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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 55 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 13 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.72% 2.16% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 24.53% 24.19% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
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£450 £200 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +18.42%
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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
53 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.03% 8.95% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 13
Average daily rate £263 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.63 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.02 £15.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 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 1 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 -1 8 £450 +125.00% 3
North Wales - 1 £300 -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Citrix
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (30.77%) MCP
5 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) XenApp
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) McAfee
8 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) Java
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
9 4 (15.38%) SLA
9 4 (15.38%) DHCP
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
9 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
9 4 (15.38%) OpenStack

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) IPv4
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JMeter
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 2 (7.69%) Gradle
1 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Change Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Server Support
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) CSS3
1 2 (7.69%) RESTful
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (7.69%) HTML5
1 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.69%) Java SE
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) DTV
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Fedora
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) Use Case
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) BDD
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Kanban
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) MCP
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) XenApp
3 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
4 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.54%) vSphere
6 2 (7.69%) vCloud
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) McAfee
6 3 (11.54%) Sophos
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) Lotus