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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 46 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 47 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.01% 1.58% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 41.59% 13.67% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 2
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.23% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%
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
113 139 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.25% 11.53% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 30
Average daily rate £375 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £133 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £10.65 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 2 £450 - 1
Rochdale - - - - 4
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (69.05%) Windows
3 57 (67.86%) Citrix
4 47 (55.95%) Microsoft
5 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 31 (36.90%) SAN
6 31 (36.90%) Migration
7 29 (34.52%) Hyper-V
8 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 23 (27.38%) WAN
10 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 20 (23.81%) Finance
11 19 (22.62%) EMC
12 18 (21.43%) Cisco
12 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (20.24%) VMware ESX
13 17 (20.24%) Clustering
13 17 (20.24%) NAS
13 17 (20.24%) Replication
14 16 (19.05%) iSCSI
14 16 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (19.05%) UNIX
14 16 (19.05%) LAN
14 16 (19.05%) IIS
15 15 (17.86%) Oracle
15 15 (17.86%) Terminal Services
15 15 (17.86%) Firewall
16 14 (16.67%) Solaris
16 14 (16.67%) Celerra

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.05%) IIS
3 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.38%) Lync
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Office
2 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.90%) SAN
2 23 (27.38%) WAN
3 17 (20.24%) NAS
4 16 (19.05%) iSCSI
4 16 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (19.05%) LAN
5 15 (17.86%) Firewall
6 9 (10.71%) MPLS
6 9 (10.71%) BGP
7 8 (9.52%) EIGRP
7 8 (9.52%) OSPF
7 8 (9.52%) Wireless
7 8 (9.52%) VPLS
8 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.33%) DMZ
8 7 (8.33%) Internet
9 3 (3.57%) VLAN
9 3 (3.57%) VPN
10 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MSI
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Local Government
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 13 (15.48%) Architect
2 11 (13.10%) Server Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Programme Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Server Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) XML
1 2 (2.38%) ODBC
1 2 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (1.19%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Clustering
1 17 (20.24%) Replication
2 14 (16.67%) Celerra
3 4 (4.76%) Life Science
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) Open Source
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (19.05%) UNIX
4 14 (16.67%) Solaris
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.52%) Linux
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.38%) VMS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) Migration
2 13 (15.48%) Change Control
3 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 8 (9.52%) Matrix Management
5 8 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL
8 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.38%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.38%) DevOps
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.19%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.19%) Analytics
9 1 (1.19%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) SQL
2 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) VCP4
2 10 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.52%) CCNA
4 6 (7.14%) CCA
4 6 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (7.14%) CCEA
4 6 (7.14%) CCIA
5 4 (4.76%) MCSE
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) CCNP
7 1 (1.19%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.19%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.19%) CCSE
7 1 (1.19%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CCIE
7 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.52%) Hyper-V
3 17 (20.24%) VMware ESX
4 15 (17.86%) Terminal Services
5 14 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 12 (14.29%) XenApp
7 10 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (10.71%) XenDesktop
9 7 (8.33%) vSphere
10 6 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (7.14%) XenServer
10 6 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (5.95%) Xen
12 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.19%) Firmware
12 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (67.86%) Citrix
3 47 (55.95%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.62%) EMC
5 18 (21.43%) Cisco
6 15 (17.86%) Oracle
7 10 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 10 (11.90%) NetApp
8 8 (9.52%) HP
9 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.33%) Nortel
9 7 (8.33%) Lotus
10 5 (5.95%) SAP
11 4 (4.76%) Veeam
12 3 (3.57%) Avaya
12 3 (3.57%) Veritas
13 1 (1.19%) Meraki
13 1 (1.19%) Aruba
13 1 (1.19%) F5
13 1 (1.19%) AirMagnet
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