Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 30 54
Rank change year-on-year +18 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 56 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.76% 4.23% 3.60%
As % of the Vendors category 19.58% 10.26% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 24
Cardiff median daily rate £340 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +20.69% +9.68%
10th Percentile £175 £283 £226
90th Percentile £411 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -13.33% +1.35% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £36.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 286 234 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 44.76% 41.27% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 160 331
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.73% +15.46% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £210
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 11
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £27.48 £29.15 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £19.25 £14.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +37.50% -25.25% +24.87%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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 34 (60.71%) ITIL
2 27 (48.21%) Citrix
3 25 (44.64%) Migration
3 25 (44.64%) Hyper-V
4 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (41.07%) Windows
6 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
7 18 (32.14%) C++
7 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
8 16 (28.57%) PRINCE2
8 16 (28.57%) SOAP
8 16 (28.57%) XML
8 16 (28.57%) XSLT
8 16 (28.57%) HL7
8 16 (28.57%) Data Migration
8 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 15 (26.79%) JCAPS
9 15 (26.79%) Release Management
9 15 (26.79%) IBM Integration Bus
9 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
9 15 (26.79%) Fiorano
9 15 (26.79%) InterSystems
9 15 (26.79%) IBM
9 15 (26.79%) NHS
9 15 (26.79%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
11 12 (21.43%) HP
11 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 15 (26.79%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (26.79%) JCAPS
1 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) Internet
2 7 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 6 (10.71%) LAN
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) POP3
4 3 (5.36%) SMTP
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.57%) DHCP
5 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.57%) SMS
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) IPsec
6 1 (1.79%) Junos
6 1 (1.79%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) HBase
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Lead Test Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 8 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 8 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
5 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Network Support
6 5 (8.93%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Server Support
6 5 (8.93%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) SOAP
1 16 (28.57%) XML
1 16 (28.57%) XSLT
2 15 (26.79%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) NHS
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) ITIL
2 25 (44.64%) Migration
3 16 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 16 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 15 (26.79%) Release Management
5 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 10 (17.86%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (17.86%) Project Management
8 9 (16.07%) Service Management
9 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.14%) Change Management
10 4 (7.14%) Refactoring
10 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) SIEM
11 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
12 2 (3.57%) Defect Management
12 2 (3.57%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C++
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (17.86%) CCNA
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.14%) CCAA
7 3 (5.36%) CCA
7 3 (5.36%) ISEB
8 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.79%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) HL7
2 6 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) Hyper-V
2 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.64%) XenApp
4 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (7.14%) XenServer
6 2 (3.57%) iptables
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 7 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Citrix
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) Fiorano
3 15 (26.79%) IBM
3 15 (26.79%) InterSystems
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 11 (19.64%) Cisco
6 5 (8.93%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) AppSense
8 1 (1.79%) F5
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper