Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 93 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.65% 1.64% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 10.03% 11.68% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 13
Bristol median daily rate £350 £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% +22.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £291 £257
90th Percentile £525 £445 £488
South West median daily rate £419 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -1.47% +25.93% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £37.55 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.48% +183.78%
South West median hourly rate £44.51 £47.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year -5.31% +55.37% +34.44%

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 299 291 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.49% 14.06% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 195 134
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £159
90th Percentile £600 £575 £605
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 13
Bristol median hourly rate £15.86 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.69% +159.26% -11.48%
10th Percentile £11.02 £13.20 £11.17
90th Percentile £33.65 £41.80 £18.94
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £33.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -43.28% +42.55% +54.10%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020, 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (30.00%) Citrix
8 9 (30.00%) Office 365
8 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (30.00%) Azure
9 8 (26.67%) AWS
9 8 (26.67%) Skype
10 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) SCCM
11 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (20.00%) Migration
11 6 (20.00%) Firewall
12 5 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (16.67%) Security Hardening
12 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
13 4 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop

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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Azure
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 8 (26.67%) AWS
3 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) Mimecast
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Skype
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Server Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (16.67%) Security Hardening
4 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.33%) Server Building
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.33%) Docker
4 4 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (10.00%) vSphere
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.33%) XenApp
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (10.00%) vRealize
3 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Mitel
5 3 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.33%) BT
7 1 (3.33%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.33%) Qualys
7 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media
7 1 (3.33%) Wyse