Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 74 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 58 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.79% 2.00% 2.32%
As % of the System Software category 20.42% 19.79% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 30
Bristol median daily rate £390 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +18.52% +5.47%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £258
90th Percentile £514 £500 £496
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Bristol median hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.26% - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £33.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +41.35% +51.14% +9.49%

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 284 192 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.68% 10.11% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 133 142
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £133 £153 £128
90th Percentile £513 £536 £556
South West median daily rate £400 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +13.07% +1.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £32.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.54% +145.28% -17.19%
10th Percentile £13.21 £12.13 £10.43
90th Percentile £159.40 £46.15 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year +6.80% +15.30% -22.17%

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 October 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 October 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 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (63.79%) Windows
3 34 (58.62%) Windows Server
4 32 (55.17%) Citrix
5 29 (50.00%) Linux
6 28 (48.28%) Active Directory
7 19 (32.76%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (31.03%) PowerShell
8 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (27.59%) vCenter Server
10 16 (27.59%) ITIL
10 16 (27.59%) Thin Client
10 16 (27.59%) Firewall
10 16 (27.59%) Finance
10 16 (27.59%) Fat Client
11 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (24.14%) Cisco
13 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (22.41%) DevOps
14 12 (20.69%) XenApp
14 12 (20.69%) XenServer
14 12 (20.69%) XenDesktop
14 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
14 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
14 12 (20.69%) Puppet
14 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (20.69%) CCNA

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 (18.97%) JBoss
2 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (18.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (15.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (15.52%) Office 365
5 2 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (3.45%) PaaS
5 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) NetScaler
3 8 (13.79%) Skype
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (8.62%) DNS
5 4 (6.90%) DHCP
6 3 (5.17%) BGP
6 3 (5.17%) OSPF
6 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.45%) NAS
7 2 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.45%) SAN
7 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) Wireless
8 1 (1.72%) MPLS
8 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Ant
1 9 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
1 9 (15.52%) Selenium
1 9 (15.52%) Travis CI
1 9 (15.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Systems Support
2 8 (13.79%) Systems Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Citrix Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) JSP
1 9 (15.52%) Struts
2 2 (3.45%) Material Design
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Fat Client
1 16 (27.59%) Thin Client
2 8 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.62%) Replication
5 4 (6.90%) Clustering
6 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) iPad
8 1 (1.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 29 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.90%) CentOS
8 2 (3.45%) MVS
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.72%) Debian
9 1 (1.72%) VMS
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) DevOps
3 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
4 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
5 9 (15.52%) Change Management
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.52%) Scrum
6 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (12.07%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (10.34%) NsoIT
9 4 (6.90%) Decision-Making
10 3 (5.17%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.45%) Network Virtualisation
11 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.52%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) C
4 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) CCNA
1 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) CCNP
3 6 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.90%) CCNP Voice
4 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) MCSA
4 4 (6.90%) MCSE
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) OCA
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 28 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.76%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (20.69%) XenApp
3 12 (20.69%) XenDesktop
3 12 (20.69%) XenServer
4 9 (15.52%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
6 7 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (12.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
8 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
8 2 (3.45%) vSphere
8 2 (3.45%) Xen
9 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.72%) Firmware
9 1 (1.72%) KVM
9 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) vCenter Server
2 12 (20.69%) Puppet
3 11 (18.97%) Terraform
4 9 (15.52%) Ansible
4 9 (15.52%) Packer
4 9 (15.52%) SCCM
5 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.45%) Salt
6 2 (3.45%) WSUS
6 2 (3.45%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (55.17%) Citrix
3 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (24.14%) Cisco
5 11 (18.97%) Google
6 9 (15.52%) MKS
7 7 (12.07%) CA
7 7 (12.07%) Ivanti
7 7 (12.07%) Wyse
8 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
9 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.45%) IBM
9 2 (3.45%) McAfee
9 2 (3.45%) Splunk
9 2 (3.45%) Temenos
9 2 (3.45%) Veeam
10 1 (1.72%) Nokia
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.72%) Symantec