The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 39 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.17% 2.66% 6.63%
As % of the System Software category 22.86% 18.92% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£310 £448 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% +11.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.49% 14.07% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 2
Average daily rate £313 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) SCCM
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) Symantec
7 4 (23.53%) McAfee
8 3 (17.65%) RHCE
8 3 (17.65%) ARCserve
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
8 3 (17.65%) Intel
8 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
8 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Cognos Impromptu
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
1 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
1 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
1 3 (17.65%) VB
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) RHCE
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) ARCserve
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Intune
3 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 3 (17.65%) Intel
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) Cognos
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
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