Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 87 87
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 41 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.83% 1.49% 2.13%
As % of the System Software category 18.55% 13.75% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 23
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -24.44%
10th Percentile £300 £170 £167
90th Percentile £426 £448 £386
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £36.24 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.20% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +15.38%

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 221 160 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.27% 10.80% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 97 88
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -3.70%
10th Percentile £132 £148 £138
90th Percentile £528 £568 £453
UK median daily rate £450 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 22
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -3.92% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.75 £9.35
90th Percentile £20.00 £77.50 £16.45
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.67% -3.23%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +20 36 £375 +3.45% 4
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
5 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
6 19 (46.34%) IIS
7 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
7 17 (41.46%) SQL
8 16 (39.02%) SCCM
8 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
9 15 (36.59%) vSphere
9 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
10 14 (34.15%) Migration
11 13 (31.71%) Firewall
11 13 (31.71%) ITIL
11 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
12 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
12 12 (29.27%) Defect Management
12 12 (29.27%) VSAN
12 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
12 12 (29.27%) HP
12 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
13 11 (26.83%) SCOM
13 11 (26.83%) VLAN
13 11 (26.83%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
13 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
14 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2

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 19 (46.34%) IIS
2 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
3 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.32%) FileNet
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) VSAN
3 11 (26.83%) VLAN
4 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
5 8 (19.51%) DNS
6 7 (17.07%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
8 2 (4.88%) LAN
8 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.88%) WAN
9 1 (2.44%) 4G
9 1 (2.44%) ADSL
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
9 1 (2.44%) Modbus
9 1 (2.44%) PBX
9 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.32%) Romanian Language
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Test Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) NHS
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) LPAR
5 1 (2.44%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
5 8 (19.51%) Linux
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.76%) CentOS
7 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) AIX
8 2 (4.88%) Debian
8 2 (4.88%) HPUX
8 2 (4.88%) Solaris
8 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Migration
2 13 (31.71%) ITIL
3 12 (29.27%) Defect Management
3 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
5 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
7 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) RUP
7 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Test Management
7 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.07%) Unified Process
8 6 (14.63%) High Availability
8 6 (14.63%) Security Hardening
9 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
9 5 (12.20%) UML
10 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) C#
2 5 (12.20%) C++
2 5 (12.20%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) C
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.07%) MCSE
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) HNC
5 4 (9.76%) ISEB
6 3 (7.32%) MCSA
7 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.88%) CCNA
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) MCITP
8 1 (2.44%) MCTS
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (36.59%) vSphere
3 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
4 11 (26.83%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) SCCM
2 11 (26.83%) SCOM
3 7 (17.07%) HP ALM
3 7 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
4 5 (12.20%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
4 5 (12.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (12.20%) vCenter Server
5 4 (9.76%) WSUS
6 3 (7.32%) Nagios
7 1 (2.44%) Ansible
7 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) HP
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 5 (12.20%) McAfee
5 5 (12.20%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
7 3 (7.32%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Lotus
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam