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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 7 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 34 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.76% 14.81% 9.76%
As % of the Vendors category 37.78% 17.02% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 4
Average daily rate
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£347 £326 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
90 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 68.18% 87.04% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 27 16
Average daily rate £358 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.57 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (78.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 39 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 36 (69.23%) SQL
4 26 (50.00%) Windows
4 26 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
6 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (42.31%) Citrix
7 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (30.77%) DNS
8 16 (30.77%) DHCP
9 15 (28.85%) HP
9 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
10 14 (26.92%) vSphere
11 13 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 13 (25.00%) Replication
12 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 12 (23.08%) Clustering
12 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (23.08%) Veritas
12 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 12 (23.08%) MS Project
12 12 (23.08%) MS Office
13 11 (21.15%) AIX
13 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (19.23%) SAN
14 10 (19.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (19.23%) MCSE

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Project
1 12 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) DNS
1 16 (30.77%) DHCP
2 10 (19.23%) SAN
2 10 (19.23%) IPsec
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) WinRunner
1 8 (15.38%) TestDirector
1 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Build Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Tester
6 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Linux Support
6 1 (1.92%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Tester
6 1 (1.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Replication
2 12 (23.08%) Clustering
3 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (15.38%) PDA
5 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
6 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
6 3 (5.77%) Open Source
6 3 (5.77%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (21.15%) AIX
5 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.77%) UNIX
7 3 (5.77%) HPUX
7 3 (5.77%) Solaris
7 3 (5.77%) Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
2 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 8 (15.38%) Change Management
2 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Analytics
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.92%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (1.92%) Validation
6 1 (1.92%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) REXX
5 1 (1.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 39 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.23%) MCSE
4 9 (17.31%) MCITP
4 9 (17.31%) MCSA
5 8 (15.38%) MCTS
6 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.92%) Degree
8 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (78.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
4 14 (26.92%) vSphere
5 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.77%) KVM
6 3 (5.77%) vCloud
6 3 (5.77%) RHEV
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (19.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (15.38%) Netcool
3 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.85%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) Citrix
3 15 (28.85%) HP
4 12 (23.08%) Veritas
5 10 (19.23%) Altiris
6 8 (15.38%) McAfee
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco
8 4 (7.69%) EMC
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle
9 3 (5.77%) Dell
9 3 (5.77%) NetApp
9 3 (5.77%) CA
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.92%) Symantec