The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 79 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.42% 2.76% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 12.52% 6.34% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 15
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£310 £344 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +22.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.82 £24.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% +15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.80 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%
VMware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
631 552 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.28% 43.50% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 266 164
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 33
Average hourly rate £16.83 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Manchester region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Manchester region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Bolton -10 1 £1,000 - 1
Sale - 1 - -
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £310 - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware 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.

1 91 (60.26%) Windows
2 86 (56.95%) Citrix
3 76 (50.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (47.68%) Active Directory
5 52 (34.44%) Microsoft
6 45 (29.80%) Cisco
7 38 (25.17%) Firewall
8 36 (23.84%) SAN
8 36 (23.84%) Data Centre
9 35 (23.18%) Migration
10 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
10 29 (19.21%) Hyper-V
11 28 (18.54%) WAN
12 27 (17.88%) CheckPoint
12 27 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (17.22%) Oracle
14 25 (16.56%) Finance
15 24 (15.89%) ITIL
15 24 (15.89%) MS Exchange
15 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (15.23%) XenApp
16 23 (15.23%) Linux
17 22 (14.57%) SCCM
18 21 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (13.91%) SQL
18 21 (13.91%) NetApp
19 17 (11.26%) EMC
19 17 (11.26%) Network Security
20 16 (10.60%) SSL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.28%) IIS
4 9 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.30%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.97%) Apache
7 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.99%) Lync
9 2 (1.32%) TPMS
9 2 (1.32%) CMS
9 2 (1.32%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) Jetty
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.66%) nginx
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Office 365
2 8 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.17%) Firewall
2 36 (23.84%) SAN
3 28 (18.54%) WAN
4 21 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (11.26%) Network Security
6 16 (10.60%) SSL
7 14 (9.27%) LAN
8 13 (8.61%) NAS
9 12 (7.95%) iSCSI
10 10 (6.62%) Internet
11 8 (5.30%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (5.30%) VPLS
11 8 (5.30%) Wireless
11 8 (5.30%) BGP
11 8 (5.30%) MPLS
12 7 (4.64%) OSPF
12 7 (4.64%) DMZ
12 7 (4.64%) EIGRP
12 7 (4.64%) DNS
13 5 (3.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.93%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.97%) MySQL
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Legal
4 3 (1.99%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (15.89%) Analyst
2 23 (15.23%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.23%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (11.92%) Architect
3 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (7.28%) Security Analyst
6 10 (6.62%) Programme Manager
7 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.96%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.30%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.64%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Server Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.31%) Administrator
11 5 (3.31%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Middleware
2 3 (1.99%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 2 (1.32%) ODBC
4 1 (0.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.84%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.27%) PKI
2 14 (9.27%) Clustering
3 10 (6.62%) Replication
4 7 (4.64%) Celerra
5 6 (3.97%) Life Science
6 3 (1.99%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.99%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Handset
8 1 (0.66%) AS400
8 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 91 (60.26%) Windows
2 27 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.23%) Linux
6 16 (10.60%) UNIX
7 10 (6.62%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.30%) CentOS
9 7 (4.64%) Solaris
10 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.65%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.99%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.32%) VMS
14 1 (0.66%) AIX
14 1 (0.66%) Debian
14 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Migration
2 24 (15.89%) ITIL
3 15 (9.93%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.93%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (9.93%) Security Patching
4 14 (9.27%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (8.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (8.61%) SIEM
6 11 (7.28%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (6.62%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.96%) Project Management
8 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.96%) Programme Management
8 9 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (5.30%) Matrix Management
9 8 (5.30%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.30%) Service Management
10 7 (4.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.91%) SQL
2 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.99%) Java
3 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.32%) Groovy
4 2 (1.32%) Ruby
4 2 (1.32%) PHP
4 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.32%) VBScript
4 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) CISMP
1 12 (7.95%) CISM
1 12 (7.95%) CISSP
1 12 (7.95%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (7.28%) CCENT
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.64%) CCNA
4 7 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.97%) MCSE
5 6 (3.97%) MCSA
6 5 (3.31%) MCP
7 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.65%) MCITP
8 3 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.99%) MCTS
9 2 (1.32%) CCA
10 1 (0.66%) PMP
10 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.62%) QA
3 4 (2.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (50.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (47.68%) Active Directory
3 29 (19.21%) Hyper-V
4 23 (15.23%) XenApp
5 11 (7.28%) VMware ESX
5 11 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.96%) Terminal Services
6 9 (5.96%) vSphere
7 7 (4.64%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (3.97%) Xen
9 5 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.65%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.32%) Docker
11 2 (1.32%) XenServer
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.66%) Firmware
12 1 (0.66%) NFS
12 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (14.57%) SCCM
2 5 (3.31%) Puppet
2 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.99%) Ansible
4 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.32%) Hyperic
4 2 (1.32%) Salt
4 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.66%) OpenView
5 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.66%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 86 (56.95%) Citrix
2 52 (34.44%) Microsoft
3 45 (29.80%) Cisco
4 27 (17.88%) CheckPoint
5 26 (17.22%) Oracle
6 21 (13.91%) NetApp
7 17 (11.26%) EMC
8 15 (9.93%) Clearswift
9 14 (9.27%) Kaspersky
10 11 (7.28%) HP
11 8 (5.30%) Lotus
12 7 (4.64%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.64%) Nortel
12 7 (4.64%) Veeam
12 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.97%) SAP
14 4 (2.65%) McAfee
15 3 (1.99%) Avaya
16 2 (1.32%) Brocade
17 1 (0.66%) Symantec
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