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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Wales / South Wales
Rank 32 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.93% 7.53% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 9.00% 17.33% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 19
Median daily rate £275 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.35% +18.22%

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
211 225 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.69% 43.44% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 176
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.10 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.60% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 9 £288 +7.98% 3
Newport -13 4 £188 -47.91% 1
Bridgend - 3 £363 -
VMware
Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for VMware.

1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (31.71%) SAN
8 11 (26.83%) Citrix
8 11 (26.83%) Linux
8 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco
8 11 (26.83%) Firewall
9 10 (24.39%) HP
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (21.95%) Information Security
11 8 (19.51%) Migration
11 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
13 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
13 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
13 6 (14.63%) SAP
13 6 (14.63%) DNS
13 6 (14.63%) Python
13 6 (14.63%) NetApp
13 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
14 5 (12.20%) Clustering

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) SAN
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (12.20%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) LAN
5 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.32%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (4.88%) ADSL
7 2 (4.88%) Extranet
7 2 (4.88%) Intranet
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
7 2 (4.88%) WAN
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) IPv6
8 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Migration Architect
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) ASP Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) ELK Stack
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (26.83%) Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.32%) Unix
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.88%) AIX
9 2 (4.88%) Android
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) CentOS
10 1 (2.44%) Debian
10 1 (2.44%) HPUX
10 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Information Security
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Load Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.32%) Server Hardening
5 3 (7.32%) SIEM
5 3 (7.32%) Software Licensing
6 2 (4.88%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Project Governance
6 2 (4.88%) SDLC
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Python
2 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CISM
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) GIAC
5 2 (4.88%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 4 (9.76%) XenApp
6 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.44%) PowerHA
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) HAProxy
3 3 (7.32%) Kibana
3 3 (7.32%) logstash
3 3 (7.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (4.88%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Nessus
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco
2 11 (26.83%) Citrix
3 10 (24.39%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) SaltStack
6 3 (7.32%) Avaya
6 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Sun