Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 15 35
Rank change year-on-year -43 +20 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.91% 7.77% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 5.83% 16.91% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 40 17
Cardiff median daily rate £391 £318 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.23% -33.16% +35.71%
10th Percentile £124 £175 £313
90th Percentile £575 £389 £506
South Wales median daily rate £413 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +26.92% -13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £112.50 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £112.50 - -

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 412 278 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 50.00% 45.95% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 205 151
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £200
90th Percentile £563 £533 £550
South Wales median daily rate £410 £364 £380
% change year-on-year +12.71% -4.28% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.84% +19.35% -2.27%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £11.45
90th Percentile £18.50 £24.42 £20.80
South Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £18.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -36.31% +25.42% -7.41%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (33.33%) vSphere
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (29.17%) Ansible
4 7 (29.17%) Puppet
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) Office 365
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (16.67%) XenApp
7 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.67%) Confluence
7 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Server Management
8 3 (12.50%) Storage Management

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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) IaaS
3 3 (12.50%) PaaS
4 2 (8.33%) GitHub
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) CF BOSH
2 2 (8.33%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.17%) Debian
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Availability Management
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (12.50%) Server Management
3 3 (12.50%) Storage Management
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (33.33%) vSphere
3 6 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Ansible
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 3 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Packer
4 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Veeam
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto