Period
to 23 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 23 January 2021 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 2 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 1.02% - 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £550
South Wales median daily rate £300 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -25.00% -3.03% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Machines is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 6.09% 22.77% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 58 23
Median daily rate £325 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £151 £225 £188
90th Percentile £575 £560 £690
South Wales median daily rate £323 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -19.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.63 - £15.00
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.84% +19.23% -1.89%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Newport

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in Newport

Virtual Machines
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in Newport over the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Machines in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Newport region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter