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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 32 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.64% 5.42% 5.64%
As % of the Vendors category 14.52% 11.82% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 4
Average daily rate
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£331 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.18% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £222 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £515 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £23.63 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +17.91%
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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
186 203 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.96% 45.82% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 125 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
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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 -2 25 £331 +32.20% 9
Newport -16 1 £250 -52.38% 1
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
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Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 33 (55.93%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
4 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (33.90%) Linux
6 19 (32.20%) Citrix
7 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
8 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
9 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
10 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
10 14 (23.73%) DNS
10 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
10 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (20.34%) RHCE
12 12 (20.34%) SAN
12 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
13 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
13 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.64%) XenApp
14 10 (16.95%) Oracle
15 9 (15.25%) AIX
15 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
15 9 (15.25%) Symantec
15 9 (15.25%) SCCM
15 9 (15.25%) vSphere
16 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
16 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
16 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.39%) IIS
6 2 (3.39%) Apache
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) DNS
2 12 (20.34%) SAN
3 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) DHCP
5 3 (5.08%) WAN
5 3 (5.08%) LAN
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
6 2 (3.39%) VoIP
6 2 (3.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.69%) Firewall
7 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Wintel Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Support
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) LPAR
2 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (33.90%) Linux
4 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
6 9 (15.25%) AIX
7 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.47%) UNIX
8 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.08%) Coaching
4 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.39%) Service Management
5 2 (3.39%) Change Management
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.69%) Network Design
6 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Migration
6 1 (1.69%) Change Control
6 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) VBScript
1 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) VB
3 3 (5.08%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) C
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (20.34%) RHCE
5 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) VCP5
7 3 (5.08%) MCITP
7 3 (5.08%) MCP
7 3 (5.08%) MCSE
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (3.39%) RHCT
8 2 (3.39%) MCTS
9 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 30 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
3 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
4 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
5 11 (18.64%) XenApp
6 9 (15.25%) vSphere
7 5 (8.47%) vCloud
7 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
8 4 (6.78%) NFS
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (5.08%) XenServer
10 2 (3.39%) MetaFrame
10 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (10.17%) NetBackup
3 6 (10.17%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
4 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (6.78%) ARCserve
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Intune
5 3 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.39%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.39%) SCOM
6 2 (3.39%) Nagios
6 2 (3.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) Citrix
3 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
4 10 (16.95%) Oracle
5 9 (15.25%) Symantec
6 6 (10.17%) McAfee
6 6 (10.17%) HP
6 6 (10.17%) EMC
7 5 (8.47%) Remedy
8 4 (6.78%) Dell
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco
10 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 2 (3.39%) JBoss
10 2 (3.39%) Intel
10 2 (3.39%) Sophos
10 2 (3.39%) Mitel
10 2 (3.39%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.69%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.69%) Veeam
11 1 (1.69%) Guidewire
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