Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 47 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 64 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.29% 3.90% 3.18%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 9.77% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 41
Bristol median daily rate £313 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -10.96% -8.75%
10th Percentile £246 £222 £158
90th Percentile £450 £455 £600
South West median daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Bristol median hourly rate £34.00 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.78% +32.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £27.20 £20.50 £16.85
90th Percentile £48.85 £25.75 £87.75
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £24.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +38.78% +25.64% -2.79%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 800 686 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.09% 39.98% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 463 444
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +0.34% -4.28%
10th Percentile £212 £213 £163
90th Percentile £538 £511 £525
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 33
Bristol median hourly rate £21.81 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +13.51% +12.12%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.80 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.88 £43.65 £41.80
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.72% -14.00% +25.00%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 19 November 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

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (68.75%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (43.75%) Linux
4 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
5 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
6 24 (37.50%) Firewall
7 19 (29.69%) Citrix
8 17 (26.56%) Cisco
8 17 (26.56%) Oracle
9 15 (23.44%) Office 365
10 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
11 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
13 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
13 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (17.19%) Windows 10
14 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
14 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.63%) ITIL
14 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
14 10 (15.63%) DHCP
14 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 9 (14.06%) WAN
15 9 (14.06%) HP
15 9 (14.06%) SCCM
15 9 (14.06%) Clustering
15 9 (14.06%) vSphere

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 (17.19%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 6 (9.38%) iPlanet
4 6 (9.38%) JBoss
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Office 365
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) DHCP
2 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.06%) WAN
4 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 8 (12.50%) SAN
4 8 (12.50%) VPN
5 7 (10.94%) DNS
6 4 (6.25%) LDAP
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.69%) NAS
8 2 (3.13%) IPsec
8 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.13%) PuTTY
8 2 (3.13%) Skype
8 2 (3.13%) SSL
8 2 (3.13%) VLAN
8 2 (3.13%) WinSCP
9 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.56%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Ant
1 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.13%) Selenium
1 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.13%) TestNG
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Solaris Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) J2EE
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) COM
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Linux
3 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
4 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.19%) Windows 10
6 8 (12.50%) Solaris
6 8 (12.50%) Unix
7 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.94%) SUSE
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (9.38%) AIX
8 6 (9.38%) HPUX
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.13%) CentOS
10 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.56%) Debian
11 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) High Availability
2 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.38%) DevOps
4 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (4.69%) Line Management
5 3 (4.69%) MODAF
5 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
5 3 (4.69%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.13%) API Testing
6 2 (3.13%) ArchiMate
6 2 (3.13%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (3.13%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.25%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) Perl
5 2 (3.13%) F#
5 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) C-shell
6 1 (1.56%) Korn
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) RHCA
5 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (14.06%) vSphere
5 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.38%) KVM
6 6 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (7.81%) XenServer
8 4 (6.25%) XenApp
9 2 (3.13%) Docker
9 2 (3.13%) Firmware
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.13%) Xen
10 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.56%) Samba
10 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) SCCM
2 8 (12.50%) Puppet
3 7 (10.94%) SCOM
4 4 (6.25%) WSUS
5 2 (3.13%) Ansible
6 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.56%) Nessus
6 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.56%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.56%) OpenView
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Citrix
2 17 (26.56%) Cisco
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle
3 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.06%) F5
5 9 (14.06%) HP
6 7 (10.94%) Veritas
7 6 (9.38%) IBM
7 6 (9.38%) PlateSpin
7 6 (9.38%) Sun
8 4 (6.25%) Veeam
9 3 (4.69%) EMC
10 2 (3.13%) Dell
11 1 (1.56%) Cognos
11 1 (1.56%) Opsware
11 1 (1.56%) SAP
11 1 (1.56%) Siebel
11 1 (1.56%) Software AG
11 1 (1.56%) webMethods