Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware 41 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.73% 5.96% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.23% 13.46% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 28
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
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 1 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.10 - £17.00
10th Percentile £16.05 - £16.50
90th Percentile £16.15 - £17.50
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +60.00% -31.97% +38.68%

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 444 535 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 40.44% 44.25% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 418 313
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £187 £257 £252
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -5.34% +5.65%
10th Percentile £15.44 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £25.00 £42.50 £22.97
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.31 £15.13
% change year-on-year -4.69% +14.46% -15.97%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 £388 +3.33% 3
Banbury -2 7 £454 +29.79%
Kidlington +2 4 £444 +18.33% 1
Witney -2 2 - - 1
Carterton - 2 £190 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
3 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
4 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
8 12 (29.27%) vSphere
9 10 (24.39%) Office 365
9 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (24.39%) SAN
9 10 (24.39%) Windows 10
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (19.51%) Migration
11 8 (19.51%) VoIP
12 7 (17.07%) DNS
12 7 (17.07%) NetApp
12 7 (17.07%) Application Packaging
12 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
12 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (14.63%) Storage Virtualisation
13 6 (14.63%) IaaS
13 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.63%) HP
13 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
14 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
14 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (12.20%) SCCM

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 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) CMS
5 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) IaaS
3 3 (7.32%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) VoIP
3 7 (17.07%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) IPv4
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) Skype
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Consultant
1 7 (17.07%) IT Support
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (9.76%) IT Technician
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (24.39%) Windows 10
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Application Packaging
3 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
3 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (14.63%) Storage Virtualisation
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (4.88%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.88%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (4.88%) Personalization
7 2 (4.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (29.27%) vSphere
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) VMware NSX
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) Icinga
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) NetApp
3 6 (14.63%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (4.88%) Ivanti
5 2 (4.88%) Sophos
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat