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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 41 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.64% 0.43% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.98% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£263 £250 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
159 102 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.96% 43.40% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 71 58
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £90.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.22% +865.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 16 (66.67%) Linux
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) RHCE
4 9 (37.50%) AIX
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) EMC
6 5 (20.83%) VCP5
7 4 (16.67%) LPAR
7 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
7 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (16.67%) NFS
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
9 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL
9 2 (8.33%) UNIX
9 2 (8.33%) JBoss

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) LPAR
2 1 (4.17%) AS400
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (37.50%) AIX
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) OS/400
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) RHCE
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (20.83%) VCP5
4 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
4 2 (8.33%) RHCT
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) NFS
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco