Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for VMware Workstation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Workstation over the 6 months to 14 December 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 Workstation
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 82 -
Rank change year-on-year -33 - -
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% 0.89% -
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 5.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Wales median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £280
% change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% +17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £19.75 £46.96
% change year-on-year +34.18% -57.94% +143.76%

VMware Workstation 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 224 184 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.93% 14.89% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 117 86
Wales median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +16.79%
10th Percentile £182 £130 £148
90th Percentile £575 £443 £604
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 34
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.81% +14.95%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £118.75 £18.75 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% +1.61%

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing VMware Workstation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in Wales

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Workstation in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in Wales

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 December 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 4 £450 +33.33%
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware Workstation
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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 4 (100.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) vCenter Server
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware