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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 42 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 2.78% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 5.98% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£263 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £282 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £330 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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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
146 117 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.98% 46.43% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 75 58
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.17 £9.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% +98.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.17 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £19.17 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
4 12 (41.38%) RHCE
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (31.03%) AIX
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) EMC
7 5 (17.24%) VCP5
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) LPAR
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (13.79%) NFS
8 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
8 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) SAN
9 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.34%) LAN
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 3 (10.34%) IBM
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Coaching

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) LPAR
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) AIX
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) UNIX
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
1 3 (10.34%) Coaching
2 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
2 2 (6.90%) Change Management
2 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.90%) Korn
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) RHCE
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (17.24%) VCP5
4 2 (6.90%) RHCSA
4 2 (6.90%) RHCT
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) NFS
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Intune
4 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) EMC
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Intel
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR