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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 51 64 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.65% 3.53% 4.59%
As % of the Vendors category 8.81% 8.95% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 39
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £372 £340
% change year-on-year -5.97% +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -4.25%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 579 715 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.48% 39.48% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 379 335
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.45 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £147.40 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +2 5 £550 +29.41% 1
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 56 (55.45%) Windows
2 41 (40.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
4 33 (32.67%) Linux
5 30 (29.70%) Citrix
6 27 (26.73%) Firewall
6 27 (26.73%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (23.76%) Active Directory
8 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (20.79%) Cisco
10 19 (18.81%) vSphere
11 18 (17.82%) TCP/IP
11 18 (17.82%) DNS
12 17 (16.83%) Puppet
12 17 (16.83%) DevOps
13 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (14.85%) XenApp
14 15 (14.85%) LAN
14 15 (14.85%) WAN
15 14 (13.86%) Hyper-V
15 14 (13.86%) Data Centre
16 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (12.87%) NetApp
17 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (11.88%) MS Exchange
17 12 (11.88%) SQL
17 12 (11.88%) ITIL
18 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
18 11 (10.89%) VLAN

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 12 (11.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.94%) Apache
5 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.95%) Jetty
5 5 (4.95%) Mongrel
5 5 (4.95%) nginx
5 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.97%) Confluence
6 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.98%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.99%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.94%) Office 365
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.95%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.96%) IaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.99%) GitHub
6 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) Firewall
2 18 (17.82%) DNS
2 18 (17.82%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.85%) LAN
3 15 (14.85%) WAN
4 11 (10.89%) VLAN
5 9 (8.91%) SAN
6 8 (7.92%) DHCP
7 6 (5.94%) FTP
7 6 (5.94%) Internet
8 5 (4.95%) HTTP
8 5 (4.95%) IPsec
8 5 (4.95%) NX-OS
9 4 (3.96%) SSL
9 4 (3.96%) VoIP
10 3 (2.97%) MPLS
10 3 (2.97%) NAS
10 3 (2.97%) VPN
10 3 (2.97%) Wireless
10 3 (2.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.96%) Redis
3 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.99%) Impala
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) Subversion
3 5 (4.95%) Travis CI
4 4 (3.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.99%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Games
2 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Billing
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (10.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (10.89%) Analyst
2 11 (10.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.90%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Data Centre Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.96%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (2.97%) Network Specialist
9 3 (2.97%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Web Services
2 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 5 (4.95%) J2EE
2 5 (4.95%) Servlets
3 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.99%) Akka
4 1 (0.99%) COM
4 1 (0.99%) Kafka
4 1 (0.99%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.99%) REST
4 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.99%) spray
4 1 (0.99%) Spring
4 1 (0.99%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.97%) NHS
6 2 (1.98%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.99%) Life Science
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) SCADA
7 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (55.45%) Windows
2 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
3 33 (32.67%) Linux
4 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (9.90%) Unix
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.99%) HPUX
9 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) DevOps
2 12 (11.88%) ITIL
3 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.92%) High Availability
5 7 (6.93%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.95%) Open Source
6 5 (4.95%) Project Management
7 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.96%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.96%) Migration
7 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.96%) Security Hardening
7 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 3 (2.97%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (2.97%) Network Design
8 3 (2.97%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.97%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) Java
3 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.92%) Python
4 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.97%) Ruby
6 2 (1.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.99%) JCL
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) Scala
7 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) CCNA
3 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) CCDP
4 4 (3.96%) CCIE
4 4 (3.96%) CCNP
5 2 (1.98%) CISSP
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.98%) SANS
5 2 (1.98%) SSCP
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) MCSA
6 1 (0.99%) NCDA
6 1 (0.99%) NCIE
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.99%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.99%) GDPR
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (40.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (23.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (18.81%) vSphere
4 15 (14.85%) XenApp
5 14 (13.86%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.92%) Docker
6 8 (7.92%) ProxySG
7 7 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.96%) Xen
8 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.99%) HDFS
10 1 (0.99%) KVM
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.99%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) Puppet
2 8 (7.92%) Ansible
2 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.95%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.96%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.97%) SCCM
6 2 (1.98%) QRadar
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.98%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.99%) OpenView
7 1 (0.99%) Salt
7 1 (0.99%) vMotion
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
2 30 (29.70%) Citrix
3 21 (20.79%) Cisco
4 13 (12.87%) NetApp
5 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.92%) Blue Coat
6 8 (7.92%) IBM
6 8 (7.92%) Palo Alto
7 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.94%) HP
8 6 (5.94%) Oracle
9 5 (4.95%) Google
10 4 (3.96%) AppDynamics
10 4 (3.96%) Juniper
11 3 (2.97%) Aruba
11 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.97%) CommVault
12 2 (1.98%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.98%) PlateSpin
12 2 (1.98%) Polycom
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