The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 52 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.15% 4.88% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 10.08% 10.24% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 27
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £336 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +97.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 537 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.21% 47.65% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 251 264
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014. 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 £275 - 3
Rochdale -1 1 £245 +22.50% 3
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
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North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 74 (82.22%) Windows
2 53 (58.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (47.78%) Citrix
4 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 30 (33.33%) SAN
4 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
6 25 (27.78%) Cisco
7 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (25.56%) Symantec
7 23 (25.56%) Hyper-V
8 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (22.22%) Firewall
10 18 (20.00%) VMware ESX
10 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 18 (20.00%) ITIL
11 17 (18.89%) SQL
12 16 (17.78%) Juniper
12 16 (17.78%) Backup Exec
13 15 (16.67%) SCOM
13 15 (16.67%) MCSE
14 14 (15.56%) Linux
14 14 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (14.44%) XenApp
15 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
15 13 (14.44%) UNIX
16 12 (13.33%) LAN
16 12 (13.33%) Degree
17 11 (12.22%) EMC
18 10 (11.11%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.44%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.11%) Site Server
7 1 (1.11%) CMS
7 1 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.11%) Lync
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.33%) SAN
2 20 (22.22%) Firewall
3 12 (13.33%) LAN
4 9 (10.00%) WAN
5 6 (6.67%) DNS
6 5 (5.56%) Wireless
7 3 (3.33%) DHCP
8 2 (2.22%) VoIP
8 2 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.22%) NAS
8 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.11%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.11%) 3G
9 1 (1.11%) MPLS
9 1 (1.11%) HTTP
9 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.11%) SMTP
9 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.44%) Ingres
3 1 (1.11%) MSDE
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.11%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (14.44%) Consultant
3 10 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Server Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Wintel Support
7 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.44%) Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Operations Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
1 4 (4.44%) Clustering
2 3 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) GIS
3 2 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 74 (82.22%) Windows
2 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (15.56%) Linux
5 13 (14.44%) UNIX
5 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.89%) Solaris
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.11%) AIX
11 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) DevOps
3 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.56%) Project Management
4 5 (5.56%) Service Management
5 4 (4.44%) Migration
5 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity
5 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management
5 4 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.11%) Document Management
8 1 (1.11%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.11%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.11%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.22%) PHP
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.22%) Scala
4 2 (2.22%) Python
4 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (1.11%) Ruby
5 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.67%) MCSE
3 14 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (13.33%) Degree
5 10 (11.11%) MCITP
6 9 (10.00%) VCP5
7 6 (6.67%) MCP
7 6 (6.67%) MCSA
8 5 (5.56%) MCTS
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.44%) CCNA
10 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
11 1 (1.11%) CCA
11 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (58.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (25.56%) Hyper-V
4 18 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 13 (14.44%) XenApp
6 9 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.56%) vCloud
8 4 (4.44%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.22%) vSphere
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) Backup Exec
2 15 (16.67%) SCOM
3 9 (10.00%) SCCM
4 8 (8.89%) Puppet
5 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.67%) Ansible
7 4 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.22%) WSUS
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.11%) Nagios
9 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
9 1 (1.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Citrix
2 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.78%) Cisco
4 23 (25.56%) Symantec
5 16 (17.78%) Juniper
6 11 (12.22%) EMC
7 10 (11.11%) Oracle
8 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.89%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.78%) IBM
10 6 (6.67%) HP
10 6 (6.67%) McAfee
11 5 (5.56%) NetApp
12 4 (4.44%) Lotus
12 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.44%) Sophos
12 4 (4.44%) Nortel
12 4 (4.44%) Avaya
13 2 (2.22%) Dell
13 2 (2.22%) Spiceworks
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