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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.78% 4.67% 12.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.63% 10.42% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £223 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £342 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -20.00%
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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
135 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.24% 44.86% 49.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 42 69
Average daily rate £400 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 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 30 July 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (32.26%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) IIS
7 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
7 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) Nagios
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) vSphere
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.13%) Change Management
10 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
10 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (16.13%) Wireless
10 5 (16.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (16.13%) Icinga
11 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (12.90%) Dell
11 4 (12.90%) Citrix
11 4 (12.90%) DNS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (25.81%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) WordPress
4 3 (9.68%) Lync
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) Office 365
4 3 (9.68%) Yammer
5 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Wireless
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) ADSL
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Systems Support
4 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) ICT Officer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) CentOS
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.23%) Server Building
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) vSphere
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.23%) NFS
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Nagios
2 5 (16.13%) Icinga
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) HP
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) Dell
4 3 (9.68%) Altiris
4 3 (9.68%) Dell KACE
4 3 (9.68%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) AppSense
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) ProCurve