The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK / Wales
Rank 55 67 49
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.71% 1.47% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 12.00% 13.51% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Median daily rate £325 £140 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +132.14% -68.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £115 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £341 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 100 74 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.25% 10.90% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 26
Median daily rate £250 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -35.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £121 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 14
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 8 £360 +98.62% 2
West Wales - 4 £325 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Wales region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 5 (22.73%) VoIP
9 5 (22.73%) Snort
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (22.73%) Network Security
9 5 (22.73%) pfSense
9 5 (22.73%) DevOps
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (18.18%) HAProxy
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (18.18%) DHCP
10 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) DNS
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) HP
10 4 (18.18%) CCNA
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Jetty
2 3 (13.64%) Mongrel
2 3 (13.64%) nginx
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.64%) Google App Engine
2 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) VoIP
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) DSL
5 3 (13.64%) FTP
5 3 (13.64%) HTTP
5 3 (13.64%) IPsec
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.09%) IPv6
6 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) VSAN
7 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) Servlets
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) Kafka
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Security
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Microservices
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) GIAC
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) pfSense
2 5 (22.73%) Snort
3 3 (13.64%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HAProxy
1 4 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Marathon
2 3 (13.64%) Mesos
2 3 (13.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Rundeck
2 3 (13.64%) Terraform
3 2 (9.09%) Kibana
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Fluentd
4 1 (4.55%) Grafana
4 1 (4.55%) logstash
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Google
6 3 (13.64%) Vyatta
7 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.55%) arcserve
8 1 (4.55%) Lotus
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
8 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.55%) Sophos
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec