Period
to 21 August 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 21 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 71 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.31% 2.12% 2.79%
As % of the System Software category 14.50% 17.39% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 26
Oxfordshire median daily rate £427 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% +17.22% +48.37%
10th Percentile £293 £236 £188
90th Percentile £478 £515 £469
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.38% -3.06% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -39.29% +20.00%

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 200 138 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.94% 12.21% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 92 135
Oxfordshire median daily rate £391 £405 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +20.90% +7.20%
10th Percentile £187 £191 £175
90th Percentile £536 £538 £453
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.13 £20.75 £21.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -14.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +4 17 £425 +70.00% 5
Banbury -1 8 £452 +13.00%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
3 24 (82.76%) Windows Server
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) NetApp
9 9 (31.03%) SAN
9 9 (31.03%) HP
9 9 (31.03%) vSphere
10 8 (27.59%) Office 365
10 8 (27.59%) Storage Virtualisation
10 8 (27.59%) VoIP
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) Application Packaging
10 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 7 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (20.69%) Migration
12 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
13 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (17.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 5 (17.24%) Synology
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (17.24%) SQL

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 5 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) IT Technician
5 4 (13.79%) VMWare Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Mac Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Application Packaging
2 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
2 8 (27.59%) Storage Virtualisation
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Data Security
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Application Rationalisation
7 1 (3.45%) Computer Vision
7 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.45%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.45%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) VMware NSX
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) NetApp
4 9 (31.03%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
6 5 (17.24%) Synology
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.45%) Brocade
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) McAfee
8 1 (3.45%) Meraki
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas