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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 57 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% 1.24% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 10.00% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
79 80 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.74% 12.42% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 18
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.01% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.15 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 1 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
5 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
11 7 (25.93%) MCSE
11 7 (25.93%) .NET
11 7 (25.93%) Citrix
11 7 (25.93%) DNS
12 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 5 (18.52%) C#
13 5 (18.52%) HTML
13 5 (18.52%) OLAP
13 5 (18.52%) IIS
13 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
13 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
13 5 (18.52%) CSS
13 5 (18.52%) XML
13 5 (18.52%) XSL
13 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
13 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (18.52%) OO

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) Skype
3 4 (14.81%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (14.81%) WebEx
3 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (18.52%) OLAP
2 5 (18.52%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) Ajax
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) XML
2 5 (18.52%) XSL
3 2 (7.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.41%) Linux
10 1 (3.70%) CentOS
10 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (18.52%) BDD
1 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps
1 5 (18.52%) MVC
1 5 (18.52%) Network Design
1 5 (18.52%) OO
2 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
3 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Demand Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Server Building
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCSE
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.41%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ACSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCENT
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) LPIC
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 5 (18.52%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (14.81%) Polycom
5 4 (14.81%) QNAP
5 4 (14.81%) SonicWALL
5 4 (14.81%) Tandberg
6 3 (11.11%) Apple
6 3 (11.11%) Spiceworks
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) EMC
7 2 (7.41%) Veeam
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) Meru Networks