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 3 months to 22 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.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing VMware 35 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.74% 3.47% 4.63%
As % of the Vendors category 20.71% 7.58% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 11
Median daily rate £280 £394 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +125.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £238 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% +65.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 169 132 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 51.84% 45.83% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 82 83
Median daily rate £338 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +17.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.64 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Cardiff

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Cardiff

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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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 31 (62.00%) ITIL
2 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.00%) Citrix
4 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (36.00%) CCNA
6 18 (36.00%) Cisco
6 18 (36.00%) Firewall
7 16 (32.00%) HP
7 16 (32.00%) HP Data Protector
8 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
9 13 (26.00%) Tivoli
9 13 (26.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (26.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (22.00%) Internet
11 10 (20.00%) Migration
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (18.00%) Release Management
12 9 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (18.00%) Linux
12 9 (18.00%) Project Management
12 9 (18.00%) SLA
12 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
13 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
13 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery

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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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (12.00%) JCAPS
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) Jetty
4 3 (6.00%) Mongrel
4 3 (6.00%) nginx
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.00%) Route 53
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) Internet
3 6 (12.00%) LAN
3 6 (12.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) WAN
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) DSL
5 3 (6.00%) FTP
5 3 (6.00%) HTTP
5 3 (6.00%) IPsec
5 3 (6.00%) POP3
5 3 (6.00%) SMTP
5 3 (6.00%) SSL
6 2 (4.00%) ADSL
6 2 (4.00%) NAS
6 2 (4.00%) SAN
6 2 (4.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.00%) HBase
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
1 11 (22.00%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 8 (16.00%) Server Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Server Support
5 6 (12.00%) Network Support
5 6 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) SOAP
1 7 (14.00%) XML
1 7 (14.00%) XSLT
2 6 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) Kafka
3 3 (6.00%) Servlets
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) COM
4 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.00%) NHS
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) AIX
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Migration
3 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.00%) Project Management
3 9 (18.00%) Release Management
4 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
4 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) DevOps
8 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.00%) Open Source
8 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C++
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.00%) CCNA
3 13 (26.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (12.00%) Degree
7 5 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (8.00%) CCAA
9 3 (6.00%) CCA
9 3 (6.00%) ISEB
9 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.00%) CCIE
10 1 (2.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 7 (14.00%) HL7
3 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) XenApp
5 4 (8.00%) XenServer
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.00%) Xen
7 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) HP Data Protector
2 13 (26.00%) Tivoli
2 13 (26.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Puppet
4 3 (6.00%) Ansible
4 3 (6.00%) Marathon
4 3 (6.00%) Mesos
4 3 (6.00%) Rundeck
4 3 (6.00%) Terraform
5 1 (2.00%) Fluentd
5 1 (2.00%) Grafana
5 1 (2.00%) Kibana
5 1 (2.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) Citrix
3 18 (36.00%) Cisco
4 16 (32.00%) HP
5 6 (12.00%) Fiorano
5 6 (12.00%) IBM
5 6 (12.00%) InterSystems
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle
7 3 (6.00%) Google
8 2 (4.00%) Apple
8 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) Sun
8 2 (4.00%) Veeam
9 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago