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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 46 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 17 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.38% 5.66% 9.09%
As % of the System Software category 9.44% 15.79% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Median daily rate £269 £388 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% +19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £334 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £441 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
180 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 46.39% 35.85% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 27 25
Median daily rate £330 £355 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £267 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -29 17 £269 -30.70%
VMware ESX
Scotland

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
1 33 (100.00%) MCSE
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 33 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
1 33 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 32 (96.97%) Test Automation
2 32 (96.97%) Windows 7
2 32 (96.97%) McAfee ePO
2 32 (96.97%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (96.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (96.97%) Software Testing
2 32 (96.97%) MCTS
2 32 (96.97%) MCITP
2 32 (96.97%) Citrix
2 32 (96.97%) Clustering
2 32 (96.97%) Change Management
2 32 (96.97%) MCSA
2 32 (96.97%) Windows XP
2 32 (96.97%) AIX
2 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 32 (96.97%) WinRunner
2 32 (96.97%) TestDirector
2 32 (96.97%) HP UFT
2 32 (96.97%) Veritas
2 32 (96.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 32 (96.97%) Netcool
2 32 (96.97%) Intel Security
3 30 (90.91%) PDA

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) HP Helion
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Development Applications
1 32 (96.97%) HP UFT
1 32 (96.97%) TestDirector
1 32 (96.97%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
1 21 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 18 (54.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 18 (54.55%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 32 (96.97%) Clustering
2 30 (90.91%) PDA
3 15 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (96.97%) AIX
2 32 (96.97%) Windows 7
2 32 (96.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 32 (96.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (96.97%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Change Management
1 32 (96.97%) Software Testing
1 32 (96.97%) Test Automation
2 29 (87.88%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) Records Management
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) MCSE
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (96.97%) MCITP
2 32 (96.97%) MCSA
2 32 (96.97%) MCTS
3 29 (87.88%) ISTQB
4 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
5 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 33 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 33 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.03%) UAG
3 1 (3.03%) vCloud
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (96.97%) HP Quality Center
1 32 (96.97%) McAfee ePO
1 32 (96.97%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (96.97%) Citrix
2 32 (96.97%) Intel Security
2 32 (96.97%) Veritas
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Opsware