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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 27 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.28% 4.41% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 13.53% 12.12% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 25
Median daily rate £350 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £161 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £355 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £24.75 £19.13
% change year-on-year
+11.59% +29.41%
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
207 198 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.41% 36.40% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 145 164
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 May 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 May 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 -3 11 £394 +78.97% 5
Newport +22 7 £345 +13.11%
Bridgend - 2 £400 - 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £140 -
VMware
Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Windows Server
3 29 (41.43%) Citrix
4 28 (40.00%) Linux
5 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 24 (34.29%) Cisco
6 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (27.14%) HP
10 15 (21.43%) ITIL
10 15 (21.43%) Firewall
11 14 (20.00%) Migration
11 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (20.00%) DHCP
11 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 14 (20.00%) DNS
12 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
12 13 (18.57%) Java
13 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
14 11 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
14 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
14 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
15 10 (14.29%) SAN
15 10 (14.29%) NetApp
15 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (14.29%) CCNA
15 10 (14.29%) Perl

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 9 (12.86%) Apache
2 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 6 (8.57%) Jetty
3 6 (8.57%) nginx
3 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) FileNet
5 1 (1.43%) Mule
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (11.43%) Google App Engine
2 8 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (4.29%) Route 53
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Firewall
2 14 (20.00%) DHCP
2 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.29%) SAN
4 9 (12.86%) Internet
5 8 (11.43%) HTTP
5 8 (11.43%) SSL
6 7 (10.00%) LAN
6 7 (10.00%) WAN
7 6 (8.57%) FTP
7 6 (8.57%) IPsec
8 4 (5.71%) VPN
9 3 (4.29%) HTTPS
9 3 (4.29%) SSH
9 3 (4.29%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.43%) VoIP
10 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.57%) Travis CI
3 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.29%) IntelliJ
3 3 (4.29%) JUnit
3 3 (4.29%) Maven
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Network Support
4 6 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Technical Design Authority
5 5 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.14%) IT Support
5 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) J2EE
2 6 (8.57%) LAMP
2 6 (8.57%) Servlets
3 3 (4.29%) Java EE
3 3 (4.29%) Kafka
3 3 (4.29%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (4.29%) SAML
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.29%) PKI
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.43%) LPAR
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Windows Server
3 28 (40.00%) Linux
4 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 9 (12.86%) AIX
10 3 (4.29%) Unix
10 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.43%) Android
12 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) Migration
3 10 (14.29%) DevOps
4 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.43%) Logistics
5 8 (11.43%) Open Source
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.71%) Project Governance
9 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.29%) Information Security
9 3 (4.29%) ITSM
9 3 (4.29%) Project Management
9 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.29%) Service Management
10 2 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) Java
2 10 (14.29%) Perl
3 8 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) PHP
4 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.29%) Python
4 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.29%) CCNA
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.43%) Xen
4 5 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.29%) vSphere
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
1 10 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 9 (12.86%) Ansible
2 9 (12.86%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (12.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Fluentd
3 5 (7.14%) SCCM
3 5 (7.14%) Terraform
4 3 (4.29%) Mesos
4 3 (4.29%) Piwik
4 3 (4.29%) SCOM
4 3 (4.29%) yum
5 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.43%) nmon
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Citrix
2 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.29%) Cisco
4 19 (27.14%) HP
5 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
6 10 (14.29%) NetApp
7 8 (11.43%) Google
8 6 (8.57%) Oracle
9 5 (7.14%) SAP
10 2 (2.86%) arcserve
10 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.86%) Dell
10 2 (2.86%) IBM
10 2 (2.86%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.86%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) Symantec
11 1 (1.43%) Adobe
11 1 (1.43%) Apple
11 1 (1.43%) Remedy
11 1 (1.43%) Sophos