Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 80 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.87% 1.45% 2.53%
As % of the System Software category 8.02% 15.23% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 35
Bristol median daily rate £363 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.73% -8.93% -17.65%
10th Percentile £265 £295 £213
90th Percentile £488 £473 £424
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Bristol median hourly rate - £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.57% -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +34.78% -39.87% +89.50%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 187 151 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.89% 9.50% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 100 105
Bristol median daily rate £375 £328 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -0.76% +10.00%
10th Percentile £156 £154 £115
90th Percentile £575 £588 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Bristol median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.45% -29.57% +52.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.03 £17.25
90th Percentile £19.13 £22.11 £39.48
South West median hourly rate £18.25 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.67% -15.28% +9.09%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Bristol

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) XenServer
8 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 2 (13.33%) Office 365
9 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) WSUS
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) Apache
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) VSAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Hardening
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos