Period
to 23 August 2019

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 6 months to 23 August 2019 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.76% 2.25% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 12.66% 14.00% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £180 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.65% +15.25% +4.24%
10th Percentile £128 £272 £237
90th Percentile £334 £481 £511
South East median daily rate £390 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -5.45% +6.31% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £127.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £50.17 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +85.80% +5.88% -39.29%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 158 200 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.82% 16.04% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 142 93
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £135 £187 £203
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.43% +6.06% +13.79%
10th Percentile £28.95 £13.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £132.00 £38.13 £20.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +10 9 £158 -62.94% 5
Banbury +3 4 £290 -35.84%
Kidlington - 1 £575 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) Office 365
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
5 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 8 (40.00%) Azure
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (20.00%) Azure ExpressRoute

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Office 365
2 8 (40.00%) Azure
3 6 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (5.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) IT Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) IT Support
1 9 (45.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Azure Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Migration Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
1 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (10.00%) Kanban
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya