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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.18% 0.90% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 2.68% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +104.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £338 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
317 261 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.82% 33.38% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 173 125
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £29.73 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 41 (64.06%) Citrix
3 36 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (54.69%) Linux
5 28 (43.75%) Firewall
6 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
7 26 (40.63%) Red Hat
8 23 (35.94%) DevOps
9 22 (34.38%) Puppet
9 22 (34.38%) Apache
10 21 (32.81%) LAN
10 21 (32.81%) WAN
10 21 (32.81%) Jenkins
11 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
11 20 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (29.69%) Bash Shell
12 19 (29.69%) MS Exchange
12 19 (29.69%) PHP
12 19 (29.69%) Ruby
13 18 (28.13%) Perl
13 18 (28.13%) Hudson
13 18 (28.13%) XenServer
13 18 (28.13%) CentOS
14 17 (26.56%) LDAP
14 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (26.56%) CCNA
14 17 (26.56%) Ubuntu
14 17 (26.56%) Samba
15 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (34.38%) Apache
2 19 (29.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.50%) IIS
4 6 (9.38%) nginx
4 6 (9.38%) MediaWiki
4 6 (9.38%) Confluence
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Lync
6 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) LAN
2 21 (32.81%) WAN
3 17 (26.56%) LDAP
4 13 (20.31%) VPN
5 10 (15.63%) IPsec
6 8 (12.50%) DHCP
6 8 (12.50%) DNS
7 5 (7.81%) EIGRP
7 5 (7.81%) OSPF
7 5 (7.81%) IPv6
7 5 (7.81%) SAN
7 5 (7.81%) BGP
7 5 (7.81%) Network Security
8 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.13%) VLAN
9 2 (3.13%) Internet
10 1 (1.56%) Intranet
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Jenkins
2 18 (28.13%) Hudson
3 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.38%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) DBA
9 2 (3.13%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (1.56%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) LAMP
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) BSON
5 1 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Wiki
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
1 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.81%) Open Source
3 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Linux
3 18 (28.13%) CentOS
4 17 (26.56%) Ubuntu
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.94%) UNIX
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (9.38%) Debian
9 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.13%) Android
10 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) DevOps
2 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.38%) Build Automation
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 5 (7.81%) Database Theory
7 5 (7.81%) Relational Database Theory
8 4 (6.25%) Email Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (4.69%) ITIL
10 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.56%) Project Management
11 1 (1.56%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Bash Shell
1 19 (29.69%) PHP
1 19 (29.69%) Ruby
2 18 (28.13%) Perl
3 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 13 (20.31%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) VBScript
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) PHP5
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.56%) CCNA
3 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) MCP
4 7 (10.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
3 18 (28.13%) XenServer
4 17 (26.56%) Samba
5 13 (20.31%) XenApp
6 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (9.38%) Postfix
7 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.81%) vSphere
8 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.13%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) Puppet
2 20 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (25.00%) Salt
4 6 (9.38%) ZABBIX
5 4 (6.25%) Ansible
6 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.69%) WSUS
7 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Citrix
2 26 (40.63%) Red Hat
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) Wyse
6 4 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 4 (6.25%) McAfee
7 3 (4.69%) Sophos
7 3 (4.69%) Lotus
8 2 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.13%) Veeam
8 2 (3.13%) Avaya
8 2 (3.13%) Juniper
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) Remedy
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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