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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 37 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.26% 5.60% 6.49%
As % of the Vendors category 10.83% 11.39% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £268 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £530 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
240 202 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.28% 49.15% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 118 101
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.35 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 19 £313 +13.63% 10
Newport -17 1 £250 -52.38% 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
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Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
3 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (43.86%) Security Cleared
6 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 23 (40.35%) Citrix
8 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
9 18 (31.58%) SAN
9 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
10 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
11 15 (26.32%) vSphere
12 14 (24.56%) XenDesktop
12 14 (24.56%) DNS
13 12 (21.05%) Symantec
13 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
14 11 (19.30%) XenApp
15 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
15 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (15.79%) SCCM
16 9 (15.79%) HP
16 9 (15.79%) Oracle
17 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
17 8 (14.04%) VBScript
17 8 (14.04%) MS Office
17 8 (14.04%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) SAN
2 14 (24.56%) DNS
3 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.04%) VPN
4 8 (14.04%) LAN
4 8 (14.04%) WAN
5 7 (12.28%) DHCP
6 5 (8.77%) Firewall
7 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.51%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) L2TP
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (7.02%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.75%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Wintel Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Wintel Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Wintel Support
8 3 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Thin Client
1 5 (8.77%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX
6 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.02%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.51%) Migration
4 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.75%) Change Control
5 1 (1.75%) CRM
5 1 (1.75%) Network Design
5 1 (1.75%) Release Management
5 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) VBScript
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) C
4 4 (7.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.26%) MCITP
5 3 (5.26%) MCP
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.51%) MCTS
6 2 (3.51%) RHCE
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
4 15 (26.32%) vSphere
5 14 (24.56%) XenDesktop
6 11 (19.30%) XenApp
7 8 (14.04%) Terminal Services
8 7 (12.28%) vCloud
9 5 (8.77%) XenServer
10 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
10 3 (5.26%) MetaFrame
10 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.75%) UAG
12 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) NetBackup
2 8 (14.04%) Backup Exec
3 7 (12.28%) ARCserve
3 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.77%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Intune
6 2 (3.51%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) Citrix
3 12 (21.05%) Symantec
4 9 (15.79%) HP
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle
5 7 (12.28%) Remedy
6 6 (10.53%) McAfee
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco
7 5 (8.77%) Intel
8 4 (7.02%) Cognos
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) EMC
9 2 (3.51%) Sophos
9 2 (3.51%) Mitel
9 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.75%) Veeam
10 1 (1.75%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
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