The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 79 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 -26  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.36% 1.50% 2.71%
As % of the System Software category 14.06% 16.46% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 15
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £190.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.15% +1627.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 128 164 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.67% 9.14% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 82 51
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £169 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Salford -1 5 £550 +29.41% 3
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (60.00%) Windows
3 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.00%) Linux
5 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
7 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
9 13 (23.64%) Firewall
9 13 (23.64%) Cisco
9 13 (23.64%) Citrix
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (21.82%) XenApp
11 11 (20.00%) LAN
11 11 (20.00%) DNS
12 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 10 (18.18%) SQL
12 10 (18.18%) vSphere
13 9 (16.36%) Puppet
13 9 (16.36%) Web Services
13 9 (16.36%) NetApp
13 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.36%) DevOps
14 8 (14.55%) SAN
14 8 (14.55%) IBM
14 8 (14.55%) Oracle
14 8 (14.55%) Unix
14 8 (14.55%) Migration
14 8 (14.55%) Blue Coat

VMware Infrastructure
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 6 (10.91%) IIS
1 6 (10.91%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.09%) Jetty
2 5 (9.09%) Mongrel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) nginx
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) CloudStack
4 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.82%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.09%) Google App Engine
3 5 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) LAN
3 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.55%) SAN
5 7 (12.73%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) WAN
6 5 (9.09%) FTP
6 5 (9.09%) HTTP
6 5 (9.09%) IPsec
6 5 (9.09%) SSL
6 5 (9.09%) VLAN
7 4 (7.27%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) NAS
8 3 (5.45%) WLAN
9 2 (3.64%) Network Security
9 2 (3.64%) VPN
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) IPv4
10 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Ingres
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Travis CI
3 3 (5.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Consultant
3 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Database Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) J2EE
2 5 (9.09%) Servlets
3 4 (7.27%) Middleware
4 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.82%) COM
5 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Licensing
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Linux
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (14.55%) Unix
8 5 (9.09%) OS/2
8 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.82%) AIX
10 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) DevOps
2 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Open Source
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.27%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (7.27%) Software Licensing
6 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.45%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security
7 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.64%) Security Operations
7 2 (3.64%) Server Building
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) SANS
4 2 (3.64%) SSCP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) NCDA
5 1 (1.82%) NCIE
5 1 (1.82%) VCAP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.82%) XenApp
3 10 (18.18%) vSphere
4 8 (14.55%) ProxySG
5 7 (12.73%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
8 4 (7.27%) Xen
8 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.82%) Docker
10 1 (1.82%) KVM
10 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) QRadar
4 2 (3.64%) SCCM
5 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco
3 13 (23.64%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) NetApp
5 8 (14.55%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.55%) IBM
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Google
8 4 (7.27%) Apple
8 4 (7.27%) HP
9 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.64%) LogRhythm
10 2 (3.64%) Polycom
10 2 (3.64%) Splunk
11 1 (1.82%) Avaya
11 1 (1.82%) Dell
11 1 (1.82%) SAP
11 1 (1.82%) Sophos
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