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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 92 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 2.61% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 10.67% 31.62% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 11
Average daily rate £325 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.38 £17.27
% change year-on-year
+46.38% +70.14%
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
150 117 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.26% 8.25% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 42 69
Average daily rate £343 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £210 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford - 2 £425 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (73.91%) Windows
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Citrix
6 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
8 12 (26.09%) DHCP
8 12 (26.09%) DNS
9 9 (19.57%) Firewall
9 9 (19.57%) Puppet
9 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
9 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
10 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
11 7 (15.22%) HTTP
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) DevOps
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
12 6 (13.04%) HP
12 6 (13.04%) SAN
12 6 (13.04%) NetApp
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (13.04%) Unix
12 6 (13.04%) C
12 6 (13.04%) IIS
12 6 (13.04%) ITIL
13 5 (10.87%) PHP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (13.04%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) Jetty
2 4 (8.70%) nginx
2 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) SAS
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.70%) Google App Engine
2 4 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.52%) Office 365
4 2 (4.35%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DHCP
1 12 (26.09%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) Firewall
3 7 (15.22%) HTTP
4 6 (13.04%) SAN
5 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (10.87%) iSCSI
6 4 (8.70%) FTP
6 4 (8.70%) IPsec
6 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 4 (8.70%) MRTG
6 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.70%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.52%) IMAP
7 3 (6.52%) SMTP
7 3 (6.52%) VLAN
8 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.35%) SSL
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 5 (10.87%) Architect
2 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) J2EE
1 4 (8.70%) Servlets
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Life Science
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) BYOD
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Unix
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.70%) CentOS
7 4 (8.70%) Debian
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.52%) AIX
8 3 (6.52%) HPUX
8 3 (6.52%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.52%) Solaris
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) DevOps
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Open Source
4 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Document Management
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C
2 5 (10.87%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) PHP
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.70%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) Korn
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.70%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) MCSA
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) CCA
6 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.17%) CISM
6 1 (2.17%) CISMP
6 1 (2.17%) CISSP
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CLAS
6 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB
6 1 (2.17%) NCDA
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.70%) KVM
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
3 4 (8.70%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) Dovecot
4 3 (6.52%) iptables
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.52%) Sendmail
4 3 (6.52%) Squid
4 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.35%) NFS
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Puppet
2 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) Cacti
3 4 (8.70%) Nagios
3 4 (8.70%) OpenNebula
4 3 (6.52%) HAProxy
4 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.35%) SCOM
5 2 (4.35%) SmoothWall
5 2 (4.35%) vMotion
5 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (4.35%) XenMobile
6 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 15 (32.61%) Citrix
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.04%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) NetApp
7 4 (8.70%) Google
8 3 (6.52%) EMC
9 2 (4.35%) Adobe
9 2 (4.35%) Altiris
9 2 (4.35%) AppSense
9 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.35%) Kaspersky
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) Symantec
10 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.17%) Wyse