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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 29 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 103 93 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.75% 4.98% 3.56%
As % of the Vendors category 13.45% 12.08% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 34
Median daily rate £363 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Median hourly rate £20.73 £11.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% -43.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
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
766 770 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.75% 41.24% 44.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 404 360
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £21.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 September 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 September 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
Stockport - 10 £425 - 3
Salford -9 3 £486 +76.81% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £306 - 1
Bolton -4 1 £335 - 2
Oldham - 1 £300 - 3
Wigan - 1 £375 - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 113 (66.86%) Windows
2 93 (55.03%) Active Directory
3 82 (48.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (45.56%) Windows Server
5 54 (31.95%) Microsoft
6 50 (29.59%) Citrix
7 41 (24.26%) Linux
8 40 (23.67%) Firewall
9 39 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 39 (23.08%) Cisco
10 37 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (20.12%) ITIL
13 33 (19.53%) DNS
14 32 (18.93%) HP
15 30 (17.75%) Unix
16 29 (17.16%) Migration
17 27 (15.98%) DHCP
17 27 (15.98%) Red Hat
17 27 (15.98%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (15.98%) Data Centre
18 25 (14.79%) SAN
18 25 (14.79%) Oracle
19 23 (13.61%) SCCM
20 22 (13.02%) SQL
20 22 (13.02%) EMC
21 21 (12.43%) Solaris
21 21 (12.43%) MS Exchange
21 21 (12.43%) PowerShell
22 20 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 21 (12.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.51%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.33%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.73%) Apache
4 8 (4.73%) IIS
5 7 (4.14%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.96%) SAS
7 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.78%) JBoss
8 3 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.18%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.18%) Liferay
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS Project
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.37%) Office 365
5 3 (1.78%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.78%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.67%) Firewall
2 33 (19.53%) DNS
3 27 (15.98%) DHCP
4 25 (14.79%) SAN
5 19 (11.24%) LAN
6 18 (10.65%) VLAN
7 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
8 14 (8.28%) WAN
9 13 (7.69%) HTTP
10 10 (5.92%) NetScaler
10 10 (5.92%) SMTP
11 9 (5.33%) iSCSI
12 8 (4.73%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (4.73%) VPN
12 8 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (4.14%) NAS
14 6 (3.55%) FTP
14 6 (3.55%) Network Security
14 6 (3.55%) Unified Communications
15 5 (2.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.78%) DB2
4 3 (1.78%) QlikView
5 2 (1.18%) Ingres
5 2 (1.18%) MS Access
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.59%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.59%) Redis
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.78%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.18%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.18%) Introscope
4 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.18%) Toad
4 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 11 (6.51%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) French Language
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (13.02%) Analyst
1 22 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (8.28%) Architect
2 14 (8.28%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (7.10%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.51%) Citrix Specialist
6 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Designer
7 9 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Administrator
9 7 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (3.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.96%) SOAP
1 5 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (1.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.18%) Middleware
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.59%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.59%) J2EE
4 1 (0.59%) REST
4 1 (0.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.92%) Fat Client
3 10 (5.92%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.14%) EMC VNX
5 6 (3.55%) Life Science
5 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.37%) NHS
6 4 (2.37%) PKI
7 3 (1.78%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.78%) BYOD
7 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.18%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.18%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.18%) LPAR
8 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.18%) Replication
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (66.86%) Windows
2 77 (45.56%) Windows Server
3 41 (24.26%) Linux
4 37 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (17.75%) Unix
7 27 (15.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (12.43%) Solaris
9 20 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.73%) AIX
10 8 (4.73%) Windows 7
11 7 (4.14%) CentOS
12 5 (2.96%) Debian
12 5 (2.96%) HPUX
12 5 (2.96%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.78%) SUSE
14 2 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) ITIL
2 29 (17.16%) Migration
3 18 (10.65%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (7.10%) Application Packaging
4 12 (7.10%) DevOps
4 12 (7.10%) Patch Management
5 9 (5.33%) Security Patching
6 8 (4.73%) PRINCE2
6 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.14%) ERP
8 6 (3.55%) Change Management
8 6 (3.55%) Open Source
8 6 (3.55%) Server Building
9 5 (2.96%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (2.96%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.96%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (2.96%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.96%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.02%) SQL
2 21 (12.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.51%) Bash Shell
3 11 (6.51%) Perl
3 11 (6.51%) Python
4 7 (4.14%) C
4 7 (4.14%) PHP
4 7 (4.14%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.55%) Java
6 5 (2.96%) Korn
7 4 (2.37%) C++
7 4 (2.37%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.51%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.33%) MCP
5 8 (4.73%) DBS Check
5 8 (4.73%) MCSE
6 7 (4.14%) CCNA
6 7 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.37%) CISSP
7 4 (2.37%) EMCSA
7 4 (2.37%) MCSA
8 3 (1.78%) CISM
8 3 (1.78%) CISMP
8 3 (1.78%) Degree
9 2 (1.18%) ISEB
9 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.59%) CCENT
10 1 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 93 (55.03%) Active Directory
2 82 (48.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.65%) VMware ESX
4 16 (9.47%) XenApp
5 15 (8.88%) vSphere
6 11 (6.51%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (5.33%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.96%) Dovecot
9 5 (2.96%) iptables
9 5 (2.96%) KVM
9 5 (2.96%) Sendmail
9 5 (2.96%) Squid
10 3 (1.78%) Firmware
10 3 (1.78%) NFS
10 3 (1.78%) Xen
10 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (13.61%) SCCM
2 18 (10.65%) SCOM
3 17 (10.06%) Puppet
4 13 (7.69%) WSUS
5 10 (5.92%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (4.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.96%) Cacti
7 5 (2.96%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.96%) Nagios
7 5 (2.96%) OpenNebula
7 5 (2.96%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.37%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.78%) Ansible
9 3 (1.78%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (1.78%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.18%) DameWare
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (31.95%) Microsoft
2 50 (29.59%) Citrix
3 39 (23.08%) Cisco
4 32 (18.93%) HP
5 27 (15.98%) Red Hat
6 25 (14.79%) Oracle
7 22 (13.02%) EMC
8 14 (8.28%) Intel Security
9 12 (7.10%) CheckPoint
10 11 (6.51%) AppSense
10 11 (6.51%) Clearswift
11 10 (5.92%) IBM
12 9 (5.33%) NetApp
12 9 (5.33%) Wyse
13 7 (4.14%) Dell
14 4 (2.37%) Atlassian
14 4 (2.37%) Veeam
15 3 (1.78%) 3PAR
15 3 (1.78%) Isilon
15 3 (1.78%) PlateSpin
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