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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 48 33 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.30% 2.41% 9.17%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 5.15% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 23
Average daily rate
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£390 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £265 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £370 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.63% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
282 194 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.32% 46.75% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 87 116
Average daily rate £428 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -17.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.65 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £18.80 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4 £450 +21.62% 4
Witney - 2 £315 - 3
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) SAN
8 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) Replication
8 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (14.29%) F5
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 4 (14.29%) NAS
9 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) HP
9 4 (14.29%) Dell
9 4 (14.29%) ADSL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) NAS
3 4 (14.29%) MPLS
3 4 (14.29%) Wireless
3 4 (14.29%) ADSL
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.57%) Intranet
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (17.86%) Build Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) HND
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Terminal Server
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Dell
5 4 (14.29%) F5
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
7 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 2 (7.14%) Lotus
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) Infor
8 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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