Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 25 43
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.99% 5.69% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 5.70% 12.20% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 29
South Wales median daily rate £425 £278 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.15% -19.57% +13.11%
10th Percentile £259 £167 £128
90th Percentile £575 £449 £460
Wales median daily rate £425 £280 £325
% change year-on-year +51.79% -13.85% -
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% +65.22%
Wales median hourly rate - £16.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -14.32% +52.00%

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 702 508 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 52.54% 46.61% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 347 264
South Wales median daily rate £405 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +6.38% +2.92%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £202
90th Percentile £560 £525 £507
Wales median daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 19
South Wales median hourly rate £12.49 £16.28 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.31% +20.59% -12.90%
10th Percentile £10.23 £11.09 £10.27
90th Percentile £42.00 £37.83 £21.38
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -18.76% +16.00% -8.93%

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 July 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 July 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 -31 26 £418 +49.11% 6
Newport - 13 £425 - 1
VMware
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) vSphere
4 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 14 (35.00%) Firewall
6 12 (30.00%) Citrix
6 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
8 10 (25.00%) PKI
8 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (25.00%) DNS
9 9 (22.50%) DHCP
10 8 (20.00%) IIS
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (20.00%) Symantec
10 8 (20.00%) SCCM
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
11 7 (17.50%) Migration
11 7 (17.50%) MCSA
11 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange

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 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Office 365
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) DNS
3 9 (22.50%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) VLAN
6 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 3 (7.50%) VSAN
7 2 (5.00%) LAN
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) CF BOSH
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.00%) System Design Authority
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Mitel Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Apache Axis
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) PKI
2 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.00%) CESG
4 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
1 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 6 (15.00%) High Availability
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps
4 5 (12.50%) Time Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.00%) MODAF
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.00%) Business Development
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) C++
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.50%) MCSA
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CISSP
6 3 (7.50%) CLAS
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) HNC
7 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.50%) PMP
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (40.00%) vSphere
3 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (5.00%) XenApp
8 1 (2.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (12.50%) Ansible
3 5 (12.50%) Puppet
4 4 (10.00%) SCOM
5 3 (7.50%) vCenter Server
5 3 (7.50%) WSUS
6 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.50%) Packer
7 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.50%) SCSM
7 1 (2.50%) vRealize
7 1 (2.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco
3 12 (30.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) Symantec
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.00%) McAfee
6 5 (12.50%) Dell
6 5 (12.50%) Juniper
7 4 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.50%) Mitel
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle
9 1 (2.50%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.50%) SaltStack