The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Vendors 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.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 30 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 37 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.98% 2.70% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 11.53% 7.34% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £251 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.86 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.60% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
321 177 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 43.20% 36.80% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 102 167
Average daily rate £356 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 33
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.40 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
VMware
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 41 (69.49%) Linux
1 41 (69.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (55.93%) Windows
3 30 (50.85%) Red Hat
4 28 (47.46%) Debian
5 27 (45.76%) Firewall
6 26 (44.07%) Ruby
6 26 (44.07%) Bash Shell
6 26 (44.07%) Puppet
7 25 (42.37%) DevOps
7 25 (42.37%) Ubuntu
7 25 (42.37%) LAMP
8 24 (40.68%) PHP
9 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (37.29%) VPN
11 21 (35.59%) Apache
11 21 (35.59%) Java
11 21 (35.59%) Perl
12 20 (33.90%) Samba
13 18 (30.51%) LAN
13 18 (30.51%) WAN
13 18 (30.51%) Postfix
13 18 (30.51%) Jenkins
13 18 (30.51%) XenServer
14 17 (28.81%) nginx
14 17 (28.81%) CentOS
14 17 (28.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
16 15 (25.42%) Citrix
16 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 21 (35.59%) Apache
2 17 (28.81%) nginx
3 11 (18.64%) Confluence
4 9 (15.25%) MediaWiki
5 3 (5.08%) Drupal
5 3 (5.08%) Lync
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.08%) Moodle
5 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) Firewall
2 22 (37.29%) VPN
3 18 (30.51%) LAN
3 18 (30.51%) WAN
4 14 (23.73%) LDAP
5 11 (18.64%) Network Security
6 10 (16.95%) IPv6
7 9 (15.25%) IPsec
7 9 (15.25%) OSPF
7 9 (15.25%) BGP
7 9 (15.25%) EIGRP
8 5 (8.47%) SAN
9 4 (6.78%) DNS
9 4 (6.78%) DHCP
10 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.39%) NAS
11 2 (3.39%) Wireless
12 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) MySQL
1 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Jenkins
2 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
3 13 (22.03%) JIRA
4 11 (18.64%) Hudson
5 9 (15.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) Administrator
4 15 (25.42%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (16.95%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (15.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Support Specialist
11 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
11 2 (3.39%) Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Wiki
2 3 (5.08%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (5.08%) VLE
2 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.08%) AS400
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Windows
3 28 (47.46%) Debian
4 25 (42.37%) Ubuntu
5 17 (28.81%) CentOS
6 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.78%) UNIX
10 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
10 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.08%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (3.39%) SUSE
11 2 (3.39%) Solaris
12 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) DevOps
2 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (28.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (20.34%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (15.25%) Build Automation
5 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (8.47%) Data Security
7 4 (6.78%) Security Management
7 4 (6.78%) ITIL
8 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.08%) Content Management
8 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Information Security
8 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) Ruby
1 26 (44.07%) Bash Shell
2 24 (40.68%) PHP
3 21 (35.59%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) Perl
4 12 (20.34%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.08%) CISSP
4 2 (3.39%) MCP
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.90%) Samba
3 18 (30.51%) XenServer
3 18 (30.51%) Postfix
4 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
5 5 (8.47%) NFS
5 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.78%) XenApp
7 3 (5.08%) Sendmail
7 3 (5.08%) Xen
7 3 (5.08%) KVM
8 2 (3.39%) vCloud
9 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.69%) vSphere
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (44.07%) Puppet
2 13 (22.03%) ZABBIX
3 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (15.25%) Salt
5 3 (5.08%) SCCM
5 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.39%) SCOM
7 1 (1.69%) WSUS
7 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Red Hat
2 15 (25.42%) Citrix
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 3 (5.08%) NetApp
5 3 (5.08%) Symantec
6 2 (3.39%) Apple
6 2 (3.39%) Acronis
6 2 (3.39%) Meru Networks
6 2 (3.39%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) CA
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.69%) Sophos
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