The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 28 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.12% 1.73% 7.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 4.05% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £354 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
171 74 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 48.03% 42.77% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 43 69
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £18.95 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing VMware 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.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) NAS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (18.18%) Sophos
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Server Support
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) HND
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) Sophos
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Infor
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