Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 41 63
Rank change year-on-year +26 +22 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 75 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.65% 4.46% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 17.24% 11.14% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 38
South Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +1.35% +19.35%
10th Percentile £175 £184 £253
90th Percentile £412 £506 £475
Wales median daily rate £340 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -15.00% +9.59% +22.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate - - £36.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £24.75

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 435 458 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.39% 40.07% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 310 427
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 26
South Wales median hourly rate £19.25 £14.00 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -25.25% +24.87%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.44
90th Percentile £24.49 £61.25 £31.38
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.65 £15.86
% change year-on-year +14.67% -20.27% +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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +18 56 £340 -22.29% 1
Newport +18 9 £325 +66.67% 4
Caerphilly - 3 £180 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
VMware
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 42 (56.00%) ITIL
2 38 (50.67%) Windows
3 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
4 36 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (41.33%) Citrix
6 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 26 (34.67%) Migration
7 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
8 23 (30.67%) Windows Server
9 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
10 21 (28.00%) PRINCE2
11 20 (26.67%) HP
12 18 (24.00%) C++
13 17 (22.67%) SQL
13 17 (22.67%) Firewall
14 16 (21.33%) SOAP
14 16 (21.33%) XML
14 16 (21.33%) XSLT
14 16 (21.33%) HL7
14 16 (21.33%) Data Migration
14 16 (21.33%) SoapUI
15 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (20.00%) Release Management
15 15 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
15 15 (20.00%) JCAPS
15 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (20.00%) WebSphere
15 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 15 (20.00%) IBM

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 15 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (20.00%) JCAPS
1 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 15 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.67%) IIS
3 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) VSAN
3 7 (9.33%) Internet
3 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
3 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.33%) VLAN
4 6 (8.00%) DNS
4 6 (8.00%) LAN
4 6 (8.00%) WAN
5 5 (6.67%) DHCP
5 5 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (4.00%) POP3
6 3 (4.00%) SAN
6 3 (4.00%) SMTP
7 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.67%) SMS
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) HBase
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.67%) Legal
1 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Team Leader
6 8 (10.67%) Technical Support
6 8 (10.67%) Test Leader
6 8 (10.67%) Test Team Leader
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Network Support
8 5 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Server Support
8 5 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) SOAP
1 16 (21.33%) XML
1 16 (21.33%) XSLT
2 15 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) NHS
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) RIA
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.67%) Windows
2 23 (30.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) Linux
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.33%) AIX
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) ITIL
2 26 (34.67%) Migration
3 21 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 16 (21.33%) Data Migration
5 15 (20.00%) Project Management
5 15 (20.00%) Release Management
5 15 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.00%) Load Balancing
7 10 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (13.33%) Service Management
8 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.33%) Defect Management
9 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) High Availability
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.67%) Test Management
11 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.67%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) C++
2 17 (22.67%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) Java
3 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.00%) C
5 2 (2.67%) C#
5 2 (2.67%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) CCNA
2 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.33%) Degree
4 10 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 9 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (9.33%) ISEB
8 5 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (5.33%) CCAA
9 4 (5.33%) MCSE
10 3 (4.00%) CCA
11 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (2.67%) HNC
11 2 (2.67%) MCSA
11 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) HL7
2 8 (10.67%) SLA
3 6 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
3 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (14.67%) XenApp
5 9 (12.00%) vSphere
6 7 (9.33%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (5.33%) XenServer
9 2 (2.67%) iptables
9 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (12.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (10.67%) SCCM
3 7 (9.33%) SCOM
4 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.67%) Puppet
6 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) Citrix
3 20 (26.67%) HP
4 15 (20.00%) Fiorano
4 15 (20.00%) IBM
4 15 (20.00%) InterSystems
5 14 (18.67%) Cisco
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle
7 5 (6.67%) Dell
8 3 (4.00%) McAfee
8 3 (4.00%) Symantec
9 2 (2.67%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.67%) Lotus
9 2 (2.67%) NetApp
10 1 (1.33%) AppSense
10 1 (1.33%) F5
10 1 (1.33%) Juniper
10 1 (1.33%) Veeam