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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 26 28 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 3 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.03% 1.24% 15.72%
As % of the Vendors category 12.10% 3.90% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 30
Average daily rate
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£283 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.94 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% -6.66%
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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
157 77 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.53% 31.82% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 34 69
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £12.59 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.10 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 5 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) ITIL
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) IIS
6 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
9 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (21.74%) Icinga
9 5 (21.74%) Change Management
9 5 (21.74%) Nagios
9 5 (21.74%) Wireless
9 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Dell
10 4 (17.39%) Citrix
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
11 3 (13.04%) CentOS
11 3 (13.04%) Dell KACE
11 3 (13.04%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (13.04%) Altiris

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (34.78%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) ADSL
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Support
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) CCTV
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) HND
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
1 5 (21.74%) Icinga
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Dell
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Altiris
5 3 (13.04%) Dell KACE
5 3 (13.04%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) AppSense
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
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