The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 25 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.01% 6.57% 15.57%
As % of the Vendors category 15.57% 13.57% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £263 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -34.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £437 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.36 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +16.77%
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South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
122 140 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.19% 48.44% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 37
Average daily rate £325 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £15.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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
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 2 September 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 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 12 (32.43%) DNS
5 10 (27.03%) Citrix
5 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
5 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) XenApp
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) RHCE
7 8 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) SCCM
8 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
8 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.22%) SAN
9 6 (16.22%) EMC
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (13.51%) DHCP
10 5 (13.51%) AIX
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
11 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.81%) C
11 4 (10.81%) SQL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.22%) SAN
4 5 (13.51%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) VPN
5 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 4 (10.81%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.70%) L2TP
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.41%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.11%) LPAR
2 1 (2.70%) iSeries
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) AIX
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.41%) Coaching
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Release Management
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
2 3 (8.11%) VB
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) RHCE
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) VCP5
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCTS
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) XenApp
3 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
4 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.11%) NFS
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.70%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Intune
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.41%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
1 10 (27.03%) Citrix
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) EMC
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Symantec
4 4 (10.81%) McAfee
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Intel
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.70%) Guidewire