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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 20 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 123 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.48% 4.24% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 14.66% 9.93% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 37 26
Average daily rate
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£311 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Average hourly rate £11.50 £23.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £21.75 £23.63
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.93%
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
839 564 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.23% 42.69% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 334 251
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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 +1 3 £350 +32.07%
Rochdale -1 1 - -
Salford - 1 £275 - 3
Cheadle - 1 £400 - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 126 (62.07%) Windows
2 103 (50.74%) Citrix
2 103 (50.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (40.89%) Microsoft
4 79 (38.92%) Active Directory
5 59 (29.06%) Cisco
5 59 (29.06%) SCCM
6 58 (28.57%) ITIL
7 45 (22.17%) Hyper-V
8 43 (21.18%) Migration
9 42 (20.69%) Firewall
10 36 (17.73%) SQL
11 33 (16.26%) MS Exchange
12 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (15.27%) Data Centre
14 30 (14.78%) SAN
15 28 (13.79%) Linux
16 26 (12.81%) Windows 7
17 25 (12.32%) Capacity Planning
17 25 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (12.32%) DNS
18 24 (11.82%) WAN
19 23 (11.33%) Oracle
19 23 (11.33%) SSL
19 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (11.33%) Microsoft App-V
19 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (10.84%) CheckPoint
20 22 (10.84%) NetApp
21 21 (10.34%) HP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (16.26%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.87%) IBM Notes
4 15 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.42%) IIS
6 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.93%) Lync
7 9 (4.43%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.96%) Jetty
8 6 (2.96%) nginx
9 4 (1.97%) Apache
10 3 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.48%) CICS
10 3 (1.48%) CMS
11 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.99%) JBoss
11 2 (0.99%) TPMS
12 1 (0.49%) Mule
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) MS Office
1 9 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.37%) Office 365
2 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.96%) Google App Engine
3 6 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.48%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.69%) Firewall
2 30 (14.78%) SAN
3 25 (12.32%) DNS
4 24 (11.82%) WAN
5 23 (11.33%) SSL
6 20 (9.85%) DHCP
7 18 (8.87%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (7.39%) Network Security
9 13 (6.40%) LAN
10 12 (5.91%) TCP/IP
11 10 (4.93%) NAS
12 9 (4.43%) FTP
13 7 (3.45%) VoIP
13 7 (3.45%) VLAN
14 6 (2.96%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.96%) IPsec
14 6 (2.96%) HTTP
15 5 (2.46%) VPN
15 5 (2.46%) SMTP
15 5 (2.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.48%) DataStage
4 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.99%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.46%) MSI
3 1 (0.49%) Maven
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Hudson
3 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.49%) Gradle
3 1 (0.49%) Ant
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (9.36%) Finance
2 10 (4.93%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.94%) Local Government
4 6 (2.96%) Retail
5 4 (1.97%) Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Legal
6 3 (1.48%) Marketing
7 2 (0.99%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Electronics
7 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (18.23%) Support Engineer
2 31 (15.27%) Analyst
3 29 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (12.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (12.81%) Architect
5 21 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (7.39%) Security Analyst
9 14 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (6.40%) Consultant
11 10 (4.93%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.93%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.43%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Administrator
13 8 (3.94%) Server Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Project Engineer
14 6 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) Middleware
2 8 (3.94%) .NET
3 7 (3.45%) J2EE
4 6 (2.96%) Servlets
5 2 (0.99%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) XML
6 1 (0.49%) XSD
6 1 (0.49%) XSLT
6 1 (0.49%) JMS
6 1 (0.49%) WSDL
6 1 (0.49%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.49%) XMPP
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.49%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.34%) PKI
3 11 (5.42%) NHS
4 7 (3.45%) Life Science
5 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.97%) Clustering
5 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.48%) VSAM
6 3 (1.48%) EFT
6 3 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.48%) Replication
7 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.99%) BYOD
7 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.99%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 126 (62.07%) Windows
2 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (13.79%) Linux
4 26 (12.81%) Windows 7
5 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.39%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.93%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.43%) UNIX
9 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.97%) AIX
10 4 (1.97%) Solaris
10 4 (1.97%) CentOS
11 3 (1.48%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.48%) zOS
12 2 (0.99%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.57%) ITIL
2 43 (21.18%) Migration
3 25 (12.32%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (9.36%) Service Delivery
5 18 (8.87%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (8.37%) SIEM
6 17 (8.37%) PRINCE2
6 17 (8.37%) Project Management
6 17 (8.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (8.37%) Security Patching
7 15 (7.39%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.42%) Data Protection
10 10 (4.93%) Service Management
10 10 (4.93%) DevOps
11 8 (3.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (2.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.73%) SQL
2 20 (9.85%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.94%) Java
4 3 (1.48%) C
4 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.99%) Ruby
5 2 (0.99%) Groovy
5 2 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) VBScript
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (9.85%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.36%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (8.37%) CCNA
4 14 (6.90%) CISM
4 14 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (6.90%) CISMP
4 14 (6.90%) CISSP
5 13 (6.40%) MCSE
5 13 (6.40%) MCSA
6 11 (5.42%) CCENT
7 7 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (3.45%) MCITP
8 6 (2.96%) MCP
8 6 (2.96%) CCA
9 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.97%) VCDX
10 4 (1.97%) CCNP
10 4 (1.97%) MCTS
11 3 (1.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.40%) QA
3 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (50.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (38.92%) Active Directory
3 45 (22.17%) Hyper-V
4 23 (11.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (9.36%) XenApp
6 15 (7.39%) Xen
7 12 (5.91%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.94%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.45%) vSphere
9 7 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.46%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.97%) NFS
12 3 (1.48%) RACF
12 3 (1.48%) XenServer
12 3 (1.48%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (1.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 2 (0.99%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.99%) Docker
14 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 59 (29.06%) SCCM
2 11 (5.42%) SCOM
2 11 (5.42%) Puppet
3 9 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.43%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.48%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (1.48%) zSecure
6 2 (0.99%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.99%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.49%) WMI
7 1 (0.49%) OpenView
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 103 (50.74%) Citrix
2 83 (40.89%) Microsoft
3 59 (29.06%) Cisco
4 23 (11.33%) Oracle
5 22 (10.84%) NetApp
5 22 (10.84%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.34%) HP
6 21 (10.34%) EMC
7 20 (9.85%) Clearswift
8 18 (8.87%) Lotus
8 18 (8.87%) Kaspersky
9 15 (7.39%) McAfee
9 15 (7.39%) SAP
10 14 (6.90%) Symantec
11 9 (4.43%) Veeam
12 8 (3.94%) Sophos
12 8 (3.94%) IBM
13 6 (2.96%) Google
14 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.48%) CA
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