The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4  
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.73% 5.39% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 10.99% 13.81% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 30
Median daily rate £372 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.89% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 364 333 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 43.03% 39.04% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 227 203
Median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +9.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £33.45 £53.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Bristol

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Bristol

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Bristol

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 44 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (65.15%) Windows
3 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 29 (43.94%) Linux
5 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
6 19 (28.79%) Citrix
7 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 17 (25.76%) Finance
8 17 (25.76%) Office 365
9 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
10 15 (22.73%) Cisco
10 15 (22.73%) SCCM
11 14 (21.21%) Oracle
12 13 (19.70%) XenApp
13 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (18.18%) Firewall
13 12 (18.18%) DNS
14 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (16.67%) Thin Client
14 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 11 (16.67%) Fat Client
14 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
15 10 (15.15%) XenDesktop

VMware
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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.12%) Apache
2 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.61%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.58%) iPlanet
4 5 (7.58%) JBoss
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Office 365
2 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) DNS
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 9 (13.64%) DHCP
2 9 (13.64%) VPN
3 7 (10.61%) LDAP
3 7 (10.61%) SAN
4 5 (7.58%) LAN
4 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.58%) WAN
5 3 (4.55%) NAS
6 2 (3.03%) PuTTY
6 2 (3.03%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.52%) FCoE
7 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.52%) Modbus
7 1 (1.52%) Network Security
7 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Selenium
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) TestNG
3 2 (3.03%) Toad
3 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Citrix Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Solaris Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) J2EE
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (3.03%) MCollective
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) COM+
3 1 (1.52%) DCOM
3 1 (1.52%) LAMP
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 11 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.61%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (9.09%) Clustering
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) Digital Signage
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) CESG
7 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.52%) RIA
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) Linux
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (13.64%) Unix
7 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (9.09%) CentOS
8 6 (9.09%) Solaris
8 6 (9.09%) SUSE
9 5 (7.58%) AIX
9 5 (7.58%) HPUX
9 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.03%) Debian
12 1 (1.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
2 10 (15.15%) ITIL
3 9 (13.64%) DevOps
4 8 (12.12%) Scrum
5 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.09%) High Availability
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.06%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.12%) Python
3 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.61%) Ruby
4 6 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (7.58%) Java
6 4 (6.06%) SQL
7 2 (3.03%) F#
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) C-shell
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) Korn
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) VB6
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.52%) RHCA
5 1 (1.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 13 (19.70%) XenApp
4 12 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 10 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (15.15%) XenDesktop
7 7 (10.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (9.09%) vSphere
9 5 (7.58%) BitLocker
9 5 (7.58%) KVM
9 5 (7.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (6.06%) XenServer
11 3 (4.55%) Docker
11 3 (4.55%) Firmware
11 3 (4.55%) Xen
12 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (1.52%) Samba
13 1 (1.52%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) SCCM
2 10 (15.15%) Puppet
3 5 (7.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.55%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.55%) vRealize
5 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.03%) Ansible
5 2 (3.03%) WSUS
5 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.52%) Bcfg2
6 1 (1.52%) Nessus
6 1 (1.52%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Citrix
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
4 15 (22.73%) Cisco
5 14 (21.21%) Oracle
6 10 (15.15%) AppSense
6 10 (15.15%) Wyse
7 8 (12.12%) Dell
8 6 (9.09%) F5
8 6 (9.09%) HP
9 5 (7.58%) PlateSpin
9 5 (7.58%) Sun
9 5 (7.58%) Symantec
9 5 (7.58%) Veritas
10 4 (6.06%) Xerox
11 3 (4.55%) CA
11 3 (4.55%) SAP
11 3 (4.55%) Veeam
12 2 (3.03%) Polycom
12 2 (3.03%) Proofpoint
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