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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 16 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 118 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.70% 3.40% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 16.57% 8.17% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 29 28
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.90 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £25.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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
712 514 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.48% 41.65% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 273 212
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 35
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
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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 1 £310 +12.72%
Stockport +1 1 £175 - 5
Bolton -4 1 £1,000 - 1
Stalybridge - 1 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 116 (63.04%) Citrix
2 109 (59.24%) Windows
3 98 (53.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (44.02%) Active Directory
5 77 (41.85%) Microsoft
6 57 (30.98%) Migration
6 57 (30.98%) Hyper-V
7 54 (29.35%) Cisco
8 53 (28.80%) SCCM
9 42 (22.83%) ITIL
10 39 (21.20%) Data Centre
11 37 (20.11%) SAN
12 34 (18.48%) Oracle
12 34 (18.48%) Firewall
13 33 (17.93%) SQL
14 32 (17.39%) MS Exchange
15 31 (16.85%) WAN
16 29 (15.76%) SQL Server
16 29 (15.76%) EMC
17 27 (14.67%) XenApp
17 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (14.67%) Capacity Planning
18 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (14.13%) CheckPoint
19 24 (13.04%) Lotus
19 24 (13.04%) IBM Notes
19 24 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
19 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (13.04%) Oracle Database
20 22 (11.96%) Linux

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.04%) IBM Notes
3 18 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.98%) IIS
6 6 (3.26%) Apache
7 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.72%) Lync
8 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.63%) CMS
9 2 (1.09%) TPMS
9 2 (1.09%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.54%) Mule
10 1 (0.54%) nginx
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.54%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) MS Office
1 8 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.41%) Office 365
2 5 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.11%) SAN
2 34 (18.48%) Firewall
3 31 (16.85%) WAN
4 21 (11.41%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (8.70%) SSL
6 15 (8.15%) Network Security
7 14 (7.61%) NAS
7 14 (7.61%) LAN
8 10 (5.43%) Internet
8 10 (5.43%) iSCSI
9 9 (4.89%) Wireless
10 8 (4.35%) DNS
11 7 (3.80%) DMZ
11 7 (3.80%) MPLS
11 7 (3.80%) OSPF
11 7 (3.80%) BGP
11 7 (3.80%) EIGRP
11 7 (3.80%) VPLS
11 7 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.63%) MySQL
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MSI
2 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) Hudson
3 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (10.33%) Finance
2 11 (5.98%) Local Government
3 9 (4.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (1.63%) Law
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (17.39%) Architect
1 32 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 28 (15.22%) Analyst
3 27 (14.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (9.24%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (7.07%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.52%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.98%) Security Analyst
11 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Project Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (3.80%) Technical Architect
15 5 (2.72%) Consultant
15 5 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
15 5 (2.72%) Service Analyst
15 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.26%) Middleware
2 3 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.09%) J2EE
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (0.54%) XML
4 1 (0.54%) XSD
4 1 (0.54%) XSLT
4 1 (0.54%) JMS
4 1 (0.54%) WSDL
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.20%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.61%) PKI
3 13 (7.07%) Clustering
4 8 (4.35%) Replication
5 7 (3.80%) Life Science
5 7 (3.80%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.80%) Celerra
6 4 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.17%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) DTV
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Handset
9 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 109 (59.24%) Windows
2 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (11.96%) Linux
6 20 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.61%) UNIX
8 13 (7.07%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.35%) Solaris
9 8 (4.35%) CentOS
10 7 (3.80%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.17%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.09%) VMS
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.54%) AIX
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.54%) Debian
14 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.98%) Migration
2 42 (22.83%) ITIL
3 27 (14.67%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (8.15%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.61%) Project Management
5 14 (7.61%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (7.07%) Security Patching
6 13 (7.07%) SIEM
6 13 (7.07%) Data Protection
6 13 (7.07%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (5.98%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (5.98%) Service Management
9 10 (5.43%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.80%) Change Control
11 7 (3.80%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.93%) SQL
2 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.63%) Java
3 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.09%) PHP
4 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.09%) VBScript
4 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.09%) Ruby
4 2 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.15%) CCNA
3 13 (7.07%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (6.52%) CISM
4 12 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (6.52%) CISMP
4 12 (6.52%) CISSP
5 11 (5.98%) CCENT
6 9 (4.89%) MCSE
7 8 (4.35%) MCSA
8 7 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.26%) MCITP
9 6 (3.26%) CCA
9 6 (3.26%) MCP
10 4 (2.17%) MCTS
10 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.63%) Degree
12 2 (1.09%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.98%) QA
3 3 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 98 (53.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (44.02%) Active Directory
3 57 (30.98%) Hyper-V
4 27 (14.67%) XenApp
5 24 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (9.24%) Xen
7 12 (6.52%) VMware ESX
8 11 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (5.43%) XenDesktop
10 9 (4.89%) Terminal Services
11 7 (3.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (3.26%) vSphere
13 4 (2.17%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.63%) XenServer
15 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
15 2 (1.09%) Docker
16 1 (0.54%) NFS
16 1 (0.54%) Firmware
16 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (28.80%) SCCM
2 10 (5.43%) SCOM
3 8 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.17%) Puppet
5 3 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.09%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.54%) OpenView
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.54%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 116 (63.04%) Citrix
2 77 (41.85%) Microsoft
3 54 (29.35%) Cisco
4 34 (18.48%) Oracle
5 29 (15.76%) EMC
6 26 (14.13%) CheckPoint
7 24 (13.04%) Lotus
8 22 (11.96%) NetApp
9 21 (11.41%) SAP
10 15 (8.15%) Clearswift
11 14 (7.61%) Kaspersky
12 11 (5.98%) Symantec
12 11 (5.98%) McAfee
12 11 (5.98%) HP
13 9 (4.89%) SolarWinds
14 8 (4.35%) Veeam
15 7 (3.80%) Sophos
15 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.80%) Nortel
16 3 (1.63%) IBM
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