Period
to 23 May 2018

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 6 months to 23 May 2018 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
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 54 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.88% 1.22% 5.67%
As % of the Vendors category 7.42% 3.37% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 27
Oxford median daily rate £360 £193 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.01% -31.25% -6.67%
10th Percentile £140 £140 £200
90th Percentile £450 £239 £443
Oxfordshire median daily rate £363 £319 £305
% change year-on-year +13.73% +4.51% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £10.25 -

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Oxford.

All Vendors
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 256 208 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 38.79% 36.11% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 158 169
Oxford median daily rate £450 £428 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.54% -13.95%
10th Percentile £254 £211 £200
90th Percentile £583 £563 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £364
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.76% -13.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 11
Oxford median hourly rate £14.43 £14.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.07% -8.20%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.50 £8.80
90th Percentile £20.85 £44.85 £19.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -17.14%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Oxford

VMware
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

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Oxford

VMware
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 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) VoIP
4 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) IIS
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Apache
6 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
6 5 (26.32%) Network Security
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) K2 blackpearl
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Synology
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Data Security
8 3 (15.79%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco
9 2 (10.53%) SQL

VMware
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 5 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VoIP
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Audio Visual Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Technician
3 5 (26.32%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (26.32%) IT Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Mac Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Server Support
3 5 (26.32%) Server Support Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Server Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Support Technician
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (21.05%) Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Data Security
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
2 5 (26.32%) Synology
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas