The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 41 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 45 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.20% 1.99% 2.03%
As % of the System Software category 34.88% 16.79% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 5
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£350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.98% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 131 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.16% 11.86% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 61 33
Average daily rate £351 £250 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.20% -14.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £135 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -39.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £30.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Manchester region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham -3 2 £450 +38.46%
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (73.53%) Windows
3 40 (58.82%) Citrix
4 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 25 (36.76%) SAN
6 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
7 21 (30.88%) Migration
8 20 (29.41%) Finance
9 18 (26.47%) Hyper-V
10 15 (22.06%) LAN
10 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
11 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (19.12%) WAN
12 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.18%) NAS
14 11 (16.18%) Clustering
14 11 (16.18%) SCCM
15 10 (14.71%) VMware ESX
15 10 (14.71%) Replication
15 10 (14.71%) Linux
15 10 (14.71%) Cisco
16 9 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (13.24%) IIS
16 9 (13.24%) UNIX
16 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (13.24%) Firewall
16 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
16 9 (13.24%) iSCSI
16 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.24%) IIS
2 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) Lync
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.76%) SAN
2 15 (22.06%) LAN
3 13 (19.12%) WAN
4 11 (16.18%) NAS
5 9 (13.24%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (13.24%) Firewall
5 9 (13.24%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.41%) VLAN
7 2 (2.94%) MPLS
7 2 (2.94%) BGP
7 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) DNS
8 1 (1.47%) SSL
8 1 (1.47%) IPv6
8 1 (1.47%) DHCP
8 1 (1.47%) VoIP
8 1 (1.47%) WLAN
8 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Server Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Programme Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Server Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix Support
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Design Leader
8 2 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) XML
1 2 (2.94%) ODBC
1 2 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.47%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Clustering
2 10 (14.71%) Replication
3 7 (10.29%) Celerra
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Life Science
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.71%) Linux
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.24%) UNIX
6 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.29%) Solaris
8 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.94%) VMS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.47%) CentOS
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Migration
2 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (11.76%) Matrix Management
3 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 7 (10.29%) Change Control
5 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) Project Management
7 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.94%) DevOps
8 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) Analytics
8 1 (1.47%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.47%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.29%) CCNA
2 7 (10.29%) CCA
2 7 (10.29%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (8.82%) CCEA
3 6 (8.82%) CCIA
4 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.47%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCSE
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
7 1 (1.47%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.47%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.76%) Terminal Services
6 7 (10.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (8.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (8.82%) XenServer
8 5 (7.35%) XenApp
8 5 (7.35%) vSphere
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.47%) Xen
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.47%) NFS
10 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (58.82%) Citrix
3 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.71%) Cisco
5 8 (11.76%) NetApp
5 8 (11.76%) EMC
6 7 (10.29%) HP
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle
8 4 (5.88%) Veeam
9 3 (4.41%) Veritas
9 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.94%) McAfee
11 1 (1.47%) Imperva
11 1 (1.47%) Aruba
11 1 (1.47%) F5
11 1 (1.47%) Meraki
11 1 (1.47%) Symantec
11 1 (1.47%) Remedy
11 1 (1.47%) Juniper
11 1 (1.47%) Motorola
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