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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.03% 2.07% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 10.21% 5.10% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £174 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £265 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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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
235 196 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.27% 40.58% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 113 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £11.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +34.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £14.60 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £75.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 March 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 March 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
Bridgend - 8 £450 - 1
Cardiff -4 3 £300 +50.00% 2
Newport +4 2 £325 +8.33% 5
Torfaen - 1 - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (42.86%) Citrix
4 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (19.05%) MCP
7 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
7 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (19.05%) XenApp
8 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 7 (16.67%) Linux
8 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
10 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
10 5 (11.90%) JBoss
10 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.90%) McAfee
11 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
11 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
11 4 (9.52%) RHCE
11 4 (9.52%) AIX
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco
11 4 (9.52%) Finance
11 4 (9.52%) Visualisation

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) JBoss
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JMeter
1 3 (7.14%) Selenium
1 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) Gradle
2 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Change Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Server Support
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
6 2 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.14%) CSS
1 3 (7.14%) Spring
1 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.14%) Java SE
1 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
1 3 (7.14%) jQuery
1 3 (7.14%) RESTful
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (7.14%) HTML5
1 3 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (2.38%) Java EE
2 1 (2.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) AS400
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) LPAR
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) AIX
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) OS/400
7 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.14%) MVC
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL
2 3 (7.14%) SOA
2 3 (7.14%) Scrum
2 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.76%) BDD
3 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.76%) Coaching
3 2 (4.76%) Service Management
3 2 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Dependency Management
4 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C#
1 3 (7.14%) Java
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
1 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) MCP
3 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) RHCE
6 2 (4.76%) VCP5
6 2 (4.76%) RHCSA
6 2 (4.76%) RHCT
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
3 8 (19.05%) XenApp
4 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.14%) vCloud
7 1 (2.38%) NFS
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Citrix
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) McAfee
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Sophos
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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