Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 74 81
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.84% 2.00% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 18.90% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 17
Bristol median daily rate £331 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +5.26% -32.94%
10th Percentile £256 £214 £154
90th Percentile £488 £343 £385
South West median daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.78% -19.57% +58.62%
10th Percentile £46.25 £17.25 £17.90
90th Percentile £58.75 £21.55 £82.13
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £22.00 £32.88
% change year-on-year +102.27% -33.08% +42.93%

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 200 164 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.54% 10.56% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 107 80
Bristol median daily rate £338 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.38% +5.45% -31.25%
10th Percentile £160 £123 £115
90th Percentile £588 £523 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 29
Bristol median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -10.81% +48.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £9.95 £11.70
90th Percentile £43.00 £79.50 £41.40
South West median hourly rate £18.06 £14.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +29.02% -33.33% +31.25%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Office 365
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 5 (31.25%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) IBM
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) EMC
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) SCOM
10 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 3 (18.75%) MODAF
10 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (18.75%) vSphere
10 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business

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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) Skype
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Extranet
5 1 (6.25%) Intranet
5 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) COM
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) MODAF
1 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
2 2 (12.50%) ArchiMate
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Xen
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) Docker
5 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Veeam
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas