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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 43 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.78% 3.45% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 23.44% 48.39% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 4
Average daily rate £235 £444 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.04% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £358 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
VMware Infrastructure
South West

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
64 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.57% 7.13% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 10
Average daily rate £235 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.00 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 8 (30.77%) MS Office
8 7 (26.92%) SCCM
8 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
9 6 (23.08%) XenApp
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
10 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (15.38%) Symantec
11 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
11 4 (15.38%) Wyse
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix
11 4 (15.38%) CA
11 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
11 4 (15.38%) Polycom
11 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (15.38%) AppSense
12 3 (11.54%) Information Security

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.85%) Unix
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Software Audit
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
3 6 (23.08%) XenApp
4 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) SCDPM
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) AppSense
4 4 (15.38%) CA
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Polycom
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec
4 4 (15.38%) Wyse
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) CommVault
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) ProCurve