The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.61% 2.46% 4.41%
As % of the System Software category 17.54% 18.52% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
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£325 £525 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £452 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +16.21%
System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.19% 13.30% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 11
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £124 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Cardiff -5 7 £311 -25.89% 6
Newport - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (75.00%) Windows
4 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 12 (42.86%) Citrix
5 12 (42.86%) SAN
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (39.29%) vSphere
7 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) Symantec
8 9 (32.14%) SCCM
9 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 7 (25.00%) vCloud
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (25.00%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) VPN
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
11 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
11 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
11 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (17.86%) XenServer
12 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (10.71%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
1 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
2 4 (14.29%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.14%) MCTS
5 2 (7.14%) MCITP
5 2 (7.14%) RHCE
5 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
1 11 (39.29%) vSphere
2 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) vCloud
4 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
5 5 (17.86%) XenServer
5 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (7.14%) XenApp
7 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (7.14%) MetaFrame
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (17.86%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (14.29%) ARCserve
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Intune
6 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Symantec
5 7 (25.00%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Remedy
7 4 (14.29%) McAfee
8 3 (10.71%) Cognos
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco
8 3 (10.71%) Intel
9 2 (7.14%) EMC
9 2 (7.14%) NetApp
9 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
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