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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 32 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.00% 5.72% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 9.50% 11.74% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 4
Average daily rate
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£230 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.07% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £460 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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
242 230 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.09% 48.73% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 142
Average daily rate £368 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £161 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.25 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £22.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 11 £260 -31.57% 7
Abingdon -5 1 £235 - 7
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (35.29%) SAN
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
7 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
8 7 (20.59%) Backup Exec
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) DNS
8 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) WAN
9 6 (17.65%) Firewall
9 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (14.71%) HP
10 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 4 (11.76%) Linux
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL
11 4 (11.76%) CCNA
11 4 (11.76%) Citrix
11 4 (11.76%) DHCP
11 4 (11.76%) Symantec
11 4 (11.76%) NAS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) LAN
2 7 (20.59%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) DHCP
4 4 (11.76%) NAS
5 3 (8.82%) MPLS
6 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (5.88%) ADSL
6 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.94%) High Availability
3 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.94%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) ITSM
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) ACSA
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) CCENT
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.94%) vCloud
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) Infor
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Veeam
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) Meru Networks