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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 42 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.16% 1.38% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 13.56% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +12.94%
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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
59 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.90% 9.63% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 6
Average daily rate £314 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £338 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Dell
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) WordPress
7 3 (25.00%) Altiris
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (25.00%) Dell KACE
7 3 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) Veeam
8 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) ICT Officer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperic
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Altiris
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Dell KACE
4 3 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Meru Networks