Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 35 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.46% 3.47% 5.34%
As % of the Vendors category 13.41% 8.40% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 37
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -1.66%
10th Percentile £244 £142 £131
90th Percentile £426 £506 £483
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 261 238 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.72% 41.32% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 170 301
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £179 £179 £208
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £363 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.51 £21.50 £22.63
South Wales median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.79% -31.71% +36.67%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 20 (57.14%) Migration
1 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix
4 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 11 (31.43%) NHS
6 11 (31.43%) C++
6 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (25.71%) SoapUI
7 9 (25.71%) SOAP
7 9 (25.71%) XML
7 9 (25.71%) XSLT
7 9 (25.71%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (25.71%) IBM
7 9 (25.71%) JCAPS
7 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
7 9 (25.71%) HL7
7 9 (25.71%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
7 9 (25.71%) InterSystems
7 9 (25.71%) Fiorano
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (22.86%) Release Management
8 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
8 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
8 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2

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 9 (25.71%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (25.71%) JCAPS
1 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) 4G
4 1 (2.86%) BGP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) IPsec
4 1 (2.86%) Junos
4 1 (2.86%) Modbus
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
4 1 (2.86%) OSPF
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Architect
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (25.71%) SOAP
1 9 (25.71%) XML
1 9 (25.71%) XSLT
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) NHS
2 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Migration
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
4 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
4 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.86%) Release Management
4 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
6 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) SIEM
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C++
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) CCDA
3 1 (2.86%) CCDP
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) HL7
2 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
4 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (17.14%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.71%) iptables
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Citrix
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Fiorano
2 9 (25.71%) IBM
2 9 (25.71%) InterSystems
3 6 (17.14%) Dell
3 6 (17.14%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) NVIDIA
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam