Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 85 101
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 68 70 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.45% 2.26% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 15.01% 14.40% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 26
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +30.23% -25.86%
10th Percentile £180 £180 £103
90th Percentile £558 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Manchester median hourly rate £185.00 £20.00 £67.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +825.00% -70.37% +357.63%
10th Percentile £177.50 £12.20 £18.20
90th Percentile £192.50 £22.46 £168.75
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £18.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -51.92% +164.41%

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 453 486 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.34% 15.69% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 322 190
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £161 £133 £115
90th Percentile £575 £650 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 34
Manchester median hourly rate £15.21 £14.79 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -10.93% +27.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.95 £10.83
90th Percentile £33.93 £22.46 £32.20
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.60
% change year-on-year -3.03% +5.80% +8.75%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Oldham - 4 £380 -
Bolton -4 2 £228 +89.58% 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (54.41%) Windows
3 29 (42.65%) Windows Server
4 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 23 (33.82%) Azure
6 22 (32.35%) Office 365
7 20 (29.41%) Cisco
8 19 (27.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
9 18 (26.47%) AWS
10 17 (25.00%) Firewall
11 14 (20.59%) Migration
11 14 (20.59%) DNS
11 14 (20.59%) DHCP
12 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
14 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
14 11 (16.18%) VMware NSX
15 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
15 10 (14.71%) Linux
16 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (13.24%) Citrix
16 9 (13.24%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (13.24%) High Availability
16 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
16 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
17 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
17 8 (11.76%) vSphere

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 8 (11.76%) IIS
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) Jetty
3 6 (8.82%) Mongrel
3 6 (8.82%) nginx
3 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) Azure
2 22 (32.35%) Office 365
3 18 (26.47%) AWS
4 6 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (8.82%) GCP
4 6 (8.82%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.94%) IaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.94%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.94%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
2 14 (20.59%) DHCP
2 14 (20.59%) DNS
3 7 (10.29%) LAN
3 7 (10.29%) SSL
3 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.82%) FTP
4 6 (8.82%) HTTP
4 6 (8.82%) IPsec
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.88%) Network Security
6 4 (5.88%) WAN
7 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.41%) Wireless
7 3 (4.41%) WLAN
8 2 (2.94%) MPLS
8 2 (2.94%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.82%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (11.76%) Police
2 5 (7.35%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) DBA
3 7 (10.29%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) IT Support
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
1 6 (8.82%) J2EE
1 6 (8.82%) Servlets
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Driving Licence
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.47%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.47%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 29 (42.65%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.71%) Linux
5 8 (11.76%) Solaris
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.47%) CentOS
9 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (20.59%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.24%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (13.24%) High Availability
6 7 (10.29%) ITIL
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) Open Source
7 6 (8.82%) Project Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 5 (7.35%) Validation
8 5 (7.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security
9 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.82%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) VB
4 2 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) MCSE
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CCNA
4 4 (5.88%) MCSA
5 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.41%) CCNP
5 3 (4.41%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.94%) CCA
6 2 (2.94%) CCENT
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCP
6 2 (2.94%) VCP6
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) RHCE
7 1 (1.47%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PMO
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) VMware NSX
3 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.76%) vSphere
4 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (8.82%) Xen
6 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.41%) VMware Server
6 3 (4.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.82%) Puppet
3 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) vRealize
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.94%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.47%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.47%) SCOM
5 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.47%) Terraform
5 1 (1.47%) vMotion
5 1 (1.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 20 (29.41%) Cisco
4 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.24%) Citrix
6 8 (11.76%) Oracle
7 6 (8.82%) Google
7 6 (8.82%) NetApp
8 3 (4.41%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.94%) Lotus
9 2 (2.94%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) Veeam
10 1 (1.47%) Civica
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) IPFX
10 1 (1.47%) Qualys
10 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.47%) Sophos
10 1 (1.47%) Wyse