The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.36% 2.76% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 31.82% 22.86% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Median daily rate £240 £394 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.04% +28.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £475 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £335
% change year-on-year -1.31% +13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.40% -5.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 35 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 13.71% 12.07% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 20
Median daily rate £280 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +32.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £99 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.80 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.62 £19.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cardiff

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cardiff

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Cardiff

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) ITIL
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) Citrix
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (42.86%) CCNA
6 9 (42.86%) Firewall
7 7 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
8 5 (23.81%) Puppet
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) Xen
10 3 (14.29%) nginx
10 3 (14.29%) Open Source
10 3 (14.29%) Kafka
10 3 (14.29%) Jenkins

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Jetty
3 3 (14.29%) Mongrel
3 3 (14.29%) nginx
3 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (9.52%) JCAPS
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 3 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Route 53
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) DSL
4 3 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) POP3
6 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) HBase
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Travis CI
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Server Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Network Support
3 6 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Server Support
3 6 (28.57%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Database Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
1 3 (14.29%) Kafka
1 3 (14.29%) Servlets
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Microservices
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNA
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Puppet
3 3 (14.29%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) Marathon
3 3 (14.29%) Mesos
3 3 (14.29%) Rundeck
3 3 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (4.76%) Fluentd
4 1 (4.76%) Grafana
4 1 (4.76%) Kibana
4 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Citrix
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Google
7 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
7 2 (9.52%) Fiorano
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
7 2 (9.52%) InterSystems
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) SAP
8 1 (4.76%) Sun
8 1 (4.76%) Veeam