The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 50 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.23% 3.40% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 11.67% 34.78% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.38 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.54% 9.79% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 23
Average daily rate £280 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £320 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £480 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxfordshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxfordshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 2 £299 +49.37% 5
Abingdon - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (18.18%) Apple
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) Veeam

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) ACSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCENT
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Veeam
6 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Dell