Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 74
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 28 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.90% 2.20% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 14.51% 17.90% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 16
Wales median daily rate £421 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -7.14% -22.22%
10th Percentile £270 £171 £110
90th Percentile £581 £471 £466
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Wales median hourly rate £36.24 £16.28 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.60% -14.32% +40.74%
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -38.03% +10.94%

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 193 162 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.09% 12.27% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 104 69
Wales median daily rate £421 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.37% -32.14% +14.75%
10th Percentile £206 £154 £112
90th Percentile £575 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 20
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £17.14 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.99% +31.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £11.04
90th Percentile £20.00 £77.50 £20.08
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -8 26 £421 +33.73% 7
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco
7 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) vSphere
8 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (32.14%) Migration
8 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) PKI
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.00%) SCCM
11 6 (21.43%) Office 365
11 6 (21.43%) IIS
11 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 6 (21.43%) DNS
11 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
12 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (17.86%) DHCP
12 5 (17.86%) Linux
12 5 (17.86%) Juniper
12 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO

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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) FileNet
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (7.14%) VSAN
6 1 (3.57%) 4G
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
6 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) Modbus
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) CF BOSH
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) System Design Authority
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.14%) Mitel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) PKI
2 4 (14.29%) CESG
2 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) MODAF
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) BCP
5 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) Business Development
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) C++
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) CLAS
4 3 (10.71%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PMP
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) vSphere
3 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.71%) Nagios
4 2 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.14%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.57%) Packer
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) SCSM
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Juniper
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) McAfee
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) Mitel
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam