The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 56 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.26% 2.41% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 19.67% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
Median daily rate £300 £200 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £260 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 63 61 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 11.37% 12.27% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 64
Median daily rate £338 £250 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -28.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £362 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 22
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £21.85 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Oxfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury +5 2 £300 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) vSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Back Office
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Puppet
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 3 (23.08%) IaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
8 2 (15.38%) DevOps

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Technician
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
2 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
1 1 (7.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (15.38%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle