The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 29 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.75% 4.91% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 11.79% 10.13% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 9
Average daily rate £338 £250 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -31.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £204 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £307 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
229 158 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.25% 48.47% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 85 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
Wales

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -15 14 £200 -20.00% 9
Bridgend -3 8 £375 -
Newport -7 2 £300 +4.34% 1
Caerphilly - - - -
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Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
5 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 11 (34.38%) Citrix
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 10 (31.25%) vSphere
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
10 7 (21.88%) Symantec
10 7 (21.88%) HP
10 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 5 (15.63%) VPN
12 5 (15.63%) LAN
12 5 (15.63%) WAN
12 5 (15.63%) Remedy
12 5 (15.63%) ARCserve
12 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
12 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
12 5 (15.63%) PowerShell

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) L2TP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (9.38%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (3.13%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
5 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Certification
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 10 (31.25%) vSphere
4 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.50%) vCloud
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) XenServer
7 2 (6.25%) MetaFrame
8 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
1 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) ARCserve
2 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) Symantec
4 5 (15.63%) Remedy
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (9.38%) Cognos
6 3 (9.38%) Intel
7 2 (6.25%) McAfee
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
7 2 (6.25%) SAP
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) LANDesk