Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 64 108
Rank change year-on-year +5 +44 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 79 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 2.50% 2.81% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 17.71% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 53 37
Median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £234 £241 £181
90th Percentile £474 £500 £475
North West median daily rate £350 £413 £358
% change year-on-year -15.15% +15.38% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £23.75

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 246 446 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.48% 15.86% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 289 271
Median daily rate £425 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +15.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £240 £153
90th Percentile £550 £613 £575
North West median daily rate £428 £444 £400
% change year-on-year -3.55% +10.94% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 36
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.62 £12.64 £11.23
90th Percentile £25.29 £17.63 £30.36
Median hourly rate £15.75 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% +5.73% -3.23%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester.

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 7 July 2020. 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 +7 2 £245 -
Stockport - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (76.67%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Azure
4 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (36.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (33.33%) VoIP
7 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (26.67%) Application Virtualisation
8 8 (26.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 8 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 8 (26.67%) Skype
8 8 (26.67%) McAfee
8 8 (26.67%) ITIL
8 8 (26.67%) AWS
9 7 (23.33%) Migration
10 6 (20.00%) Office 365
10 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (16.67%) Information Security
11 5 (16.67%) WSUS
11 5 (16.67%) SCCM
11 5 (16.67%) Citrix
11 5 (16.67%) NetApp
11 5 (16.67%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) DNS
12 4 (13.33%) Cisco

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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Jetty
3 1 (3.33%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) Azure
2 11 (36.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) AWS
4 6 (20.00%) Office 365
5 4 (13.33%) IaaS
6 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
6 2 (6.67%) PaaS
6 2 (6.67%) SaaS
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.33%) GCP
7 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) VoIP
2 8 (26.67%) Skype
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) IPsec
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Housing Association
3 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (26.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 8 (26.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Open Source
7 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.00%) Service Design
8 2 (6.67%) Architecture Roadmap
8 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (6.67%) Domain Models
8 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
8 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.67%) VCP6
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) WSUS
3 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 4 (13.33%) vRealize
4 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (10.00%) Puppet
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
5 2 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.33%) Rancher
6 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) McAfee
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.00%) Veeam
7 2 (6.67%) Okta
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Zscaler
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Google
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) SmartStream
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds