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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 39 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 17 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.91% 2.13% 2.55%
As % of the System Software category 24.64% 22.58% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate £200 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £183 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £333 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.79% 9.45% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 21
Average daily rate £325 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £173 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.43 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.33% -27.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 11 £200 -5.88% 6
Bridgend -7 5 £413 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Newport - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (40.00%) vSphere
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) Symantec
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (20.00%) vCloud
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.00%) XenServer
10 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (15.00%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) vSphere
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (20.00%) vCloud
4 3 (15.00%) XenServer
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) ARCserve
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Symantec
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) Intel
7 3 (15.00%) Cognos
7 3 (15.00%) Remedy
8 2 (10.00%) SAP
8 2 (10.00%) NetApp
8 2 (10.00%) EMC