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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.72% 7.13% 5.20%
As % of the Vendors category 7.91% 16.94% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 21
Median daily rate £275 £238 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -47.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £138 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
253 248 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.11% 42.11% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 162 173
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.80 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £20.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +6 13 £235 -6.00% 2
Caerphilly -1 2 £185 -
Bridgend - 2 £275 -
Newport -9 1 - - 1
VMware
Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
4 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (31.91%) Cisco
8 14 (29.79%) Linux
8 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
9 13 (27.66%) Firewall
9 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (25.53%) HP
10 12 (25.53%) Citrix
11 11 (23.40%) SAN
12 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.15%) Migration
12 9 (19.15%) Information Security
13 8 (17.02%) DNS
13 8 (17.02%) DevOps
14 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
14 7 (14.89%) DHCP
14 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.89%) NetApp
14 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (12.77%) SAP
15 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
15 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
15 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software

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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Jetty
3 3 (6.38%) Mongrel
3 3 (6.38%) nginx
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Route 53
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) SAN
3 8 (17.02%) DNS
4 7 (14.89%) DHCP
4 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.51%) iSCSI
6 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.38%) DSL
7 3 (6.38%) FTP
7 3 (6.38%) HTTP
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) IPsec
7 3 (6.38%) SSL
7 3 (6.38%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (4.26%) Extranet
8 2 (4.26%) IPv6
8 2 (4.26%) NAS
8 2 (4.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Architect
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Migration Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.38%) J2EE
2 3 (6.38%) Servlets
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) MCollective
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
1 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (29.79%) Linux
5 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.38%) Unix
10 2 (4.26%) AIX
10 2 (4.26%) Android
10 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.26%) Solaris
11 1 (2.13%) CentOS
11 1 (2.13%) Debian
11 1 (2.13%) HPUX
11 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Information Security
1 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
4 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Load Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Open Source
5 3 (6.38%) Server Hardening
5 3 (6.38%) SIEM
5 3 (6.38%) Software Licensing
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Python
2 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CISM
4 2 (4.26%) CISSP
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) GIAC
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.38%) Xen
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.13%) pfSense
7 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.13%) Snort
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Ansible
1 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.51%) Kibana
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Rundeck
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
1 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.38%) HAProxy
2 3 (6.38%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (6.38%) logstash
2 3 (6.38%) Marathon
2 3 (6.38%) Mesos
2 3 (6.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (6.38%) Terraform
3 1 (2.13%) Fluentd
3 1 (2.13%) Grafana
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Packer
3 1 (2.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Cisco
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
3 12 (25.53%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) NetApp
5 6 (12.77%) SAP
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle
6 4 (8.51%) SaltStack
7 3 (6.38%) Avaya
7 3 (6.38%) Google
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) Apple
8 2 (4.26%) Symantec
9 1 (2.13%) arcserve
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Sonatype
9 1 (2.13%) Sophos
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