcool
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) AppSense
5 4 (30.77%) Veritas
5 4 (30.77%) McAfee
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (15.38%) CA
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat