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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.33% 5.48% 4.75%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 13.51% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 33
Median daily rate £313 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £231 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 341 370 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.00% 40.53% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 265 221
Median daily rate £370 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% -1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.93% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £18.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Bristol

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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 28 March 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 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
3 28 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
5 17 (36.17%) Office 365
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.91%) SCCM
7 13 (27.66%) Fat Client
7 13 (27.66%) XenApp
7 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
7 13 (27.66%) Citrix
7 13 (27.66%) Thin Client
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (27.66%) AppSense
8 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
8 12 (25.53%) Wyse
8 12 (25.53%) Linux
8 12 (25.53%) MS Office
8 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
8 12 (25.53%) Incident Management
9 11 (23.40%) DNS
10 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) Cisco
11 8 (17.02%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
11 8 (17.02%) Dell
12 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.89%) Symantec
12 7 (14.89%) Video Conferencing

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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 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) NAS
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) LDAP
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.13%) Firewall
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) IPsec
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.13%) VLAN
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) TestNG
3 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Citrix Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Server Support
8 2 (4.26%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) MCollective
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) COM+
2 1 (2.13%) DCOM
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.13%) SAML
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Fat Client
1 13 (27.66%) Thin Client
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Signage
5 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.51%) CentOS
9 3 (6.38%) Unix
10 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.13%) Debian
11 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Incident Management
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.26%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.13%) Change Management
8 1 (2.13%) CRM
8 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.13%) High Availability
8 1 (2.13%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Service Management
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) F#
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB6
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 28 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (27.66%) XenApp
4 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
4 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (14.89%) BitLocker
7 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
8 3 (6.38%) NFS
8 3 (6.38%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (4.26%) Docker
10 1 (2.13%) Firmware
10 1 (2.13%) GFS2
10 1 (2.13%) OCFS2
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.13%) Shibboleth
10 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.13%) vSphere
10 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.26%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) vRealize
4 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Bcfg2
5 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) AppSense
2 13 (27.66%) Citrix
3 12 (25.53%) Wyse
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco
5 8 (17.02%) Dell
6 7 (14.89%) Symantec
7 5 (10.64%) CA
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle
8 4 (8.51%) Xerox
9 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.26%) HP
10 2 (4.26%) Polycom
10 2 (4.26%) Proofpoint
11 1 (2.13%) Apple
11 1 (2.13%) EMC
11 1 (2.13%) F5
11 1 (2.13%) Gemalto