The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 Renfrewshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 24 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.36% 4.76% -
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -14.16%
System Software Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 27.52% 26.19% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 1
Average daily rate £324 £386 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.18% +7.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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
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 10 July 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%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (76.92%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) SAN
5 9 (69.23%) DHCP
5 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
5 9 (69.23%) Middleware
5 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 9 (69.23%) ITIL
5 9 (69.23%) Windows
5 9 (69.23%) Service Management
5 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
5 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
5 9 (69.23%) HP
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (46.15%) AppSense
6 6 (46.15%) AIX
7 4 (30.77%) Solaris
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) WinRunner
1 3 (23.08%) TestDirector
1 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
1 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) PDA
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) HPUX
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Service Management
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCTS
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) KVM
4 3 (23.08%) RHEV
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) VMware GSX
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Netcool
1 3 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) AppSense
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Veritas
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) McAfee