The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Oxford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 27 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 0.48% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 4.55% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£314 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
System Software Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.65% 10.53% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 9
Average daily rate £325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £392 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 - £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
Oxfordshire

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 1 August 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix