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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 68 89 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 40 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.39% 0.93% 2.54%
As % of the System Software category 20.62% 10.34% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 20
Median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +8.00%
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
194 174 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.60% 8.96% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 79 58
Median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 36
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £17.50 £21.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 5 £340 - 3
Bolton - 2 £215 -
Salford - 1 £548 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (54.88%) Windows
3 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
4 32 (39.02%) Linux
5 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
6 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
7 22 (26.83%) Cisco
8 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (21.95%) DNS
9 18 (21.95%) ITIL
9 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
10 17 (20.73%) Migration
10 17 (20.73%) Unix
10 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (19.51%) Firewall
11 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (18.29%) vSphere
12 15 (18.29%) SAN
12 15 (18.29%) Oracle
13 14 (17.07%) DHCP
13 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (17.07%) Puppet
14 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
14 13 (15.85%) SCCM
14 13 (15.85%) SCOM
14 13 (15.85%) LAN
14 13 (15.85%) Citrix
15 12 (14.63%) NetApp
15 12 (14.63%) Virtual Servers

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 9 (10.98%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
2 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.10%) SAS
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) CloudStack
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) Jetty
5 1 (1.22%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.22%) nginx
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Office 365
5 1 (1.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) DNS
2 16 (19.51%) Firewall
3 15 (18.29%) SAN
4 14 (17.07%) DHCP
5 13 (15.85%) LAN
6 11 (13.41%) VLAN
7 10 (12.20%) WAN
8 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.54%) iSCSI
10 6 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (7.32%) HTTP
10 6 (7.32%) SMTP
10 6 (7.32%) VPN
11 5 (6.10%) IMAP
11 5 (6.10%) MRTG
11 5 (6.10%) NAS
11 5 (6.10%) VoIP
12 4 (4.88%) Network Security
12 4 (4.88%) Unified Communications
12 4 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.10%) Ingres
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.66%) QlikView
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.22%) Back Office
1 1 (1.22%) Banking
1 1 (1.22%) Finance
1 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.88%) Architect
6 4 (4.88%) DBA
6 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) COM
3 1 (1.22%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) REST
3 1 (1.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle Licensing
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.66%) BYOD
5 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (2.44%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.22%) Life Science
7 1 (1.22%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Linux
3 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (20.73%) Unix
5 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) CentOS
7 6 (7.32%) Solaris
8 5 (6.10%) Debian
8 5 (6.10%) OS/2
8 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.44%) AIX
11 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
2 17 (20.73%) Migration
3 10 (12.20%) DevOps
3 10 (12.20%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (9.76%) Patch Management
5 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.32%) Open Source
6 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.10%) Software Licensing
8 4 (4.88%) Identity Management
8 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.88%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (4.88%) Project Management
8 4 (4.88%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.66%) Kanban
9 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.66%) Server Building
9 3 (3.66%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
2 7 (8.54%) Python
3 6 (7.32%) C
3 6 (7.32%) PHP
4 5 (6.10%) Korn
4 5 (6.10%) Perl
4 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.88%) C++
5 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.44%) Java
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.10%) MCP
4 4 (4.88%) CCNA
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.88%) MCSE
4 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.66%) MCSA
6 2 (2.44%) CCNP
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) SANS
7 1 (1.22%) SSCP
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) vSphere
3 12 (14.63%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (7.32%) KVM
5 6 (7.32%) ProxySG
5 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.32%) XenApp
6 5 (6.10%) Dovecot
6 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.10%) iptables
6 5 (6.10%) Sendmail
6 5 (6.10%) Squid
7 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.44%) Xen
8 1 (1.22%) HDFS
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
8 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) Puppet
2 13 (15.85%) SCCM
2 13 (15.85%) SCOM
3 7 (8.54%) WSUS
4 5 (6.10%) Cacti
4 5 (6.10%) Data Guard
4 5 (6.10%) HAProxy
4 5 (6.10%) Nagios
4 5 (6.10%) OpenNebula
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.88%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.44%) Ansible
6 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.44%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.22%) QRadar
7 1 (1.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.83%) Cisco
4 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
5 15 (18.29%) Oracle
6 13 (15.85%) Citrix
7 12 (14.63%) NetApp
8 9 (10.98%) HP
9 6 (7.32%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.32%) IBM
10 4 (4.88%) Apple
10 4 (4.88%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.66%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.66%) Dell
11 3 (3.66%) EMC
11 3 (3.66%) PlateSpin
11 3 (3.66%) Siebel
12 2 (2.44%) Isilon
12 2 (2.44%) Motorola
12 2 (2.44%) Sophos
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