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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 55 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 43 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.61% 1.75% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 29.66% 18.05% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 1
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£320 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +20.00%
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
145 133 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.80% 9.70% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 19
Average daily rate £350 £308 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 27 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 88 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (64.77%) Windows
3 54 (61.36%) Citrix
4 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
5 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
6 26 (29.55%) SAN
7 25 (28.41%) Migration
8 24 (27.27%) Cisco
9 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
10 22 (25.00%) Finance
11 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
12 19 (21.59%) WAN
12 19 (21.59%) Oracle
12 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (20.45%) Firewall
13 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (15.91%) EMC
15 13 (14.77%) CheckPoint
15 13 (14.77%) UNIX
15 13 (14.77%) XenApp
15 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
16 12 (13.64%) NAS
16 12 (13.64%) iSCSI
16 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (13.64%) VMware ESX
16 12 (13.64%) Linux
16 12 (13.64%) LAN
16 12 (13.64%) NetApp
17 11 (12.50%) IIS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) IIS
3 8 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.55%) Apache
5 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) JBoss
6 2 (2.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Lync
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) SAN
2 19 (21.59%) WAN
3 18 (20.45%) Firewall
4 12 (13.64%) iSCSI
4 12 (13.64%) NAS
4 12 (13.64%) LAN
5 10 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (10.23%) Internet
7 8 (9.09%) MPLS
7 8 (9.09%) BGP
7 8 (9.09%) VPLS
8 7 (7.95%) Wireless
8 7 (7.95%) EIGRP
8 7 (7.95%) OSPF
8 7 (7.95%) DMZ
9 6 (6.82%) SSL
10 5 (5.68%) DNS
11 4 (4.55%) VLAN
11 4 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) MSI
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Legal
3 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.41%) Local Government
6 2 (2.27%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Architect
3 9 (10.23%) Programme Manager
4 8 (9.09%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Programme Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) XML
1 2 (2.27%) ODBC
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) Middleware
2 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Clustering
2 10 (11.36%) Replication
3 9 (10.23%) Celerra
4 6 (6.82%) Life Science
5 3 (3.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.77%) UNIX
5 12 (13.64%) Linux
5 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.23%) Solaris
7 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.41%) CentOS
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.27%) VMS
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.14%) AIX
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Migration
2 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 8 (9.09%) Change Control
5 6 (6.82%) ITIL
5 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.68%) Project Management
6 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.68%) DevOps
7 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.41%) Time Management
8 3 (3.41%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.27%) Java
5 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.27%) Ruby
5 2 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) CCNA
1 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.82%) CCA
2 6 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (6.82%) CCEA
2 6 (6.82%) CCIA
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) CISMP
4 3 (3.41%) CISSP
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) CISM
5 2 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) CCENT
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.77%) XenApp
4 12 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 10 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (11.36%) Terminal Services
7 9 (10.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (7.95%) vSphere
8 7 (7.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (6.82%) XenServer
9 6 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (5.68%) Xen
11 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
11 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
11 2 (2.27%) Docker
12 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.14%) NFS
12 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
2 3 (3.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.27%) Hyperic
3 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (61.36%) Citrix
3 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 24 (27.27%) Cisco
5 19 (21.59%) Oracle
6 14 (15.91%) EMC
7 13 (14.77%) CheckPoint
8 12 (13.64%) NetApp
9 8 (9.09%) Lotus
10 7 (7.95%) Nortel
10 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.82%) HP
12 5 (5.68%) SAP
13 3 (3.41%) Avaya
13 3 (3.41%) Clearswift
13 3 (3.41%) Kaspersky
14 2 (2.27%) Veeam
14 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
15 1 (1.14%) Sage
15 1 (1.14%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £22,937-£24,472
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Posted: 27 days ago