Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 50 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.79% 0.55% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 23.00% 5.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 8
Cardiff median daily rate £340 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £175 £223 £230
90th Percentile £398 £328 £431
South Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £353
% change year-on-year -7.14% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 100 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.47% 10.97% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 65
Cardiff median daily rate £280 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.12% +26.92% -3.70%
10th Percentile £124 £105 £205
90th Percentile £426 £550 £413
South Wales median daily rate £263 £406 £343
% change year-on-year -35.38% +18.61% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -32.35% +41.67%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.60 £10.63
90th Percentile £18.75 £15.65 £28.00
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) ITIL
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Migration
5 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
6 9 (39.13%) Citrix
7 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
8 7 (30.43%) C++
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) NHS
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (21.74%) JCAPS
10 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
10 5 (21.74%) HL7
10 5 (21.74%) Release Management
10 5 (21.74%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
10 5 (21.74%) IBM
10 5 (21.74%) CCNA
10 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
10 5 (21.74%) SOAP
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) XSLT
10 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2

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 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (21.74%) JCAPS
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.35%) POP3
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) HBase
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Support
2 5 (21.74%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Server Support
2 5 (21.74%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (21.74%) SOAP
1 5 (21.74%) XML
1 5 (21.74%) XSLT
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Release Management
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Proactive Management
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) HL7
2 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (8.70%) iptables
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Fiorano
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) InterSystems
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
7 2 (8.70%) Lotus
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle