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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 38 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.85% 5.28% 4.64%
As % of the Vendors category 11.65% 13.60% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 8
Average daily rate
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£271 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £470 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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
206 228 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.62% 38.84% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 138 77
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +10 12 £173 -13.75% 5
Newport - 4 £305 - 2
Glamorgan - 1 £280 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £500 -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £165 - 1
VMware
Wales

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Citrix
3 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco
10 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.00%) Linux
10 9 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
11 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (17.78%) MCP
12 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
12 7 (15.56%) XenApp
12 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 6 (13.33%) SLA
13 6 (13.33%) CCNA
13 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
13 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
14 5 (11.11%) McAfee
14 5 (11.11%) DHCP
14 5 (11.11%) DNS
14 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Lync
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DHCP
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) IPv4
4 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.44%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Change Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.67%) OS/400
9 2 (4.44%) AIX
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Use Case
4 2 (4.44%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.44%) SysML
4 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.44%) Time Management
4 2 (4.44%) UML
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.44%) DevOps
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (17.78%) MCP
4 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) CCNA
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) VCP5
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
4 7 (15.56%) XenApp
5 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.11%) vSphere
6 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Citrix
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.11%) McAfee
6 3 (6.67%) Symantec
6 3 (6.67%) Sophos
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus
8 1 (2.22%) LANDesk