Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 48 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.18% 3.26% 6.42%
As % of the Vendors category 8.24% 8.70% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 36
Oxford median daily rate £375 £250 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.89% -2.08%
10th Percentile £136 £175 £200
90th Percentile £475 £575 £444
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £310
% change year-on-year +6.25% +29.03% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £17.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.10 - £17.00

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 255 230 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 38.64% 37.52% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 184 177
Oxford median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £550 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £365
% change year-on-year - +23.46% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 8
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £8.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +76.14% -38.25%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -22.67%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) Office 365
6 8 (38.10%) VoIP
7 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) K2 blackpearl
8 5 (23.81%) Synology
8 5 (23.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (19.05%) Data Security
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (14.29%) Network Security
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco
10 3 (14.29%) Apache
10 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 2 (9.52%) HP

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 (23.81%) IIS
1 5 (23.81%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) IT Technician
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Technician
5 3 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Mac Technician
5 3 (14.29%) Server Technician
5 3 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Perfmon
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
2 5 (23.81%) Synology
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Meraki
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas