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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 77 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 1.25% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 16.16% 17.65% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 18
Average daily rate
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£250 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.76% -23.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
99 85 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.21% 7.07% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 29
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 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £26.00 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

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 30 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 30 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 - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (80.00%) Windows
3 22 (48.89%) SAN
4 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (40.00%) Symantec
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (35.56%) Juniper
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco
8 15 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 15 (33.33%) Backup Exec
9 13 (28.89%) Firewall
9 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (28.89%) Citrix
10 12 (26.67%) MCSE
10 12 (26.67%) Degree
11 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
12 9 (20.00%) Linux
12 9 (20.00%) VCP5
12 9 (20.00%) MCITP
13 8 (17.78%) SCCM
13 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
14 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
15 6 (13.33%) SQL
16 5 (11.11%) ITIL
16 5 (11.11%) MCP
16 5 (11.11%) MCSA
16 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) SAN
2 13 (28.89%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) Wireless
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) SMS
6 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.22%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Consultant
1 10 (22.22%) Support Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Wireless Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) GIS
1 2 (4.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 9 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.67%) UNIX
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
1 5 (11.11%) DevOps
2 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.22%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) Scala
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (26.67%) MCSE
3 12 (26.67%) Degree
4 9 (20.00%) VCP5
4 9 (20.00%) MCITP
5 5 (11.11%) MCSA
5 5 (11.11%) MCTS
5 5 (11.11%) MCP
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.67%) CCNA
7 2 (4.44%) CCA
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 15 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.11%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) vCloud
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 8 (17.78%) SCCM
3 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.89%) Ansible
4 4 (8.89%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (40.00%) Symantec
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) Juniper
4 15 (33.33%) Cisco
5 13 (28.89%) Citrix
6 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.89%) Sophos
8 3 (6.67%) McAfee
8 3 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) EMC
8 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.44%) Meru Networks
9 2 (4.44%) Apple
10 1 (2.22%) Wyse
10 1 (2.22%) AppSense
10 1 (2.22%) Altiris
10 1 (2.22%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle
10 1 (2.22%) NetApp
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