The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 1 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 13 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.56% 9.21% 18.92%
As % of the Vendors category 20.25% 13.21% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate
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£336 £335 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% -17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £397 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Vendors Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 66.95% 69.74% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 19
Average daily rate £325 £334 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -9.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Renfrewshire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing VMware 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.

1 35 (79.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (68.18%) SC Cleared
2 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 30 (68.18%) SQL
3 29 (65.91%) VMware ESX
4 23 (52.27%) Citrix
5 18 (40.91%) Windows
6 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
7 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
8 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (31.82%) Clustering
9 14 (31.82%) Veritas
10 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (29.55%) AIX
11 12 (27.27%) MCSE
12 11 (25.00%) MCSA
12 11 (25.00%) Change Management
12 11 (25.00%) MCITP
12 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (25.00%) vSphere
13 10 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
13 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
13 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
13 10 (22.73%) PDA
13 10 (22.73%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Project
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) IPsec
2 8 (18.18%) SAN
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) Firewall
5 2 (4.55%) NAS
5 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) WinRunner
1 10 (22.73%) TestDirector
1 10 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.55%) MSI
2 2 (4.55%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.55%) AdminStudio
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Test Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
1 3 (6.82%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Clustering
2 10 (22.73%) PDA
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (29.55%) AIX
5 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.82%) UNIX
7 3 (6.82%) HPUX
7 3 (6.82%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
2 11 (25.00%) Change Management
3 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Validation
7 1 (2.27%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) REXX
4 2 (4.55%) Tcl
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) SC Cleared
1 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (27.27%) MCSE
4 11 (25.00%) MCSA
4 11 (25.00%) MCITP
5 10 (22.73%) MCTS
6 9 (20.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 35 (79.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (65.91%) VMware ESX
3 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
4 11 (25.00%) vSphere
5 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (6.82%) KVM
6 3 (6.82%) RHEV
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
1 10 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (22.73%) Netcool
2 7 (15.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) SCOM
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) WMI
5 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Citrix
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Veritas
4 10 (22.73%) McAfee
5 7 (15.91%) HP
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco
7 4 (9.09%) CA
7 4 (9.09%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 3 (6.82%) Altiris
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec