The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 5 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.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 51 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.65% 2.71% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 4.95% 6.37% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
Average daily rate £290 £383 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.18% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £320 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
182 267 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.27% 42.58% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 180 84
Average daily rate £325 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £26.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 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 +2 5 £275 -38.88% 2
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 47 (85.45%) Windows
2 39 (70.91%) Active Directory
3 38 (69.09%) Windows Server
4 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 29 (52.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (50.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
10 13 (23.64%) Citrix
10 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) vSphere
12 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (18.18%) .NET
14 9 (16.36%) DNS
14 9 (16.36%) Apple
14 9 (16.36%) IIS
14 9 (16.36%) ITIL
15 8 (14.55%) MCSE
15 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
15 8 (14.55%) Migration
16 7 (12.73%) Backup Exec
16 7 (12.73%) Apache
16 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
16 7 (12.73%) Cisco
16 7 (12.73%) XenApp
16 7 (12.73%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (16.36%) IIS
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.73%) Apache
3 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.27%) Lync
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.91%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) SAN
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 4 (7.27%) Skype
3 4 (7.27%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 4 (7.27%) WebEx
3 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.27%) Wireless
4 3 (5.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.82%) SSL
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) OLAP
2 5 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.64%) Back Office
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Support Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (16.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 4 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Ajax
2 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (9.09%) CSS
2 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 5 (9.09%) XML
2 5 (9.09%) XSL
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) WPF
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) CESG
5 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Windows Server
3 28 (50.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
6 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.09%) Linux
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.45%) CentOS
9 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.64%) Unix
11 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.09%) BDD
3 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (9.09%) DevOps
3 5 (9.09%) MVC
3 5 (9.09%) Network Design
3 5 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (7.27%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.45%) Refactoring
5 3 (5.45%) Server Building
5 3 (5.45%) TDD
5 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) C#
3 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) CCNA
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.64%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ACSA
6 1 (1.82%) CCENT
6 1 (1.82%) CISM
6 1 (1.82%) CISSP
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) LPIC
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) MCTS
6 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
System Software
1 39 (70.91%) Active Directory
2 29 (52.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) vSphere
4 7 (12.73%) XenApp
5 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.82%) vCloud
9 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Backup Exec
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (9.09%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.64%) Nagios
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Citrix
3 9 (16.36%) Apple
4 7 (12.73%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) NetApp
6 5 (9.09%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) IBM
6 5 (9.09%) Symantec
7 4 (7.27%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (7.27%) AppSense
7 4 (7.27%) Polycom
7 4 (7.27%) QNAP
7 4 (7.27%) SonicWALL
7 4 (7.27%) Tandberg
8 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.45%) Spiceworks
9 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 2 (3.64%) EMC
9 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.64%) Veeam