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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 39 62
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 26 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.05% 3.53% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 31.71% 27.78% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 8
Median daily rate £406 £365 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +17.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £422 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year - +11.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.64 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -48.13% -9.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 82 108 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 9.62% 12.72% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 41
Median daily rate £400 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £34.00 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.55% -18.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Bristol

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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 27 June 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 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 21 (50.00%) Windows
4 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 14 (33.33%) Citrix
5 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 14 (33.33%) Finance
6 13 (30.95%) Firewall
6 13 (30.95%) Cisco
6 13 (30.95%) Oracle
7 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) Unix
9 10 (23.81%) XenApp
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) SCCM
10 9 (21.43%) Puppet
10 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (21.43%) Apache
11 8 (19.05%) DNS
11 8 (19.05%) Thin Client
11 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (19.05%) Fat Client
11 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (16.67%) Windows 7

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 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (21.43%) Apache
3 6 (14.29%) iPlanet
3 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.76%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) DHCP
3 7 (16.67%) LDAP
3 7 (16.67%) VPN
4 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.90%) SAN
5 5 (11.90%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.38%) FCoE
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) IPsec
8 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.38%) Modbus
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.76%) Maven
1 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (4.76%) MCollective
3 1 (2.38%) COM+
3 1 (2.38%) DCOM
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (19.05%) Fat Client
1 8 (19.05%) Thin Client
2 7 (16.67%) Clustering
3 5 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Signage
6 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.38%) RIA
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 21 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) Unix
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Solaris
4 7 (16.67%) SUSE
4 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (14.29%) AIX
5 6 (14.29%) CentOS
5 6 (14.29%) HPUX
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.76%) Debian
10 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) High Availability
2 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) DevOps
3 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
4 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.76%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Kanban
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Python
2 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 6 (14.29%) Ruby
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) C-shell
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VB6
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.81%) XenApp
4 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 6 (14.29%) KVM
6 6 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (11.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (9.52%) vSphere
8 4 (9.52%) XenServer
9 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
9 3 (7.14%) Docker
9 3 (7.14%) Firmware
9 3 (7.14%) Xen
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (2.38%) GFS2
11 1 (2.38%) OCFS2
11 1 (2.38%) Samba
11 1 (2.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Bcfg2
4 1 (2.38%) Nessus
4 1 (2.38%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView
4 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Citrix
2 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) Oracle
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) AppSense
5 7 (16.67%) F5
5 7 (16.67%) Wyse
6 6 (14.29%) Dell
6 6 (14.29%) PlateSpin
6 6 (14.29%) Sun
6 6 (14.29%) Veritas
7 4 (9.52%) HP
8 3 (7.14%) SAP
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (7.14%) Veeam
9 2 (4.76%) arcserve
9 2 (4.76%) CA
9 2 (4.76%) IBM