Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 84 53
Rank change year-on-year +24 -31 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 48 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.86% 2.13% 3.99%
As % of the System Software category 20.60% 14.29% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 33
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +52.17% -20.69%
10th Percentile £246 £243 £180
90th Percentile £500 £438 £344
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.72% +57.69%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £43.28 £32.00
% change year-on-year -42.24% +35.25% +52.38%

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 233 189 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.76% 14.91% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 113 151
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £170 £179 £143
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +3.58% -6.29%
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 +6 24 £375 +17.65% 1
Banbury +3 7 £400 +20.75%
Kidlington - 5 £375 - 1
Thame - 4 £400 -
Witney - 2 - -
Abingdon 0 1 £151 -62.38%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
3 36 (75.00%) Windows
4 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
5 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
6 27 (56.25%) Hyper-V
7 20 (41.67%) Office 365
8 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (33.33%) SCCM
10 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (27.08%) SCOM
11 13 (27.08%) DNS
11 13 (27.08%) DHCP
12 12 (25.00%) SQL
12 12 (25.00%) Citrix
13 11 (22.92%) Clustering
14 10 (20.83%) Replication
14 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (18.75%) Kerberos
15 9 (18.75%) LDAP
15 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 9 (18.75%) SAN
15 9 (18.75%) NetApp
15 9 (18.75%) HP
15 9 (18.75%) Firewall
16 8 (16.67%) Cisco

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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (41.67%) Office 365
2 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (12.50%) IaaS
4 6 (12.50%) PaaS
5 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) DHCP
1 13 (27.08%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (18.75%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) Kerberos
3 9 (18.75%) LDAP
3 9 (18.75%) SAN
4 6 (12.50%) VoIP
5 5 (10.42%) VPN
6 4 (8.33%) Network Security
7 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.17%) LAN
9 1 (2.08%) SMS
9 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.08%) VLAN
9 1 (2.08%) WAN
9 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) OLAP
2 3 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Consultant
2 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Angular 2
3 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) JSON
4 2 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Clustering
2 10 (20.83%) Replication
3 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.17%) User Experience
6 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.33%) Unix
6 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.08%) Debian
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.08%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (14.58%) Change Management
2 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Network Design
3 6 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.33%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.25%) BDD
6 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) VB
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (6.25%) XenServer
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCCM
2 13 (27.08%) SCOM
3 7 (14.58%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.75%) HP
4 9 (18.75%) NetApp
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 8 (16.67%) McAfee
6 3 (6.25%) Twitter
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) CommVault
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat