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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 67 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 -32  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.43% 1.91% 3.95%
As % of the System Software category 16.13% 17.17% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 34
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £204 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £455 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £338
% change year-on-year -1.31% +12.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £87.25 - £17.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 - £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 - £24.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -54.14% -5.33%  

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 124 198 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.86% 11.14% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 154 210
Median daily rate £440 £355 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.94% +14.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £200 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 30
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £9.07 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £16.73 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

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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 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 - 3 - -
Salford - 2 £450 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 23 (58.97%) Windows
4 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
5 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 12 (30.77%) LAN
7 11 (28.21%) DNS
7 11 (28.21%) Linux
8 10 (25.64%) VoIP
8 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
9 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
10 8 (20.51%) Skype for Business
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
11 7 (17.95%) DevOps
11 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) NAS
11 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.95%) WAN
11 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (15.38%) Citrix
12 6 (15.38%) VPN
12 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 6 (15.38%) Puppet
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure

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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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (20.51%) Skype for Business
4 5 (12.82%) IIS
5 4 (10.26%) Apache
5 4 (10.26%) Confluence
5 4 (10.26%) Jetty
5 4 (10.26%) Mongrel
5 4 (10.26%) nginx
5 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.56%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.26%) Google App Engine
3 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (10.26%) Office 365
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) LAN
2 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 10 (25.64%) VoIP
4 8 (20.51%) DHCP
5 7 (17.95%) NAS
5 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 5 (12.82%) Firewall
7 5 (12.82%) SAN
8 4 (10.26%) FTP
8 4 (10.26%) HTTP
8 4 (10.26%) IPsec
8 4 (10.26%) SSL
8 4 (10.26%) WLAN
9 3 (7.69%) PPTP
9 3 (7.69%) Skype
9 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.13%) Internet
10 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 4 (10.26%) Travis CI
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Architect
2 4 (10.26%) Help Desk Officer
2 4 (10.26%) IT Support
3 3 (7.69%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) J2EE
1 4 (10.26%) Servlets
2 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Life Science
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (17.95%) DevOps
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Open Source
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.13%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (5.13%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.13%) SIEM
5 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.13%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
4 2 (5.13%) SANS
4 2 (5.13%) SSCP
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) NCDA
5 1 (2.56%) NCIE
5 1 (2.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (10.26%) Xen
3 4 (10.26%) XenApp
3 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) QRadar
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Adobe
4 5 (12.82%) Google
5 4 (10.26%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.26%) Avaya
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
6 3 (7.69%) Apple
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 3 (7.69%) Synology
6 3 (7.69%) Veeam
7 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 2 (5.13%) PlateSpin
7 2 (5.13%) Polycom
7 2 (5.13%) Splunk
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat