The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Engineer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 100 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.056% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.059% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £365 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.22% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £238 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £162.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year -45.31% -27.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1311 1688 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.64% 94.94% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 3655 3033
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £552 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 140 233
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.79 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.36% -7.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £30.25 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in Manchester

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Engineer in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in Manchester

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in Manchester

VMware Engineer
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 Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Stockport - 1 - -
VMware Engineer
North West

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Synology
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) PPTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Synology
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam