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 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 35 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 38 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.32% 1.33% 2.53%
As % of the System Software category 30.89% 12.28% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 9
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£230 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +12.94%
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
123 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.23% 10.82% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 20 26
Average daily rate £250 £275 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 5
Average hourly rate £16.83 £19.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.71% +46.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 -15 8 £313 +7.75% 2
Banbury - 4 £180 -
Wallingford - 1 £238 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (96.36%) Windows
3 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 32 (58.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
5 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
6 22 (40.00%) SAN
7 21 (38.18%) Linux
8 20 (36.36%) DNS
9 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
10 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (27.27%) Cisco
10 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (27.27%) Load Balancing
10 15 (27.27%) Network Security
11 14 (25.45%) Backup Exec
11 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
12 13 (23.64%) WAN
12 13 (23.64%) Juniper
12 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
12 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (21.82%) Apple
13 12 (21.82%) UNIX
13 12 (21.82%) Firewall
14 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 11 (20.00%) Perl
14 11 (20.00%) Symantec
14 11 (20.00%) ADSL
15 10 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Lync
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) WordPress
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) SAN
2 20 (36.36%) DNS
3 15 (27.27%) Network Security
4 13 (23.64%) WAN
5 12 (21.82%) Firewall
6 11 (20.00%) ADSL
7 9 (16.36%) Wireless
8 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (9.09%) Skype
9 5 (9.09%) WebEx
10 3 (5.45%) Internet
10 3 (5.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SSDT
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
1 6 (10.91%) Subversion
1 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (10.91%) WinDbg
1 6 (10.91%) MSBuild
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Development Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (14.55%) Administrator
7 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Server Administrator
8 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Systems Support
10 4 (7.27%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Senior Development Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) ICT Officer
11 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.91%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.45%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.64%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 53 (96.36%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
4 21 (38.18%) Linux
5 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (21.82%) UNIX
8 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
9 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
10 3 (5.45%) CentOS
11 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.73%) Network Design
4 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.91%) Capacity Management
4 6 (10.91%) Scrum
4 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
8 1 (1.82%) BCP
8 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.82%) Server Building
8 1 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) Perl
1 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) Python
4 6 (10.91%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) C++
4 6 (10.91%) C++/CLI
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) MCSE
2 7 (12.73%) CCNA
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
5 1 (1.82%) CCENT
5 1 (1.82%) ACSA
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.73%) vSphere
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Backup Exec
2 10 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (12.73%) SCCM
4 6 (10.91%) Nagios
5 5 (9.09%) Cacti
5 5 (9.09%) Icinga
6 2 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.82%) Puppet
7 1 (1.82%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) Cisco
4 13 (23.64%) Juniper
5 12 (21.82%) Apple
6 11 (20.00%) Symantec
7 10 (18.18%) HP
8 9 (16.36%) Dell
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle
9 7 (12.73%) Citrix
10 6 (10.91%) Perforce
10 6 (10.91%) NetApp
10 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
11 5 (9.09%) SonicWALL
11 5 (9.09%) Polycom
11 5 (9.09%) Tandberg
11 5 (9.09%) CommVault
11 5 (9.09%) EMC
11 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
11 5 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks