Period
to 19 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 19 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 57 39
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 68 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.54% 3.38% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 10.19% 7.10% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 45
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £156
90th Percentile £650 £567 £454
UK median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Wales median hourly rate £78.25 £36.24 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.92% +99.78% -4.53%
10th Percentile £25.78 £36.05 £16.30
90th Percentile £135.33 £36.43 £21.89
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% +20.00% -15.21%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 667 704 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.56% 47.54% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 489 413
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £277 £196 £175
90th Percentile £641 £560 £538
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 55
Wales median hourly rate £14.14 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.79% -17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £8.97 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.93 £34.67 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -7.89%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Wales

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Wales

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Wales over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Wales

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Wales

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Wales over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Wales

VMware
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 May 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 +20 63 £416 +11.00% 2
West Wales - 4 - -
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
4 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
5 28 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
7 24 (35.29%) Citrix
7 24 (35.29%) Virtual Servers
8 23 (33.82%) Linux
8 23 (33.82%) Hyper-V
9 20 (29.41%) Windows Server
9 20 (29.41%) Docker
9 20 (29.41%) Kubernetes
10 16 (23.53%) Migration
10 16 (23.53%) TOGAF
10 16 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (23.53%) DevOps
11 15 (22.06%) IT Strategy
11 15 (22.06%) HP
12 14 (20.59%) Cisco
13 13 (19.12%) vSphere
14 12 (17.65%) ITIL
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (16.18%) Office 365
16 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 10 (14.71%) XenDesktop
16 10 (14.71%) DNS
17 9 (13.24%) Dell
17 9 (13.24%) Change Management
17 9 (13.24%) XenApp

VMware
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 7 (10.29%) IIS
2 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.88%) Confluence
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (16.18%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) DNS
2 8 (11.76%) DHCP
2 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 7 (10.29%) VoIP
4 6 (8.82%) Firewall
5 5 (7.35%) LAN
5 5 (7.35%) WAN
6 4 (5.88%) SAN
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.41%) Skype
8 1 (1.47%) SNMP
8 1 (1.47%) SSH
8 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) GitLab
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Architect
2 15 (22.06%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (16.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Server Support
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) COM
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) OAuth
2 1 (1.47%) REST
2 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.24%) Clustering
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.82%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.82%) Thin Client
4 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Linux
3 20 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) DevOps
1 16 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
1 16 (23.53%) Migration
1 16 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 15 (22.06%) IT Strategy
3 12 (17.65%) ITIL
4 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (13.24%) Business Transformation
5 9 (13.24%) Change Management
6 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.29%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.35%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (7.35%) Patch Management
9 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.88%) Availability Management
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) Storage Management
11 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
3 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 28 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.88%) RHCSA
5 3 (4.41%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (35.29%) Virtual Servers
4 23 (33.82%) Hyper-V
5 20 (29.41%) Docker
6 13 (19.12%) vSphere
7 10 (14.71%) XenDesktop
8 9 (13.24%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (13.24%) XenApp
9 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (4.41%) vCloud
11 3 (4.41%) VMware NSX
12 1 (1.47%) iptables
12 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.29%) SCCM
3 6 (8.82%) Ansible
3 6 (8.82%) SCOM
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (7.35%) Puppet
4 5 (7.35%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (4.41%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.41%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.41%) SCSM
7 2 (2.94%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.47%) Nagios
8 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.47%) SnapVault
8 1 (1.47%) Terraform
8 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) Citrix
3 15 (22.06%) HP
4 14 (20.59%) Cisco
5 9 (13.24%) Dell
6 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
6 5 (7.35%) Ivanti
6 5 (7.35%) Meraki
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle
6 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.35%) Veeam
7 3 (4.41%) Actifio
7 3 (4.41%) Clearswift
7 3 (4.41%) F5
7 3 (4.41%) Intel
7 3 (4.41%) Kaspersky
7 3 (4.41%) McAfee
7 3 (4.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.41%) Sophos
7 3 (4.41%) Zerto