Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 62 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 +34 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 28 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.65% 3.02% 1.05%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 20.97% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 9
Wales median daily rate £398 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £316 £301 £200
90th Percentile £461 £425 £478
UK median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Wales median hourly rate - £36.24 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.20% -
UK median hourly rate £39.32 £25.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year +55.72% -5.61% -2.73%

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 210 186 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.37% 14.42% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 112 85
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +33.59%
10th Percentile £152 £130 £150
90th Percentile £575 £475 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 35
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.12% +11.36%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.03 £10.75
90th Percentile £118.75 £19.75 £77.50
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 23 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -28 26 £400 +6.67% 15
North Wales - 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) vSphere
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
6 9 (32.14%) Firewall
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) MCSE
8 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) Storage Management
9 6 (21.43%) Availability Management
9 6 (21.43%) Ansible
9 6 (21.43%) DevOps
9 6 (21.43%) Puppet
9 6 (21.43%) XenApp
9 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
9 6 (21.43%) JIRA
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi

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 (17.86%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) VLAN
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) VSAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) GitLab
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Axis
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) CESG
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (21.43%) Availability Management
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 6 (21.43%) Storage Management
4 5 (17.86%) Server Management
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.14%) Security Hardening
7 2 (7.14%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) MCSE
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) RHCSA
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.14%) HNC
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) vSphere
2 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (21.43%) XenApp
5 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (3.57%) iptables
8 1 (3.57%) vCloud
8 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
8 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (21.43%) Ansible
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) WSUS
4 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (10.71%) Dell
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) Sophos
8 2 (7.14%) EMC
8 2 (7.14%) Remedy
8 2 (7.14%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco
9 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.57%) IBM
9 1 (3.57%) Intel
9 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.57%) NetApp
9 1 (3.57%) Veeam