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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 61 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.65% 1.11% 2.91%
As % of the System Software category 19.17% 16.05% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 23
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£350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £185 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £483 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £26.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.19% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.35%
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
120 81 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.63% 6.94% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 43
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.83 £16.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.83 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £29.25 £25.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 October 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 October 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 - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (86.54%) Windows
3 30 (57.69%) SAN
4 29 (55.77%) Hyper-V
5 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
6 20 (38.46%) Citrix
6 20 (38.46%) VMware ESX
6 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (36.54%) Symantec
8 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (34.62%) Cisco
9 17 (32.69%) Juniper
10 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (30.77%) Firewall
11 15 (28.85%) Backup Exec
12 14 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (26.92%) MCSE
13 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (23.08%) Degree
14 12 (23.08%) Migration
15 11 (21.15%) SCCM
16 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
17 9 (17.31%) VCP5
17 9 (17.31%) MCITP
17 9 (17.31%) WAN
17 9 (17.31%) LAN
17 9 (17.31%) EMC
18 8 (15.38%) UNIX
18 8 (15.38%) Replication
18 8 (15.38%) NAS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Lync
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (57.69%) SAN
2 16 (30.77%) Firewall
3 9 (17.31%) LAN
3 9 (17.31%) WAN
4 8 (15.38%) NAS
5 6 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (9.62%) Wireless
6 5 (9.62%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.77%) DNS
8 2 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (3.85%) DHCP
9 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.92%) WLAN
9 1 (1.92%) MPLS
9 1 (1.92%) OSPF
9 1 (1.92%) BGP
9 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.92%) IPv6
9 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Consultant
2 11 (21.15%) Support Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Wintel Support
6 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Support
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Replication
2 7 (13.46%) Clustering
3 5 (9.62%) Celerra
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.38%) UNIX
6 5 (9.62%) Solaris
6 5 (9.62%) Linux
7 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Change Control
3 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.92%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Analytics
5 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.92%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (26.92%) MCSE
2 14 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (23.08%) Degree
4 9 (17.31%) MCITP
4 9 (17.31%) VCP5
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.62%) MCTS
6 5 (9.62%) MCSA
6 5 (9.62%) MCP
7 4 (7.69%) CCNA
8 2 (3.85%) CCA
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.85%) CCNP
9 1 (1.92%) CCIE
9 1 (1.92%) CCSE
9 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.92%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.92%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (55.77%) Hyper-V
2 20 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.62%) Terminal Services
4 5 (9.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) Backup Exec
2 11 (21.15%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Citrix
4 19 (36.54%) Symantec
5 18 (34.62%) Cisco
6 17 (32.69%) Juniper
7 9 (17.31%) EMC
8 6 (11.54%) HP
9 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.69%) Sophos
10 3 (5.77%) McAfee
10 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.85%) Apple
11 2 (3.85%) Veritas
11 2 (3.85%) Meru Networks
11 2 (3.85%) Veeam
12 1 (1.92%) Aruba
12 1 (1.92%) F5
12 1 (1.92%) Meraki
12 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
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