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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.68% 7.05% 7.39%
As % of the Vendors category 15.60% 15.79% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £222 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.75%
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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
141 133 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.43% 44.63% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 82 38
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.97 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.23% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £16.16 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.80 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 22 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (30.00%) RHCE
5 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (22.50%) XenApp
7 9 (22.50%) AIX
8 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.50%) SCCM
9 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
9 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.50%) Citrix
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.50%) DHCP
11 5 (12.50%) EMC
11 5 (12.50%) Oracle
11 5 (12.50%) ITIL
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (10.00%) VCP5
12 4 (10.00%) LPAR
12 4 (10.00%) NFS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) LPAR
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
1 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (22.50%) AIX
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX
8 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.50%) Coaching
3 3 (7.50%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.00%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
1 3 (7.50%) VBScript
1 3 (7.50%) VB
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) C
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) RHCE
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) VCP5
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
5 2 (5.00%) MCITP
5 2 (5.00%) RHCT
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (22.50%) XenApp
3 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
3 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) NFS
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Intune
4 2 (5.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) EMC
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) Intel
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.50%) Guidewire