Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 73 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 37 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.87% 2.35% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 16.97% 19.34% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 12
Bristol median daily rate £390 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.70% -12.90%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £167
90th Percentile £475 £496 £375
South West median daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Bristol median hourly rate £34.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.55% +18.92% +27.59%
10th Percentile £32.08 £22.00 £16.85
90th Percentile £51.33 £22.00 £87.75
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £22.00 £30.38
% change year-on-year +54.55% -27.57% +29.26%

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 218 212 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.04% 12.14% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 142 90
Bristol median daily rate £338 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +0.78% -14.00%
10th Percentile £151 £125 £122
90th Percentile £562 £573 £488
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 37
Bristol median hourly rate £15.25 £13.31 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.60% -19.35% +32.00%
10th Percentile £11.83 £10.50 £12.05
90th Percentile £40.30 £55.50 £29.00
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +32.14% -26.43% +15.33%

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 November 2017.

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

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (59.46%) Linux
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 19 (51.35%) Firewall
5 14 (37.84%) Oracle
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco
7 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
8 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
8 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
8 11 (29.73%) Citrix
8 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.03%) DHCP
10 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
10 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
10 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (21.62%) F5
11 8 (21.62%) WAN
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
11 8 (21.62%) ITIL
11 8 (21.62%) Clustering
12 7 (18.92%) SUSE
12 7 (18.92%) Unix
12 7 (18.92%) Solaris
12 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
12 7 (18.92%) LAN
12 7 (18.92%) VPN

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 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) iPlanet
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) DHCP
3 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.62%) WAN
5 7 (18.92%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) SAN
5 7 (18.92%) VPN
6 6 (16.22%) DNS
7 4 (10.81%) LDAP
8 3 (8.11%) NAS
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.41%) IPsec
9 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.41%) Skype
9 2 (5.41%) SSL
9 2 (5.41%) VLAN
10 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.70%) Extranet
10 1 (2.70%) Intranet
10 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) COM
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.92%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) SUSE
4 7 (18.92%) Unix
5 6 (16.22%) AIX
5 6 (16.22%) HPUX
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) CentOS
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) High Availability
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.11%) MODAF
5 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (8.11%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.41%) ArchiMate
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C-shell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Korn
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
2 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) vSphere
4 6 (16.22%) KVM
4 6 (16.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (13.51%) XenServer
6 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.81%) XenApp
7 2 (5.41%) Docker
7 2 (5.41%) Firmware
7 2 (5.41%) Xen
8 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.70%) Samba
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) Nessus
4 1 (2.70%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.70%) OpenView
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco
4 11 (29.73%) Citrix
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
7 8 (21.62%) F5
8 7 (18.92%) Veritas
9 6 (16.22%) HP
9 6 (16.22%) IBM
9 6 (16.22%) PlateSpin
9 6 (16.22%) Sun
10 3 (8.11%) EMC
10 3 (8.11%) Veeam
11 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.70%) Cognos
11 1 (2.70%) Dell
11 1 (2.70%) Opsware
11 1 (2.70%) Rapid7
11 1 (2.70%) SAP