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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
North West / Manchester
Rank 45 59 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware 49 46 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.65% 2.56% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 9.32% 6.68% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 33
Median daily rate £325 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £206 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £51.00 £19.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.42% -24.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%

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
526 689 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.17% 38.38% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 344 336
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £509 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £62.20 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -6 4 £550 +29.41% 2
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 79 (57.25%) Windows
2 59 (42.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (41.30%) Linux
4 46 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 45 (32.61%) Windows Server
6 37 (26.81%) Microsoft
7 34 (24.64%) Citrix
7 34 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (23.91%) Firewall
9 32 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (22.46%) Red Hat
11 29 (21.01%) Puppet
12 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (19.57%) DNS
13 27 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (18.12%) vSphere
14 25 (18.12%) DevOps
15 24 (17.39%) Cisco
16 23 (16.67%) Unix
16 23 (16.67%) Oracle
17 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
17 22 (15.94%) Jenkins
18 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
19 19 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (12.32%) Security Cleared
21 16 (11.59%) XenApp
22 15 (10.87%) Git (software)
22 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
22 15 (10.87%) VLAN
22 15 (10.87%) DHCP

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 11 (7.97%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) Apache
3 6 (4.35%) Jetty
3 6 (4.35%) Mongrel
3 6 (4.35%) nginx
3 6 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.62%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.45%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.45%) SAS
7 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.35%) Google App Engine
3 6 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.62%) Office 365
5 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.91%) Firewall
2 27 (19.57%) DNS
3 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.87%) DHCP
4 15 (10.87%) LAN
4 15 (10.87%) VLAN
4 15 (10.87%) WAN
5 10 (7.25%) SAN
6 8 (5.80%) HTTP
6 8 (5.80%) LDAP
7 7 (5.07%) FTP
7 7 (5.07%) SSL
8 6 (4.35%) IPsec
8 6 (4.35%) SMTP
9 5 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.62%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.62%) VPN
9 5 (3.62%) Wireless
10 4 (2.90%) Internet
10 4 (2.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.07%) Ingres
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.90%) Redis
6 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.17%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.35%) Travis CI
4 5 (3.62%) Subversion
5 2 (1.45%) JIRA
5 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (3.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Local Government
2 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.72%) Back Office
3 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (12.32%) Analyst
2 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (9.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (7.25%) Network Engineer
5 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) Consultant
7 5 (3.62%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) Database Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) DBA
8 4 (2.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (2.90%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (2.90%) Network Specialist
8 4 (2.90%) SQL DBA
8 4 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) Web Services
2 6 (4.35%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) J2EE
2 6 (4.35%) Servlets
3 4 (2.90%) Middleware
4 3 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) Akka
6 1 (0.72%) COM
6 1 (0.72%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.72%) spray
6 1 (0.72%) Spring
6 1 (0.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Licensing
5 5 (3.62%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.17%) NHS
7 2 (1.45%) iPhone
7 2 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.72%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) SCADA
8 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (57.25%) Windows
2 57 (41.30%) Linux
3 45 (32.61%) Windows Server
4 34 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (16.67%) Unix
8 19 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.25%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (3.62%) OS/2
11 3 (2.17%) Solaris
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.45%) CentOS
12 2 (1.45%) Debian
12 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.72%) AIX
13 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) DevOps
2 14 (10.14%) ITIL
3 13 (9.42%) Migration
4 10 (7.25%) Identity Management
5 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.80%) High Availability
7 7 (5.07%) Kanban
7 7 (5.07%) Open Source
7 7 (5.07%) Project Management
7 7 (5.07%) Server Building
8 6 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.62%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.62%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.62%) Patch Management
9 5 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.62%) Software Licensing
10 4 (2.90%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 12 (8.70%) Java
3 10 (7.25%) Python
4 8 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.90%) Perl
6 4 (2.90%) PHP
7 3 (2.17%) Ruby
7 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.45%) C
8 2 (1.45%) Korn
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.52%) CCNA
5 6 (4.35%) CCNP
6 5 (3.62%) CCDP
6 5 (3.62%) CCIE
6 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.90%) MCSE
8 3 (2.17%) CISSP
8 3 (2.17%) MCSA
8 3 (2.17%) SANS
8 3 (2.17%) SSCP
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) MCITP
9 1 (0.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (42.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (18.12%) vSphere
4 16 (11.59%) XenApp
5 14 (10.14%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.25%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (5.80%) Docker
7 8 (5.80%) ProxySG
8 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 6 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.62%) Xen
11 4 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.17%) KVM
13 2 (1.45%) Dovecot
13 2 (1.45%) iptables
13 2 (1.45%) Sendmail
13 2 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (21.01%) Puppet
2 11 (7.97%) Red Hat Satellite
2 11 (7.97%) ZABBIX
3 10 (7.25%) SCCM
4 8 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.07%) Ansible
5 7 (5.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (4.35%) SCOM
7 5 (3.62%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.90%) BladeLogic
9 3 (2.17%) QRadar
10 2 (1.45%) Cacti
10 2 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.45%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.45%) Nagios
10 2 (1.45%) OpenNebula
10 2 (1.45%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
11 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (26.81%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.64%) Citrix
3 31 (22.46%) Red Hat
4 24 (17.39%) Cisco
5 23 (16.67%) Oracle
6 11 (7.97%) IBM
6 11 (7.97%) NetApp
7 9 (6.52%) AppSense
7 9 (6.52%) Atlassian
8 8 (5.80%) Blue Coat
8 8 (5.80%) HP
8 8 (5.80%) Palo Alto
9 7 (5.07%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.35%) Apple
10 6 (4.35%) Google
10 6 (4.35%) Juniper
11 4 (2.90%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.90%) Wyse
12 3 (2.17%) Aruba
12 3 (2.17%) Splunk
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