The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank - 24 16
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 11.27% 9.00%
As % of the System Software category - 23.19% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £292 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £358
% change year-on-year -3.57% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +44.32% -19.16%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13 69 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 17.57% 48.59% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 51 21
Median daily rate £395 £390 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.28% +12.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £445 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Renfrewshire

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in Renfrewshire