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 24 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.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 34 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 76 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.61% 2.80% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 10.87% 6.24% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £303 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £430 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £21.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £25.00 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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
699 625 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.39% 44.87% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 293 164
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sale - 1 - -
Stalybridge - 1 - - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 94 (64.38%) Windows
2 88 (60.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (53.42%) Citrix
4 66 (45.21%) Active Directory
5 53 (36.30%) Microsoft
6 41 (28.08%) Migration
7 39 (26.71%) Cisco
7 39 (26.71%) Firewall
8 38 (26.03%) SAN
9 34 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
11 28 (19.18%) Oracle
11 28 (19.18%) WAN
11 28 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (19.18%) Finance
12 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (17.12%) MS Exchange
13 25 (17.12%) Linux
14 24 (16.44%) CheckPoint
15 22 (15.07%) NetApp
16 21 (14.38%) Hyper-V
17 20 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (13.01%) UNIX
19 18 (12.33%) ITIL
19 18 (12.33%) LAN
20 17 (11.64%) IIS
20 17 (11.64%) SQL
21 16 (10.96%) SSL
21 16 (10.96%) EMC
21 16 (10.96%) Clustering

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.64%) IIS
3 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.48%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.11%) Apache
7 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.37%) CMS
9 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.37%) JBoss
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.68%) Jetty
10 1 (0.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.11%) Office 365
3 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.71%) Firewall
2 38 (26.03%) SAN
3 28 (19.18%) WAN
4 20 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (12.33%) LAN
6 16 (10.96%) SSL
6 16 (10.96%) Network Security
7 14 (9.59%) NAS
8 13 (8.90%) iSCSI
9 10 (6.85%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (6.16%) Internet
11 8 (5.48%) VPLS
11 8 (5.48%) BGP
11 8 (5.48%) MPLS
12 7 (4.79%) DNS
12 7 (4.79%) OSPF
12 7 (4.79%) EIGRP
12 7 (4.79%) DMZ
12 7 (4.79%) VLAN
12 7 (4.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.11%) MySQL
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) MSI
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 28 (19.18%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Legal
3 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.74%) Law
4 4 (2.74%) Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Retail
5 3 (2.05%) Local Government
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.01%) Architect
3 18 (12.33%) Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Programme Manager
5 11 (7.53%) Security Analyst
5 11 (7.53%) Server Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.11%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.42%) Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) Middleware
2 4 (2.74%) Web Services
3 3 (2.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.37%) XML
4 2 (1.37%) ODBC
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Clustering
2 13 (8.90%) PKI
3 12 (8.22%) Replication
4 9 (6.16%) Celerra
5 6 (4.11%) Life Science
6 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.37%) AS400
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.68%) Open Source
8 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 94 (64.38%) Windows
2 34 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.12%) Linux
6 19 (13.01%) UNIX
7 15 (10.27%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.16%) Solaris
9 8 (5.48%) CentOS
10 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.37%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.37%) VMS
14 1 (0.68%) AIX
14 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.08%) Migration
2 18 (12.33%) ITIL
3 15 (10.27%) Service Delivery
4 14 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (8.90%) SIEM
5 13 (8.90%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (8.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (7.53%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (6.85%) DevOps
7 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.16%) Project Management
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (6.16%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.48%) Change Control
9 8 (5.48%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.48%) Matrix Management
9 8 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.64%) SQL
2 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.05%) Java
4 3 (2.05%) PHP
5 2 (1.37%) Groovy
5 2 (1.37%) Ruby
5 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.37%) VBScript
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) CISMP
1 12 (8.22%) CISM
1 12 (8.22%) CISSP
2 11 (7.53%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (6.85%) CCENT
4 7 (4.79%) CCNA
4 7 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.11%) CCIA
5 6 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.11%) CCA
5 6 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (4.11%) CCEA
6 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.05%) MCSE
7 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.37%) PMP
8 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.37%) MCSA
8 2 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.16%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (60.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (45.21%) Active Directory
3 21 (14.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.96%) XenApp
5 13 (8.90%) VMware ESX
6 12 (8.22%) Terminal Services
7 11 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (7.53%) XenDesktop
8 10 (6.85%) vSphere
9 9 (6.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (4.11%) XenServer
11 6 (4.11%) Xen
11 6 (4.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.37%) Docker
13 2 (1.37%) VirtualBox
13 2 (1.37%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.68%) NFS
14 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) SCCM
2 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.11%) Puppet
3 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.05%) Ansible
4 2 (1.37%) Salt
4 2 (1.37%) Hyperic
4 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 78 (53.42%) Citrix
2 53 (36.30%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.71%) Cisco
4 28 (19.18%) Oracle
5 24 (16.44%) CheckPoint
6 22 (15.07%) NetApp
7 16 (10.96%) EMC
8 13 (8.90%) Kaspersky
8 13 (8.90%) Clearswift
9 10 (6.85%) HP
10 8 (5.48%) Lotus
11 7 (4.79%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.79%) Nortel
11 7 (4.79%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.11%) SAP
13 3 (2.05%) Avaya
14 2 (1.37%) Veeam
15 1 (0.68%) Dell
15 1 (0.68%) Progress
15 1 (0.68%) Remedy
Stalybridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £17.81 - £21.82 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £22,937-£24,472
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Posted: 26 days ago