The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 1.10% 4.80%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 11.63% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Median daily rate £225 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £26.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-11.21% -
VMware Infrastructure
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.96% 9.49% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 26
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £15.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cardiff region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cardiff region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Google
3 5 (55.56%) Xen
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon S3
3 5 (55.56%) Google App Engine
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (55.56%) Ansible
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon CloudWatch

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Jetty
2 3 (33.33%) Mongrel
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon S3
1 5 (55.56%) Google App Engine
1 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (33.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Server Support
1 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Kafka
2 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 3 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (55.56%) Xen
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
1 5 (55.56%) Fluentd
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Terraform
2 3 (33.33%) Marathon
2 3 (33.33%) Mesos
2 3 (33.33%) Piwik
3 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec