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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
North West / Manchester
Rank 42 70 28
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -42
Contract jobs citing VMware 54 38 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.85% 1.97% 5.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 5.07% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 37
Median daily rate £313 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% -34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.60 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.29% +19.55%

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
616 750 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.87% 38.90% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 387 349
Median daily rate £400 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Bolton - 2 £199 -
Stockport - 2 £420 - 2
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 97 (61.01%) Windows
2 68 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (40.88%) Active Directory
4 60 (37.74%) Linux
5 55 (34.59%) Windows Server
6 40 (25.16%) Firewall
7 39 (24.53%) Citrix
8 37 (23.27%) Red Hat
9 36 (22.64%) Oracle
9 36 (22.64%) SQL Server
10 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
10 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (21.38%) DNS
12 32 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (18.87%) Cisco
14 29 (18.24%) Puppet
15 27 (16.98%) DHCP
16 25 (15.72%) Unix
17 24 (15.09%) DevOps
18 22 (13.84%) Data Centre
18 22 (13.84%) vSphere
18 22 (13.84%) VLAN
19 21 (13.21%) Jenkins
20 20 (12.58%) Migration
20 20 (12.58%) SQL
20 20 (12.58%) SAN
20 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (11.32%) LAN

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 8 (5.03%) MS Exchange
1 8 (5.03%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.40%) IIS
2 7 (4.40%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.77%) Apache
4 5 (3.14%) SAS
4 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.26%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.26%) Jetty
6 2 (1.26%) Mongrel
6 2 (1.26%) nginx
6 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.52%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.52%) Office 365
4 3 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.26%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.16%) Firewall
2 34 (21.38%) DNS
3 27 (16.98%) DHCP
4 22 (13.84%) VLAN
5 20 (12.58%) SAN
6 18 (11.32%) LAN
6 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.81%) SMTP
8 13 (8.18%) WAN
9 10 (6.29%) HTTP
9 10 (6.29%) LDAP
10 7 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (4.40%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.40%) VPN
11 6 (3.77%) Internet
11 6 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.14%) FTP
12 5 (3.14%) IMAP
12 5 (3.14%) MRTG
12 5 (3.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.40%) Ingres
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.89%) MySQL
7 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.89%) Redis
7 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.89%) Subversion
4 2 (1.26%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (2.52%) Finance
2 3 (1.89%) Local Government
2 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.63%) Back Office
3 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (13.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (8.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (7.55%) Analyst
4 12 (7.55%) Designer
5 11 (6.92%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) Architect
8 7 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (3.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Citrix Specialist
10 5 (3.14%) Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Administrator
11 4 (2.52%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) Web Services
2 4 (2.52%) Middleware
3 3 (1.89%) SOAP
3 3 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.26%) .NET
4 2 (1.26%) J2EE
4 2 (1.26%) Servlets
5 1 (0.63%) COM
5 1 (0.63%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Licensing
5 5 (3.14%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.89%) BYOD
6 3 (1.89%) NHS
7 2 (1.26%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 97 (61.01%) Windows
2 60 (37.74%) Linux
3 55 (34.59%) Windows Server
4 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (15.72%) Unix
8 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.29%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (5.66%) Solaris
11 6 (3.77%) CentOS
12 5 (3.14%) AIX
12 5 (3.14%) Debian
12 5 (3.14%) OS/2
12 5 (3.14%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.89%) HPUX
14 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.63%) SUSE
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.09%) DevOps
2 20 (12.58%) Migration
3 15 (9.43%) ITIL
4 12 (7.55%) Server Building
5 10 (6.29%) Identity Management
6 9 (5.66%) Kanban
7 8 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (3.77%) Open Source
8 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.14%) High Availability
9 5 (3.14%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.14%) Software Licensing
10 4 (2.52%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.52%) Project Management
10 4 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.58%) SQL
2 13 (8.18%) Python
3 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.40%) Perl
4 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.77%) C
5 6 (3.77%) Java
5 6 (3.77%) PHP
6 5 (3.14%) Korn
6 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.52%) C++
8 3 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.40%) CCNA
5 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.14%) MCSE
7 4 (2.52%) MCSA
8 3 (1.89%) CCDP
8 3 (1.89%) CCIE
8 3 (1.89%) CCNP
9 2 (1.26%) Degree
9 2 (1.26%) ISEB
9 2 (1.26%) MCITP
10 1 (0.63%) CISSP
10 1 (0.63%) MCDST
10 1 (0.63%) MCTS
10 1 (0.63%) SANS
10 1 (0.63%) SSCP
10 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (40.88%) Active Directory
3 22 (13.84%) vSphere
4 16 (10.06%) VMware ESX
5 15 (9.43%) XenApp
6 11 (6.92%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (6.29%) Hyper-V
8 8 (5.03%) ProxySG
9 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (3.77%) KVM
11 5 (3.14%) Docker
11 5 (3.14%) Dovecot
11 5 (3.14%) iptables
11 5 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (3.14%) Sendmail
11 5 (3.14%) Squid
11 5 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (18.24%) Puppet
2 13 (8.18%) SCCM
3 11 (6.92%) Red Hat Satellite
3 11 (6.92%) ZABBIX
4 10 (6.29%) SCOM
5 7 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (3.77%) Ansible
7 5 (3.14%) Cacti
7 5 (3.14%) Data Guard
7 5 (3.14%) HAProxy
7 5 (3.14%) Nagios
7 5 (3.14%) OpenNebula
8 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.26%) SmoothWall
9 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (24.53%) Citrix
2 37 (23.27%) Red Hat
3 36 (22.64%) Oracle
4 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
5 30 (18.87%) Cisco
6 14 (8.81%) NetApp
7 12 (7.55%) HP
8 11 (6.92%) Atlassian
9 9 (5.66%) AppSense
10 8 (5.03%) Blue Coat
11 7 (4.40%) EMC
11 7 (4.40%) IBM
12 5 (3.14%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.52%) Apple
13 4 (2.52%) Dell
13 4 (2.52%) Intel Security
13 4 (2.52%) Juniper
13 4 (2.52%) Wyse
14 3 (1.89%) Clearswift
14 3 (1.89%) Veritas