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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 25 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 6 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.09% 2.62% 17.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 6.38% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £314 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £241 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £345 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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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
130 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.01% 41.05% 52.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 37 75
Average daily rate £423 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (28.57%) IIS
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
9 6 (21.43%) HP
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) Nagios
9 6 (21.43%) Wireless
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix
10 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (17.86%) Change Management
10 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
10 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
10 5 (17.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (17.86%) Icinga
11 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (14.29%) Dell
11 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) WordPress
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) ADSL
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Support
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) ICT Officer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) EqualLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.71%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) NFS
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Nagios
2 5 (17.86%) Icinga
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) Altiris
5 3 (10.71%) Dell KACE
5 3 (10.71%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) AppSense
7 1 (3.57%) Google
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
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