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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 23 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.67% 21.43% -
As % of the System Software category 13.73% 54.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £342 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +23.49%
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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
51 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 34.00% 39.29% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 9 1
Average daily rate £330 £354 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -1.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Citrix
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (68.75%) HP
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
6 10 (62.50%) ITIL
6 10 (62.50%) SAN
7 9 (56.25%) Middleware
7 9 (56.25%) Service Management
7 9 (56.25%) AIX
7 9 (56.25%) DHCP
7 9 (56.25%) DNS
7 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
7 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
7 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
8 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (37.50%) AppSense
9 6 (37.50%) Clustering
9 6 (37.50%) Change Management
9 6 (37.50%) McAfee
9 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (37.50%) Netcool
9 6 (37.50%) WinRunner

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) WinRunner
1 6 (37.50%) TestDirector
1 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
1 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) PDA
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) HPUX
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) REXX
2 1 (6.25%) Tcl
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
2 6 (37.50%) MCSA
2 6 (37.50%) MCTS
2 6 (37.50%) MCITP
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (18.75%) KVM
3 3 (18.75%) RHEV
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Netcool
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) AppSense
5 6 (37.50%) McAfee
5 6 (37.50%) Veritas
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) CA