The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 20 April 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.95% 2.64% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 26.79% 24.36% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 5
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£328 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £478 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+28.12% +12.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 78 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.26% 10.85% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 18
Average daily rate £305 £310 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.18 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% -16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.46 £11.44 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Wales region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Wales region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 April 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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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
South Wales -9 9 £305 +52.50% 5
North Wales - 1 £300 -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Citrix
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) MCP
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (29.63%) XenApp
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
10 5 (18.52%) McAfee
10 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
10 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) vSphere
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
11 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
11 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 4 (14.81%) DNS
11 4 (14.81%) SLA
11 4 (14.81%) Finance

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) IPv4
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Change Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Server Support
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
5 2 (7.41%) Fedora
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Use Case
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.41%) SysML
4 2 (7.41%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) MCP
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) XenApp
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 5 (18.52%) McAfee
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
8 1 (3.70%) Lotus
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco