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 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% 0.72% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 21.74% 8.82% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £183
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £217
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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
46 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.39% 8.15% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
Average daily rate £450 £328 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% +45.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £344 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.30 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.04 £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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Bridgend - 4 £450 -
Cardiff -9 1 - - 8
Newport - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
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Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) RHCE
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (21.43%) XenApp
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
9 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
9 4 (14.29%) McAfee
9 4 (14.29%) AIX
9 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.29%) JBoss
9 4 (14.29%) MCP
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (14.29%) VCP5
10 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (10.71%) Finance

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.14%) JMeter
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 2 (7.14%) Gradle
1 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Change Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
1 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.14%) Java SE
1 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
1 2 (7.14%) RESTful
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
1 2 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) LPAR
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) BDD
3 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (42.86%) RHCE
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) VCP5
4 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) RHCT
5 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) MCTS
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) NFS
4 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Intune
3 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos
8 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR