Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 67 74
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.11% 2.03% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 14.84% 16.03% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 11
South Wales median daily rate £310 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £170 £256 £280
90th Percentile £450 £468 £380
Wales median daily rate £323 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.86% - -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.32% - -
Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -14.32% +40.74% -

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 155 131 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.22% 12.67% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 63 43
South Wales median daily rate £200 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +14.75% +1.67%
10th Percentile £142 £123 £160
90th Percentile £438 £468 £399
Wales median daily rate £200 £350 £305
% change year-on-year -42.86% +14.75% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 12
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £12.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.08% +1.17% +4.90%
10th Percentile £10.77 £11.10 £9.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £21.46
Wales median hourly rate £23.19 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +78.38% -3.70% +14.89%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in South Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 21 £300 -14.29% 7
Bridgend -3 1 £450 +12.50%
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) ITIL
5 12 (52.17%) Citrix
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
6 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 10 (43.48%) Firewall
8 9 (39.13%) CCNA
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (39.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (30.43%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (30.43%) HP
9 7 (30.43%) Internet
9 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
9 7 (30.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (26.09%) Linux
11 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
11 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
11 5 (21.74%) Puppet
12 4 (17.39%) DNS
12 4 (17.39%) DHCP
12 4 (17.39%) Java
12 4 (17.39%) Project Management
12 4 (17.39%) Migration
13 3 (13.04%) IPsec
13 3 (13.04%) Xen
13 3 (13.04%) Google

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Jetty
3 3 (13.04%) Mongrel
3 3 (13.04%) nginx
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.70%) JCAPS
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
1 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Route 53
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
3 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) DSL
5 3 (13.04%) FTP
5 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) POP3
7 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.35%) SMTP
7 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) HBase
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) Travis CI
2 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Server Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Network Support
3 6 (26.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Server Support
3 6 (26.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Database Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
1 3 (13.04%) Kafka
1 3 (13.04%) Servlets
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCNA
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.35%) pfSense
4 1 (4.35%) Snort
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
1 7 (30.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Ansible
3 3 (13.04%) Marathon
3 3 (13.04%) Mesos
3 3 (13.04%) Rundeck
3 3 (13.04%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Fluentd
4 1 (4.35%) Grafana
4 1 (4.35%) Kibana
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Citrix
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Google
7 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
7 2 (8.70%) Fiorano
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) InterSystems
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) arcserve
8 1 (4.35%) McAfee
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) Remedy
8 1 (4.35%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Veeam