The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 85 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 23 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.38% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 11.86% 4.02% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Median daily rate £408 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+77.84% -13.79%
vSphere
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
194 174 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.60% 8.96% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 79 58
Median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 36
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £17.50 £21.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Manchester region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Manchester region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

vSphere
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 vSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 - 4 £340 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 25 (80.65%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
5 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (35.48%) ZABBIX
6 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (35.48%) Windows
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (29.03%) Puppet
8 9 (29.03%) Identity Management
9 8 (25.81%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
9 8 (25.81%) DevOps
9 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (25.81%) Unix
9 8 (25.81%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (22.58%) CloudStack
10 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
10 7 (22.58%) LDAP
10 7 (22.58%) Migration
11 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) Xen
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
12 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.13%) XenServer

vSphere
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 7 (22.58%) CloudStack
1 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Expert
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Unix
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.23%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (3.23%) SUSE
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Identity Management
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
1 8 (25.81%) Python
1 8 (25.81%) Ruby
2 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (19.35%) Xen
4 5 (16.13%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Satellite
1 11 (35.48%) ZABBIX
2 9 (29.03%) Puppet
3 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (16.13%) Cobbler
5 3 (9.68%) Ansible
6 1 (3.23%) Chronos
6 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.23%) logstash
6 1 (3.23%) Marathon
6 1 (3.23%) Mesos
6 1 (3.23%) SCCM
6 1 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) PlateSpin
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.23%) Isilon
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
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