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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 32 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.08% 5.02% 4.93%
As % of the Vendors category 10.42% 11.11% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -27.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £220 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £329 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £21.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-2.78% -8.42%
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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
144 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.13% 45.21% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 59 53
Average daily rate £375 £334 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
8 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
9 8 (25.81%) HP
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) vSphere
10 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) SQL
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco
11 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (19.35%) Office 365
12 5 (16.13%) Wireless
13 4 (12.90%) Nagios
13 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.90%) DNS
13 4 (12.90%) Dell
13 4 (12.90%) Citrix
13 4 (12.90%) CentOS
13 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (9.68%) Dell KACE
14 3 (9.68%) Ruckus Wireless

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) WordPress
3 3 (9.68%) Lync
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Yammer
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Wireless
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
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 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Support
2 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) ICT Officer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (12.90%) CentOS
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
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
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
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) 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
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.81%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.45%) XenApp
8 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.23%) Samba
8 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nagios
2 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.68%) Icinga
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) Altiris
5 3 (9.68%) Dell KACE
5 3 (9.68%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (6.45%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.45%) F5
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) AppSense
7 1 (3.23%) Google
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