Period
to 21 January 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 21 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.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 62 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.07% 3.72% 5.85%
As % of the Vendors category 14.62% 9.19% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 55
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £175 £131
90th Percentile £426 £506 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -5.56%
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 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 424 446 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 41.53% 40.47% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 311 397
South Wales median daily rate £363 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £163 £180 £210
90th Percentile £490 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £368 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -8.13% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 21
South Wales median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -31.71% +36.67%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.17 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.19 £61.25 £30.25
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -15.63% +11.30%

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 21 January 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 21 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 +12 35 £375 +3.45% 5
Newport +21 13 £325 +69.93% 3
Bridgend +3 2 £396 -6.76%
Caerphilly - 2 £375 -
Torfaen - 1 £475 -
VMware
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VMware.

1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 34 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
4 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
4 25 (40.32%) Migration
5 23 (37.10%) ITIL
5 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
6 21 (33.87%) SQL
6 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
7 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (29.03%) Citrix
9 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
10 16 (25.81%) SCCM
11 14 (22.58%) IIS
12 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
12 13 (20.97%) HP
12 13 (20.97%) vSphere
13 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
13 12 (19.35%) C++
14 11 (17.74%) Firewall
14 11 (17.74%) NHS
14 11 (17.74%) Office 365
14 11 (17.74%) SCOM
14 11 (17.74%) VSAN
15 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
15 10 (16.13%) VLAN
15 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
15 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012

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 14 (22.58%) IIS
2 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
4 9 (14.52%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (14.52%) JCAPS
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.23%) Apache
6 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.61%) FileNet
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Firewall
1 11 (17.74%) VSAN
2 10 (16.13%) DNS
2 10 (16.13%) VLAN
3 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.90%) DHCP
5 5 (8.06%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) VPN
7 3 (4.84%) LAN
7 3 (4.84%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.61%) 4G
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.61%) Junos
9 1 (1.61%) Modbus
9 1 (1.61%) PBX
9 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.61%) Romanian Language
1 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Architect
2 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (14.52%) SOAP
1 9 (14.52%) XML
1 9 (14.52%) XSLT
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) NHS
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) LPAR
6 1 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.61%) RIA
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 10
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.68%) Linux
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.45%) CentOS
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.23%) AIX
8 2 (3.23%) Debian
8 2 (3.23%) HPUX
8 2 (3.23%) Solaris
8 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.23%) Unix
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Migration
2 23 (37.10%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
5 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.90%) Project Management
5 8 (12.90%) Release Management
5 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.29%) High Availability
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL V3
7 6 (9.68%) Security Hardening
7 6 (9.68%) Service Management
8 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) RUP
8 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.06%) Test Management
8 5 (8.06%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) C++
3 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) C
5 3 (4.84%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 7 (11.29%) MCSE
5 4 (6.45%) HNC
5 4 (6.45%) ISEB
6 3 (4.84%) CCNA
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.84%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) HL7
2 4 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
4 13 (20.97%) vSphere
5 9 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (14.52%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (9.68%) XenApp
7 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.23%) iptables
8 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) SCCM
2 11 (17.74%) SCOM
3 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (8.06%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (8.06%) vCenter Server
3 5 (8.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Citrix
3 13 (20.97%) HP
4 10 (16.13%) IBM
5 9 (14.52%) Fiorano
5 9 (14.52%) InterSystems
6 8 (12.90%) Oracle
7 7 (11.29%) Dell
8 6 (9.68%) Symantec
9 5 (8.06%) McAfee
10 4 (6.45%) Cisco
11 3 (4.84%) NetApp
11 3 (4.84%) Veeam
12 2 (3.23%) Lotus
12 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.61%) F5
13 1 (1.61%) Ivanti
13 1 (1.61%) Juniper
13 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds