Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 92 89
Rank change year-on-year +44 -3 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 39 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.26% 0.98% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 8.92% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 21
Wales median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £175 £303 £263
90th Percentile £389 £476 £394
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.96% +1.82% +17.02%

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 169 157 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.12% 11.03% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 84 93
Wales median daily rate £275 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.44% +14.17%
10th Percentile £122 £138 £210
90th Percentile £431 £612 £423
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 29
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.90 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +17.23% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 November 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 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 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
South Wales +35 36 £333 -5.00%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
4 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 16 (41.03%) MS Exchange
6 15 (38.46%) IIS
6 15 (38.46%) SQL
7 14 (35.90%) HP
7 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) vSphere
8 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
9 11 (28.21%) Firewall
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (25.64%) VSAN
10 10 (25.64%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (25.64%) Migration
10 10 (25.64%) VLAN
10 10 (25.64%) SCCM
10 10 (25.64%) SCOM
10 10 (25.64%) Citrix
10 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
10 10 (25.64%) Project Management
11 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 9 (23.08%) Defect Management

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 16 (41.03%) MS Exchange
2 15 (38.46%) IIS
3 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (12.82%) JCAPS
4 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.13%) Apache
6 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) VLAN
2 10 (25.64%) VSAN
3 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) POP3
6 1 (2.56%) SMS
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data
5 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.13%) HBase
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Romanian Language
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Server Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Server Support
4 5 (12.82%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (12.82%) SOAP
1 5 (12.82%) XML
1 5 (12.82%) XSLT
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) NHS
2 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) RIA
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 10 (25.64%) Migration
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 9 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (17.95%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (17.95%) RUP
5 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.95%) Test Management
5 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.95%) Unified Process
6 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.82%) High Availability
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
6 5 (12.82%) Release Management
6 5 (12.82%) Security Hardening
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (12.82%) MCSE
6 4 (10.26%) ISEB
7 3 (7.69%) HNC
7 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (5.13%) MCSA
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.56%) MCITP
9 1 (2.56%) MCTS
9 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) HL7
2 3 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 12 (30.77%) vSphere
3 10 (25.64%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.13%) iptables
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
1 10 (25.64%) SCOM
2 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (7.69%) vCenter Server
4 3 (7.69%) WSUS
5 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) HP
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 5 (12.82%) Fiorano
6 5 (12.82%) IBM
6 5 (12.82%) InterSystems
7 4 (10.26%) McAfee
7 4 (10.26%) Symantec
8 3 (7.69%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
9 2 (5.13%) Lotus
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp