The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 3 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 45 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.86% 3.78% 6.17%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 10.84% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 12
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£385 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £150 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.25 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-3.37% -4.73%
VMware
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 203 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.36% 34.88% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 129 141
Average daily rate £363 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £52.25 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the South Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the South Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

VMware
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Cardiff -9 21 £393 +22.56% 10
Newport -2 3 £365 +46.00% 1
VMware
Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware 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.

1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Linux
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
4 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 13 (25.00%) Java
8 12 (23.08%) Citrix
9 11 (21.15%) DevOps
10 10 (19.23%) Puppet
10 10 (19.23%) JBoss
11 9 (17.31%) J2EE
12 8 (15.38%) ITIL
12 8 (15.38%) WebSphere
12 8 (15.38%) Migration
12 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
13 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.46%) CCNA
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco
14 6 (11.54%) SLA
14 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
14 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
14 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
14 6 (11.54%) vSphere
15 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) JBoss
2 8 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (7.69%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.77%) IIS
6 3 (5.77%) Apache
6 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.85%) Lync
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.85%) Jetty
7 2 (3.85%) nginx
8 1 (1.92%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) DHCP
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.85%) HTTP
4 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) IPv4
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.85%) Hudson
2 2 (3.85%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.85%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Architect
2 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
3 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (5.77%) Administrator
3 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) J2EE
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Linux
3 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.77%) AIX
10 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) DevOps
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.77%) SysML
5 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.77%) UML
5 3 (5.77%) Requirements Management
5 3 (5.77%) Use Case
6 2 (3.85%) Release Management
6 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Time Management
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Open Source
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Jython
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CCNA
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) vSphere
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) Xen
6 1 (1.92%) vCloud
6 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
3 12 (23.08%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) AppSense
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Veeam
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
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