The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bristol region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 38 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.76% 2.10% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 43.94% 35.48% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £246 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +19.44%
System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.56% 5.90% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 14 27
Average daily rate £344 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £217 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £17.60 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 32 (78.05%) Linux
3 27 (65.85%) Red Hat
4 26 (63.41%) Debian
5 25 (60.98%) Ubuntu
6 24 (58.54%) Firewall
7 23 (56.10%) PHP
7 23 (56.10%) Puppet
8 22 (53.66%) Bash Shell
8 22 (53.66%) DevOps
8 22 (53.66%) Ruby
9 21 (51.22%) LAMP
9 21 (51.22%) Windows
10 20 (48.78%) Java
10 20 (48.78%) Perl
10 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (46.34%) VPN
11 19 (46.34%) XenServer
12 17 (41.46%) CentOS
13 16 (39.02%) Apache
14 15 (36.59%) Samba
15 14 (34.15%) Postfix
16 13 (31.71%) ZABBIX
16 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
16 13 (31.71%) LDAP
16 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (31.71%) Citrix
17 12 (29.27%) LAN
17 12 (29.27%) WAN
17 12 (29.27%) MySQL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (39.02%) Apache
2 12 (29.27%) nginx
3 9 (21.95%) MediaWiki
3 9 (21.95%) Confluence
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) Moodle
4 3 (7.32%) Drupal
4 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) VPN
3 13 (31.71%) LDAP
4 12 (29.27%) LAN
4 12 (29.27%) WAN
5 11 (26.83%) Network Security
6 9 (21.95%) IPsec
6 9 (21.95%) BGP
6 9 (21.95%) EIGRP
6 9 (21.95%) OSPF
6 9 (21.95%) IPv6
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) DHCP
8 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (7.32%) SAN
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
1 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) Hudson
2 11 (26.83%) JIRA
3 9 (21.95%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Administrator
3 11 (26.83%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Wiki
2 3 (7.32%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (7.32%) AS400
2 3 (7.32%) VLE
2 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) Debian
3 25 (60.98%) Ubuntu
4 21 (51.22%) Windows
5 17 (41.46%) CentOS
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.32%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.44%) UNIX
11 1 (2.44%) AIX
11 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) DevOps
2 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (29.27%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Build Automation
5 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.76%) Security Management
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.32%) Content Management
7 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.44%) Change Control
9 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.44%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) PHP
2 22 (53.66%) Bash Shell
2 22 (53.66%) Ruby
3 20 (48.78%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) Perl
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) XenServer
2 15 (36.59%) Samba
3 14 (34.15%) Postfix
4 4 (9.76%) NFS
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) Sendmail
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
5 3 (7.32%) KVM
5 3 (7.32%) Xen
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.44%) vCloud
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (56.10%) Puppet
2 13 (31.71%) ZABBIX
3 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (24.39%) Salt
5 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.88%) SCCM
7 1 (2.44%) WSUS
7 1 (2.44%) SCOM
7 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (65.85%) Red Hat
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) EMC
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.44%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) CA
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