Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 68 54
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 41 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.26% 2.38% 3.05%
As % of the System Software category 17.52% 22.40% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 45
Bristol median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £261
90th Percentile £514 £488 £438
South West median daily rate £382 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +13.19% -10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £34.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.24% +83.78% +8.82%
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £33.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +34.59% +51.14% +8.99%

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 234 183 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.87% 10.60% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 125 143
Bristol median daily rate £395 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -2.78% +22.03%
10th Percentile £213 £174 £152
90th Percentile £525 £538 £548
South West median daily rate £395 £355 £360
% change year-on-year +11.27% -1.39% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 16
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +11.93% -12.10%
10th Percentile £11.49 £10.21 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.00 £33.98 £37.00
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £15.78 £15.88
% change year-on-year +18.86% -0.63% -9.29%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (68.29%) Windows
3 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
4 23 (56.10%) Citrix
5 20 (48.78%) Linux
6 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
7 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (29.27%) ITIL
9 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 12 (29.27%) Finance
9 12 (29.27%) DevOps
10 11 (26.83%) Puppet
10 11 (26.83%) Terraform
10 11 (26.83%) Fat Client
10 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
10 11 (26.83%) Thin Client
11 10 (24.39%) Firewall
11 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
12 9 (21.95%) Vagrant
12 9 (21.95%) Ansible
12 9 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (21.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (21.95%) Packer
12 9 (21.95%) Travis CI

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 9 (21.95%) JBoss
1 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) Skype
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) VLAN
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) BGP
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.44%) OSPF
6 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Ant
1 9 (21.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
1 9 (21.95%) Selenium
1 9 (21.95%) Travis CI
1 9 (21.95%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) JSP
1 9 (21.95%) Struts
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Fat Client
1 11 (26.83%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 20 (48.78%) Linux
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
9 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.88%) CentOS
11 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.44%) Solaris
11 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) DevOps
2 12 (29.27%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.95%) Change Management
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (7.32%) NsoIT
7 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.88%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (2.44%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) CCNA
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) OCA
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (19.51%) XenDesktop
4 8 (19.51%) XenServer
5 7 (17.07%) XenApp
6 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.88%) BitLocker
7 2 (4.88%) Firmware
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (4.88%) VMware NSX
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.88%) vSphere
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
1 11 (26.83%) Terraform
2 9 (21.95%) Ansible
2 9 (21.95%) Packer
3 8 (19.51%) vCenter Server
4 6 (14.63%) SCCM
5 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.32%) WSUS
6 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.88%) Salt
6 2 (4.88%) XenMobile
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (56.10%) Citrix
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Google
4 9 (21.95%) MKS
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Ivanti
6 3 (7.32%) McAfee
7 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) Splunk
7 2 (4.88%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) Wyse
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec