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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 64 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 42 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.32% 3.99% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 5.94% 9.71% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 19
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £223 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £22.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
707 587 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.11% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 287
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Salford - 3 £425 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £278 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 75 (78.95%) Windows
2 47 (49.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
4 35 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
6 27 (28.42%) Citrix
7 26 (27.37%) Linux
8 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (22.11%) Cisco
10 20 (21.05%) HP
10 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (18.95%) DNS
12 16 (16.84%) SQL
13 15 (15.79%) Red Hat
13 15 (15.79%) DHCP
13 15 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
14 12 (12.63%) Puppet
14 12 (12.63%) Migration
14 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (11.58%) NetApp
15 11 (11.58%) Firewall
15 11 (11.58%) HTTP
15 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (10.53%) Windows XP
16 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
16 10 (10.53%) DevOps
17 9 (9.47%) Java
17 9 (9.47%) Unix

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (8.42%) Tomcat
1 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.37%) IIS
3 6 (6.32%) Apache
3 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.26%) Jetty
4 5 (5.26%) nginx
5 4 (4.21%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.16%) SAS
7 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.26%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.26%) Office 365
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.11%) PaaS
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) DNS
2 15 (15.79%) DHCP
3 11 (11.58%) Firewall
3 11 (11.58%) HTTP
4 7 (7.37%) SAN
4 7 (7.37%) VLAN
5 6 (6.32%) NetScaler
5 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (5.26%) FTP
6 5 (5.26%) IPsec
6 5 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.21%) LAN
7 4 (4.21%) MRTG
7 4 (4.21%) WAN
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.16%) IMAP
8 3 (3.16%) SMTP
8 3 (3.16%) Wireless
9 2 (2.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.32%) MSI
3 5 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.11%) Ant
5 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.11%) Gradle
6 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Local Government
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Analyst
2 10 (10.53%) Architect
3 9 (9.47%) Consultant
4 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.32%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) J2EE
1 8 (8.42%) Servlets
2 5 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) DOM
3 3 (3.16%) J2SE
3 3 (3.16%) JMS
3 3 (3.16%) SAX
3 3 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.16%) XML
3 3 (3.16%) XML Schema
3 3 (3.16%) XSLT
4 2 (2.11%) REST
5 1 (1.05%) LAMP
5 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) NHS
3 5 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.16%) Life Science
5 2 (2.11%) BYOD
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) PKI
5 2 (2.11%) Replication
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 75 (78.95%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.37%) Linux
4 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.47%) Unix
9 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.26%) AIX
10 5 (5.26%) HPUX
10 5 (5.26%) Solaris
11 4 (4.21%) CentOS
11 4 (4.21%) Debian
11 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.16%) Mac OS
12 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.63%) Migration
2 10 (10.53%) DevOps
3 8 (8.42%) Application Packaging
4 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.37%) ITIL
5 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.26%) Application Discovery
6 5 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 5 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (5.26%) IT Governance
6 5 (5.26%) Open Source
6 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.26%) Software Delivery
6 5 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.21%) Project Management
7 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.21%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.21%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) Java
3 6 (6.32%) C
3 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.26%) PHP
5 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.21%) C++
5 4 (4.21%) Korn
5 4 (4.21%) Perl
5 4 (4.21%) Python
5 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.16%) XPath
7 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.32%) ISEB
2 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) CCNA
4 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.16%) MCSA
5 3 (3.16%) MCSE
6 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) CCA
7 1 (1.05%) CCEA
7 1 (1.05%) CISM
7 1 (1.05%) CISMP
7 1 (1.05%) CISSP
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) MCP
7 1 (1.05%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 47 (49.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 15 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.37%) vSphere
6 6 (6.32%) XenApp
7 4 (4.21%) KVM
7 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.16%) Dovecot
8 3 (3.16%) iptables
8 3 (3.16%) Sendmail
8 3 (3.16%) Squid
9 2 (2.11%) NFS
9 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.11%) Xen
9 2 (2.11%) XenServer
10 1 (1.05%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Puppet
2 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.42%) SCCM
3 6 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.21%) Cacti
4 4 (4.21%) Nagios
4 4 (4.21%) OpenNebula
5 3 (3.16%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.16%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.16%) vMotion
6 2 (2.11%) SCOM
6 2 (2.11%) SmoothWall
6 2 (2.11%) WSUS
6 2 (2.11%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.05%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
2 27 (28.42%) Citrix
3 21 (22.11%) Cisco
4 20 (21.05%) HP
5 15 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.58%) NetApp
7 8 (8.42%) AppSense
8 7 (7.37%) Dell
9 5 (5.26%) EMC
9 5 (5.26%) Google
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle
9 5 (5.26%) Wyse
10 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.11%) Adobe
11 2 (2.11%) Altiris
11 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.11%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.11%) Symantec
12 1 (1.05%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.05%) Sophos
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