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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 40 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 39 69 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 3.84% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 20.31% 31.80% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 19
Median daily rate £406 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -28.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +24.46%
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
192 217 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.37% 12.09% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 124 56
Median daily rate £400 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £21.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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 6 £425 +142.85% 2
Bolton - 1 £335 - 1
Salford - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (59.04%) Windows
3 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
4 34 (40.96%) Windows Server
5 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
5 30 (36.14%) Linux
6 24 (28.92%) ITIL
7 22 (26.51%) Citrix
8 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
8 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (21.69%) Virtual Environments
9 18 (21.69%) Unix
10 17 (20.48%) HP
10 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (18.07%) Solaris
12 15 (18.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 15 (18.07%) SCCM
13 14 (16.87%) Firewall
13 14 (16.87%) DNS
14 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (15.66%) Finance
14 13 (15.66%) Puppet
15 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (14.46%) SCOM
15 12 (14.46%) WSUS
15 12 (14.46%) Cisco
15 12 (14.46%) DHCP
16 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
16 11 (13.25%) SAN

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 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.02%) Apache
4 5 (6.02%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
5 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.61%) SAS
7 2 (2.41%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.41%) JBoss
7 2 (2.41%) Jetty
7 2 (2.41%) Liferay
7 2 (2.41%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.41%) nginx
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.82%) Google App Engine
3 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) DNS
1 14 (16.87%) Firewall
2 12 (14.46%) DHCP
3 11 (13.25%) SAN
4 9 (10.84%) HTTP
5 8 (9.64%) LAN
6 7 (8.43%) VLAN
6 7 (8.43%) WAN
7 6 (7.23%) iSCSI
7 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.02%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (6.02%) VPN
9 4 (4.82%) FTP
9 4 (4.82%) NAS
9 4 (4.82%) PBX
9 4 (4.82%) SMTP
9 4 (4.82%) Unified Communications
9 4 (4.82%) VoIP
10 3 (3.61%) Internet
10 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) QlikView
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
3 2 (2.41%) MS Access
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.82%) Travis CI
3 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.41%) Introscope
4 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.41%) Toad
4 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.20%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (4.82%) Citrix Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (2.41%) J2EE
2 2 (2.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.41%) Servlets
2 2 (2.41%) SOAP
2 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) Life Science
3 5 (6.02%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.61%) BYOD
4 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.41%) LPAR
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) BBC
6 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.20%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.20%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.04%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Windows Server
3 30 (36.14%) Linux
4 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (21.69%) Unix
6 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (18.07%) Solaris
9 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
11 5 (6.02%) CentOS
11 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
12 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.61%) AIX
13 3 (3.61%) Debian
13 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
14 2 (2.41%) HPUX
14 2 (2.41%) SUSE
14 2 (2.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) ITIL
2 18 (21.69%) Virtual Environments
3 11 (13.25%) DevOps
3 11 (13.25%) Migration
4 9 (10.84%) Patch Management
5 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.64%) Security Patching
6 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.02%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.82%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.82%) Change Management
8 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.82%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.82%) Web Operations
9 3 (3.61%) Open Source
9 3 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
2 9 (10.84%) Perl
2 9 (10.84%) Python
3 7 (8.43%) SQL
4 5 (6.02%) C
4 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.82%) Java
6 3 (3.61%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) Korn
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.05%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (10.84%) MCP
4 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.23%) DBS Check
5 6 (7.23%) MCSE
6 5 (6.02%) CCNA
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.82%) CISM
7 4 (4.82%) CISSP
7 4 (4.82%) EMCSA
8 3 (3.61%) CISMP
8 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.41%) MCSA
9 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.20%) CCENT
10 1 (1.20%) MCDST
10 1 (1.20%) MCITP
10 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) vSphere
3 6 (7.23%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.61%) Dovecot
5 3 (3.61%) Firmware
5 3 (3.61%) iptables
5 3 (3.61%) KVM
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.61%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.61%) Squid
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.41%) NFS
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.41%) Xen
6 2 (2.41%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) SCCM
2 13 (15.66%) Puppet
3 12 (14.46%) SCOM
3 12 (14.46%) WSUS
4 4 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.61%) Cacti
5 3 (3.61%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.61%) Nagios
5 3 (3.61%) OpenNebula
6 2 (2.41%) Ansible
6 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.41%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.41%) DameWare
6 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.41%) nmon
6 2 (2.41%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.51%) Citrix
4 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
5 17 (20.48%) HP
6 12 (14.46%) Cisco
7 10 (12.05%) Oracle
8 6 (7.23%) EMC
8 6 (7.23%) IBM
8 6 (7.23%) NetApp
9 4 (4.82%) Google
10 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.61%) AppSense
10 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.61%) PlateSpin
10 3 (3.61%) Siebel
10 3 (3.61%) Wyse
11 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
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