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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 47 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.64% 1.89% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 24.36% 23.53% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate £375 £213 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £187 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £363 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
78 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.83% 8.04% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 24
Average daily rate £310 £296 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £193 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.18 £13.43 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% -21.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.00 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £15.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 17 £200 -5.88% 7
West Wales - 2 £400 -
North Wales - - - - 2
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (36.36%) vSphere
6 7 (31.82%) HP
6 7 (31.82%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) vCloud
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) Symantec
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Firewall
9 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
10 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
10 3 (13.64%) XenServer
10 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (13.64%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
1 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Certification
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) vSphere
2 6 (27.27%) vCloud
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 3 (13.64%) XenServer
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Symantec
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) Cognos
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
7 3 (13.64%) Intel
8 2 (9.09%) SAP
8 2 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.09%) EMC