Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 17 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -39 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 79 183 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.72% 5.43% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 6.46% 12.33% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 117 88
Manchester median daily rate £331 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £135 £176 £205
90th Percentile £500 £489 £513
North West median daily rate £314 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.36% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Manchester median hourly rate £42.50 £17.87 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.90% +48.88% -49.47%
10th Percentile £13.63 £14.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £118.75 £20.73 £20.70
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -17.95% +1.14%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1223 1484 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.10% 44.04% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 872 840
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £595 £556 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 31 62
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% +7.41% -6.09%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.85 £37.50 £20.50
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.64 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.58% +15.54% +6.25%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Manchester

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Manchester

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Manchester

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Manchester

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Manchester

VMware
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Stockport -8 7 £163 -61.65% 1
Salford +4 3 £175 -68.04%
Altrincham - 3 £275 -
Wigan +2 2 £140 -62.67%
Rochdale - 1 £140 - 1
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 51 (64.56%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
3 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
5 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (24.05%) DNS
8 18 (22.78%) Citrix
8 18 (22.78%) SAN
9 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
10 16 (20.25%) DevOps
11 15 (18.99%) Office 365
11 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.72%) WAN
12 14 (17.72%) Migration
13 13 (16.46%) ITIL
13 13 (16.46%) Puppet
14 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
14 12 (15.19%) Linux
14 12 (15.19%) SQL
14 12 (15.19%) Cisco
14 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
15 11 (13.92%) DHCP
15 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
16 10 (12.66%) Red Hat

VMware
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 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) nginx
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.53%) Confluence
8 1 (1.27%) ArchestrA
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (18.99%) Office 365
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (7.59%) Serverless
4 4 (5.06%) SaaS
5 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.53%) IaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) SAN
3 14 (17.72%) WAN
4 11 (13.92%) DHCP
5 10 (12.66%) Firewall
6 8 (10.13%) LAN
6 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.33%) Network Security
7 5 (6.33%) VLAN
8 4 (5.06%) NAS
8 4 (5.06%) VoIP
9 3 (3.80%) FTP
9 3 (3.80%) ISDN
9 3 (3.80%) Skype
9 3 (3.80%) VPN
10 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.53%) WLAN
11 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.27%) DB2
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.80%) Maven
4 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) GoCD
5 1 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Retail Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Analyst
1 11 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Server Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) IT Support
5 5 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Administrator
6 4 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) LAMP
3 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.80%) iPhone
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) iPad
4 2 (2.53%) Wiki
5 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Fintech
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
3 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.19%) Linux
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.86%) CentOS
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.06%) Unix
9 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.27%) AIX
11 1 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.27%) SUSE
11 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) DevOps
2 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) Migration
3 13 (16.46%) ITIL
4 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (5.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
4 4 (5.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.80%) Network Design
5 3 (3.80%) Network Management
5 3 (3.80%) Runbook
5 3 (3.80%) Security Hardening
6 2 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.53%) ERP
6 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) C++
3 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.27%) VB
3 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.59%) MCSE
3 4 (5.06%) DBS Check
3 4 (5.06%) MCITP
3 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.80%) MCSA
4 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) MCTS
5 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.39%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (10.13%) Docker
6 6 (7.59%) XenApp
7 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.06%) vSphere
9 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.80%) VMware NSX
10 2 (2.53%) NFS
10 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.53%) XenServer
11 1 (1.27%) Firmware
11 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) Nagios
2 7 (8.86%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.33%) Terraform
5 4 (5.06%) SCOM
6 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.80%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.27%) Ansible
8 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.27%) TeamSite
8 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.27%) Wonderware InTouch
8 1 (1.27%) WSUS
8 1 (1.27%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) Citrix
3 12 (15.19%) Cisco
4 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
5 9 (11.39%) HP
6 7 (8.86%) NetApp
7 5 (6.33%) Apple
7 5 (6.33%) Juniper
7 5 (6.33%) Veeam
8 4 (5.06%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle
9 3 (3.80%) IBM
9 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
11 1 (1.27%) Aruba
11 1 (1.27%) Meraki
11 1 (1.27%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.27%) Synology
11 1 (1.27%) Xerox