Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 59 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.29% 3.14% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 8.65% 7.72% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 32
Bristol median daily rate £350 £388 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +26.53% -1.21%
10th Percentile £221 £213 £222
90th Percentile £486 £478 £470
South West median daily rate £475 £410 £315
% change year-on-year +15.85% +30.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Bristol median hourly rate - £37.53 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.16% +76.14%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year +2.30% +25.18% +51.09%

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 682 842 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.08% 40.74% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 531 503
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +6.16%
10th Percentile £189 £263 £225
90th Percentile £638 £588 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £395
% change year-on-year +2.86% +10.76% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 12
Bristol median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +123.05% -16.98%
10th Percentile £13.82 £11.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £60.63 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -10.83% +50.96% -20.00%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
3 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
4 21 (35.59%) Linux
4 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
5 17 (28.81%) Migration
5 17 (28.81%) Azure
6 15 (25.42%) Office 365
6 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
7 13 (22.03%) Firewall
7 13 (22.03%) Data Centre
8 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
8 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (20.34%) ITIL
8 12 (20.34%) Citrix
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (18.64%) SQL
9 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
11 9 (15.25%) AWS
11 9 (15.25%) SCCM
12 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
12 8 (13.56%) SAN
12 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
12 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
12 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (13.56%) Skype
13 7 (11.86%) vSphere
14 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell

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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Azure
2 15 (25.42%) Office 365
3 9 (15.25%) AWS
4 6 (10.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.78%) IaaS
6 3 (5.08%) Mimecast
6 3 (5.08%) PaaS
6 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) Skype
3 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.78%) WAN
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.39%) DHCP
5 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) Network Security
5 2 (3.39%) VLAN
5 2 (3.39%) VoIP
6 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.69%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 5 (8.47%) Public Sector
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Designer
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix Support
6 3 (5.08%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
3 21 (35.59%) Linux
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
6 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.08%) CentOS
8 2 (3.39%) Unix
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Migration
2 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (20.34%) ITIL
3 6 (10.17%) Cloud Operations
3 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.47%) Security Hardening
5 4 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.78%) Machine Learning
6 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.08%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.39%) Security Operations
7 2 (3.39%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Server Building
7 2 (3.39%) SIEM
7 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) MCSE
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 2 (3.39%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.86%) vSphere
5 6 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.78%) Docker
6 4 (6.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Server
7 3 (5.08%) XenApp
8 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.08%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.08%) Puppet
4 3 (5.08%) vRealize
5 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Citrix
3 6 (10.17%) AppDynamics
3 6 (10.17%) Dynatrace
3 6 (10.17%) IBM
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) Dell
5 3 (5.08%) EqualLogic
5 3 (5.08%) Mitel
5 3 (5.08%) MobileIron
5 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.08%) Symantec
5 3 (5.08%) Veeam
6 2 (3.39%) Avaya
6 2 (3.39%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.39%) McAfee
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) CA
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper