The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.38% 0.77% 1.47%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 11.11% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
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£388 £278 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.63% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 45 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.52% 6.91% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 35
Average daily rate £388 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £165 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.20 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bristol region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (70.73%) Linux
3 24 (58.54%) Windows
4 23 (56.10%) Red Hat
4 23 (56.10%) Debian
4 23 (56.10%) Firewall
5 22 (53.66%) Ubuntu
5 22 (53.66%) PHP
6 21 (51.22%) Puppet
7 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
7 20 (48.78%) DevOps
7 20 (48.78%) Ruby
7 20 (48.78%) LAMP
8 19 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (46.34%) Java
8 19 (46.34%) Perl
8 19 (46.34%) VPN
8 19 (46.34%) XenServer
9 18 (43.90%) CentOS
10 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (36.59%) Citrix
12 14 (34.15%) Apache
12 14 (34.15%) Samba
13 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (31.71%) Postfix
14 12 (29.27%) ZABBIX
14 12 (29.27%) Salt
14 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
14 12 (29.27%) Build Automation
14 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (34.15%) Apache
2 11 (26.83%) nginx
3 9 (21.95%) MediaWiki
3 9 (21.95%) Confluence
4 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.32%) Drupal
5 3 (7.32%) Moodle
5 3 (7.32%) Lync
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) VPN
3 12 (29.27%) LDAP
4 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 11 (26.83%) WAN
5 10 (24.39%) Network Security
6 9 (21.95%) IPsec
6 9 (21.95%) IPv6
6 9 (21.95%) OSPF
6 9 (21.95%) EIGRP
6 9 (21.95%) BGP
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 5 (12.20%) DHCP
8 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.88%) SAN
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.83%) JIRA
3 10 (24.39%) Hudson
3 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
4 9 (21.95%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (19.51%) Administrator
6 6 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (4.88%) Tester
10 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
10 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Wiki
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (7.32%) AS400
3 3 (7.32%) VLE
3 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Linux
2 24 (58.54%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) Debian
4 22 (53.66%) Ubuntu
5 18 (43.90%) CentOS
6 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.32%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) DevOps
2 19 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (29.27%) Build Automation
4 10 (24.39%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Security Management
6 3 (7.32%) Content Management
6 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) PHP
2 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
2 20 (48.78%) Ruby
3 19 (46.34%) Java
3 19 (46.34%) Perl
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) XenServer
2 14 (34.15%) Samba
3 13 (31.71%) Postfix
4 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) Xen
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.32%) NFS
5 3 (7.32%) KVM
5 3 (7.32%) Sendmail
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) Puppet
2 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (29.27%) ZABBIX
3 12 (29.27%) Salt
4 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (56.10%) Red Hat
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Meru Networks
6 2 (4.88%) EMC
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) Becrypt
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