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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 20 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.85% 8.08% 4.76%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 32.00% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£420 £329 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.56% -8.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £260 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £393 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.52% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
VMware ESX
Scotland

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
35 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 33.98% 25.25% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 19
Average daily rate £348 £324 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £260 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -4 5 £420 +27.56%
VMware ESX
Scotland

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
3 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (76.92%) Citrix
5 14 (53.85%) Veritas
5 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) Clustering
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
7 11 (42.31%) Change Management
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
8 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
8 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
8 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
8 10 (38.46%) IPsec
8 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
8 10 (38.46%) MCTS
8 10 (38.46%) MCITP
8 10 (38.46%) PDA
8 10 (38.46%) Netcool
8 10 (38.46%) McAfee
8 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
8 10 (38.46%) AIX
8 10 (38.46%) MCSE
8 10 (38.46%) MCSA

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) IPsec
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) WinRunner
1 10 (38.46%) TestDirector
1 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) MSI
2 2 (7.69%) InstallShield
2 2 (7.69%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Test Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Clustering
2 10 (38.46%) PDA
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 10 (38.46%) AIX
3 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Change Management
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Distribution
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) VB
2 2 (7.69%) REXX
2 2 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) MCTS
2 10 (38.46%) MCITP
2 10 (38.46%) MCSE
2 10 (38.46%) MCSA
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (38.46%) Netcool
1 10 (38.46%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Citrix
3 14 (53.85%) Veritas
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) McAfee
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) CA
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec