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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 May 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 34 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware 83 79 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.55% 5.20% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 10.52% 11.74% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 25
Median daily rate £325 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.82 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.99% -20.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +25.00%
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
789 673 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.26% 44.33% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 330 265
Median daily rate £378 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 - - 1
Bolton +10 1 - - 3
Sale 0 1 £425 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Bury - 1 - - 3
Rochdale - 1 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VMware.

1 98 (76.56%) Windows
2 74 (57.81%) Active Directory
3 64 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (42.97%) Windows Server
5 49 (38.28%) Citrix
6 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (29.69%) HP
8 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
9 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (21.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 25 (19.53%) Linux
12 25 (19.53%) Application Packaging
13 24 (18.75%) Cisco
14 23 (17.97%) AppSense
15 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
16 18 (14.06%) NetScaler
16 18 (14.06%) Thin Client
16 18 (14.06%) Fat Client
16 18 (14.06%) Wyse
17 17 (13.28%) Finance
18 15 (11.72%) DNS
18 15 (11.72%) Data Centre
19 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
19 14 (10.94%) Unix
19 14 (10.94%) NetApp
20 13 (10.16%) Red Hat
20 13 (10.16%) ITIL
20 13 (10.16%) MS Exchange

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.81%) IIS
3 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.47%) Apache
5 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.34%) SAS
7 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.56%) Jetty
8 2 (1.56%) nginx
8 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) Liferay
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (7.03%) MS Office
2 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.13%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.34%) Office 365
5 3 (2.34%) SoftLayer
6 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.56%) IaaS
6 2 (1.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.06%) NetScaler
2 15 (11.72%) DNS
3 13 (10.16%) DHCP
4 12 (9.38%) Firewall
4 12 (9.38%) SAN
5 8 (6.25%) HTTP
6 7 (5.47%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.47%) VLAN
7 6 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.13%) FTP
8 4 (3.13%) MRTG
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.34%) IMAP
9 3 (2.34%) Network Security
9 3 (2.34%) SMTP
10 2 (1.56%) IPsec
10 2 (1.56%) LAN
10 2 (1.56%) MPLS
10 2 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) DB2
2 2 (1.56%) MS Access
2 2 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.69%) MSI
3 5 (3.91%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.56%) Toad
4 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.78%) Introscope
5 1 (0.78%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.69%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (17.19%) Citrix Specialist
2 20 (15.63%) Analyst
3 14 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (9.38%) Architect
4 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Citrix Expert
8 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.69%) Windows Specialist
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) IT Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.13%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) Web Services
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.56%) J2EE
3 2 (1.56%) Servlets
3 2 (1.56%) SOAP
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Fat Client
1 18 (14.06%) Thin Client
2 15 (11.72%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.03%) Life Science
4 6 (4.69%) NHS
5 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.13%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.34%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) LPAR
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 98 (76.56%) Windows
2 55 (42.97%) Windows Server
3 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (19.53%) Linux
7 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 14 (10.94%) Unix
9 10 (7.81%) Solaris
10 9 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (6.25%) Windows XP
12 5 (3.91%) CentOS
13 4 (3.13%) Debian
13 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
13 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
13 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
14 3 (2.34%) AIX
14 3 (2.34%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.78%) HPUX
15 1 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) Application Packaging
2 13 (10.16%) ITIL
2 13 (10.16%) Migration
3 10 (7.81%) IT Governance
3 10 (7.81%) Risk Management
4 8 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 7 (5.47%) DevOps
6 6 (4.69%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (3.91%) Application Discovery
7 5 (3.91%) Open Source
7 5 (3.91%) Patch Management
7 5 (3.91%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.13%) Security Patching
8 4 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.13%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.13%) Web Operations
9 3 (2.34%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.34%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.34%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
2 10 (7.81%) Perl
2 10 (7.81%) Python
3 8 (6.25%) SQL
4 7 (5.47%) C
5 6 (4.69%) Java
5 6 (4.69%) PHP
6 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.13%) C++
7 4 (3.13%) Korn
8 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.56%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.69%) CCNA
4 5 (3.91%) CISM
4 5 (3.91%) CISSP
4 5 (3.91%) DBS Check
4 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.91%) MCP
4 5 (3.91%) MCSE
4 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.13%) EMCSA
6 3 (2.34%) CISMP
6 3 (2.34%) MCSA
6 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) CCEA
7 1 (0.78%) CCENT
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 74 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 64 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (21.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.59%) XenApp
5 8 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (5.47%) vSphere
7 4 (3.13%) KVM
7 4 (3.13%) NFS
8 3 (2.34%) Dovecot
8 3 (2.34%) iptables
8 3 (2.34%) Sendmail
8 3 (2.34%) Squid
8 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.34%) Xen
9 2 (1.56%) Firmware
9 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) SCOM
3 10 (7.81%) Puppet
4 6 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.91%) WSUS
6 4 (3.13%) Cacti
6 4 (3.13%) Nagios
6 4 (3.13%) OpenNebula
7 3 (2.34%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.34%) vMotion
8 2 (1.56%) Ansible
8 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.56%) DameWare
8 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.78%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 49 (38.28%) Citrix
2 38 (29.69%) HP
2 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.75%) Cisco
4 23 (17.97%) AppSense
5 18 (14.06%) Wyse
6 14 (10.94%) NetApp
7 13 (10.16%) Red Hat
8 12 (9.38%) Dell
8 12 (9.38%) EMC
9 8 (6.25%) IBM
10 6 (4.69%) Oracle
11 4 (3.13%) 3Com
11 4 (3.13%) Google
11 4 (3.13%) ION Trading
11 4 (3.13%) Veeam
12 2 (1.56%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.56%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.56%) Trend Micro
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