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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 41 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.86% 2.40% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 12.65% 6.17% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 9
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£400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +30.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £443 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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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
324 324 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.39% 38.85% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 205 159
Average daily rate £360 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 55 (80.88%) Windows
2 40 (58.82%) Citrix
2 40 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (47.06%) Linux
4 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 28 (41.18%) Firewall
5 21 (30.88%) Red Hat
5 21 (30.88%) DevOps
6 20 (29.41%) Puppet
6 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 19 (27.94%) Jenkins
8 18 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (23.53%) Java
9 16 (23.53%) SQL
9 16 (23.53%) LAN
9 16 (23.53%) WAN
10 15 (22.06%) PHP
10 15 (22.06%) Apache
10 15 (22.06%) Ruby
10 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
10 15 (22.06%) XenApp
11 14 (20.59%) XenServer
11 14 (20.59%) Hudson
11 14 (20.59%) Perl
12 13 (19.12%) MySQL
12 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
12 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.06%) Apache
3 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.76%) IIS
5 7 (10.29%) MediaWiki
5 7 (10.29%) nginx
5 7 (10.29%) Confluence
6 3 (4.41%) Lync
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.18%) Firewall
2 16 (23.53%) LAN
2 16 (23.53%) WAN
3 12 (17.65%) VPN
4 11 (16.18%) IPsec
5 10 (14.71%) LDAP
6 8 (11.76%) DNS
7 7 (10.29%) DHCP
8 6 (8.82%) IPv6
8 6 (8.82%) OSPF
8 6 (8.82%) BGP
8 6 (8.82%) EIGRP
8 6 (8.82%) Network Security
9 4 (5.88%) SAN
10 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.94%) VLAN
11 2 (2.94%) Internet
12 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) MySQL
2 9 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.59%) Hudson
3 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.29%) Subversion
4 7 (10.29%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.41%) Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) DBA
9 2 (2.94%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) LAMP
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) BSON
4 1 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Wiki
1 7 (10.29%) Open Source
2 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) AS400
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (80.88%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.18%) CentOS
4 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.71%) Ubuntu
5 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.24%) UNIX
7 7 (10.29%) Debian
7 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.94%) Android
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) DevOps
2 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 8 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (10.29%) Build Automation
7 7 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.82%) Database Theory
8 6 (8.82%) Relational Database Theory
9 4 (5.88%) Email Migration
9 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (4.41%) ITIL
10 3 (4.41%) Information Security
10 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Java
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) PHP
2 15 (22.06%) Ruby
2 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
3 14 (20.59%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) VBScript
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) PHP5
7 1 (1.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) CCNA
1 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (10.29%) MCP
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) CCNP
5 3 (4.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.06%) XenApp
4 14 (20.59%) XenServer
5 10 (14.71%) Samba
6 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 7 (10.29%) Postfix
7 7 (10.29%) vSphere
7 7 (10.29%) iptables
8 3 (4.41%) VMware Server
8 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) Puppet
2 18 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.65%) Salt
4 9 (13.24%) Ansible
5 7 (10.29%) ZABBIX
6 6 (8.82%) SCCM
7 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
7 3 (4.41%) WSUS
8 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Citrix
2 21 (30.88%) Red Hat
3 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) McAfee
6 5 (7.35%) Wyse
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) Avaya
8 3 (4.41%) NetApp
8 3 (4.41%) IBM
8 3 (4.41%) Sophos
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) Juniper
9 2 (2.94%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.94%) Veeam
10 1 (1.47%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.47%) Lotus
10 1 (1.47%) Remedy
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