Period
to 17 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 +30
Contract jobs citing VMware 131 78 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.53% 2.89% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 10.99% 6.90% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 56 88
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £200 £157 £177
90th Percentile £519 £488 £556
North West median daily rate £375 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +15.38% -5.80% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Manchester median hourly rate £21.11 £42.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.34% +188.14% +3.51%
10th Percentile £13.50 £19.80 £14.38
90th Percentile £31.86 £65.38 £44.23
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £30.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -42.50% +103.39% -56.30%

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 1,192 1,130 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.20% 41.84% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 702 770
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £209 £213 £236
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 26
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £17.00 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +16.24% -5.65%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.68 £10.33
90th Percentile £31.69 £37.93 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.13
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.68% -9.38%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +2 10 - - 10
Bolton - 9 £300 - 1
Stockport +3 1 £188 +15.03% 16
Altrincham -7 1 - -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 91 (69.47%) Windows
2 66 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 66 (50.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (43.51%) Active Directory
4 38 (29.01%) Windows 10
4 38 (29.01%) Windows Server
5 33 (25.19%) Office 365
5 33 (25.19%) Citrix
5 33 (25.19%) DNS
6 32 (24.43%) Linux
6 32 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (22.90%) SCCM
8 29 (22.14%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (20.61%) ITIL
10 25 (19.08%) PowerShell
11 24 (18.32%) TCP/IP
12 23 (17.56%) Cisco
12 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (17.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (16.79%) Windows 7
13 22 (16.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (16.79%) DHCP
14 21 (16.03%) Google
14 21 (16.03%) Migration
15 19 (14.50%) Hyper-V
15 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (14.50%) MSI
16 17 (12.98%) SLA
16 17 (12.98%) MCSE
16 17 (12.98%) DevOps

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 14 (10.69%) IIS
2 13 (9.92%) Apache
2 13 (9.92%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.16%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.16%) nginx
4 10 (7.63%) Jetty
4 10 (7.63%) Mongrel
4 10 (7.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.53%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.19%) Office 365
2 32 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (22.14%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (16.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (9.92%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (9.16%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (7.63%) Google App Engine
8 3 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.53%) IaaS
9 2 (1.53%) PaaS
9 2 (1.53%) SaaS
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.19%) DNS
2 24 (18.32%) TCP/IP
3 22 (16.79%) DHCP
4 15 (11.45%) LAN
5 13 (9.92%) Firewall
5 13 (9.92%) WAN
6 12 (9.16%) FTP
6 12 (9.16%) IPsec
6 12 (9.16%) SAN
6 12 (9.16%) SSL
7 10 (7.63%) HTTP
8 9 (6.87%) VPN
9 6 (4.58%) BGP
9 6 (4.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (4.58%) OSPF
9 6 (4.58%) Skype
9 6 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.05%) BIG-IP
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (3.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.29%) MySQL
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) DB2
4 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (14.50%) MSI
2 15 (11.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.69%) AdminStudio
4 12 (9.16%) Wise Package Studio
5 10 (7.63%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.53%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.53%) Maven
6 2 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.53%) Selenium
6 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (9.16%) Billing
2 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 2 (1.53%) Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Law
3 2 (1.53%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Finance
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.21%) Applications Packager
3 14 (10.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Office 365 Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) OCX
2 10 (7.63%) .NET
2 10 (7.63%) J2EE
2 10 (7.63%) Servlets
3 6 (4.58%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.05%) Middleware
5 2 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.53%) Web Services
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.82%) Replication
5 4 (3.05%) Clustering
5 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) CMDB
6 3 (2.29%) Fintech
7 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) CCTV
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (69.47%) Windows
2 38 (29.01%) Windows 10
2 38 (29.01%) Windows Server
3 32 (24.43%) Linux
4 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.79%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.69%) Windows XP
7 12 (9.16%) Windows 8
7 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (8.40%) CentOS
9 4 (3.05%) Unix
9 4 (3.05%) VMS
9 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.29%) Android
11 2 (1.53%) HPUX
11 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) ITIL
2 23 (17.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (16.03%) Migration
4 17 (12.98%) DevOps
5 15 (11.45%) Application Packaging
5 15 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (10.69%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.92%) Workflow
8 12 (9.16%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (9.16%) Personalization
8 12 (9.16%) Software Testing
8 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
9 11 (8.40%) Change Control
10 10 (7.63%) Open Source
10 10 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (7.63%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.87%) Informatics
12 7 (5.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.69%) SQL
2 14 (10.69%) VB
3 13 (9.92%) VBScript
4 11 (8.40%) C#
4 11 (8.40%) Java
5 4 (3.05%) Perl
6 3 (2.29%) PHP
6 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.53%) Python
7 2 (1.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.98%) MCSE
3 16 (12.21%) MCSA
4 14 (10.69%) Degree
5 12 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.34%) CCNP
8 6 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.58%) MCP
9 5 (3.82%) CCIE
9 5 (3.82%) CCNA
10 4 (3.05%) CCDP
11 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.53%) HP APS
13 1 (0.76%) MCTS
13 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) SLA
2 13 (9.92%) QA
System Software
1 66 (50.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (43.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (14.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 16 (12.21%) XenApp
5 15 (11.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (11.45%) vSphere
6 11 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (8.40%) Xen
7 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.53%) Docker
8 2 (1.53%) NFS
8 2 (1.53%) vCloud
8 2 (1.53%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (22.90%) SCCM
2 17 (12.98%) Puppet
3 7 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.05%) Ansible
4 4 (3.05%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (3.05%) Grafana
4 4 (3.05%) vRealize
4 4 (3.05%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.29%) ThinApp
5 3 (2.29%) WSUS
6 2 (1.53%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.53%) Nagios
6 2 (1.53%) OpenView
6 2 (1.53%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.53%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.19%) Citrix
3 23 (17.56%) Cisco
4 21 (16.03%) Google
5 13 (9.92%) HP
5 13 (9.92%) Xerox
6 12 (9.16%) Ivanti
7 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.40%) Veeam
8 9 (6.87%) Meraki
9 7 (5.34%) Dell
10 6 (4.58%) BMC
10 6 (4.58%) NetApp
10 6 (4.58%) Oracle
11 5 (3.82%) Veritas
12 4 (3.05%) F5
12 4 (3.05%) Infoblox
12 4 (3.05%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.29%) RedGate
13 3 (2.29%) Sun