Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 60 71
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.84% 3.32% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 12.10% 8.10% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% +35.00%
10th Percentile £170 £142 £243
90th Percentile £588 £461 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £10.25
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £25.01 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.96% -9.07% -26.67%

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 314 506 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 40.00% 40.97% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 365 318
Oxfordshire median daily rate £405 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +13.79%
10th Percentile £142 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £587 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £14.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.91% -3.80% +3.45%
10th Percentile £14.03 £10.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £26.58 £18.80 £32.73
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -2.90% +11.29% -11.43%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 +15 17 £375 -1.64% 1
Kidlington +11 6 £475 +26.67%
Abingdon - 1 - - 5
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 21 (55.26%) Windows
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
5 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
5 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (21.05%) Office 365
7 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
7 7 (18.42%) Citrix
7 7 (18.42%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (15.79%) Scrum
8 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) SCCM
9 5 (13.16%) vSphere
9 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.05%) Office 365
3 4 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 4 (10.53%) IaaS
4 3 (7.89%) Yammer
5 2 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) NAS
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) Skype
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) 4G
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) French Language
2 4 (10.53%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Azure Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SailPoint
1 3 (7.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Network Virtualisation
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
6 2 (5.26%) Personalization
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (13.16%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) AirWatch
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.53%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Meraki
3 4 (10.53%) ProCurve
3 4 (10.53%) Synology
4 3 (7.89%) CommVault
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Ivanti
5 2 (5.26%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper