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 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 45 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.75% 4.76% 3.89%
As % of the Vendors category 10.19% 12.06% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 6
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£285 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.94%
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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
216 257 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.80% 39.48% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 171 97
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.36% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.35 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 +3 14 £220 -30.98% 5
Newport - 4 £305 -
Caerphilly - 1 £165 -
Glamorgan - 1 £280 -
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Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Citrix
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco
9 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 6 (14.29%) SLA
10 6 (14.29%) CCNA
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (14.29%) vSphere
10 6 (14.29%) Migration
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL
12 4 (9.52%) DNS
12 4 (9.52%) DHCP
12 4 (9.52%) SAN
12 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
12 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DHCP
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) IPv4
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (11.90%) Consultant
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Administrator
2 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.76%) AIX
9 1 (2.38%) OS/400
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) UML
4 3 (7.14%) SysML
4 3 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 3 (7.14%) Use Case
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) Release Management
6 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) CCNA
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.38%) CCENT
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) vCloud
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Citrix
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) McAfee
5 2 (4.76%) Sophos
5 2 (4.76%) AppSense
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Veeam
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus
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