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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.43% 2.69% 3.16%
As % of the System Software category 16.92% 19.18% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £452 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £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 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +16.21%
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
65 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.47% 14.04% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 15
Average daily rate £375 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -21 10 £325 -38.09% 6
North Wales - - - - 3
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
3 13 (41.94%) Citrix
4 12 (38.71%) SAN
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (35.48%) vSphere
6 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
6 10 (32.26%) Symantec
7 9 (29.03%) SCCM
7 9 (29.03%) vCloud
8 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
8 8 (25.81%) VPN
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) HP
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) Terminal Services
10 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) XenServer
10 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
10 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
11 5 (16.13%) Firewall
11 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
11 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) VPN
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.23%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) IPv6
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (9.68%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Debian
8 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
1 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
1 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
1 3 (9.68%) DevOps
2 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.45%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VBScript
2 4 (12.90%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.45%) MCTS
5 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 2 (6.45%) RHCE
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
1 11 (35.48%) vSphere
2 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (29.03%) vCloud
4 6 (19.35%) XenServer
4 6 (19.35%) Terminal Services
5 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.45%) XenApp
7 2 (6.45%) MetaFrame
7 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.23%) Postfix
8 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
2 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
3 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (16.13%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (12.90%) ARCserve
5 3 (9.68%) Puppet
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Intune
6 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
6 2 (6.45%) Ansible
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (6.45%) SCOM
7 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Citrix
4 10 (32.26%) Symantec
5 7 (22.58%) HP
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.13%) Remedy
7 4 (12.90%) McAfee
8 3 (9.68%) Intel
8 3 (9.68%) Cognos
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco
9 2 (6.45%) EMC
9 2 (6.45%) NetApp
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