Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 109 80
Rank change year-on-year +23 -29 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 75 35 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.33% 1.20% 2.52%
As % of the System Software category 14.59% 10.64% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 58
Manchester median daily rate £356 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.93% +1.82%
10th Percentile £167 £157 £210
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
North West median daily rate £375 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +22.95% -12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £61.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.35% +315.25% -11.94%
10th Percentile £12.20 £35.00 £14.38
90th Percentile £22.46 £138.75 £15.13
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £43.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -56.40% +186.67% -57.14%

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 514 329 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.97% 11.31% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 206 227
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +12.31%
10th Percentile £153 £135 £140
90th Percentile £650 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 27
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.93% -
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.69 £10.40
90th Percentile £22.39 £35.00 £20.73
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% +9.53% +3.45%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Bolton - 6 £138 - 3
Salford +2 4 £250 -44.44% 2
Stockport 0 1 £210 +28.83% 4
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 75 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (58.67%) Windows
4 26 (34.67%) DNS
5 24 (32.00%) Citrix
5 24 (32.00%) Linux
6 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
6 23 (30.67%) DHCP
7 22 (29.33%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (26.67%) SCCM
8 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 19 (25.33%) Cisco
10 18 (24.00%) TCP/IP
10 18 (24.00%) Windows 10
10 18 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (22.67%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 14 (18.67%) HP
13 14 (18.67%) Windows XP
13 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (18.67%) Xerox
14 13 (17.33%) Puppet
14 13 (17.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
14 13 (17.33%) DevOps
14 13 (17.33%) Xen
14 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
14 13 (17.33%) WAN
14 13 (17.33%) Tomcat

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 13 (17.33%) IIS
1 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
1 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
2 12 (16.00%) nginx
3 11 (14.67%) Apache
4 10 (13.33%) Jetty
4 10 (13.33%) Mongrel
4 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (17.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (16.00%) Office 365
5 10 (13.33%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.67%) IaaS
6 2 (2.67%) PaaS
7 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) DNS
2 23 (30.67%) DHCP
3 18 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (17.33%) WAN
5 11 (14.67%) HTTP
5 11 (14.67%) SSL
6 10 (13.33%) FTP
6 10 (13.33%) IPsec
6 10 (13.33%) LAN
6 10 (13.33%) SAN
7 9 (12.00%) Firewall
8 5 (6.67%) VPN
9 4 (5.33%) BGP
9 4 (5.33%) BIG-IP
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.33%) NAS
9 4 (5.33%) Network Security
9 4 (5.33%) OSPF
9 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.33%) Travis CI
3 9 (12.00%) MSI
3 9 (12.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 7 (9.33%) AdminStudio
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.00%) Billing
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Applications Packager
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (4.00%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Migration Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) J2EE
2 10 (13.33%) Servlets
3 9 (12.00%) OCX
4 4 (5.33%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.67%) Middleware
5 2 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.67%) Replication
3 5 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 24 (32.00%) Linux
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 18 (24.00%) Windows 10
5 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.67%) Windows XP
7 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.67%) CentOS
8 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
10 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (5.33%) Unix
12 1 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.33%) Debian
12 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (17.33%) DevOps
3 13 (17.33%) ITIL
4 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
4 11 (14.67%) Open Source
5 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.33%) Workflow
6 9 (12.00%) Application Packaging
6 9 (12.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 9 (12.00%) Migration
6 9 (12.00%) Personalization
6 9 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Visualisation
7 8 (10.67%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) VB
1 11 (14.67%) VBScript
2 10 (13.33%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.33%) C#
5 2 (2.67%) SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.00%) MCSE
5 4 (5.33%) CCDP
5 4 (5.33%) CCIE
5 4 (5.33%) CCNP
6 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.67%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) MCSA
7 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.33%) CCNA
8 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
1 10 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 13 (17.33%) Xen
4 11 (14.67%) XenApp
5 10 (13.33%) vSphere
6 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.67%) VMware NSX
8 3 (4.00%) Docker
8 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.33%) NFS
10 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (26.67%) SCCM
2 13 (17.33%) Puppet
3 6 (8.00%) ZABBIX
4 5 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.67%) vMotion
4 5 (6.67%) vRealize
5 4 (5.33%) Ansible
5 4 (5.33%) Forum Sentry
5 4 (5.33%) Grafana
5 4 (5.33%) Prometheus
5 4 (5.33%) vCenter Server
6 3 (4.00%) WSUS
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.67%) OpenView
7 2 (2.67%) SCOM
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.00%) Citrix
4 19 (25.33%) Cisco
5 14 (18.67%) HP
5 14 (18.67%) Xerox
6 12 (16.00%) Google
7 9 (12.00%) Ivanti
8 8 (10.67%) BMC
9 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.67%) F5
10 5 (6.67%) Lotus
10 5 (6.67%) Veeam
11 4 (5.33%) Dynatrace
11 4 (5.33%) Infoblox
11 4 (5.33%) Meraki
11 4 (5.33%) Palo Alto
11 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
12 3 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (2.67%) IronPort