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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 48 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 44 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.13% 2.36% 2.66%
As % of the System Software category 30.34% 20.77% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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
145 130 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.33% 11.37% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 48
Average daily rate £351 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.52% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -1 1 £450 +38.46%
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (81.97%) Windows
3 34 (55.74%) Citrix
4 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.07%) SAN
6 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
7 18 (29.51%) Migration
8 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
8 15 (24.59%) LAN
8 15 (24.59%) SCCM
9 13 (21.31%) WAN
10 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.03%) VMware ESX
10 11 (18.03%) Clustering
10 11 (18.03%) NAS
11 10 (16.39%) Replication
11 10 (16.39%) Finance
11 10 (16.39%) SQL
11 10 (16.39%) UNIX
11 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (16.39%) EMC
11 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (14.75%) IIS
12 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
12 9 (14.75%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
13 8 (13.11%) iSCSI

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) IIS
3 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.28%) Lync
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) SAN
2 15 (24.59%) LAN
3 13 (21.31%) WAN
4 11 (18.03%) NAS
5 9 (14.75%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (13.11%) iSCSI
6 8 (13.11%) Firewall
7 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless
7 3 (4.92%) VLAN
8 2 (3.28%) DHCP
8 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.28%) VPN
9 1 (1.64%) SSL
9 1 (1.64%) IPv6
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) WLAN
9 1 (1.64%) Network Security
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (18.03%) Server Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Consultant
2 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Support Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.92%) Server Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.28%) DBA
6 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) ODBC
3 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Clustering
2 10 (16.39%) Replication
3 7 (11.48%) Celerra
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Life Science
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (81.97%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (16.39%) UNIX
3 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.11%) Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Solaris
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Change Control
3 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.28%) DevOps
5 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.64%) IT Governance
6 1 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.64%) Time Management
6 1 (1.64%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.11%) MCSE
2 8 (13.11%) CCA
2 8 (13.11%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.84%) CCNA
3 6 (9.84%) CCEA
3 6 (9.84%) MCSA
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (9.84%) CCIA
4 5 (8.20%) MCTS
4 5 (8.20%) MCITP
4 5 (8.20%) MCP
5 2 (3.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.64%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.03%) VMware ESX
4 8 (13.11%) Terminal Services
4 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
5 7 (11.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (9.84%) XenServer
6 6 (9.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (8.20%) XenApp
8 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.92%) vSphere
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.64%) Xen
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (55.74%) Citrix
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.39%) EMC
5 8 (13.11%) HP
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco
6 6 (9.84%) NetApp
6 6 (9.84%) Symantec
7 5 (8.20%) Oracle
8 4 (6.56%) Sophos
9 3 (4.92%) McAfee
9 3 (4.92%) Veritas
9 3 (4.92%) Juniper
9 3 (4.92%) Veeam
10 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.64%) Apple
11 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.64%) Lotus
11 1 (1.64%) Remedy
11 1 (1.64%) Motorola
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