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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 41 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 1.41% 2.72%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 12.77% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £150 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -10.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +8.00%
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
41 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.85% 11.06% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 13
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.17 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +26.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 December 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec