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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 47 33
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14  
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.46% 4.04% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.49% 9.94% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 2
Median daily rate £173 £206 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.36% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £135 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £449 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 158 161 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 47.02% 40.66% 50.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 94 91
Median daily rate £375 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +34.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £20.00 £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Cardiff over the 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) CCNA
7 7 (30.43%) HP
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (30.43%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (26.09%) Tivoli
8 6 (26.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) DevOps
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 4 (17.39%) Citrix
10 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (13.04%) Open Source
11 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS

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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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Jetty
2 3 (13.04%) Mongrel
2 3 (13.04%) nginx
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
2 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.35%) Route 53
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) DSL
4 3 (13.04%) FTP
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
4 3 (13.04%) IPsec
4 3 (13.04%) SSL
5 2 (8.70%) ADSL
5 2 (8.70%) Extranet
5 2 (8.70%) Intranet
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) IPv6
6 1 (4.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) Travis CI
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) ASP Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) Servlets
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) COM
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Security
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CCNA
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Xen
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (26.09%) Tivoli
2 6 (26.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Ansible
3 3 (13.04%) Marathon
3 3 (13.04%) Mesos
3 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Rundeck
3 3 (13.04%) Terraform
4 2 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (4.35%) Fluentd
5 1 (4.35%) Grafana
5 1 (4.35%) Kibana
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Google
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam