The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 44 21
Rank change year-on-year +33 -23  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 12.50% 5.64% 7.02%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 14.62% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £250 £300 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -12.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £305 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year +7.24% -0.65%  

VMware ESXi 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 10 171 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 31.25% 38.60% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 104 24
Median daily rate £325 £321 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -6.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Renfrewshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Renfrewshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Renfrewshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +29 4 £250 -16.66%
VMware ESXi
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) StarTeam
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Netcool
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (75.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas