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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 1.47% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 3.88% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £248 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +14.44%

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
117 103 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.67% 37.87% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 109
Median daily rate £400 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Median hourly rate £14.20 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.26% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.67 £67.50 £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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 20 February 2017, 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) NetApp
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 9 (40.91%) DNS
5 9 (40.91%) Migration
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (31.82%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) SCOM
8 6 (27.27%) vSphere
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) DHCP
8 6 (27.27%) NetBackup
9 5 (22.73%) Back Office
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (18.18%) SAN
10 4 (18.18%) Ruby
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) Puppet
10 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
10 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
10 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) IPv4
6 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Java EE
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) BYOD
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) Postfix
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 6 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 6 (27.27%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) NetApp
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam