Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 94 94
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -46
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 44 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.43% 1.37% 1.67%
As % of the System Software category 11.37% 14.98% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 27
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £181 £103 £210
90th Percentile £475 £581 £535
North West median daily rate £358 £361 £400
% change year-on-year -1.04% -9.69% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Manchester median hourly rate - £31.50 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -83.42% +1483.33%
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +48.44% -62.79% +32.15%

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 387 247 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.58% 9.17% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 142 186
Manchester median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £153 £133 £169
90th Percentile £575 £573 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 25
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +22.00% -
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.33 £9.07
90th Percentile £30.36 £18.93 £18.15
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -

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 24 June 2018.

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
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 24 June 2018. 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
Salford +2 6 £195 -64.55% 2
Wigan - 1 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (79.55%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
5 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
7 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.82%) Citrix
8 13 (29.55%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) Cisco
9 11 (25.00%) DNS
9 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (25.00%) HP
10 10 (22.73%) SAN
10 10 (22.73%) DHCP
11 9 (20.45%) vSphere
11 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (20.45%) Office 365
11 9 (20.45%) Server Building
11 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 7 (15.91%) Skype
13 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
13 7 (15.91%) LAN
13 7 (15.91%) WAN
13 7 (15.91%) Migration
14 6 (13.64%) ITIL
14 6 (13.64%) XenApp
14 6 (13.64%) SCCM

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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) G Suite
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) DHCP
2 10 (22.73%) SAN
3 7 (15.91%) LAN
3 7 (15.91%) Skype
3 7 (15.91%) WAN
4 4 (9.09%) NAS
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
6 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.55%) IPsec
6 2 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (2.27%) BGP
7 1 (2.27%) HTTP
7 1 (2.27%) ISDN
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) OSPF
7 1 (2.27%) SNMP
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) ICT Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Customer Service Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Customer Support
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.09%) Life Science
4 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.27%) EPoS
6 1 (2.27%) FMCG
6 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 5 (11.36%) Unix
6 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
1 9 (20.45%) Server Building
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) Software Distribution
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) VB
3 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.55%) CCNA
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) MCDST
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (20.45%) vSphere
3 6 (13.64%) XenApp
4 4 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) Docker
7 1 (2.27%) KVM
7 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Cacti
4 1 (2.27%) Grafana
4 1 (2.27%) Graphite
4 1 (2.27%) Icinga
4 1 (2.27%) Kibana
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
4 1 (2.27%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (2.27%) Observium
4 1 (2.27%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.27%) Salt
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
4 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Citrix
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Apple
6 4 (9.09%) EMC
6 4 (9.09%) SAP
6 4 (9.09%) Wyse
7 3 (6.82%) Juniper
7 3 (6.82%) Polycom
7 3 (6.82%) Symantec
7 3 (6.82%) Veeam
8 2 (4.55%) arcserve
8 2 (4.55%) Avaya
8 2 (4.55%) F5
8 2 (4.55%) Kaspersky
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
9 1 (2.27%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle