Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 57 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 126 86 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.04% 2.95% 5.18%
As % of the Vendors category 9.81% 6.86% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 122
Manchester median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £165 £113 £184
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
North West median daily rate £375 £314 £350
% change year-on-year +19.52% -10.36% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Manchester median hourly rate £21.11 £18.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.09% +3.55% +48.88%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.75 £14.38
90th Percentile £31.86 £168.75 £20.73
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -22.08%

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 1,284 1,254 1,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.21% 42.95% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 746 901
Manchester median daily rate £392 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £240
90th Percentile £539 £596 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 36
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £16.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.30% +17.69% +0.70%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.45 £9.88
90th Percentile £35.38 £35.60 £33.38
North West median hourly rate £17.55 £16.10 £18.13
% change year-on-year +9.04% -11.20% +4.05%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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
Salford +10 15 £250 +42.86% 7
Bolton - 9 £300 - 3
Stockport -2 1 £210 +28.83% 4
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 83 (65.87%) Windows
2 70 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (53.97%) Microsoft
4 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
5 43 (34.13%) Windows Server
6 39 (30.95%) DNS
7 35 (27.78%) Citrix
7 35 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 33 (26.19%) ITIL
8 33 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (25.40%) SCCM
10 30 (23.81%) Linux
11 29 (23.02%) Cisco
11 29 (23.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 28 (22.22%) Office 365
13 27 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (21.43%) DHCP
14 26 (20.63%) Windows 10
15 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (17.46%) Migration
16 22 (17.46%) Hyper-V
16 22 (17.46%) MCSE
16 22 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (15.87%) Google Cloud Platform
17 20 (15.87%) TCP/IP
18 19 (15.08%) MS Exchange
18 19 (15.08%) Google
19 18 (14.29%) MCSA
19 18 (14.29%) WAN

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 19 (15.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) IIS
2 11 (8.73%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.94%) nginx
4 9 (7.14%) Apache
5 8 (6.35%) Jetty
5 8 (6.35%) Mongrel
5 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.59%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (22.22%) Office 365
3 27 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (15.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (6.35%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.59%) IaaS
7 2 (1.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.95%) DNS
2 27 (21.43%) DHCP
3 20 (15.87%) TCP/IP
4 18 (14.29%) WAN
5 17 (13.49%) LAN
6 13 (10.32%) Firewall
6 13 (10.32%) SAN
6 13 (10.32%) VPN
7 11 (8.73%) SSL
8 10 (7.94%) FTP
8 10 (7.94%) IPsec
9 9 (7.14%) HTTP
10 7 (5.56%) BGP
10 7 (5.56%) OSPF
10 7 (5.56%) Skype
11 6 (4.76%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.76%) Wireless
12 5 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.97%) MySQL
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.59%) SQLite
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.52%) MSI
3 8 (6.35%) Travis CI
4 6 (4.76%) AdminStudio
4 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.97%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.59%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.59%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (0.79%) GoCD
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (4.76%) Retail
2 5 (3.97%) Billing
3 2 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (18.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 9 (7.14%) Architect
5 8 (6.35%) Analyst
5 8 (6.35%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.97%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Consultant
9 4 (3.17%) IT Support
9 4 (3.17%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (2.38%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) .NET
2 8 (6.35%) J2EE
2 8 (6.35%) Servlets
3 5 (3.97%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.97%) OCX
4 4 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (3.17%) Middleware
5 3 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (1.59%) JSON
6 2 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (0.79%) Kafka
7 1 (0.79%) LAMP
7 1 (0.79%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.79%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.97%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.97%) Replication
4 5 (3.97%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.17%) Clustering
5 4 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.17%) User Experience
6 3 (2.38%) CMDB
7 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 83 (65.87%) Windows
2 43 (34.13%) Windows Server
3 30 (23.81%) Linux
4 26 (20.63%) Windows 10
5 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 14 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 12 (9.52%) CentOS
9 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (5.56%) Unix
12 4 (3.17%) Debian
12 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.17%) VMS
13 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) ITIL
2 29 (23.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (17.46%) Migration
3 22 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (12.70%) DevOps
5 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.94%) Change Control
7 9 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.14%) Informatics
7 9 (7.14%) Open Source
8 8 (6.35%) Application Packaging
8 8 (6.35%) Change Management
8 8 (6.35%) Network Virtualisation
8 8 (6.35%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.35%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.32%) VB
3 10 (7.94%) Java
4 9 (7.14%) SQL
4 9 (7.14%) VBScript
5 7 (5.56%) Perl
6 6 (4.76%) Python
7 5 (3.97%) Ruby
8 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.38%) C#
10 2 (1.59%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (17.46%) MCSE
3 18 (14.29%) MCSA
4 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.73%) Degree
5 11 (8.73%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (7.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (5.56%) MCP
8 6 (4.76%) CCNP
9 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (3.17%) CCIE
10 4 (3.17%) MCTS
11 3 (2.38%) CCDP
11 3 (2.38%) CCNA
11 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.59%) HP APS
12 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 8 (6.35%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 22 (17.46%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.90%) vSphere
5 13 (10.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (10.32%) XenApp
6 11 (8.73%) Xen
7 8 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (4.76%) Docker
10 5 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (3.97%) VMware NSX
11 4 (3.17%) XenDesktop
12 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.59%) KVM
13 2 (1.59%) NFS
14 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.79%) vCloud
14 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (25.40%) SCCM
2 17 (13.49%) Puppet
3 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.35%) Ansible
4 8 (6.35%) ZABBIX
5 6 (4.76%) Grafana
5 6 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 6 (4.76%) Prometheus
6 5 (3.97%) vMotion
6 5 (3.97%) vRealize
6 5 (3.97%) WSUS
7 4 (3.17%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.38%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (2.38%) Nagios
8 3 (2.38%) ThinApp
9 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.59%) Netcool
9 2 (1.59%) Observium
9 2 (1.59%) OpenView
9 2 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.78%) Citrix
3 29 (23.02%) Cisco
4 19 (15.08%) Google
5 17 (13.49%) HP
6 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
7 10 (7.94%) Xerox
8 9 (7.14%) Veeam
9 7 (5.56%) BMC
10 6 (4.76%) Lotus
11 5 (3.97%) Ivanti
11 5 (3.97%) NetApp
12 4 (3.17%) Altiris
12 4 (3.17%) Dynatrace
12 4 (3.17%) F5
12 4 (3.17%) Juniper
12 4 (3.17%) Meraki
12 4 (3.17%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (3.17%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.38%) Palo Alto