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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 25 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.14% 2.80% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 12.21% 6.83% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 16
Median daily rate £350 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £233 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £386 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.81 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.42% +7.69%
VMware
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
213 249 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.09% 41.02% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 175 158
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -15.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £17.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +4.60%

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 31 July 2016.

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 31 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 12 £413 +44.73% 3
Newport +1 7 £168 -54.10% 1
Bridgend - 1 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
VMware
Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
3 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (44.68%) Windows Server
4 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (36.17%) Linux
5 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
6 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.53%) DNS
7 12 (25.53%) DHCP
7 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
8 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
8 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
8 11 (23.40%) Cisco
9 10 (21.28%) Citrix
10 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
10 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (19.15%) Migration
10 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (19.15%) Ansible
11 7 (14.89%) Firewall
11 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
11 7 (14.89%) Java
11 7 (14.89%) Perl
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
11 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (12.77%) MySQL
12 6 (12.77%) MS Office

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 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Jetty
3 3 (6.38%) nginx
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon S3
2 5 (10.64%) Google App Engine
2 5 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (10.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) Route 53
4 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) DHCP
1 12 (25.53%) DNS
2 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.89%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) HTTP
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
6 3 (6.38%) FTP
6 3 (6.38%) IPsec
7 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.26%) SSH
7 2 (4.26%) VoIP
7 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Technician
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) LAMP
2 3 (6.38%) J2EE
2 3 (6.38%) Kafka
2 3 (6.38%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (6.38%) Servlets
3 2 (4.26%) Java EE
3 2 (4.26%) SAML
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Clustering
1 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) LPAR
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
6 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.38%) Unix
9 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.13%) AIX
10 1 (2.13%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.64%) DevOps
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Open Source
3 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) Information Security
4 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (4.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.13%) Database Security
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.13%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
1 7 (14.89%) Perl
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (10.64%) Xen
5 4 (8.51%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (6.38%) vSphere
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.13%) NFS
8 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Ansible
2 5 (10.64%) Fluentd
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Terraform
3 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.51%) SCOM
4 3 (6.38%) Marathon
4 3 (6.38%) Mesos
4 3 (6.38%) Piwik
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) yum
6 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) nmon
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco
3 10 (21.28%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.77%) NetApp
6 5 (10.64%) Google
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle
7 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.51%) HP
7 4 (8.51%) Symantec
8 3 (6.38%) arcserve
8 3 (6.38%) IBM
8 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.38%) SAP
9 2 (4.26%) Dell
9 2 (4.26%) Juniper
9 2 (4.26%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.13%) Altiris
10 1 (2.13%) Remedy
10 1 (2.13%) Sophos