The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 33 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.87% 5.85% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 11.24% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Average daily rate £200 £250 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £196 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.46% 52.05% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 41
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.62 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
South Wales

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware 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.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) vSphere
8 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
9 3 (17.65%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) ARCserve
9 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
9 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
9 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (17.65%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
4 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) MetaFrame
6 1 (5.88%) UAG
6 1 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) ARCserve
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Cognos
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) LANDesk