Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 20 37
Rank change year-on-year -52 +17 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.41% 6.90% 4.34%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 15.71% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 35
South Wales median daily rate £413 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £139 £175 £196
90th Percentile £575 £405 £506
Wales median daily rate £391 £325 £406
% change year-on-year +20.38% -20.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £112.50 - -
Wales median hourly rate £112.50 - -

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 632 401 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 46.10% 43.92% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 280 302
South Wales median daily rate £410 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -7.10% +10.71%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £201
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
Wales median daily rate £413 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 27
South Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.31% +19.35% -2.70%
10th Percentile £10.14 £10.92 £10.45
90th Percentile £42.00 £24.47 £61.25
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.76% +7.41% -1.46%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -43 24 £391 +23.23% 6
Newport -15 6 £513 +57.69%
Caerphilly 0 1 - - 1
Bridgend -3 1 £350 -22.22% 2
VMware
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (33.33%) vSphere
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 11 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) DevOps
8 7 (21.21%) Ansible
8 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (21.21%) Puppet
8 7 (21.21%) PKI
8 7 (21.21%) SCCM
9 6 (18.18%) MCSE
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.18%) Juniper
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco
9 6 (18.18%) SCOM
9 6 (18.18%) Office 365
9 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 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 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.12%) Confluence
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Office 365
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.12%) IaaS
3 4 (12.12%) PaaS
4 2 (6.06%) GitHub
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) VLAN
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
4 3 (9.09%) VSAN
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) CF BOSH
2 2 (6.06%) GitLab
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) System Design Authority
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.09%) CESG
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.06%) Debian
7 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) DevOps
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) High Availability
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.12%) MODAF
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Availability Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.09%) Server Management
6 3 (9.09%) Storage Management
6 3 (9.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 2 (6.06%) Security Hardening
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) MCSE
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CLAS
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) HNC
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.03%) PMP
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
3 11 (33.33%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (12.12%) XenApp
7 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (6.06%) iptables
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (12.12%) WSUS
4 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) Packer
5 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Juniper
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) McAfee
4 4 (12.12%) Veeam
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos