The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 25 35
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.46% 6.53% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 7.08% 15.83% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 6
Median daily rate £250 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.48% -0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £279 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 113 120 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 34.77% 41.24% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 90 84
Median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £17.75 £8.80 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.70% -48.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £8.80 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £8.80 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware 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 in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Oxford

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Oxford over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware 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 in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 6 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Nagios
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Hyperic
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) ADSL
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) PBX

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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 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) OpenBSD
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (33.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam