The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 2.45% 1.70%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 31.25% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.38 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

System Software Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.28% 7.84% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Average daily rate £325 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxford region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco