Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 83 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 -25 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 40 81 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.36% 2.31% 2.52%
As % of the System Software category 12.35% 20.98% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 57
Manchester median daily rate £275 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £103 £210 £213
90th Percentile £500 £488 £513
North West median daily rate £300 £375 £366
% change year-on-year -20.00% +2.39% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Manchester median hourly rate £67.50 £14.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +357.63% -11.94% -28.72%
10th Percentile £18.20 £14.38 £11.98
90th Percentile £168.75 £15.13 £21.33
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year +162.18% -57.50% +48.94%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 324 386 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.03% 11.02% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 232 211
Manchester median daily rate £400 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +15.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £119 £141 £147
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +2.67% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 38
Manchester median hourly rate £16.60 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £9.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.20 £20.73 £20.58
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 8 £163 -61.65% 5
Altrincham - 3 £275 - 3
Salford +2 2 £450 -17.81%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (32.50%) WAN
6 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (25.00%) Migration
8 9 (22.50%) DHCP
8 9 (22.50%) LAN
8 9 (22.50%) VoIP
8 9 (22.50%) SAN
9 8 (20.00%) Cisco
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.00%) Office 365
9 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
10 7 (17.50%) ITIL
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.50%) Firewall
11 6 (15.00%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud

VMware Infrastructure
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 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) WAN
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 9 (22.50%) DHCP
3 9 (22.50%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) SAN
3 9 (22.50%) VoIP
4 7 (17.50%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (10.00%) Skype
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) ISDN
6 3 (7.50%) PPTP
6 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.50%) SSH
8 1 (2.50%) VLAN
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Gradle
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
1 7 (17.50%) Architect
1 7 (17.50%) IT Support
1 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Officer
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 3 (7.50%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Unix
8 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Coaching
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Energy Management
6 1 (2.50%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Kanban
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.50%) Network Management
6 1 (2.50%) Physics
6 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) MCITP
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.50%) VMware NSX
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
3 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.00%) Docker
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.50%) NFS
5 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Juniper
6 4 (10.00%) Adobe
6 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.50%) Apple
7 3 (7.50%) Avaya
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) SonicWALL
7 3 (7.50%) Synology
7 3 (7.50%) Veeam
8 1 (2.50%) Aruba
8 1 (2.50%) Meraki
8 1 (2.50%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.50%) Xerox