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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 73 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.87% 1.82% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 37.44% 22.64% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 16
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£350 £254 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.79% -18.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £321 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.75 £23.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.72% +7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £23.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £23.50 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +12.94%
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
195 106 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.35% 8.03% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 53 44
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Altrincham +3 3 £350 +27.27%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (57.84%) Windows
3 55 (53.92%) Citrix
4 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (32.35%) Active Directory
6 30 (29.41%) SCCM
7 29 (28.43%) Cisco
8 28 (27.45%) ITIL
8 28 (27.45%) Hyper-V
9 27 (26.47%) Migration
10 23 (22.55%) SAN
11 22 (21.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (19.61%) Firewall
12 20 (19.61%) DNS
13 19 (18.63%) Linux
14 18 (17.65%) IBM Notes
14 18 (17.65%) SQL
14 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (17.65%) Lotus
14 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
15 17 (16.67%) Oracle
16 16 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
17 15 (14.71%) CCNA
17 15 (14.71%) DHCP
17 15 (14.71%) Xen
18 14 (13.73%) SAP
18 14 (13.73%) HP
18 14 (13.73%) EMC

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (17.65%) IBM Notes
2 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.82%) IIS
4 9 (8.82%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.88%) Jetty
5 6 (5.88%) nginx
6 5 (4.90%) Lync
7 4 (3.92%) Apache
8 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.94%) CICS
8 3 (2.94%) CMS
8 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.96%) TPMS
9 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.96%) JBoss
10 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.98%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.92%) MS Office
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) Office 365
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.88%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) SAN
2 20 (19.61%) DNS
2 20 (19.61%) Firewall
3 15 (14.71%) DHCP
4 12 (11.76%) WAN
4 12 (11.76%) SSL
5 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.82%) FTP
6 9 (8.82%) LAN
7 8 (7.84%) NAS
8 7 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (5.88%) IPsec
9 6 (5.88%) HTTP
10 5 (4.90%) SMTP
11 4 (3.92%) VPN
11 4 (3.92%) VLAN
11 4 (3.92%) Network Security
11 4 (3.92%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.94%) Wireless
12 3 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) DataStage
4 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.90%) MSI
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Hudson
3 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.84%) Local Government
3 5 (4.90%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Architect
2 17 (16.67%) Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (11.76%) Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.86%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Administrator
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.92%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) .NET
2 7 (6.86%) J2EE
3 6 (5.88%) Servlets
4 5 (4.90%) Middleware
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.98%) XMPP
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.98%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services
5 1 (0.98%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) XSD
5 1 (0.98%) XSLT
5 1 (0.98%) JMS
5 1 (0.98%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.80%) PKI
3 7 (6.86%) Life Science
4 3 (2.94%) VSAM
4 3 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.94%) EFT
4 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) DTV
6 1 (0.98%) Handset
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.84%) Windows
2 19 (18.63%) Linux
3 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.82%) Windows 8
6 9 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.88%) UNIX
8 4 (3.92%) AIX
8 4 (3.92%) Solaris
8 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.94%) zOS
10 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.96%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.96%) CentOS
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) ITIL
2 27 (26.47%) Migration
3 14 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.78%) Project Management
6 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.80%) Data Protection
7 9 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.82%) DevOps
8 8 (7.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.86%) Service Management
9 7 (6.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (6.86%) SIEM
9 7 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.88%) Software Delivery
10 6 (5.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.84%) Java
4 3 (2.94%) C
4 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.96%) PHP
5 2 (1.96%) Ruby
5 2 (1.96%) Groovy
6 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (14.71%) CCNA
4 13 (12.75%) MCSE
5 12 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (10.78%) MCSA
7 7 (6.86%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.88%) CCA
9 5 (4.90%) CISMP
9 5 (4.90%) CISM
9 5 (4.90%) CISSP
9 5 (4.90%) MCP
9 5 (4.90%) MCITP
10 4 (3.92%) VCDX
10 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.92%) MCTS
11 3 (2.94%) CCNP
11 3 (2.94%) Degree
12 2 (1.96%) CCENT
12 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.92%) QA
3 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.96%) SLA
5 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 28 (27.45%) Hyper-V
3 22 (21.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (14.71%) Xen
5 10 (9.80%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.90%) XenApp
6 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.92%) NFS
7 4 (3.92%) vSphere
8 3 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (2.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 3 (2.94%) RACF
9 2 (1.96%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.96%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.96%) Docker
10 1 (0.98%) XenServer
10 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (29.41%) SCCM
2 9 (8.82%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.84%) Puppet
3 8 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.86%) SCOM
5 3 (2.94%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (2.94%) zSecure
6 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.96%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.96%) WSUS
7 1 (0.98%) OpenView
7 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.98%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 55 (53.92%) Citrix
3 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (28.43%) Cisco
5 18 (17.65%) Lotus
6 17 (16.67%) Oracle
7 14 (13.73%) SAP
7 14 (13.73%) HP
7 14 (13.73%) EMC
8 11 (10.78%) Symantec
9 10 (9.80%) McAfee
10 9 (8.82%) NetApp
11 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
12 7 (6.86%) Sophos
12 7 (6.86%) Kaspersky
13 6 (5.88%) IBM
13 6 (5.88%) Google
14 5 (4.90%) Veeam
14 5 (4.90%) Clearswift
15 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
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