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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.75% 2.63% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% 7.73% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £238 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -8.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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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
428 207 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.04% 34.05% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 129 185
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 43 (67.19%) Linux
2 39 (60.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (54.69%) Firewall
4 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
5 33 (51.56%) Windows
5 33 (51.56%) PHP
6 32 (50.00%) LAMP
6 32 (50.00%) Ubuntu
6 32 (50.00%) Ruby
6 32 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 32 (50.00%) Puppet
6 32 (50.00%) DevOps
7 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (46.88%) Perl
7 30 (46.88%) Citrix
8 29 (45.31%) CentOS
8 29 (45.31%) XenServer
9 26 (40.63%) Apache
9 26 (40.63%) Samba
10 24 (37.50%) LAN
10 24 (37.50%) WAN
10 24 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (37.50%) Jenkins
11 23 (35.94%) Salt
11 23 (35.94%) Debian
12 22 (34.38%) LDAP
13 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (31.25%) VPN
14 20 (31.25%) Hudson
15 19 (29.69%) Java

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (40.63%) Apache
2 12 (18.75%) nginx
3 9 (14.06%) Confluence
4 8 (12.50%) MediaWiki
4 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.69%) Drupal
6 3 (4.69%) Lync
6 3 (4.69%) Moodle
7 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) Firewall
2 24 (37.50%) LAN
2 24 (37.50%) WAN
3 22 (34.38%) LDAP
4 20 (31.25%) VPN
5 9 (14.06%) Network Security
6 8 (12.50%) IPsec
6 8 (12.50%) OSPF
6 8 (12.50%) BGP
6 8 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 8 (12.50%) IPv6
7 7 (10.94%) SAN
8 6 (9.38%) DNS
8 6 (9.38%) DHCP
9 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.13%) Wireless
10 2 (3.13%) NAS
11 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
1 11 (17.19%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 20 (31.25%) Hudson
3 11 (17.19%) JIRA
3 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (40.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 18 (28.13%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (15.63%) Administrator
5 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Server Support
10 2 (3.13%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Wiki
2 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) VLE
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Linux
2 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 32 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 29 (45.31%) CentOS
5 23 (35.94%) Debian
6 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.69%) Scientific Linux
10 3 (4.69%) UNIX
10 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.13%) Android
11 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) DevOps
2 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Build Automation
5 9 (14.06%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.56%) Service Management
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.56%) ITSM
9 1 (1.56%) Security Management
9 1 (1.56%) Migration
9 1 (1.56%) Information Security
9 1 (1.56%) Content Management
9 1 (1.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) PHP
2 32 (50.00%) Ruby
2 32 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 30 (46.88%) Perl
4 19 (29.69%) Java
5 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) CCNA
2 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (60.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (45.31%) XenServer
3 26 (40.63%) Samba
4 13 (20.31%) Postfix
5 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
6 4 (6.25%) XenApp
7 3 (4.69%) Sendmail
7 3 (4.69%) KVM
7 3 (4.69%) NFS
7 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.69%) Xen
8 2 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (50.00%) Puppet
2 24 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (35.94%) Salt
4 11 (17.19%) ZABBIX
5 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.13%) WSUS
6 2 (3.13%) SCCM
6 2 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
2 30 (46.88%) Citrix
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 4 (6.25%) Juniper
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) EMC
5 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (3.13%) Veeam
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec
5 2 (3.13%) Lotus
5 2 (3.13%) Meru Networks
6 1 (1.56%) Sophos
6 1 (1.56%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) CA
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