Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 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.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 33 53
Rank change year-on-year -37 +20 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 46 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.64% 5.59% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 6.03% 13.54% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 44
Wales median daily rate £389 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £182 £183
90th Percentile £486 £411 £555
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £127.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +61.63% -14.00% +11.11%

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 763 495 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 43.85% 41.32% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 331 366
Wales median daily rate £425 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% +16.79%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £210
90th Percentile £603 £500 £561
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 39
Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £12.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.52% +13.37% -14.73%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £41.30 £23.40 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Wales

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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 10 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 -37 44 £395 +12.86% 14
North Wales - 1 - - 1
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
5 18 (39.13%) Firewall
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
7 15 (32.61%) Citrix
8 14 (30.43%) Linux
8 14 (30.43%) vSphere
9 13 (28.26%) MCSE
9 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
9 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
10 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (23.91%) SCCM
11 11 (23.91%) ITIL
12 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
12 10 (21.74%) Office 365
13 9 (19.57%) DevOps
13 9 (19.57%) XenApp
13 9 (19.57%) SCOM
14 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 8 (17.39%) Ansible
14 8 (17.39%) Puppet
15 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (15.22%) Finance
15 7 (15.22%) Oracle
15 7 (15.22%) WSUS
15 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure

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 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Office 365
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.70%) IaaS
4 4 (8.70%) PaaS
5 3 (6.52%) GitHub
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) VLAN
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) VoIP
4 4 (8.70%) VSAN
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 3 (6.52%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) NAS
5 3 (6.52%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.17%) FTP
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) SSH
6 1 (2.17%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) CF BOSH
2 2 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) IT Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Apache Axis
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) COM
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) OAuth
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) CESG
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) AS400
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.35%) Debian
8 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) DevOps
4 6 (13.04%) High Availability
4 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.70%) Security Hardening
5 4 (8.70%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Availability Management
6 3 (6.52%) Change Management
6 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.52%) Server Management
6 3 (6.52%) Storage Management
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) MCSE
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) HNC
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CLAS
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) vSphere
4 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 9 (19.57%) XenApp
6 6 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (6.52%) iptables
9 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 9 (19.57%) SCOM
3 8 (17.39%) Ansible
3 8 (17.39%) Puppet
4 7 (15.22%) WSUS
5 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
5 4 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (8.70%) vCenter Server
6 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.17%) Packer
7 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.17%) SCSM
7 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Citrix
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle
5 6 (13.04%) McAfee
5 6 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.87%) Veeam
7 4 (8.70%) Symantec
8 3 (6.52%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) NetApp
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) Sophos
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) IBM