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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.80% 1.80% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 16.39% 21.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate £350 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.38 £17.27
% change year-on-year
+46.38% +70.14%
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

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
61 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.95% 8.22% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 17
Average daily rate £333 £450 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +89.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £474 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport - 4 £365 -
Cardiff - 3 £325 - 4
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) Apache
4 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Puppet
4 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (45.45%) Google
5 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
6 9 (40.91%) SSL
6 9 (40.91%) DNS
6 9 (40.91%) DHCP
6 9 (40.91%) FTP
6 9 (40.91%) HTTP
6 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
6 9 (40.91%) IIS
6 9 (40.91%) Servlets
6 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (40.91%) IPsec
6 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
6 9 (40.91%) Xen
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (40.91%) Jetty
6 9 (40.91%) Open Source
6 9 (40.91%) nginx
6 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (40.91%) Google App Engine
6 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 9 (40.91%) IIS
3 9 (40.91%) Jetty
3 9 (40.91%) nginx
3 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (13.64%) JBoss
6 2 (9.09%) FileNet
6 2 (9.09%) Mule
7 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (4.55%) Moodle
7 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (40.91%) Google App Engine
1 9 (40.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) DHCP
2 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 9 (40.91%) FTP
2 9 (40.91%) HTTP
2 9 (40.91%) IPsec
2 9 (40.91%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) HBase
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
1 9 (40.91%) J2EE
1 9 (40.91%) Servlets
2 2 (9.09%) Java EE
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) SAML
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
1 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Xen
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Kibana
2 2 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (9.09%) yum
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) nmon
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Google
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 2 (9.09%) BMC
5 2 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) Blackboard
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) IBM