Period
to 26 September 2018

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 6 months to 26 September 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 69 69
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.16% 2.22% 1.87%
As % of the System Software category 9.14% 21.49% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 16
Wales median daily rate £413 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £279 £175 £316
90th Percentile £578 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wales median hourly rate - £16.28 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.32% +40.74%
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% -28.57% -9.68%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 197 121 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.70% 10.35% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 78 64
Wales median daily rate £413 £189 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.25% -47.86% +3.57%
10th Percentile £181 £130 £128
90th Percentile £575 £429 £506
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 30
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% +15.56%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.00 £20.24 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.29
% change year-on-year -4.79% +3.16% +1.81%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 26 September 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
South Wales -39 16 £450 +38.46% 9
North Wales - 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Wales region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) vSphere
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) PKI
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) SCCM
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) WSUS
5 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (27.78%) McAfee
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) IIS
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 4 (22.22%) MODAF
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) VSAN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) System Design Authority
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 3 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 4 (22.22%) MODAF
3 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CLAS
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) HNC
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 8 (44.44%) vSphere
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.56%) iptables
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) WSUS
3 4 (22.22%) SCOM
4 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
5 2 (11.11%) Ansible
5 2 (11.11%) Puppet
6 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.56%) Packer
6 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (16.67%) Symantec
7 2 (11.11%) Remedy
7 2 (11.11%) Sophos
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle