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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 36 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 65 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.01% 2.38% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 5.20% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £301 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.06 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.01 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £24.01 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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
683 577 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.11% 45.87% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 261 166
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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
Oldham -6 1 - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 2
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Bury - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 97 (69.78%) Windows
2 88 (63.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (56.12%) Citrix
4 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
5 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
6 44 (31.65%) Migration
7 43 (30.94%) SAN
8 32 (23.02%) Firewall
8 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
10 30 (21.58%) Hyper-V
11 28 (20.14%) Cisco
11 28 (20.14%) Finance
12 27 (19.42%) WAN
12 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (18.71%) MS Exchange
14 24 (17.27%) Oracle
14 24 (17.27%) UNIX
14 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (16.55%) IIS
16 22 (15.83%) Linux
17 21 (15.11%) LAN
17 21 (15.11%) Clustering
18 20 (14.39%) EMC
19 19 (13.67%) NetApp
19 19 (13.67%) Replication
19 19 (13.67%) VMware ESX
19 19 (13.67%) NAS
20 17 (12.23%) SCCM
20 17 (12.23%) Terminal Services

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (18.71%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.55%) IIS
3 12 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.76%) IBM Notes
5 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.88%) Apache
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.44%) Lync
8 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.72%) Jetty
9 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.94%) SAN
2 32 (23.02%) Firewall
3 27 (19.42%) WAN
4 21 (15.11%) LAN
5 19 (13.67%) NAS
6 16 (11.51%) iSCSI
6 16 (11.51%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (7.19%) Network Security
9 9 (6.47%) MPLS
9 9 (6.47%) BGP
10 8 (5.76%) EIGRP
10 8 (5.76%) OSPF
10 8 (5.76%) SSL
10 8 (5.76%) Wireless
10 8 (5.76%) VPLS
11 7 (5.04%) DMZ
11 7 (5.04%) Internet
12 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
13 5 (3.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.88%) MySQL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Legal
3 4 (2.88%) Banking
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Law
4 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.16%) Local Government
5 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.67%) Architect
3 15 (10.79%) Analyst
4 14 (10.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (10.07%) Server Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Programme Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Consultant
6 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.32%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Programme Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Tester
10 4 (2.88%) Technical Support
10 4 (2.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) Middleware
2 3 (2.16%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) XML
3 2 (1.44%) ODBC
3 2 (1.44%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Clustering
2 19 (13.67%) Replication
3 14 (10.07%) Celerra
4 6 (4.32%) PKI
5 5 (3.60%) Life Science
5 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) AS400
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 97 (69.78%) Windows
2 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (17.27%) UNIX
5 22 (15.83%) Linux
6 15 (10.79%) Solaris
7 14 (10.07%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.60%) CentOS
8 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.44%) VMS
10 2 (1.44%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) HPUX
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.72%) Debian
11 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) Migration
2 13 (9.35%) Change Control
3 12 (8.63%) ITIL
4 10 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.47%) Programme Management
5 9 (6.47%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (6.47%) DevOps
6 8 (5.76%) Matrix Management
6 8 (5.76%) Business Continuity
6 8 (5.76%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (4.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (4.32%) SIEM
9 5 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) SQL
2 9 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.44%) VBScript
3 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.44%) PHP
4 1 (0.72%) Ruby
4 1 (0.72%) Groovy
4 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.47%) CCNA
3 6 (4.32%) CCA
3 6 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (4.32%) CCEA
3 6 (4.32%) CISSP
3 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.32%) CISM
3 6 (4.32%) CISMP
3 6 (4.32%) CCENT
3 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) CCIA
4 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.60%) MCSE
5 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.16%) MCP
7 2 (1.44%) CCNP
7 2 (1.44%) PMP
7 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (63.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
3 30 (21.58%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.67%) VMware ESX
5 17 (12.23%) Terminal Services
6 16 (11.51%) XenApp
7 14 (10.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 11 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (7.19%) vSphere
10 9 (6.47%) XenDesktop
11 6 (4.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (4.32%) XenServer
11 6 (4.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (4.32%) Xen
12 2 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.72%) NFS
13 1 (0.72%) Firmware
13 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (12.23%) SCCM
2 5 (3.60%) Puppet
2 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.16%) Ansible
3 3 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.44%) Salt
5 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (56.12%) Citrix
2 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.14%) Cisco
4 24 (17.27%) Oracle
5 20 (14.39%) EMC
6 19 (13.67%) NetApp
7 17 (12.23%) CheckPoint
8 13 (9.35%) HP
9 8 (5.76%) Lotus
10 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.04%) Nortel
11 6 (4.32%) SAP
11 6 (4.32%) Kaspersky
11 6 (4.32%) Clearswift
12 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.88%) Veeam
13 3 (2.16%) Veritas
13 3 (2.16%) Avaya
14 2 (1.44%) Dell
14 2 (1.44%) Imperva
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