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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 45 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4  
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.84% 5.03% 6.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.96% 13.30% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 21
Median daily rate £319 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £345 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 16
Median hourly rate £10.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 230 188 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.78% 37.83% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 150 169
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 45
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -42.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Oxfordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bicester - 4 - - 1
Banbury +5 2 £300 - 1
Oxford -18 1 - - 2
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) NetApp
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (26.47%) Migration
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) Dell
9 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
9 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
9 7 (20.59%) Office 365
9 7 (20.59%) vSphere
9 7 (20.59%) Puppet
10 6 (17.65%) SCCM
10 6 (17.65%) Firewall
11 5 (14.71%) Back Office
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco
11 5 (14.71%) DHCP
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS

VMware
Top Related 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.82%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security
5 2 (5.88%) SAN
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) BGP
6 1 (2.94%) IPv4
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Administrator
2 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Technician
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
1 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.82%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
6 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.88%) CentOS
7 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.88%) Unix
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) HPUX
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design
5 2 (5.88%) Storage Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.94%) Personalization
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.94%) RHCE
4 1 (2.94%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) Xen
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) SCCM
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (11.76%) SCOM
4 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) NetApp
3 7 (20.59%) Dell
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
6 3 (8.82%) Veritas
7 2 (5.88%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Apple
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) CommVault
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Symantec