Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 75 82
Rank change year-on-year +27 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 34 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.29% 1.17% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 20.36% 10.40% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 18
South Wales median daily rate £375 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.07% -8.00%
10th Percentile £288 £194 £172
90th Percentile £426 £440 £424
Wales median daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £36.24 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +81.20% - -

VMware Infrastructure 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 South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 167 125 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.18% 11.24% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 69
South Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £130 £143 £139
90th Percentile £475 £550 £413
Wales median daily rate £375 £438 £328
% change year-on-year -14.29% +33.59% +5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 18
South Wales median hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% -11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year +6.12% +11.36% -8.33%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +7 14 £370 +28.70% 4
Newport +21 10 £350 +3.70% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £375 -
Bridgend +5 1 £393 -7.65%
Torfaen - 1 £475 -
VMware Infrastructure
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (64.71%) Windows
4 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
5 17 (50.00%) SQL
6 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
7 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
7 15 (44.12%) ITIL
7 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
8 14 (41.18%) IIS
8 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) vSphere
9 12 (35.29%) Migration
10 11 (32.35%) Firewall
10 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (32.35%) SCCM
11 10 (29.41%) VSAN
11 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
12 9 (26.47%) HP
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
12 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
12 9 (26.47%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (26.47%) VLAN
12 9 (26.47%) SCOM
12 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
12 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (23.53%) Defect Management
13 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
13 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering

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 14 (41.18%) IIS
2 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (11.76%) JCAPS
6 2 (5.88%) Apache
6 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.94%) FileNet
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) VSAN
3 9 (26.47%) VLAN
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
4 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.59%) DHCP
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.88%) LAN
7 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.88%) WAN
8 1 (2.94%) 4G
8 1 (2.94%) ADSL
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.94%) Internet
8 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.94%) Modbus
8 1 (2.94%) PBX
8 1 (2.94%) SMS
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Romanian Language
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Information Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) XSLT
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) NHS
3 4 (11.76%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (2.94%) LPAR
5 1 (2.94%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (2.94%) RIA
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.76%) CentOS
7 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (5.88%) Debian
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
8 2 (5.88%) Solaris
8 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.94%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
4 8 (23.53%) Defect Management
4 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.65%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Security Hardening
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (14.71%) RUP
7 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Test Management
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Unified Process
8 4 (11.76%) Release Management
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C++
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) C
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (20.59%) MCSE
5 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 4 (11.76%) HNC
6 4 (11.76%) ISEB
7 3 (8.82%) MCSA
8 2 (5.88%) CCNA
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
8 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.94%) MCITP
9 1 (2.94%) MCTS
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) HL7
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) vSphere
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.88%) iptables
7 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) SCCM
2 9 (26.47%) SCOM
3 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
3 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
3 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (14.71%) vCenter Server
4 4 (11.76%) WSUS
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) IBM
5 5 (14.71%) McAfee
5 5 (14.71%) Symantec
6 4 (11.76%) Citrix
6 4 (11.76%) Fiorano
6 4 (11.76%) InterSystems
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 3 (8.82%) Dell
8 2 (5.88%) Lotus
8 2 (5.88%) NetApp
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam