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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 38 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.20% 5.88% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% 13.99% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 7
Median daily rate £275 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £423 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.90% -4.44%
VMware
Oxfordshire

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
136 143 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.14% 42.06% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 119 82
Median daily rate £350 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.88 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.94% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.30 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
3 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
5 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 20 (46.51%) NetApp
6 18 (41.86%) DNS
7 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
9 13 (30.23%) Linux
9 13 (30.23%) Citrix
10 12 (27.91%) Migration
11 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (20.93%) MCSE
13 9 (20.93%) ITIL
13 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (18.60%) vSphere
14 8 (18.60%) SCCM
14 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (18.60%) NetBackup
15 7 (16.28%) DHCP
15 7 (16.28%) SCOM
15 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
15 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
15 7 (16.28%) Office 365
16 6 (13.95%) Puppet

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Office 365
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.98%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.33%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) OLTP
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) CircleCI
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (11.63%) Back Office
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Akka
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Kafka
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
1 1 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.33%) Play Framework
1 1 (2.33%) spray
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Semantic Web
2 2 (4.65%) W3C
3 1 (2.33%) BYOD
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
4 13 (30.23%) Linux
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.33%) CoreOS
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.33%) Unix
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) Use Case
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Security
7 1 (2.33%) MODAF
7 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.33%) Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
4 4 (9.30%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) MCSE
3 4 (9.30%) MCITP
3 4 (9.30%) MCTS
4 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) CCDA
5 1 (2.33%) CCDP
5 1 (2.33%) CCIE
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) vSphere
4 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Docker
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.33%) Postfix
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.33%) Xen
7 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) NetBackup
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 7 (16.28%) SCOM
3 6 (13.95%) Puppet
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.98%) Ansible
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) Hyperic
6 1 (2.33%) Mesos
6 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
1 20 (46.51%) NetApp
2 13 (30.23%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam