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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 13 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.45% 1.47% -
As % of the System Software category 34.78% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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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
46 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.66% 22.06% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 11
Average daily rate £325 £425 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 March 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 23 (82.14%) Citrix
4 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
5 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
6 14 (50.00%) Clustering
6 14 (50.00%) Veritas
7 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
7 13 (46.43%) AIX
8 11 (39.29%) Windows
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (35.71%) WinRunner
9 10 (35.71%) TestDirector
9 10 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (35.71%) MCSE
9 10 (35.71%) MCSA
9 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
9 10 (35.71%) McAfee
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (35.71%) Netcool
9 10 (35.71%) Change Management
9 10 (35.71%) IPsec
9 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
9 10 (35.71%) MCTS
9 10 (35.71%) MCITP
9 10 (35.71%) PDA
9 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) IPsec
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) WinRunner
1 10 (35.71%) TestDirector
1 10 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.57%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Clustering
2 10 (35.71%) PDA
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
4 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
4 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) AIX
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) HPUX
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
2 10 (35.71%) Change Management
2 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.57%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) REXX
2 1 (3.57%) Tcl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) MCSE
2 10 (35.71%) MCSA
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCTS
2 10 (35.71%) MCITP
3 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) KVM
5 3 (10.71%) RHEV
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Netcool
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (82.14%) Citrix
3 14 (50.00%) Veritas
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) McAfee
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) CA