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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 45 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 46 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.41% 2.87% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 7.76% 6.63% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 22
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £29.45 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.50%
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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
593 513 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.93% 43.33% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 231 274
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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 £255 - 1
Wigan 0 1 - - 4
Stockport -1 1 £250 - 2
Oldham - 1 £365 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £245 - 2
Salford - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 72 (81.82%) Windows
2 44 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (44.32%) SAN
4 35 (39.77%) Citrix
5 32 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (32.95%) Cisco
6 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
7 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
10 24 (27.27%) MCSE
11 22 (25.00%) Linux
11 22 (25.00%) ITIL
12 19 (21.59%) Firewall
13 18 (20.45%) VMware ESX
13 18 (20.45%) Symantec
13 18 (20.45%) Juniper
14 17 (19.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (18.18%) Backup Exec
16 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
16 15 (17.05%) Windows 7
17 13 (14.77%) SCCM
17 13 (14.77%) Degree
18 12 (13.64%) HP
19 11 (12.50%) LAN
19 11 (12.50%) SQL
19 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
20 10 (11.36%) XenApp
20 10 (11.36%) MCITP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.41%) CMS
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.32%) SAN
2 19 (21.59%) Firewall
3 11 (12.50%) LAN
4 9 (10.23%) WAN
5 8 (9.09%) DNS
6 6 (6.82%) DHCP
7 4 (4.55%) NAS
7 4 (4.55%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.55%) Wireless
8 3 (3.41%) HTTP
8 3 (3.41%) VLAN
9 2 (2.27%) VoIP
9 2 (2.27%) VPN
9 2 (2.27%) SSL
10 1 (1.14%) Internet
10 1 (1.14%) FTP
10 1 (1.14%) SMS
10 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Introscope
1 2 (2.27%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (13.64%) Administrator
2 12 (13.64%) Consultant
3 10 (11.36%) Support Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
7 6 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Wintel Support
8 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) SOAP
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) NHS
2 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Clustering
2 2 (2.27%) Replication
2 2 (2.27%) GIS
2 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.14%) EPoS
3 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 72 (81.82%) Windows
2 32 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (25.00%) 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 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.55%) Solaris
11 2 (2.27%) AIX
11 2 (2.27%) SUSE
12 1 (1.14%) HPUX
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) Migration
3 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
3 5 (5.68%) DevOps
4 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.27%) Analytics
6 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.27%) SIEM
6 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.27%) Content Management
6 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.14%) Project Management
7 1 (1.14%) Validation
7 1 (1.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.27%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) Perl
3 2 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
4 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (27.27%) MCSE
3 17 (19.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (14.77%) Degree
5 10 (11.36%) MCITP
6 9 (10.23%) VCP5
7 7 (7.95%) CCNA
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.95%) MCP
7 7 (7.95%) MCSA
8 6 (6.82%) MCTS
9 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.27%) CCA
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
4 18 (20.45%) VMware ESX
5 10 (11.36%) XenApp
6 4 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.41%) vCloud
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.27%) Firmware
9 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 13 (14.77%) SCCM
3 8 (9.09%) SCOM
4 7 (7.95%) Puppet
5 4 (4.55%) Ansible
5 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.27%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (2.27%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.27%) OpenView
6 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.14%) Nagios
7 1 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.14%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.14%) WSUS
7 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (39.77%) Citrix
2 29 (32.95%) Cisco
2 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.45%) Symantec
3 18 (20.45%) Juniper
4 12 (13.64%) HP
5 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.23%) Oracle
7 8 (9.09%) EMC
8 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.95%) IBM
9 5 (5.68%) Dell
10 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.55%) Spiceworks
10 4 (4.55%) NetApp
10 4 (4.55%) McAfee
10 4 (4.55%) Sophos
10 4 (4.55%) Apple
11 3 (3.41%) FatWire
11 3 (3.41%) Sun
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