Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 59 79
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 26 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.57% 3.28% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 11.66% 23.95% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 15
Wales median daily rate £425 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.82% -11.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £324 £175 £315
90th Percentile £488 £402 £475
UK median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% -28.57% -5.88%

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 223 167 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.46% 13.71% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 109 87
Wales median daily rate £400 £213 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.24% -50.00% +24.09%
10th Percentile £182 £123 £138
90th Percentile £575 £429 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 29
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.59 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.50 £18.75 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.79% +7.55% -2.34%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -31 24 £425 +30.77% 11
North Wales - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (50.00%) vSphere
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (38.46%) MCSE
6 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Citrix
9 7 (26.92%) SCCM
10 6 (23.08%) WSUS
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) XenApp
10 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (23.08%) McAfee
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (23.08%) DevOps
11 5 (19.23%) Ansible
11 5 (19.23%) Puppet
11 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
11 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) VLAN
2 4 (15.38%) VSAN
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) CESG
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Availability Management
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.54%) Security Hardening
5 3 (11.54%) Server Management
5 3 (11.54%) Storage Management
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) MCSE
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) HNC
4 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CLAS
5 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) vSphere
2 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (23.08%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (7.69%) iptables
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) WSUS
3 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 5 (19.23%) Puppet
3 5 (19.23%) SCOM
4 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (15.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Packer
5 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) McAfee
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Remedy
7 2 (7.69%) Sophos
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) NetApp