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 29 August 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.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 37 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.26% 1.31% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 10.34% 3.76% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 11
Average daily rate
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£381 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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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
358 213 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.20% 34.80% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 130 187
Average daily rate £375 £348 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 32
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 46 (71.88%) Linux
2 44 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (54.69%) Windows
4 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
4 34 (53.13%) Firewall
5 33 (51.56%) Ruby
5 33 (51.56%) Bash Shell
5 33 (51.56%) Puppet
6 32 (50.00%) DevOps
6 32 (50.00%) LAMP
7 31 (48.44%) PHP
8 30 (46.88%) Ubuntu
8 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (45.31%) Debian
10 28 (43.75%) Perl
11 27 (42.19%) Apache
12 26 (40.63%) Samba
13 25 (39.06%) VPN
13 25 (39.06%) XenServer
14 24 (37.50%) Jenkins
14 24 (37.50%) Java
15 22 (34.38%) LAN
15 22 (34.38%) WAN
15 22 (34.38%) CentOS
16 21 (32.81%) Citrix
17 20 (31.25%) Postfix
18 19 (29.69%) nginx
19 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
19 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (28.13%) LDAP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 27 (42.19%) Apache
2 19 (29.69%) nginx
3 13 (20.31%) Confluence
4 11 (17.19%) MediaWiki
5 6 (9.38%) Lync
5 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.69%) Moodle
6 3 (4.69%) Drupal
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.13%) Firewall
2 25 (39.06%) VPN
3 22 (34.38%) LAN
3 22 (34.38%) WAN
4 18 (28.13%) LDAP
5 13 (20.31%) Network Security
6 12 (18.75%) IPv6
7 11 (17.19%) IPsec
7 11 (17.19%) OSPF
7 11 (17.19%) BGP
7 11 (17.19%) EIGRP
8 4 (6.25%) SAN
8 4 (6.25%) DNS
8 4 (6.25%) DHCP
9 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.13%) NAS
10 2 (3.13%) Wireless
11 1 (1.56%) VoIP
11 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MySQL
1 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 17 (26.56%) Hudson
4 15 (23.44%) JIRA
5 11 (17.19%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (32.81%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (31.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Administrator
5 13 (20.31%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (10.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Systems Support Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Server Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Systems Support
11 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Wiki
2 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) AS400
3 3 (4.69%) VLE
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Linux
2 35 (54.69%) Windows
3 30 (46.88%) Ubuntu
4 29 (45.31%) Debian
5 22 (34.38%) CentOS
6 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.69%) Scientific Linux
10 3 (4.69%) UNIX
10 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) DevOps
2 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (26.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.31%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (18.75%) Build Automation
7 11 (17.19%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security
8 3 (4.69%) Data Security
8 3 (4.69%) Security Management
8 3 (4.69%) Content Management
8 3 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.13%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Ruby
1 33 (51.56%) Bash Shell
2 31 (48.44%) PHP
3 28 (43.75%) Perl
4 24 (37.50%) Java
5 14 (21.88%) SQL
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) CCNA
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) MCP
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (40.63%) Samba
3 25 (39.06%) XenServer
4 20 (31.25%) Postfix
5 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
6 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (6.25%) XenApp
8 3 (4.69%) KVM
8 3 (4.69%) Sendmail
8 3 (4.69%) Xen
8 3 (4.69%) NFS
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.56%) vSphere
9 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (51.56%) Puppet
2 17 (26.56%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (25.00%) Salt
4 15 (23.44%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.69%) SCCM
5 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.13%) SCOM
7 1 (1.56%) WSUS
7 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
2 21 (32.81%) Citrix
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Symantec
6 2 (3.13%) Apple
6 2 (3.13%) Meru Networks
6 2 (3.13%) EMC
6 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) CA
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Sophos
7 1 (1.56%) Acronis
7 1 (1.56%) Becrypt