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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 44 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.80% 4.14% 5.95%
As % of the Vendors category 6.83% 10.64% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £128 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £350 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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
249 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.02% 38.91% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £13.10 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.50 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Cardiff -9 10 £285 -8.80% 9
Newport +9 5 £365 +46.00% 1
VMware
Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
4 16 (39.02%) Linux
5 14 (34.15%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco
6 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
6 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 7 (17.07%) SLA
7 7 (17.07%) CCNA
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
7 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) DevOps
8 6 (14.63%) vSphere
9 5 (12.20%) Puppet
9 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) Java
9 5 (12.20%) DHCP
9 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.20%) DNS
10 4 (9.76%) J2EE

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Jetty
4 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Lync
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Liferay
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DHCP
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) HTTP
4 2 (4.88%) SSL
4 2 (4.88%) IPv4
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) FTP
5 1 (2.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.88%) Hudson
2 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
2 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Architect
2 4 (9.76%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) J2EE
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.32%) AIX
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) SysML
4 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) UML
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Use Case
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Jython
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CCNA
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
1 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) vSphere
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.88%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) vCloud
6 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (7.32%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) AppSense
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Lotus
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