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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 42 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.84% 2.56% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 13.21% 6.38% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 10
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% +38.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £326 £309
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -6.66%
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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
318 376 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.64% 40.17% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 232 168
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 58 (82.86%) Windows
2 43 (61.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (51.43%) Citrix
4 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 31 (44.29%) Linux
6 24 (34.29%) Firewall
7 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 20 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 20 (28.57%) DevOps
9 19 (27.14%) Puppet
10 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
10 18 (25.71%) Java
11 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
11 17 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (24.29%) XenApp
12 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (21.43%) SQL
13 15 (21.43%) VPN
13 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.57%) MySQL
15 13 (18.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
16 12 (17.14%) Ruby
16 12 (17.14%) PHP
16 12 (17.14%) Apache
16 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.14%) Apache
2 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) Lync
3 8 (11.43%) IIS
4 7 (10.00%) nginx
4 7 (10.00%) Confluence
4 7 (10.00%) MediaWiki
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) Firewall
2 15 (21.43%) VPN
3 11 (15.71%) DNS
3 11 (15.71%) LAN
3 11 (15.71%) WAN
3 11 (15.71%) IPsec
4 7 (10.00%) LDAP
4 7 (10.00%) DHCP
5 6 (8.57%) OSPF
5 6 (8.57%) BGP
5 6 (8.57%) EIGRP
5 6 (8.57%) IPv6
5 6 (8.57%) Network Security
6 4 (5.71%) SAN
7 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.86%) VLAN
8 2 (2.86%) Internet
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) MySQL
2 9 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.71%) Hudson
4 7 (10.00%) Subversion
4 7 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Administrator
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) DBA
10 2 (2.86%) Applications Packager
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (7.14%) LAMP
2 5 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) BSON
4 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.00%) Wiki
3 6 (8.57%) Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.86%) iPhone
6 2 (2.86%) AS400
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (82.86%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Linux
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
9 9 (12.86%) UNIX
10 8 (11.43%) CentOS
11 7 (10.00%) Ubuntu
11 7 (10.00%) Debian
12 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.86%) Android
12 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) DevOps
2 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
2 13 (18.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (12.86%) Migration
3 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) Scrum
4 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 7 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.57%) Database Theory
6 6 (8.57%) Relational Database Theory
7 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.71%) Email Migration
8 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL
8 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.29%) Information Security
9 2 (2.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 12 (17.14%) PHP
3 12 (17.14%) Ruby
3 12 (17.14%) Bash Shell
4 11 (15.71%) Perl
5 6 (8.57%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) PHP5
8 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) CCNA
1 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) MCP
4 3 (4.29%) CISSP
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (61.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
3 17 (24.29%) XenApp
4 11 (15.71%) XenServer
5 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 8 (11.43%) vSphere
6 8 (11.43%) VMware ESX
7 7 (10.00%) Samba
7 7 (10.00%) Postfix
7 7 (10.00%) iptables
8 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.29%) VMware Server
9 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.29%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.86%) Xen
11 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) Puppet
2 17 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.71%) Ansible
3 11 (15.71%) SCCM
4 9 (12.86%) Salt
5 7 (10.00%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.86%) WSUS
7 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.43%) MOM
8 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Citrix
2 20 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.86%) Cisco
5 8 (11.43%) Wyse
6 7 (10.00%) Oracle
7 5 (7.14%) McAfee
7 5 (7.14%) Symantec
8 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.71%) AppSense
8 4 (5.71%) HP
8 4 (5.71%) Avaya
9 3 (4.29%) CA
9 3 (4.29%) NetApp
9 3 (4.29%) IBM
9 3 (4.29%) Sophos
10 2 (2.86%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.86%) Veeam
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