The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.58% 2.88% 4.74%
As % of the Vendors category 11.31% 7.29% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £358 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +1.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
274 329 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 31.64% 39.50% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 212 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.50 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing VMware 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.

1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (50.70%) Citrix
4 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
5 30 (42.25%) Linux
6 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
6 20 (28.17%) Firewall
7 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
7 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
7 19 (26.76%) DevOps
8 18 (25.35%) Puppet
9 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
9 17 (23.94%) Java
10 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (22.54%) XenApp
11 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (19.72%) SQL
12 14 (19.72%) VPN
12 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
12 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
13 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
14 12 (16.90%) LAN
14 12 (16.90%) MySQL
14 12 (16.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.49%) Lync
3 11 (15.49%) Apache
4 8 (11.27%) IIS
5 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.45%) Confluence
5 6 (8.45%) MediaWiki
5 6 (8.45%) nginx
5 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Firewall
2 14 (19.72%) VPN
3 12 (16.90%) LAN
4 11 (15.49%) DNS
5 10 (14.08%) IPsec
6 9 (12.68%) WAN
7 7 (9.86%) DHCP
8 6 (8.45%) LDAP
9 5 (7.04%) Network Security
9 5 (7.04%) IPv6
9 5 (7.04%) EIGRP
9 5 (7.04%) BGP
9 5 (7.04%) OSPF
10 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.82%) Internet
11 2 (2.82%) SAN
11 2 (2.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.08%) Hudson
4 6 (8.45%) Subversion
4 6 (8.45%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) DBA
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Packager
10 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
2 5 (7.04%) .NET
3 4 (5.63%) LAMP
4 2 (2.82%) BSON
5 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Open Source
2 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) Wiki
4 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) AS400
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 30 (42.25%) Linux
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
5 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
8 9 (12.68%) UNIX
9 7 (9.86%) CentOS
10 6 (8.45%) Debian
10 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) DevOps
2 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
3 12 (16.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.08%) Migration
5 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.27%) Scrum
7 7 (9.86%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (8.45%) Build Automation
9 5 (7.04%) Database Theory
9 5 (7.04%) Relational Database Theory
9 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.63%) ITIL
10 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Email Migration
11 3 (4.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.23%) Information Security
12 2 (2.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Java
2 14 (19.72%) SQL
3 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
3 11 (15.49%) Ruby
3 11 (15.49%) PHP
4 10 (14.08%) Perl
5 6 (8.45%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) VBScript
8 1 (1.41%) PHP5
8 1 (1.41%) Groovy
8 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) MCP
2 7 (9.86%) CCNA
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) CISSP
4 2 (2.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCT
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
3 16 (22.54%) XenApp
4 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.08%) XenServer
5 9 (12.68%) VMware ESX
6 8 (11.27%) vSphere
7 6 (8.45%) Samba
7 6 (8.45%) Postfix
7 6 (8.45%) iptables
8 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.23%) BitLocker
9 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.82%) Xen
10 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.41%) vCloud
11 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Puppet
2 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.49%) SCCM
3 11 (15.49%) Ansible
4 8 (11.27%) Salt
5 6 (8.45%) ZABBIX
6 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.82%) WSUS
9 1 (1.41%) SCOM
9 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.41%) MOM
9 1 (1.41%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Citrix
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.27%) Symantec
3 8 (11.27%) Wyse
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco
5 6 (8.45%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) McAfee
7 4 (5.63%) Avaya
7 4 (5.63%) AppSense
8 3 (4.23%) IBM
8 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.23%) CA
8 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 3 (4.23%) Sophos
9 2 (2.82%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.41%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.41%) Lotus
10 1 (1.41%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £250-300/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £180 - £220 per day
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