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 31 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.

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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 23 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 56 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.67% 4.37% 6.11%
As % of the Vendors category 18.01% 10.50% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 23
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£230 £235 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -37.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £202 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £345 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.75 £22.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
311 219 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.60% 41.63% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 131 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 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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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 -17 15 £325 +18.18% 2
Banbury - 4 £180 -
Wallingford - 1 £238 -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 90 (91.84%) Windows
2 55 (56.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (53.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
5 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
6 36 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (30.61%) Linux
8 29 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 26 (26.53%) DNS
10 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (26.53%) Windows 7
11 25 (25.51%) Cisco
11 25 (25.51%) SQL
12 24 (24.49%) SAN
12 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
13 19 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
14 18 (18.37%) Hyper-V
14 18 (18.37%) Network Security
14 18 (18.37%) Load Balancing
14 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
15 16 (16.33%) WAN
15 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
15 16 (16.33%) ITIL
15 16 (16.33%) Juniper
16 15 (15.31%) HP
16 15 (15.31%) Firewall
16 15 (15.31%) vSphere
17 14 (14.29%) Backup Exec

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.22%) IIS
3 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.16%) Lync
4 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.06%) WordPress
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.04%) Apache
8 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.12%) Office 365
4 3 (3.06%) Yammer
5 1 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) DNS
2 24 (24.49%) SAN
3 18 (18.37%) Network Security
4 16 (16.33%) WAN
5 15 (15.31%) Firewall
6 14 (14.29%) ADSL
7 12 (12.24%) Wireless
8 6 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (5.10%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (5.10%) Skype
9 5 (5.10%) WebEx
9 5 (5.10%) DHCP
10 3 (3.06%) VPN
10 3 (3.06%) LAN
10 3 (3.06%) VoIP
10 3 (3.06%) Internet
10 3 (3.06%) MPLS
11 2 (2.04%) NAS
12 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) MySQL
2 6 (6.12%) SSDT
2 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Subversion
1 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.12%) WinDbg
2 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
2 6 (6.12%) MSBuild
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Military
2 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Support Engineer
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 17 (17.35%) Network Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) Support Analyst
4 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (14.29%) Server Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (12.24%) Administrator
6 12 (12.24%) Development Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Systems Support
10 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (7.14%) Applications Support
10 7 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Web Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.20%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.06%) EqualLogic
6 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.06%) Replication
7 2 (2.04%) Clustering
7 2 (2.04%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 90 (91.84%) Windows
2 52 (53.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (30.61%) Linux
5 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (26.53%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.24%) UNIX
7 10 (10.20%) Windows 8
8 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.08%) CentOS
10 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.37%) Load Balancing
2 16 (16.33%) ITIL
3 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
3 10 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.18%) Network Design
5 6 (6.12%) Scrum
5 6 (6.12%) Change Management
5 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.10%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.08%) Migration
8 3 (3.06%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.06%) Service Management
9 2 (2.04%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.04%) Server Building
10 1 (1.02%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.02%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.02%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) SQL
2 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.22%) Perl
4 7 (7.14%) C#
4 7 (7.14%) Python
5 6 (6.12%) C++
5 6 (6.12%) C++/CLI
6 4 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.18%) CCNA
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.04%) MCITP
6 2 (2.04%) Degree
6 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) CCVP
6 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.02%) MCP
7 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CCENT
7 1 (1.02%) ACSA
7 1 (1.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (56.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
3 18 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.31%) vSphere
5 6 (6.12%) XenApp
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.02%) Samba
9 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 14 (14.29%) SCCM
2 10 (10.20%) Nagios
2 10 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (9.18%) SCOM
3 9 (9.18%) Icinga
4 5 (5.10%) Cacti
5 4 (4.08%) Puppet
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.02%) WSUS
8 1 (1.02%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.51%) Cisco
3 16 (16.33%) Juniper
4 15 (15.31%) HP
5 12 (12.24%) Apple
6 11 (11.22%) Symantec
6 11 (11.22%) Citrix
7 9 (9.18%) NetApp
7 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
7 9 (9.18%) Dell
8 7 (7.14%) Oracle
9 6 (6.12%) Perforce
10 5 (5.10%) CommVault
10 5 (5.10%) EMC
10 5 (5.10%) SonicWALL
10 5 (5.10%) Polycom
10 5 (5.10%) Tandberg
10 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.10%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (5.10%) QNAP
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