Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 17 53
Rank change year-on-year -31 +36 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 48 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.20% 7.22% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 6.07% 15.05% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 9
Cardiff median daily rate £418 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.11% -20.00% +55.56%
10th Percentile £261 £163 £198
90th Percentile £575 £438 £495
South Wales median daily rate £425 £278 £345
% change year-on-year +53.15% -19.57% +13.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate - £16.28 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.32% +65.22%
South Wales median hourly rate - £16.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -14.32% +65.22%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 428 319 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 52.64% 47.97% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 238 167
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £210
90th Percentile £538 £538 £479
South Wales median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.78 £15.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.73% +2.32% +24.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.92 £11.35
90th Percentile £21.15 £37.35 £19.90
South Wales median hourly rate £12.49 £16.28 £13.50
% change year-on-year -23.31% +20.59% -12.90%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Cardiff

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Cardiff

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Cardiff

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Citrix
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (26.92%) vSphere
4 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) DNS
5 6 (23.08%) DHCP
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 5 (19.23%) Ansible
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Puppet
6 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (19.23%) Office 365
6 5 (19.23%) SCCM
6 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
6 5 (19.23%) IIS
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) MCSA
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 7

VMware
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 (19.23%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Office 365
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) CF BOSH
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Server Building
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSA
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (26.92%) vSphere
5 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
6 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (7.69%) XenApp
8 1 (3.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Packer
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.85%) SCSM
3 1 (3.85%) vRealize
3 1 (3.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Citrix
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) SaltStack