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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 46 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.04% 1.35% 2.16%
As % of the System Software category 9.26% 20.59% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Median daily rate £350 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%

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
54 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.18% 6.56% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 23
Median daily rate £191 £210 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £133 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £380 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 3 £350 +75.00% 1
Newport -13 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) SIEM
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Security
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) GIAC
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) arcserve
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) SaltStack
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec