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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 89 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 17 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 1.10% 2.66%
As % of the System Software category 12.69% 12.99% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 18
Median daily rate £381 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-47.09% +44.53%

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
134 154 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.91% 8.51% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 74 45
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.12 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £40.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 4 £550 +29.41% 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (62.71%) Windows
3 24 (40.68%) Linux
4 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
5 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
6 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
7 18 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (27.12%) Cisco
9 16 (27.12%) DNS
10 15 (25.42%) Firewall
11 13 (22.03%) Unix
12 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
12 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (20.34%) Puppet
13 11 (18.64%) LAN
13 11 (18.64%) DHCP
13 11 (18.64%) Citrix
13 11 (18.64%) Migration
14 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (16.95%) SQL
14 10 (16.95%) vSphere
14 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
14 10 (16.95%) DevOps
14 10 (16.95%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
15 9 (15.25%) XenApp
15 9 (15.25%) Oracle
15 9 (15.25%) ITIL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (11.86%) Apache
1 7 (11.86%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) Jetty
2 6 (10.17%) Mongrel
2 6 (10.17%) nginx
2 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.39%) CloudStack
5 2 (3.39%) SAS
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (10.17%) Google App Engine
3 6 (10.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) DNS
2 15 (25.42%) Firewall
3 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.64%) DHCP
4 11 (18.64%) LAN
5 8 (13.56%) HTTP
5 8 (13.56%) SAN
5 8 (13.56%) WAN
6 7 (11.86%) SSL
7 6 (10.17%) FTP
7 6 (10.17%) IPsec
7 6 (10.17%) VLAN
8 4 (6.78%) VoIP
8 4 (6.78%) VPN
9 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.08%) Network Security
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.39%) IMAP
10 2 (3.39%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Ingres
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) DBA
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) IT Technician
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Senior IT Technician
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) J2EE
2 6 (10.17%) Servlets
3 4 (6.78%) Middleware
4 3 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.69%) COM
5 1 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Licensing
4 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.69%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.69%) Life Science
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
6 1 (1.69%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (22.03%) Unix
7 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (8.47%) OS/2
10 4 (6.78%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (3.39%) CentOS
11 2 (3.39%) Debian
11 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.69%) AIX
12 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Migration
2 10 (16.95%) DevOps
3 9 (15.25%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.86%) Open Source
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.47%) Software Licensing
7 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.78%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.08%) Information Security
8 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.08%) Server Building
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.78%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) C
5 2 (3.39%) Korn
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
5 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) CCNA
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CISSP
4 3 (5.08%) MCSE
4 3 (5.08%) SANS
4 3 (5.08%) SSCP
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) Virtual Servers
2 10 (16.95%) vSphere
3 9 (15.25%) XenApp
4 8 (13.56%) ProxySG
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.47%) Xen
7 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
8 3 (5.08%) KVM
9 2 (3.39%) Dovecot
9 2 (3.39%) iptables
9 2 (3.39%) Sendmail
9 2 (3.39%) Squid
9 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.69%) Docker
10 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 5 (8.47%) Data Guard
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (6.78%) SCCM
4 4 (6.78%) ZABBIX
5 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.08%) QRadar
6 2 (3.39%) Ansible
6 2 (3.39%) Cacti
6 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (3.39%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.39%) Nagios
6 2 (3.39%) OpenNebula
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) Cisco
4 11 (18.64%) Citrix
5 9 (15.25%) IBM
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle
5 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
6 8 (13.56%) Blue Coat
6 8 (13.56%) NetApp
7 6 (10.17%) Apple
7 6 (10.17%) Google
8 5 (8.47%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) LogRhythm
9 3 (5.08%) Splunk
10 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.39%) Dell
10 2 (3.39%) Motorola
10 2 (3.39%) Sophos
11 1 (1.69%) Polycom
11 1 (1.69%) Veeam
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