Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 41 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 37 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.10% 4.14% 5.02%
As % of the Vendors category 5.61% 9.92% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 51
Oxfordshire median daily rate £225 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +19.23% +1.96%
10th Percentile £198 £175 £185
90th Percentile £438 £579 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £44.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -26.14% +92.75% -16.99%

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 196 373 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.33% 41.72% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 283 405
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +6.51%
10th Percentile £182 £163 £260
90th Percentile £550 £575 £590
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.66 £21.00 £14.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.69% +40.33% -7.91%
10th Percentile £12.33 £13.34 £10.90
90th Percentile £47.63 £26.00 £18.70
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +12.01%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +1 4 £400 +4.92% 8
Abingdon -2 2 £200 - 4
Witney +4 1 £225 - 2
Banbury +3 1 £400 +33.33% 1
Kidlington +3 1 £475 +7.04%
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Office 365
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Azure
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
7 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) VoIP
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (9.09%) AWS
9 1 (9.09%) vSphere
9 1 (9.09%) PaaS

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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Power Platform
3 1 (9.09%) PowerApps
3 1 (9.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Police
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Roadmap
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) CommVault
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas