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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 20 31
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11  
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.36% 5.51% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 14.29% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 8
Median daily rate - £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17%  

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 110 91 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 39.29% 38.56% 39.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 101
Median daily rate £405 £250 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -42.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.51 £14.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Oxford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) NetApp
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) DHCP
5 5 (31.25%) Back Office
5 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) SCOM
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (25.00%) vSphere
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Veritas
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) Dell

VMware
Top Related 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) IPv4
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) NetApp
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper