The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.79% 12.44% 5.57%
As % of the Vendors category 8.99% 24.04% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
89 104 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 42.18% 51.74% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 70 87
Average daily rate £350 £340 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -24.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Oxfordshire

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
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 22 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
4 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) XenApp
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Infor
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Infor
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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