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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 47 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.07% 2.89% 2.23%
As % of the System Software category 23.64% 19.54% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.71% -6.66%  

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 55 87 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.77% 14.80% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 53
Median daily rate £400 £364 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +18.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £21.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Oxford -4 5 £250 -39.39% 1
Banbury +4 4 £400 +10.34% 2
Thame - 2 £400 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) HP
7 8 (40.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) vSphere
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Network Design
8 6 (30.00%) NetApp
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (30.00%) Storage Virtualisation
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (25.00%) Puppet
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) Ruby
10 4 (20.00%) Application Packaging
11 3 (15.00%) Office 365
11 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (15.00%) CentOS
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (15.00%) Tomcat

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.00%) ADSL
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) PBX
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Server Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) CentOS
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) Debian
8 1 (5.00%) HPUX
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.00%) OpenBSD
8 1 (5.00%) Solaris
8 1 (5.00%) SUSE
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
1 6 (30.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 4 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Hyperic
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) NetApp
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) CommVault
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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