Period
to 26 April 2019

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 6 months to 26 April 2019 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
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 58 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.38% 1.98% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 18.27% 13.22% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £393 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +8.28% +81.25%
10th Percentile £281 £262 £155
90th Percentile £463 £456 £451
South Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £16.28
South Wales median hourly rate - - £16.28

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 104 121 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.00% 14.94% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 70 45
Cardiff median daily rate £385 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +77.78% -16.67%
10th Percentile £108 £147 £137
90th Percentile £488 £490 £425
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £225
% change year-on-year +6.25% +77.78% -33.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.14 £15.00 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +34.29% -14.08%
South Wales median hourly rate £14.14 £13.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.73% -65.56% +190.38%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (31.58%) MCSE
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) vSphere
6 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (26.32%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
6 5 (26.32%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
6 5 (26.32%) SCVMM
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (26.32%) XenApp
6 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Clustering
6 5 (26.32%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) IIS
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Linux

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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) GitLab
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (10.53%) Server Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Support
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Availability Management
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Management
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Server Management
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCSE
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) vSphere
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (26.32%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (26.32%) SCVMM
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.26%) Dell
8 1 (5.26%) EMC
8 1 (5.26%) IBM
8 1 (5.26%) NetApp