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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 70 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.40% 1.73% 2.02%
As % of the System Software category 18.81% 22.34% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.76% -27.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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
101 94 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.42% 7.74% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 33
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.08 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% -22.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £26.00 £26.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 2
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (78.00%) Windows
3 23 (46.00%) SAN
4 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 18 (36.00%) Symantec
5 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (32.00%) Cisco
6 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (32.00%) Juniper
6 16 (32.00%) VMware ESX
7 15 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 15 (30.00%) Citrix
8 13 (26.00%) Firewall
8 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (24.00%) Degree
9 12 (24.00%) MCSE
10 11 (22.00%) Linux
10 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
11 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (18.00%) MCITP
12 9 (18.00%) VCP5
13 8 (16.00%) SCCM
13 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
14 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.00%) SQL
14 7 (14.00%) Puppet
14 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (14.00%) DevOps

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) SAN
2 13 (26.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) Wireless
4 4 (8.00%) LAN
4 4 (8.00%) WAN
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
6 2 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) GPRS
7 1 (2.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.00%) SMS
7 1 (2.00%) 3G
7 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Consultant
1 10 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) GIS
1 2 (4.00%) Replication
1 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (22.00%) Linux
4 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.00%) UNIX
6 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) DevOps
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Document Management
5 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Scala
2 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.00%) Perl
2 2 (4.00%) PHP
2 2 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (24.00%) Degree
3 12 (24.00%) MCSE
4 9 (18.00%) MCITP
4 9 (18.00%) VCP5
5 5 (10.00%) MCTS
5 5 (10.00%) MCP
5 5 (10.00%) MCSA
6 3 (6.00%) CCNA
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.00%) CCA
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 16 (32.00%) VMware ESX
3 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (12.00%) XenApp
5 5 (10.00%) vCloud
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (16.00%) SCCM
3 7 (14.00%) Puppet
3 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.00%) Ansible
5 4 (8.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) WSUS
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (2.00%) ZENworks
6 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (36.00%) Symantec
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) Cisco
3 16 (32.00%) Juniper
4 15 (30.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) Sophos
7 3 (6.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) McAfee
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
8 2 (4.00%) Apple
9 1 (2.00%) Altiris
9 1 (2.00%) AppSense
9 1 (2.00%) Wyse
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.00%) Dell
9 1 (2.00%) IBM
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