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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.00% 3.75% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 12.16% 44.12% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £291 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £58.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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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
74 68 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.22% 8.51% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 14
Average daily rate £341 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £19.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) Citrix
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) DevOps
6 7 (29.17%) Lync
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (25.00%) SCCM
7 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) Puppet
7 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
8 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) Ruby
8 5 (20.83%) XenApp
9 4 (16.67%) XenServer
9 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) Lync
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) MediaWiki
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LAN
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) IPv6
4 2 (8.33%) OSPF
4 2 (8.33%) BGP
4 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.33%) IPsec
4 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Hudson
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) Wiki
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) Debian
5 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Database Theory
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (4.17%) Server Building
6 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby
1 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) CISSP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) CCEE
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) XenServer
4 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (12.50%) vSphere
5 3 (12.50%) BitLocker
6 2 (8.33%) Samba
6 2 (8.33%) iptables
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (8.33%) Xen
6 2 (8.33%) Postfix
7 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.67%) Salt
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.17%) MOM
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) AppSense
4 4 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) Wyse
5 3 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) CA
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.17%) Dell