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 24 December 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.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 6 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 24.14% 13.11% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 35.00% 14.04% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Average daily rate
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£354 £332 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +20.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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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
80 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 68.97% 93.44% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 22
Average daily rate £359 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014, 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 36 (75.00%) SQL
1 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 36 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 36 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 27 (56.25%) Windows
3 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 26 (54.17%) VMware ESX
4 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (47.92%) Citrix
6 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 18 (37.50%) HP
9 15 (31.25%) DHCP
9 15 (31.25%) DNS
10 14 (29.17%) AIX
10 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
11 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (27.08%) MCSE
12 12 (25.00%) Veritas
12 12 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 12 (25.00%) Clustering
13 11 (22.92%) Replication
13 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
13 11 (22.92%) MS Office
14 10 (20.83%) MS Project
14 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.83%) MCSA
14 10 (20.83%) Netcool
14 10 (20.83%) McAfee
14 10 (20.83%) WinRunner

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
1 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 10 (20.83%) MS Project
3 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) DHCP
1 15 (31.25%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) SAN
3 8 (16.67%) IPsec
4 6 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (8.33%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) LAN
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) WinRunner
1 10 (20.83%) TestDirector
1 10 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) MSI
2 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.17%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 8 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Clustering
2 11 (22.92%) Replication
3 10 (20.83%) PDA
4 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
6 4 (8.33%) Open Source
6 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
7 3 (6.25%) EqualLogic
8 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.17%) AIX
5 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
6 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.33%) UNIX
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) HPUX
7 4 (8.33%) Solaris
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 10 (20.83%) Change Management
2 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
2 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
2 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) REXX
4 2 (4.17%) Tcl
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) MCSE
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (20.83%) MCSA
3 10 (20.83%) MCTS
3 10 (20.83%) MCITP
4 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) VCAP
7 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (54.17%) VMware ESX
3 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (20.83%) vSphere
5 4 (8.33%) vCloud
5 4 (8.33%) KVM
5 4 (8.33%) RHEV
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (20.83%) Netcool
2 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.25%) SCCM
5 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) Citrix
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 12 (25.00%) Veritas
5 10 (20.83%) McAfee
6 8 (16.67%) Altiris
7 5 (10.42%) CA
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle
8 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco
9 3 (6.25%) NetApp
9 3 (6.25%) Dell
10 2 (4.17%) EMC
10 2 (4.17%) Symantec
11 1 (2.08%) PlateSpin
11 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.08%) IBM
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