Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 36 46
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.91% 5.85% 5.37%
As % of the Vendors category 7.09% 14.12% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 53
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.53% +15.38% +20.37%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £250
90th Percentile £520 £500 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +12.86%
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 £27.00 £25.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -39.02% +36.67%

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 508 503 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.07% 41.47% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 386 333
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £434 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +15.80% -8.54%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £536
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +5.60% -1.64%
10th Percentile £15.67 £10.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £25.00 £37.25 £24.24
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £17.48 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.15% +10.28% -11.94%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -13 13 £375 - 5
Banbury -1 10 £450 +12.38% 1
Witney 0 2 - - 6
Kidlington -5 2 £463 +23.33% 1
Carterton - 2 £190 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (36.11%) SAN
8 13 (36.11%) vSphere
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (30.56%) HP
10 10 (27.78%) NetApp
10 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
10 10 (27.78%) Application Packaging
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) Office 365
11 9 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
12 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
12 8 (22.22%) VoIP
13 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (19.44%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 6 (16.67%) IIS
14 6 (16.67%) DNS
15 5 (13.89%) DHCP
15 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
15 5 (13.89%) SharePoint

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 (16.67%) IIS
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) PaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) VoIP
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) IPv4
6 2 (5.56%) Skype
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) InfluxDB
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) IT Technician
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) IT Support
4 4 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Mac Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Server Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Server Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) Application Packaging
2 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
3 9 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.56%) Hardware Maintenance
8 2 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 1 (2.78%) E-Discovery
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) MCSE
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (36.11%) vSphere
4 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.33%) VMware NSX
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) Grafana
3 1 (2.78%) Icinga
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) HP
3 10 (27.78%) NetApp
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) Brocade
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Synology
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam