The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

VMware
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 1.47% 21.90% 19.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 29.13% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 10
Median daily rate £340 £308 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% -7.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 55 103 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 80.88% 75.18% 67.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 73 37
Median daily rate £325 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Erskine

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Erskine.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Erskine

VMware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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 Erskine region with a requirement for VMware.

1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) ITIL
3 11 (78.57%) vSphere
3 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 10 (71.43%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
5 9 (64.29%) vRealize
5 9 (64.29%) PowerCLI
5 9 (64.29%) VSAN
5 9 (64.29%) SAN
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 9 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (57.14%) DHCP
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 2 (14.29%) F5
8 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) VSAN
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSD
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C-shell
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (78.57%) vSphere
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) PowerCLI
1 9 (64.29%) vRealize
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.14%) SCSM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) BEA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Sun