Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 116 98
Rank change year-on-year +35 -18 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 61 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.24% 1.44% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 15.21% 12.15% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 24
Manchester median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £256 £196 £188
90th Percentile £516 £475 £568
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate - £55.00 £31.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.99% -83.64%
North West median hourly rate - £39.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +146.09% -62.79%

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 401 362 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.73% 11.88% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 232 143
Manchester median daily rate £475 £405 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.28% +10.96% -2.67%
10th Percentile £207 £156 £161
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £379
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.61% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 18
Manchester median hourly rate £14.36 £15.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.84% - +5.17%
10th Percentile £12.64 £11.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £17.63 £30.84 £18.83
North West median hourly rate £15.18 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.20% -3.23% +8.09%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £155 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (67.21%) Windows
3 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
4 24 (39.34%) Migration
5 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
6 18 (29.51%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (29.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) Data Centre
7 17 (27.87%) SQL
7 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
8 15 (24.59%) Citrix
8 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (22.95%) Driving Licence
10 13 (21.31%) High Availability
10 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
10 13 (21.31%) ITIL
11 12 (19.67%) VBScript
11 12 (19.67%) VB
11 12 (19.67%) Linux
11 12 (19.67%) DHCP
11 12 (19.67%) DNS
11 12 (19.67%) Validation
11 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (16.39%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
13 10 (16.39%) SLA

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 7 (11.48%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.56%) Jetty
3 4 (6.56%) Mongrel
3 4 (6.56%) nginx
3 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.39%) Office 365
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.56%) Google App Engine
4 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.28%) SaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DHCP
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 4 (6.56%) Firewall
4 4 (6.56%) FTP
4 4 (6.56%) HTTP
4 4 (6.56%) IPsec
4 4 (6.56%) Skype
4 4 (6.56%) SSL
5 2 (3.28%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) CTI
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) MPLS
6 1 (1.64%) PBX
6 1 (1.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) DB2
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) AdminStudio
1 8 (13.11%) MSI
1 8 (13.11%) Wise Package Studio
2 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) Travis CI
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.28%) Maven
4 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 8 (13.11%) Billing
2 2 (3.28%) Law
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) DBA
3 8 (13.11%) Applications Packager
3 8 (13.11%) Change Manager
3 8 (13.11%) SQL DBA
4 6 (9.84%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) OCX
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) J2EE
2 4 (6.56%) Servlets
3 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Data Centre
2 14 (22.95%) Driving Licence
3 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Clustering
5 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Fintech
6 2 (3.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) CCTV
7 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.67%) Linux
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 10
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
5 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) CentOS
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.28%) HPUX
8 2 (3.28%) Unix
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Migration
2 18 (29.51%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (29.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (21.31%) High Availability
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL
4 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (19.67%) Validation
5 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (16.39%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 9 (14.75%) Workflow
8 8 (13.11%) Application Packaging
8 8 (13.11%) Application Virtualisation
8 8 (13.11%) Personalization
8 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.11%) TOGAF
8 8 (13.11%) Visualisation
9 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) VB
2 12 (19.67%) VBScript
3 8 (13.11%) C#
4 4 (6.56%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.28%) Korn
5 2 (3.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) CCNA
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) MCP
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.64%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) SLA
2 8 (13.11%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) GMP
3 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) XenApp
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (13.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (13.11%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.56%) Xen
5 2 (3.28%) NFS
5 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) Grafana
3 2 (3.28%) Hyperic
3 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
3 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.28%) vRealize
4 1 (1.64%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.59%) Citrix
4 8 (13.11%) Ivanti
4 8 (13.11%) Xerox
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle
6 6 (9.84%) NetApp
6 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.20%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) Dell
8 4 (6.56%) Google
8 4 (6.56%) Lotus
9 2 (3.28%) Brocade
9 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.28%) RedGate
9 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Veeam
9 2 (3.28%) Veritas