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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.58% 3.46% 6.37%
As % of the Vendors category 11.01% 9.56% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate
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£173 £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £170 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £455 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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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
109 136 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.60% 36.17% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 85 47
Average daily rate £325 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £12.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +14.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) JBoss
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (14.29%) Puppet
8 2 (14.29%) Lync
8 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (7.14%) OS/400
7 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) VCP5
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) CCENT
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) IBM