Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 36 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 37 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.58% 4.22% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 10.11% 9.42% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 24
Cardiff median daily rate £390 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.82% +10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £272 £124 £129
90th Percentile £490 £438 £507
South Wales median daily rate £375 £200 £263
% change year-on-year +87.50% -23.81% -38.24%
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% +111.11%
South Wales median hourly rate - £16.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -14.32% +111.11%

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 366 276 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 45.35% 44.81% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 201 204
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £166 £213
90th Percentile £525 £525 £447
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 10
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.90 £13.35 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.06% -26.85% +32.73%
10th Percentile £15.82 £11.17 £10.48
90th Percentile £42.11 £32.88 £20.99
South Wales median hourly rate £13.77 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.05% -23.68% +22.58%

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 April 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 April 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 24 (64.86%) Citrix
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
4 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (43.24%) Migration
5 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
8 9 (24.32%) Office 365
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco
8 9 (24.32%) DNS
9 8 (21.62%) DHCP
9 8 (21.62%) HP
9 8 (21.62%) IIS
9 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (18.92%) Dell
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) NHS
10 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
10 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
11 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
11 6 (16.22%) vSphere
11 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
11 6 (16.22%) SQL
11 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (16.22%) XenApp

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 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Office 365
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) 4G
5 1 (2.70%) ADSL
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) Junos
5 1 (2.70%) Modbus
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.70%) OSPF
5 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Architect
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Migration Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
1 7 (18.92%) NHS
2 4 (10.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.81%) Defect Management
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
4 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) SIEM
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Demand Management
7 1 (2.70%) Presales
7 1 (2.70%) Proactive Management
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) C++
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNA
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) CISSP
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) CCDA
5 1 (2.70%) CCDP
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (16.22%) vSphere
5 6 (16.22%) XenApp
5 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Citrix
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) Dell
6 3 (8.11%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) NVIDIA
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Veeam