Period
to 24 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 24 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 69 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 -25 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.08% 2.27% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 7.42% 5.66% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 36
Oxfordshire median daily rate £363 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +35.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £141 £243 £175
90th Percentile £465 £488 £404
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £10.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.67% -40.00%
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.45% -26.67% +25.00%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 512 459 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.49% 40.16% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 317 313
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.79% -14.71%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £170
90th Percentile £590 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.43 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% +3.45% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.50 £9.95
90th Percentile £18.80 £32.73 £38.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.72
% change year-on-year +12.90% -12.54% +5.12%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Oxfordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Oxfordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Oxfordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Oxfordshire

VMware
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 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 +7 21 £363 +45.00% 5
Banbury -2 2 £449 +49.58% 3
Thame - 2 £386 -
Kidlington -9 1 £375 -18.92% 4
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (21.05%) vSphere
7 8 (21.05%) Office 365
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.42%) VoIP
9 6 (15.79%) IIS
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
10 5 (13.16%) Network Security
10 5 (13.16%) Migration
10 5 (13.16%) Apache
10 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.16%) HP
10 5 (13.16%) SAN
10 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (13.16%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (13.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (13.16%) Synology
11 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
11 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
11 4 (10.53%) Hardware Maintenance
11 4 (10.53%) McAfee

VMware
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 6 (15.79%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) VoIP
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) SMS
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) IT Support
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Active Directory Support
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Technician
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Technician
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (13.16%) IT Technician
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Server Support
4 5 (13.16%) Server Support Technician
4 5 (13.16%) Server Technician
4 5 (13.16%) Support Technician
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server Support
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.63%) Flash
1 1 (2.63%) JSON
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) EMC Centera
2 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Migration
1 5 (13.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Data Security
2 4 (10.53%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) RHCE
2 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (21.05%) vSphere
5 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
6 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.63%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 5 (13.16%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) Synology
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) McAfee
4 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Acronis
6 2 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) Veritas
7 1 (2.63%) Centrify
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Meraki
7 1 (2.63%) Veeam