Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 49 54
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 74 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.28% 4.27% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 15.32% 11.07% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 48
Wales median daily rate £333 £394 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +6.42% +24.37%
10th Percentile £175 £183 £253
90th Percentile £415 £555 £475
UK median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median hourly rate - - £24.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -23.08% +16.85% +3.49%

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 483 542 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.97% 38.60% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 368 514
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +8.28%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.61 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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
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 November 2017. 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 +25 69 £325 -13.33% 3
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VMware.

1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.05%) Windows
3 38 (51.35%) ITIL
3 38 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (44.59%) Citrix
5 29 (39.19%) Hyper-V
6 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
6 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
7 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
7 23 (31.08%) HP
7 23 (31.08%) Migration
8 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
9 18 (24.32%) SQL
10 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
10 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (21.62%) NHS
11 16 (21.62%) Firewall
12 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
13 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
13 14 (18.92%) IIS
14 13 (17.57%) C++
14 13 (17.57%) Cisco
15 12 (16.22%) Project Management
15 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (16.22%) CCNA
15 12 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
16 11 (14.86%) Data Migration
16 11 (14.86%) IBM Integration Bus
16 11 (14.86%) JCAPS

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 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.92%) IIS
3 11 (14.86%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (14.86%) JCAPS
3 11 (14.86%) WebSphere
4 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) VSAN
3 9 (12.16%) VLAN
4 7 (9.46%) Internet
4 7 (9.46%) NetScaler
4 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.11%) DNS
5 6 (8.11%) LAN
5 6 (8.11%) WAN
6 5 (6.76%) DHCP
6 5 (6.76%) VPN
7 3 (4.05%) POP3
7 3 (4.05%) SAN
7 3 (4.05%) SMTP
8 2 (2.70%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.70%) SMS
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.70%) HBase
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.05%) Romanian Language
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Architect
3 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Support
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead Test Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Support
7 5 (6.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Server Support
7 5 (6.76%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.41%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) IBM Integration Bus
1 11 (14.86%) SOAP
1 11 (14.86%) XML
1 11 (14.86%) XSLT
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) NHS
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Windows
2 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.46%) Linux
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.41%) AIX
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) ITIL
2 23 (31.08%) Migration
3 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
5 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) Data Migration
7 10 (13.51%) Release Management
7 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 10 (13.51%) Service Management
8 9 (12.16%) Defect Management
8 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
9 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (9.46%) RUP
9 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.46%) Test Management
9 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.46%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) C++
3 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.05%) C
4 3 (4.05%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) CCNA
2 12 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) Degree
4 9 (12.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (9.46%) ISEB
5 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.76%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (6.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.41%) CCAA
7 4 (5.41%) MCSE
8 3 (4.05%) CCA
9 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.70%) HNC
9 2 (2.70%) MCSA
9 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) HL7
2 7 (9.46%) SLA
3 6 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 38 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (39.19%) Hyper-V
3 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
4 11 (14.86%) vSphere
4 11 (14.86%) XenApp
5 9 (12.16%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.41%) XenServer
8 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.05%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.70%) iptables
10 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) SCCM
2 9 (12.16%) SCOM
3 8 (10.81%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (10.81%) Tivoli
3 8 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.70%) Puppet
6 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.70%) WSUS
7 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 33 (44.59%) Citrix
3 23 (31.08%) HP
4 13 (17.57%) Cisco
5 11 (14.86%) Fiorano
5 11 (14.86%) IBM
5 11 (14.86%) InterSystems
6 7 (9.46%) Dell
6 7 (9.46%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) McAfee
7 3 (4.05%) Symantec
8 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.70%) Lotus
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) AppSense
9 1 (1.35%) F5
9 1 (1.35%) Juniper
9 1 (1.35%) Veeam