Period
to 25 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 40 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 60 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.50% 3.92% 5.79%
As % of the Vendors category 9.69% 8.53% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 43
South Wales median daily rate £375 £238 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% - -44.12%
10th Percentile £260 £147 £129
90th Percentile £488 £439 £443
Wales median daily rate £375 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -41.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
South Wales median hourly rate - £16.28 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.32% +111.11%
Wales median hourly rate £36.24 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +99.78% -4.53% +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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 619 469 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 46.47% 45.94% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 310 282
South Wales median daily rate £379 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +10.70% -3.21%
10th Percentile £185 £170 £189
90th Percentile £529 £538 £460
Wales median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 17
South Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -23.68% +24.59%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.59 £39.49 £25.10
Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -6.90% -9.38% +18.52%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in South Wales

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in South Wales

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in South Wales

VMware
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 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in South Wales

VMware
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 April 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 -4 36 £390 +41.82% 4
Newport +6 13 £300 +60.00% 5
Bridgend +5 2 £396 +44.09%
Caerphilly 0 2 £375 +108.33%
Torfaen - 1 £475 -
VMware
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VMware.

1 36 (60.00%) Windows
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (43.33%) Citrix
4 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (33.33%) Migration
6 19 (31.67%) Hyper-V
6 19 (31.67%) vSphere
7 17 (28.33%) SQL
8 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
10 14 (23.33%) SCCM
10 14 (23.33%) DNS
11 13 (21.67%) DHCP
11 13 (21.67%) IIS
11 13 (21.67%) ITIL
11 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
12 12 (20.00%) Cisco
12 12 (20.00%) HP
13 11 (18.33%) Dell
13 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (18.33%) Firewall
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (18.33%) Office 365
14 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing

VMware
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 13 (21.67%) IIS
2 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.67%) FileNet
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (18.33%) Office 365
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) DNS
2 13 (21.67%) DHCP
3 11 (18.33%) Firewall
4 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.00%) VLAN
6 5 (8.33%) SAN
6 5 (8.33%) VSAN
7 3 (5.00%) LAN
7 3 (5.00%) WAN
8 2 (3.33%) VPN
9 1 (1.67%) ADSL
9 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.67%) Internet
9 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.67%) Modbus
9 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.67%) PBX
9 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) CF BOSH
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Mitel Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (11.67%) NHS
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) CESG
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) LPAR
5 1 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (6.67%) CentOS
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) AIX
8 2 (3.33%) Debian
8 2 (3.33%) HPUX
8 2 (3.33%) Solaris
8 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.33%) Unix
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Migration
2 13 (21.67%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.67%) Defect Management
6 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (11.67%) High Availability
6 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.33%) UML
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.67%) Refactoring
9 4 (6.67%) Security Architecture
9 4 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (6.67%) SIEM
10 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.00%) Security Hardening
10 3 (5.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) C++
2 5 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) C
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (13.33%) MCSA
5 5 (8.33%) CCNA
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.67%) MCSE
7 3 (5.00%) CISSP
7 3 (5.00%) Degree
8 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) HNC
8 2 (3.33%) ISEB
9 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (31.67%) Hyper-V
3 19 (31.67%) vSphere
4 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.00%) XenApp
5 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) SCOM
3 5 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.00%) WSUS
5 2 (3.33%) HP ALM
5 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.67%) Ansible
6 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.67%) Nagios
6 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.67%) Puppet
6 1 (1.67%) vRealize
6 1 (1.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (43.33%) Citrix
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco
3 12 (20.00%) HP
4 11 (18.33%) Dell
5 8 (13.33%) Symantec
6 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.33%) McAfee
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (5.00%) Mitel
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.33%) Veeam
10 1 (1.67%) IBM
10 1 (1.67%) Lotus
10 1 (1.67%) NVIDIA
10 1 (1.67%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds