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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 37 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.99% 4.17% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 10.72% 10.62% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £381 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £58.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+368.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.80%
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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
345 339 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.22% 39.28% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 228 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £274 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (66.67%) Windows
2 34 (47.22%) Linux
3 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (33.33%) Puppet
6 23 (31.94%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (30.56%) Red Hat
7 22 (30.56%) Web Services
7 22 (30.56%) Configuration Management
8 21 (29.17%) Ansible
8 21 (29.17%) DevOps
9 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (26.39%) Open Source
10 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (25.00%) SCCM
11 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
13 16 (22.22%) Citrix
14 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (19.44%) Migration
16 12 (16.67%) SOA
16 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
17 11 (15.28%) Mobile App
17 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
17 11 (15.28%) Java

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (13.89%) Lync
2 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) nginx
4 5 (6.94%) Confluence
4 5 (6.94%) IBM Notes
4 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.78%) Apache
8 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) DNS
2 7 (9.72%) LAN
3 6 (8.33%) DHCP
3 6 (8.33%) SAN
4 5 (6.94%) IPv6
4 5 (6.94%) OSPF
4 5 (6.94%) IPsec
4 5 (6.94%) SSH
4 5 (6.94%) OpenVPN
5 4 (5.56%) WAN
5 4 (5.56%) VPN
6 3 (4.17%) VoIP
6 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.78%) Firewall
7 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.78%) Intranet
8 1 (1.39%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.50%) MySQL
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.94%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.56%) MarkLogic
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) RSpec
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
3 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.94%) GitLab
4 3 (4.17%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.17%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Administrator
3 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) DBA
7 3 (4.17%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.17%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Web Services
2 5 (6.94%) REST
2 5 (6.94%) MCollective
3 3 (4.17%) BSON
4 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (66.67%) Windows
2 34 (47.22%) Linux
3 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 10 (13.89%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.94%) CentOS
9 5 (6.94%) SmartOS
9 5 (6.94%) CoreOS
10 4 (5.56%) Fedora
11 3 (4.17%) UNIX
12 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Configuration Management
2 21 (29.17%) DevOps
3 19 (26.39%) Open Source
3 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.44%) Migration
5 12 (16.67%) SOA
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.78%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.78%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.78%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.78%) Server Building
9 2 (2.78%) UML
9 2 (2.78%) Information Security
9 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.39%) ITSM
10 1 (1.39%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) Python
3 8 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (8.33%) Ruby
4 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.94%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
6 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) MCSE
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.78%) MCSA
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (1.39%) CCEE
3 1 (1.39%) MCT
3 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) TickIT
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) vCloud
4 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.94%) Snort
5 5 (6.94%) Squid
5 5 (6.94%) KVM
5 5 (6.94%) Docker
5 5 (6.94%) LXC
5 5 (6.94%) iptables
5 5 (6.94%) Btrfs
5 5 (6.94%) XenApp
5 5 (6.94%) Varnish
6 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.17%) vSphere
7 3 (4.17%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.17%) Xen
7 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (33.33%) Puppet
2 23 (31.94%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (29.17%) Ansible
4 18 (25.00%) SCCM
5 5 (6.94%) CFEngine
5 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
5 5 (6.94%) Nessus
5 5 (6.94%) systemd
5 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
5 5 (6.94%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.39%) WSUS
7 1 (1.39%) SCOM
7 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Red Hat
2 16 (22.22%) Citrix
3 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle
5 8 (11.11%) Cisco
6 7 (9.72%) HP
7 6 (8.33%) Symantec
7 6 (8.33%) NetApp
7 6 (8.33%) Lotus
8 5 (6.94%) Dell
8 5 (6.94%) SaltStack
9 4 (5.56%) AppSense
10 3 (4.17%) CA
10 3 (4.17%) Wyse
10 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.78%) IBM
11 2 (2.78%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.39%) Nimble Storage
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