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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
UK / Wales
Rank 40 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.97% 5.15% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 8.05% 11.95% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 21
Median daily rate £185 £140 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -67.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £125 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 348 293 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.36% 43.15% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 172 183
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +36.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 23 £180 +28.57% 4
West Wales - 4 £325 - 1
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 39 (60.94%) Active Directory
3 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.19%) Linux
5 26 (40.63%) Cisco
6 25 (39.06%) Windows Server
7 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (26.56%) Firewall
11 16 (25.00%) Tivoli
11 16 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
13 13 (20.31%) Puppet
13 13 (20.31%) Ansible
14 12 (18.75%) Rundeck
14 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (18.75%) ITIL
14 12 (18.75%) Apache
14 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
14 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (18.75%) CCNA
15 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
15 11 (17.19%) HP
15 11 (17.19%) Unix
15 11 (17.19%) SCCM
15 11 (17.19%) Elastic Stack
16 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware
Top Related 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 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Apache
3 9 (14.06%) Confluence
4 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.25%) IIS
6 3 (4.69%) Jetty
6 3 (4.69%) Mongrel
6 3 (4.69%) nginx
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) Office 365
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.69%) Google App Engine
4 3 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) Route 53
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) DNS
3 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
4 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.81%) Network Security
4 5 (7.81%) SAN
4 5 (7.81%) VoIP
5 4 (6.25%) Internet
5 4 (6.25%) VPN
6 3 (4.69%) FTP
6 3 (4.69%) HTTP
6 3 (4.69%) IPsec
6 3 (4.69%) IPv6
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) SSL
6 3 (4.69%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (4.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Redis
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.06%) JIRA
2 9 (14.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.69%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Architect
2 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (14.06%) MCollective
3 5 (7.81%) .NET
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) Servlets
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.56%) COM
6 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.56%) Java EE
6 1 (1.56%) Kafka
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
6 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Clustering
2 6 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
3 25 (39.06%) Windows Server
4 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (17.19%) Unix
7 10 (15.63%) AIX
7 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.13%) Android
10 2 (3.13%) Solaris
11 1 (1.56%) CentOS
11 1 (1.56%) Debian
11 1 (1.56%) HPUX
11 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.06%) DevOps
3 9 (14.06%) IT Governance
4 7 (10.94%) High Availability
5 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.69%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (4.69%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Information Security
6 3 (4.69%) Load Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Migration
6 3 (4.69%) Open Source
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Server Hardening
6 3 (4.69%) SIEM
6 3 (4.69%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Python
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.56%) Go
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) Scala
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) CCNA
1 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CISM
5 2 (3.13%) CISSP
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) GIAC
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) MCP
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (60.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (10.94%) PowerHA
5 6 (9.38%) vSphere
6 5 (7.81%) pfSense
6 5 (7.81%) Snort
7 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.69%) Xen
8 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.56%) Docker
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.56%) XenApp
9 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 16 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (20.31%) Ansible
2 13 (20.31%) Puppet
3 12 (18.75%) Rundeck
4 11 (17.19%) SCCM
5 9 (14.06%) Nessus
5 9 (14.06%) Packer
5 9 (14.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 9 (14.06%) Zenoss
6 8 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (9.38%) HAProxy
8 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
8 4 (6.25%) Kibana
9 3 (4.69%) logstash
9 3 (4.69%) Marathon
9 3 (4.69%) Mesos
9 3 (4.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (4.69%) Terraform
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.63%) Cisco
3 11 (17.19%) HP
3 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 9 (14.06%) IBM
5 9 (14.06%) Sonatype
6 8 (12.50%) Citrix
6 8 (12.50%) Symantec
7 4 (6.25%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.69%) Avaya
8 3 (4.69%) Google
8 3 (4.69%) Vyatta
9 2 (3.13%) Apple
9 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) Sophos
10 1 (1.56%) arcserve
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) Remedy