Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 83 76
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 44 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.57% 1.37% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 19.13% 11.41% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 15
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £145 £159 £185
90th Percentile £459 £425 £300
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £42.64 £43.00
% change year-on-year -41.37% -0.84% +91.11%

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 230 149 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.68% 11.99% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 87 124
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.45% -15.52%
10th Percentile £140 £178 £152
90th Percentile £588 £493 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +17.24% -1.68%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.78 £12.15
90th Percentile £32.20 £36.58 £39.80
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +3 25 £375 +15.38% 4
Banbury -1 4 £350 +16.67%
Kidlington - 4 £375 - 2
Thame - 2 £386 -
Witney - 2 - -
Abingdon - 1 £151 - 2
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 31 (70.45%) Windows
4 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 26 (59.09%) Hyper-V
6 19 (43.18%) Office 365
7 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (31.82%) SCCM
8 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
9 13 (29.55%) SCOM
9 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.27%) DHCP
10 12 (27.27%) DNS
11 11 (25.00%) Citrix
11 11 (25.00%) Firewall
11 11 (25.00%) Clustering
11 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (22.73%) Replication
12 10 (22.73%) VoIP
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) Kerberos
13 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
13 9 (20.45%) LDAP
14 8 (18.18%) Web Services
14 8 (18.18%) IIS
14 8 (18.18%) Cisco
14 8 (18.18%) HP

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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) Office 365
2 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (11.36%) IaaS
4 5 (11.36%) PaaS
5 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DHCP
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 11 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (22.73%) VoIP
4 9 (20.45%) Kerberos
5 8 (18.18%) Network Security
6 5 (11.36%) SAN
7 4 (9.09%) VPN
8 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.55%) LAN
9 2 (4.55%) VLAN
9 2 (4.55%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) SMS
10 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) OLAP
3 3 (6.82%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Consultant
1 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) IT Support
2 6 (13.64%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (9.09%) Administrator
3 4 (9.09%) Audio Visual Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
3 4 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Server Support
3 4 (9.09%) Server Support Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Server Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) LDAP
2 8 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) Angular 2
4 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
4 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 10 (22.73%) Replication
3 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.27%) EMC Centera
7 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.27%) RIA
7 1 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Unix
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (13.64%) Change Management
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) BDD
6 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) Network Design
6 3 (6.82%) Storage Virtualisation
7 2 (4.55%) MVC
7 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VB
4 3 (6.82%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (59.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (9.09%) XenApp
4 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) SCCM
2 13 (29.55%) SCOM
3 7 (15.91%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 8 (18.18%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) McAfee
5 5 (11.36%) NetApp
6 3 (6.82%) Twitter
7 2 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) CommVault
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle