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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 31 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 91 126 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.90% 7.09% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 11.50% 16.20% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 79 35
Median daily rate £359 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.72% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £20.73 £11.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% -51.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.15 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+18.23% +5.40%
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
791 778 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.55% 43.76% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 427 331
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 32
Median hourly rate £20.73 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 10 £425 +142.85% 1
Salford -9 1 - - 2
Wigan - 1 £375 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £375 - 1
Bolton - 1 £335 - 1
Oldham - 1 £300 - 2
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 121 (69.54%) Windows
2 101 (58.05%) Active Directory
3 83 (47.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (47.13%) Windows Server
5 63 (36.21%) Citrix
6 56 (32.18%) Microsoft
7 43 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (22.41%) Cisco
9 39 (22.41%) SQL Server
10 37 (21.26%) HP
10 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (21.26%) Firewall
11 34 (19.54%) Linux
12 30 (17.24%) ITIL
13 29 (16.67%) DNS
14 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
14 26 (14.94%) Migration
14 26 (14.94%) Data Centre
15 25 (14.37%) DHCP
16 24 (13.79%) SAN
17 23 (13.22%) Unix
17 23 (13.22%) Oracle
18 22 (12.64%) EMC
18 22 (12.64%) SCCM
18 22 (12.64%) SCOM
19 21 (12.07%) Red Hat
19 21 (12.07%) SQL
19 21 (12.07%) Solaris
20 20 (11.49%) PowerShell

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 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.62%) IIS
3 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.75%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.87%) Apache
6 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.30%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.72%) JBoss
8 3 (1.72%) SAS
8 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.15%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.15%) Jetty
9 2 (1.15%) Liferay
9 2 (1.15%) nginx
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) MS Project
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.30%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.72%) Office 365
6 2 (1.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.26%) Firewall
2 29 (16.67%) DNS
3 25 (14.37%) DHCP
4 24 (13.79%) SAN
5 17 (9.77%) VLAN
6 16 (9.20%) TCP/IP
7 15 (8.62%) LAN
8 14 (8.05%) NetScaler
9 12 (6.90%) HTTP
9 12 (6.90%) WAN
10 8 (4.60%) SMTP
11 7 (4.02%) FTP
11 7 (4.02%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.02%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.45%) NAS
13 5 (2.87%) Unified Communications
13 5 (2.87%) VPN
14 4 (2.30%) PBX
14 4 (2.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.72%) DB2
3 3 (1.72%) QlikView
4 2 (1.15%) MS Access
5 1 (0.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.57%) DataStage
5 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.30%) Travis CI
3 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.15%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.15%) Introscope
4 2 (1.15%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.15%) Toad
4 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.57%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (9.77%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (11.49%) Analyst
1 20 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (10.34%) Architect
3 16 (9.20%) Citrix Specialist
4 14 (8.05%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.60%) Designer
8 8 (4.60%) IT Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Consultant
9 7 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.02%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) Windows Specialist
10 6 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Administrator
10 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.87%) SOAP
1 5 (2.87%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.30%) .NET
3 3 (1.72%) Web Services
4 2 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.15%) J2EE
4 2 (1.15%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.15%) Servlets
5 1 (0.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.47%) Fat Client
2 13 (7.47%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.60%) Life Science
5 6 (3.45%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.87%) NHS
7 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.72%) BYOD
8 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.72%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.72%) PKI
9 2 (1.15%) LPAR
9 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) BBC
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 121 (69.54%) Windows
2 82 (47.13%) Windows Server
3 43 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (19.54%) Linux
7 23 (13.22%) Unix
8 21 (12.07%) Solaris
9 17 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (6.32%) Windows 7
11 8 (4.60%) AIX
12 5 (2.87%) CentOS
12 5 (2.87%) HPUX
12 5 (2.87%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.87%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.72%) Debian
13 3 (1.72%) SUSE
13 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.24%) ITIL
2 26 (14.94%) Migration
3 18 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
4 17 (9.77%) Application Packaging
5 11 (6.32%) DevOps
6 10 (5.75%) Patch Management
6 10 (5.75%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (5.17%) Security Patching
8 8 (4.60%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.45%) ERP
9 6 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.87%) Change Management
10 5 (2.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.87%) IT Governance
10 5 (2.87%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (2.87%) Risk Management
10 5 (2.87%) Server Building
10 5 (2.87%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.07%) SQL
2 20 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.17%) Perl
3 9 (5.17%) Python
4 5 (2.87%) C
4 5 (2.87%) Java
4 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.30%) PHP
6 3 (1.72%) C++
6 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.72%) Korn
7 2 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.17%) MCP
5 8 (4.60%) DBS Check
6 6 (3.45%) MCSE
7 5 (2.87%) CCNA
7 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.87%) CISM
7 5 (2.87%) CISSP
8 4 (2.30%) EMCSA
9 3 (1.72%) CISMP
9 3 (1.72%) Degree
9 3 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.15%) ISEB
10 2 (1.15%) MCSA
10 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.57%) CCENT
11 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 101 (58.05%) Active Directory
2 83 (47.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.77%) VMware ESX
4 16 (9.20%) XenApp
5 13 (7.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (7.47%) vSphere
6 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.72%) Dovecot
9 3 (1.72%) Firmware
9 3 (1.72%) iptables
9 3 (1.72%) KVM
9 3 (1.72%) NFS
9 3 (1.72%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.72%) Squid
9 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (12.64%) SCCM
1 22 (12.64%) SCOM
2 14 (8.05%) Puppet
3 13 (7.47%) WSUS
4 10 (5.75%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (4.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.87%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.30%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.72%) Cacti
8 3 (1.72%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.72%) Nagios
8 3 (1.72%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.72%) OpenNebula
9 2 (1.15%) CA Wily
9 2 (1.15%) DameWare
9 2 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 63 (36.21%) Citrix
2 56 (32.18%) Microsoft
3 39 (22.41%) Cisco
4 37 (21.26%) HP
5 23 (13.22%) Oracle
6 22 (12.64%) EMC
7 21 (12.07%) Red Hat
8 16 (9.20%) AppSense
9 13 (7.47%) Intel Security
9 13 (7.47%) Wyse
10 12 (6.90%) CheckPoint
10 12 (6.90%) NetApp
11 11 (6.32%) Clearswift
12 9 (5.17%) IBM
13 7 (4.02%) Dell
14 4 (2.30%) Google
14 4 (2.30%) Veeam
15 3 (1.72%) 3PAR
15 3 (1.72%) ION Trading
15 3 (1.72%) PlateSpin
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