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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 30 9 26
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.12% 9.24% 5.08%
As % of the Vendors category 10.36% 19.74% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 7
Average daily rate
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£263 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
193 228 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 39.71% 46.82% 55.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 147 163
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 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -16 9 £308 -15.75% 7
Abingdon -1 2 £235 -14.54% 2
Banbury - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (28.13%) DNS
5 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) CCNA
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.75%) LAN
7 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (15.63%) Puppet
8 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
8 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
8 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
8 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 4 (12.50%) HP
9 4 (12.50%) Firewall
9 4 (12.50%) Juniper
10 3 (9.38%) Git (software)

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (3.13%) Project Management
2 1 (3.13%) Service Management
2 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.13%) ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) Migration
2 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.13%) High Availability
2 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
2 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
2 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VB
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCNA
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CCENT
4 1 (3.13%) ACSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
1 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Infor
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Meru Networks
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