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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 52 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.79% 3.04% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 24.00% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
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£305 £450 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +111.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.36% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £24.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.59% +6.52%
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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
36 75 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.17% 12.65% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 18
Average daily rate £280 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £11.25 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £14.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 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
Newport - 4 £305 - 2
Cardiff +4 2 - - 4
Glamorgan - 1 £280 -
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) MCP
5 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (38.89%) XenApp
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) vSphere
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) McAfee
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) SLA
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) IPv4
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Change Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.11%) SysML
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) MCP
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (16.67%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Sophos
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) Lotus