The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 47 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.92% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 20.83% 10.71% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£450 - £183
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.21% 6.98% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 8
Average daily rate £450 £300 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.40 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £50.40 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South Wales region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South Wales region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 1 - - 1
Newport - - - - 6
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 10 (34.48%) RHCE
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Citrix
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) MCP
6 8 (27.59%) XenApp
7 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) McAfee
9 4 (13.79%) JBoss
9 4 (13.79%) AIX
9 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
9 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
9 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
9 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
9 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (13.79%) VCP5
10 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (10.34%) Clustering

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.90%) JMeter
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
1 2 (6.90%) Gradle
1 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Change Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) RESTful
1 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.90%) Java SE
1 2 (6.90%) Spring
1 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
1 2 (6.90%) CSS3
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) LPAR
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) SOA
2 2 (6.90%) MVC
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
2 2 (6.90%) Change Management
2 2 (6.90%) Scrum
2 2 (6.90%) Coaching
2 2 (6.90%) BDD
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Korn
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (34.48%) RHCE
3 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) MCP
5 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) VCP5
7 2 (6.90%) RHCT
7 2 (6.90%) RHCSA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
4 2 (6.90%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 3 (10.34%) Sophos
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle