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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 33 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 57 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.31% 4.56% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category 9.97% 9.89% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 29
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £333 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.75 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +17.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.30 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £102.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.53% +10.46%
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
572 556 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.27% 46.14% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 254 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 63
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 - 4 £265 - 2
Wigan +1 1 - -
Rochdale -1 1 £245 +22.50% 1
Oldham - 1 £365 -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 2
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 48 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (44.32%) Citrix
4 37 (42.05%) SAN
5 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 30 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
9 27 (30.68%) Cisco
9 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
11 22 (25.00%) ITIL
12 21 (23.86%) Linux
12 21 (23.86%) MCSE
13 19 (21.59%) VMware ESX
14 18 (20.45%) MS Exchange
14 18 (20.45%) Symantec
15 17 (19.32%) Juniper
15 17 (19.32%) Firewall
16 16 (18.18%) Backup Exec
16 16 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (17.05%) Windows 7
18 13 (14.77%) SCCM
19 12 (13.64%) SQL
19 12 (13.64%) LAN
19 12 (13.64%) Degree
20 11 (12.50%) XenApp
20 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
21 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
21 10 (11.36%) MCITP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.27%) CMS
6 2 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.14%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.05%) SAN
2 17 (19.32%) Firewall
3 12 (13.64%) LAN
4 8 (9.09%) WAN
5 7 (7.95%) DNS
6 5 (5.68%) Wireless
6 5 (5.68%) DHCP
7 4 (4.55%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.27%) NAS
8 2 (2.27%) VoIP
8 2 (2.27%) HTTP
8 2 (2.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.14%) 3G
9 1 (1.14%) SSL
9 1 (1.14%) SMTP
9 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.14%) VPN
9 1 (1.14%) SMS
9 1 (1.14%) LDAP
9 1 (1.14%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Big Data
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.14%) DB2
3 1 (1.14%) MSDE
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.14%) Introscope
2 1 (1.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Back Office
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (13.64%) Consultant
3 10 (11.36%) Support Consultant
3 10 (11.36%) Administrator
4 9 (10.23%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Wintel Support
7 5 (5.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.55%) Network Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Middleware
2 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (3.41%) Replication
2 3 (3.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
4 1 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (23.86%) Linux
5 15 (17.05%) Windows 7
6 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.82%) UNIX
9 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.27%) AIX
10 2 (2.27%) Solaris
10 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.14%) SUSE
11 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (9.09%) DevOps
3 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
3 6 (6.82%) Migration
4 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.14%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (1.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.14%) Content Management
6 1 (1.14%) Document Management
6 1 (1.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) Perl
2 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.27%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) Python
3 2 (2.27%) PHP
3 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.27%) Scala
4 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (23.86%) MCSE
3 16 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (13.64%) Degree
5 10 (11.36%) MCITP
6 9 (10.23%) VCP5
7 7 (7.95%) MCP
7 7 (7.95%) MCSA
8 6 (6.82%) MCTS
9 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.68%) CCNA
10 2 (2.27%) CCA
10 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.14%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
3 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
4 19 (21.59%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.50%) XenApp
6 5 (5.68%) vCloud
7 4 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 13 (14.77%) SCCM
3 9 (10.23%) Puppet
4 8 (9.09%) SCOM
5 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.82%) Ansible
7 2 (2.27%) WSUS
7 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.14%) ZENworks
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.14%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.14%) OpenView
8 1 (1.14%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Citrix
2 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 27 (30.68%) Cisco
4 18 (20.45%) Symantec
5 17 (19.32%) Juniper
6 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
7 8 (9.09%) HP
8 7 (7.95%) IBM
9 6 (6.82%) EMC
9 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.55%) Spiceworks
11 4 (4.55%) McAfee
11 4 (4.55%) Sophos
11 4 (4.55%) NetApp
11 4 (4.55%) Oracle
11 4 (4.55%) Dell
12 3 (3.41%) Apple
13 2 (2.27%) FatWire
13 2 (2.27%) Meru Networks
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