Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 57 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 24 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.01% 4.07% 2.13%
As % of the System Software category 12.63% 22.08% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 19
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.93% +7.14% +52.17%
10th Percentile £306 £225 £243
90th Percentile £525 £500 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
South East median hourly rate £34.63 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +38.53% -42.24% +10.97%

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 190 231 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.87% 18.44% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 177 115
Oxfordshire median daily rate £431 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +6.67% +23.97%
10th Percentile £192 £173 £178
90th Percentile £564 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.73% +5.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £10.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.50% -39.39% +3.13%
10th Percentile £15.84 £10.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £41.88 £160.00 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -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 14 November 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 14 November 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 12 £381 +1.67% 3
Banbury -2 7 £455 +13.63% 1
Kidlington -1 1 £513 +36.67%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Windows
3 19 (79.17%) Windows Server
4 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) HP
8 8 (33.33%) SAN
8 8 (33.33%) NetApp
8 8 (33.33%) vSphere
8 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (29.17%) Storage Virtualisation
9 7 (29.17%) Application Packaging
9 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (25.00%) Migration
10 6 (25.00%) VoIP
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (25.00%) Office 365
11 5 (20.83%) IaaS
11 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (12.50%) VMware NSX
13 3 (12.50%) Windows 10

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 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) IaaS
3 2 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) Skype
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) InfluxDB
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Mac Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Server Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Server Technician
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Application Packaging
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
2 7 (29.17%) Storage Virtualisation
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (12.50%) VMware NSX
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Grafana
3 1 (4.17%) Icinga
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Perfmon
3 1 (4.17%) Prometheus
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) Brocade
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds