The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wales region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.21% 3.57% 2.87%
As % of the System Software category 15.25% 27.03% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
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£311 £448 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.44% +19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £289 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £533 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
59 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.95% 13.21% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 14
Average daily rate £313 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £122 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.50 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.35 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -22 8 £310 -34.73% 4
North Wales - - - - 2
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Citrix
4 12 (40.00%) SAN
5 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (33.33%) Symantec
6 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (30.00%) SCCM
7 9 (30.00%) vSphere
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (30.00%) vCloud
8 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 7 (23.33%) HP
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.00%) VPN
10 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
10 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
10 6 (20.00%) XenServer
11 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) IPsec
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.33%) OSPF
7 1 (3.33%) BGP
7 1 (3.33%) IPv6
7 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Debian
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (10.00%) DevOps
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) VBScript
2 4 (13.33%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.00%) RHCE
6 2 (6.67%) MCSE
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.67%) MCTS
6 2 (6.67%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (30.00%) vSphere
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) vCloud
3 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (20.00%) XenServer
4 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.67%) MetaFrame
6 2 (6.67%) XenApp
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.33%) Samba
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (13.33%) ARCserve
5 3 (10.00%) Puppet
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Intune
6 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.67%) SCDPM
6 2 (6.67%) Ansible
6 2 (6.67%) SCOM
7 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Citrix
4 10 (33.33%) Symantec
5 7 (23.33%) HP
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (16.67%) Remedy
8 4 (13.33%) McAfee
9 3 (10.00%) Intel
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco
9 3 (10.00%) Cognos
10 2 (6.67%) NetApp
10 2 (6.67%) EMC
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