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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 43 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.28% 2.16% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 8.07% 4.92% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £282 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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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
223 183 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.69% 43.88% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 103 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.55 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £20.84 £21.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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
Bridgend - 4 £450 -
Cardiff -13 3 £263 -20.45% 11
Newport - 2 £288 - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (52.17%) Windows
3 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 15 (32.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 12 (26.09%) RHCE
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (19.57%) AIX
9 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
9 7 (15.22%) XenApp
9 7 (15.22%) Citrix
9 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX
10 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
11 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (10.87%) VCP5
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) JBoss
11 5 (10.87%) EMC
11 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
12 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
1 4 (8.70%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JMeter
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.35%) Gradle
2 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Change Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Server Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) Spring
1 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
1 3 (6.52%) Java SE
1 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
1 3 (6.52%) jQuery
1 3 (6.52%) RESTful
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (6.52%) HTML5
1 3 (6.52%) CSS3
2 1 (2.17%) Java EE
2 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) LPAR
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) AS400
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (19.57%) AIX
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.35%) UNIX
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Coaching
3 3 (6.52%) SOA
3 3 (6.52%) MVC
3 3 (6.52%) Scrum
3 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.35%) Service Management
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) BDD
4 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.17%) Dependency Management
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (26.09%) RHCE
3 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) VCP5
6 4 (8.70%) MCP
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.35%) RHCT
7 2 (4.35%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) MCTS
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX
3 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.22%) XenApp
4 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
5 4 (8.70%) NFS
6 3 (6.52%) vCloud
7 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Intune
4 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) EMC
5 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) Intel
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
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