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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.36% 6.36% 8.17%
As % of the Vendors category 12.14% 13.55% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 7
Average daily rate
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£304 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £231 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £520 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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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
206 214 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.89% 46.93% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 133 88
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.63 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 August 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 -7 20 £310 +18.09% 8
Newport -15 1 £250 -52.38% 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (38.33%) Citrix
6 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
8 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 16 (26.67%) SAN
8 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 14 (23.33%) DNS
9 14 (23.33%) Linux
9 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
9 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 12 (20.00%) Symantec
11 11 (18.33%) Oracle
11 11 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (18.33%) XenApp
11 11 (18.33%) vSphere
12 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 9 (15.00%) HP
13 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.00%) SCCM
14 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.00%) IIS
6 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) DNS
3 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.67%) DHCP
5 5 (8.33%) WAN
5 5 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.33%) VoIP
7 2 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) L2TP
8 1 (1.67%) Firewall
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.33%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Wintel Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Wintel Support
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.00%) LPAR
3 1 (1.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (23.33%) Linux
3 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.67%) UNIX
8 5 (8.33%) AIX
9 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) ITIL
2 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.67%) Network Design
6 1 (1.67%) Release Management
6 1 (1.67%) CRM
6 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
6 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.33%) VBScript
3 4 (6.67%) VB
3 4 (6.67%) C
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (13.33%) RHCE
5 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (5.00%) MCP
7 3 (5.00%) MCSE
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.00%) MCITP
7 3 (5.00%) VCP5
8 2 (3.33%) MCTS
9 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
5 11 (18.33%) vSphere
5 11 (18.33%) XenApp
6 7 (11.67%) vCloud
7 6 (10.00%) Terminal Services
8 5 (8.33%) XenServer
9 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (5.00%) MetaFrame
9 3 (5.00%) NFS
9 3 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.67%) UAG
11 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 8 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.33%) ARCserve
4 5 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Intune
5 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.33%) SCOM
6 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.33%) Citrix
3 12 (20.00%) Symantec
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle
5 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 9 (15.00%) HP
7 7 (11.67%) Remedy
8 6 (10.00%) McAfee
8 6 (10.00%) EMC
8 6 (10.00%) Cisco
9 3 (5.00%) Intel
10 2 (3.33%) Dell
10 2 (3.33%) IBM
10 2 (3.33%) Cognos
10 2 (3.33%) Sophos
10 2 (3.33%) Mitel
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
10 2 (3.33%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.67%) Veeam
11 1 (1.67%) Guidewire