Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 17 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.93% 2.59% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 15.89% 15.69% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 5
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £321 £175 £175
90th Percentile £471 £414 £383
South Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -2.78%
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 107 102 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.13% 16.53% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 31
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -18.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £129 £105
90th Percentile £533 £452 £550
South Wales median daily rate £400 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +17.39% -11.54%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.57 £10.70
90th Percentile £152.00 £18.75 £17.55
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £12.79
% change year-on-year +3.70% +5.55% +2.32%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) vSphere
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) MCSE
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (35.29%) XenApp
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) Ansible
7 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) Puppet
8 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (23.53%) Confluence
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
9 3 (17.65%) Server Management

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 (23.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) GitLab
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) IT Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Availability Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 3 (17.65%) Server Management
4 3 (17.65%) Storage Management
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.88%) Data Encryption
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Server Building
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) RHCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) vSphere
2 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Packer
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp