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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 68 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.84% 3.06% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 10.85% 6.76% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 22
Average daily rate
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£361 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £19.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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
627 518 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.66% 45.32% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 275 296
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Oldham -1 1 £450 +38.46%
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (82.76%) Windows
2 61 (52.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (47.41%) Citrix
4 52 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 46 (39.66%) Microsoft
6 44 (37.93%) SAN
7 29 (25.00%) Linux
8 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (21.55%) MS Exchange
9 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (21.55%) Migration
10 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (20.69%) Hyper-V
10 24 (20.69%) ITIL
11 23 (19.83%) LAN
12 22 (18.97%) Cisco
12 22 (18.97%) Firewall
13 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (17.24%) HP
14 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
14 20 (17.24%) MCSE
15 19 (16.38%) SCCM
16 17 (14.66%) UNIX
16 17 (14.66%) SQL
17 16 (13.79%) IIS
17 16 (13.79%) WAN
17 16 (13.79%) Windows 7
17 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (12.93%) EMC
18 15 (12.93%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.79%) IIS
2 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.45%) Apache
6 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.59%) CMS
6 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.72%) Lync
7 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.72%) JBoss
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (37.93%) SAN
2 23 (19.83%) LAN
3 22 (18.97%) Firewall
4 16 (13.79%) WAN
5 14 (12.07%) NAS
6 9 (7.76%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (7.76%) DNS
7 8 (6.90%) DHCP
7 8 (6.90%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.03%) VLAN
9 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.45%) VPN
10 4 (3.45%) SSL
10 4 (3.45%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.45%) Network Security
11 3 (2.59%) HTTP
11 3 (2.59%) Wireless
12 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.59%) MySQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Introscope
2 1 (0.86%) MSI
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Legal
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (18.97%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (12.93%) Server Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Administrator
5 12 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Consultant
6 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Server Support
10 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Support Consultant
10 4 (3.45%) Network Administrator
10 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) Middleware
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
3 2 (1.72%) XML
3 2 (1.72%) ODBC
3 2 (1.72%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Clustering
2 12 (10.34%) Replication
3 7 (6.03%) Celerra
4 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.72%) AS400
6 1 (0.86%) EPoS
6 1 (0.86%) Life Science
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 96 (82.76%) Windows
2 29 (25.00%) Linux
3 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (14.66%) UNIX
7 16 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 11 (9.48%) Solaris
9 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.72%) SUSE
11 2 (1.72%) AIX
11 2 (1.72%) HPUX
12 1 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Migration
2 24 (20.69%) ITIL
3 7 (6.03%) DevOps
4 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.17%) Change Control
5 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.45%) Information Security
6 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.59%) Analytics
7 3 (2.59%) High Availability
7 3 (2.59%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.72%) Content Management
8 2 (1.72%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.72%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.72%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.72%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.59%) PHP
3 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.86%) C
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.24%) MCSE
3 12 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.62%) MCP
4 10 (8.62%) CCNA
5 9 (7.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.90%) CCA
6 8 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (6.90%) MCSA
7 6 (5.17%) CCEA
7 6 (5.17%) CCIA
7 6 (5.17%) MCTS
7 6 (5.17%) MCITP
8 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.72%) PMP
9 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.72%) CCNP
10 1 (0.86%) CCIE
10 1 (0.86%) CCSE
10 1 (0.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
1 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
System Software
1 61 (52.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 24 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.07%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (8.62%) XenApp
6 9 (7.76%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.90%) Terminal Services
8 7 (6.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (5.17%) vSphere
9 6 (5.17%) XenServer
10 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.72%) Firmware
13 1 (0.86%) NFS
13 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) SCCM
2 7 (6.03%) SCOM
3 5 (4.31%) Puppet
4 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.72%) OpenView
5 2 (1.72%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.72%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (1.72%) Ansible
5 2 (1.72%) Salt
6 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (47.41%) Citrix
2 46 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.97%) Cisco
4 20 (17.24%) HP
5 15 (12.93%) EMC
5 15 (12.93%) Oracle
6 13 (11.21%) NetApp
7 7 (6.03%) IBM
8 6 (5.17%) Dell
8 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.17%) Symantec
9 5 (4.31%) Juniper
10 4 (3.45%) StorageTek
10 4 (3.45%) Sun
10 4 (3.45%) Sophos
10 4 (3.45%) Veeam
10 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.45%) Spiceworks
11 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
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