The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.56% 2.30% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 17.86% 14.89% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £250 £413 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.39% -9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £253 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year - +11.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.64 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -48.13% -9.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 47 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.72% 15.41% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 27
Median daily rate £350 £364 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +16.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £82.50 £18.25 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +352.05% +9.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.85 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £21.65 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Oxford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Oxford

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Oxford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Oxford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (40.00%) Hyperic
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) OpenBSD
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Perl

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) OpenBSD
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperic
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam