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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 September 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 52 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.82% 7.87% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 11.02% 17.65% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 12
Median daily rate £275 £230 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £196 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
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
236 306 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.71% 44.61% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 219 146
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 19
Median hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -13 19 £275 -8.33% 2
Banbury +5 1 £300 +66.66% 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
4 32 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
7 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
8 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (31.25%) DNS
9 20 (31.25%) Citrix
10 18 (28.13%) NetApp
11 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
12 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (23.44%) Linux
14 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (20.31%) MCSE
16 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (17.19%) vSphere
17 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
17 11 (17.19%) SCCM
17 11 (17.19%) Python
18 10 (15.63%) Perl
18 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
19 9 (14.06%) Puppet
19 9 (14.06%) ITIL
19 9 (14.06%) DHCP
19 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
20 8 (12.50%) Firewall
20 8 (12.50%) Finance
20 8 (12.50%) Migration

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.13%) nginx
6 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.56%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) DNS
2 9 (14.06%) DHCP
3 8 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (10.94%) SAN
5 5 (7.81%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.13%) VLAN
7 2 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) Intranet
8 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.56%) LDAP
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) OLTP
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) SSDT
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Subversion
3 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.13%) NuGet
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.56%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) LAMP
1 2 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.56%) Akka
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) Kafka
2 1 (1.56%) Play Framework
2 1 (1.56%) spray
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.81%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.69%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.13%) W3C
4 1 (1.56%) BYOD
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
3 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (23.44%) Linux
6 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.69%) Unix
11 2 (3.13%) CentOS
11 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.56%) CoreOS
12 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.25%) Network Design
5 4 (6.25%) Workflow
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.69%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Storage Virtualisation
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
1 11 (17.19%) Python
2 10 (15.63%) Perl
3 7 (10.94%) Ruby
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) C++/CLI
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.31%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) MCITP
3 4 (6.25%) MCTS
4 3 (4.69%) CCNA
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.13%) MCP
5 2 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) CCDA
6 1 (1.56%) CCDP
6 1 (1.56%) CCIE
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 32 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
4 11 (17.19%) vSphere
5 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.81%) XenApp
6 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (6.25%) XenServer
8 2 (3.13%) Postfix
8 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.56%) Docker
9 1 (1.56%) Firmware
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) vCloud
9 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) SCCM
2 9 (14.06%) Puppet
3 8 (12.50%) SCOM
4 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
4 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (9.38%) Ansible
6 3 (4.69%) Nagios
7 2 (3.13%) Check_MK
8 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.56%) Hyperic
8 1 (1.56%) Mesos
8 1 (1.56%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) Citrix
3 18 (28.13%) NetApp
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.69%) Dell
6 3 (4.69%) EMC
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.13%) F5
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) Perforce
7 2 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.56%) Avaya
8 1 (1.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) Veeam