Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 42 24
Rank change year-on-year -14 -18 +27
Contract jobs citing VMware 87 154 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.09% 4.21% 5.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.17% 10.10% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 85 112
Manchester median daily rate £325 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.87% -3.13%
10th Percentile £112 £206 £205
90th Percentile £575 £475 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.97% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £18.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.17% -7.55% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.01 £14.50 £10.90
90th Percentile £168.75 £107.87 £29.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.73 £22.25
% change year-on-year -22.82% -6.83% -5.32%

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 1214 1525 1413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.16% 41.72% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 837 716
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £219 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 61
Manchester median hourly rate £13.55 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% - -12.29%
10th Percentile £10.47 £9.24 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £36.50 £26.25
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.12% +7.71% -2.78%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Salford +1 7 £550 +29.41%
Stockport -2 5 - - 5
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 50 (57.47%) Windows
2 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
3 40 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (35.63%) Active Directory
5 29 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
7 21 (24.14%) DNS
8 18 (20.69%) Linux
9 16 (18.39%) WAN
10 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
10 14 (16.09%) Citrix
10 14 (16.09%) LAN
10 14 (16.09%) Firewall
10 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
10 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
11 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (14.94%) vSphere
12 12 (13.79%) DHCP
12 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (13.79%) HP
12 12 (13.79%) Puppet
13 11 (12.64%) Office 365
13 11 (12.64%) DevOps
13 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
14 10 (11.49%) Cisco
14 10 (11.49%) Skype for Business
15 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
15 9 (10.34%) Finance

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 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.49%) Skype for Business
4 8 (9.20%) IIS
5 6 (6.90%) Apache
6 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.60%) Jetty
7 4 (4.60%) Mongrel
7 4 (4.60%) nginx
7 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.45%) Confluence
8 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.30%) JBoss
10 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.15%) iPlanet
10 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Office 365
3 7 (8.05%) IaaS
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.60%) Google App Engine
5 4 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.15%) GitHub
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.14%) DNS
2 16 (18.39%) WAN
3 14 (16.09%) Firewall
3 14 (16.09%) LAN
3 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.79%) DHCP
5 9 (10.34%) SAN
5 9 (10.34%) VoIP
6 8 (9.20%) VPN
7 7 (8.05%) NAS
8 6 (6.90%) FTP
9 5 (5.75%) NX-OS
10 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.60%) HTTP
10 4 (4.60%) IPsec
10 4 (4.60%) Skype
10 4 (4.60%) SSL
10 4 (4.60%) VLAN
10 4 (4.60%) WLAN
11 3 (3.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.30%) Redis
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) Impala
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) Subversion
3 4 (4.60%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Gradle
5 2 (2.30%) Maven
6 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Games
3 2 (2.30%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Architect
2 12 (13.79%) Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Help Desk Officer
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.60%) IT Support
7 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) .NET
1 4 (4.60%) J2EE
1 4 (4.60%) Servlets
2 2 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) Akka
3 1 (1.15%) Kafka
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.15%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) spray
3 1 (1.15%) Spring
3 1 (1.15%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Replication
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.30%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.30%) iPhone
5 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Online Games
6 1 (1.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 50 (57.47%) Windows
2 29 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.69%) Linux
4 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.34%) Unix
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.60%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.15%) AIX
10 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.15%) HPUX
10 1 (1.15%) SUSE
10 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.64%) DevOps
2 9 (10.34%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.05%) Migration
5 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.75%) Network Design
6 5 (5.75%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.75%) Open Source
7 4 (4.60%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.60%) Security Hardening
7 4 (4.60%) Service Management
8 3 (3.45%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.45%) Project Management
8 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
1 8 (9.20%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) JCL
3 1 (1.15%) PHP
3 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.75%) MCSA
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.45%) ACSP
4 3 (3.45%) CCNP
4 3 (3.45%) HP AIS
4 3 (3.45%) MCITP
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) CISSP
5 2 (2.30%) SANS
5 2 (2.30%) SSCP
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.15%) GDPR
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (35.63%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.94%) vSphere
5 7 (8.05%) XenApp
6 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.60%) Docker
7 4 (4.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (4.60%) Xen
7 4 (4.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.15%) Firmware
8 1 (1.15%) HDFS
8 1 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Puppet
2 7 (8.05%) SCCM
3 4 (4.60%) Ansible
3 4 (4.60%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.30%) QRadar
4 2 (2.30%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (1.15%) OpenView
5 1 (1.15%) Salt
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.15%) vMotion
5 1 (1.15%) WSUS
5 1 (1.15%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Citrix
3 12 (13.79%) HP
4 10 (11.49%) Cisco
5 9 (10.34%) IBM
6 6 (6.90%) Apple
6 6 (6.90%) NetApp
7 5 (5.75%) Adobe
7 5 (5.75%) Google
8 4 (4.60%) AppDynamics
8 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.60%) Avaya
8 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.60%) Synology
8 4 (4.60%) Veeam
9 3 (3.45%) Aruba
9 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.45%) CommVault
9 3 (3.45%) Dell
9 3 (3.45%) Palo Alto
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