The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Oxfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.77% 8.76% 5.02%
As % of the Vendors category 11.56% 18.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 7
Average daily rate
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£235 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.61% +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 233 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.29% 47.45% 55.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 146 159
Average daily rate £350 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £177 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 26
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
VMware
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 -12 11 £308 -15.75% 6
Abingdon 0 2 £235 -14.54% 3
Banbury - - - -
Witney - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 10 (30.30%) DNS
6 10 (30.30%) SAN
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
7 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
8 7 (21.21%) LAN
8 7 (21.21%) WAN
9 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
10 5 (15.15%) Puppet
10 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
10 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
10 5 (15.15%) CCNA
10 5 (15.15%) Firewall
11 4 (12.12%) Juniper
11 4 (12.12%) ITIL
11 4 (12.12%) HP
11 4 (12.12%) DHCP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) LAN
2 7 (21.21%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) ADSL
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
6 2 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.03%) High Availability
3 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) ITSM
3 1 (3.03%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VB
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) CCENT
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) ACSA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCA
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) vCloud
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
1 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Juniper
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Infor
6 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
Wantage, Oxfordshire
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago