Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

VMware
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 56 33
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware 77 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.22% 4.07% 6.40%
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 10.59% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 55
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +30.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £246 £228 £191
90th Percentile £500 £438 £388
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.44% +7.14%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year -35.06% +65.59% +6.90%

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 552 491 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 44.59% 38.45% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 323 399
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £511
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 39
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +3.04% +6.92%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.68 £23.75 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017. 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 +5 44 £375 +30.43% 1
Banbury +4 7 £400 +1.59%
Kidlington +1 6 £375 -18.92% 1
Thame - 4 £400 -
Witney - 2 - -
Abingdon 0 1 £151 -62.38% 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 57 (74.03%) Windows
2 54 (70.13%) Active Directory
3 48 (62.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
5 41 (53.25%) Hyper-V
6 37 (48.05%) Windows Server
7 32 (41.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (35.06%) Office 365
10 26 (33.77%) DNS
11 25 (32.47%) DHCP
12 20 (25.97%) Change Management
13 19 (24.68%) NetApp
13 19 (24.68%) SCCM
14 18 (23.38%) Problem Management
14 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
14 18 (23.38%) Linux
15 17 (22.08%) ITIL
15 17 (22.08%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (19.48%) SCOM
18 14 (18.18%) SAN
19 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (16.88%) SQL
19 13 (16.88%) NetBackup
19 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 12 (15.58%) Incident Management
20 12 (15.58%) LDAP
20 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
20 12 (15.58%) McAfee

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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Office 365
2 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.79%) IaaS
4 6 (7.79%) PaaS
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.77%) DNS
2 25 (32.47%) DHCP
3 14 (18.18%) SAN
4 12 (15.58%) LDAP
5 10 (12.99%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (11.69%) Firewall
6 9 (11.69%) Kerberos
7 6 (7.79%) LAN
7 6 (7.79%) VoIP
8 5 (6.49%) Network Security
8 5 (6.49%) VPN
8 5 (6.49%) WAN
9 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.60%) Internet
11 1 (1.30%) Skype
11 1 (1.30%) SMS
11 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.30%) VLAN
11 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.90%) OLAP
2 3 (3.90%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Administrator
3 8 (10.39%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Consultant
3 8 (10.39%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.79%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) IT Support
8 3 (3.90%) PowerShell Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) Angular 2
3 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) REST
3 3 (3.90%) SOAP
3 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
4 2 (2.60%) LAMP
4 2 (2.60%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) Flash
5 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Clustering
2 10 (12.99%) Replication
3 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 57 (74.03%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Windows Server
3 32 (41.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (23.38%) Linux
5 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.79%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.49%) Unix
9 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.60%) CentOS
12 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.30%) Debian
13 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
13 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (25.97%) Change Management
3 18 (23.38%) Problem Management
4 17 (22.08%) ITIL
5 12 (15.58%) Incident Management
6 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (10.39%) Migration
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.09%) DevOps
8 7 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 7 (9.09%) Project Management
9 6 (7.79%) Network Design
9 6 (7.79%) Storage Virtualisation
10 5 (6.49%) Proactive Management
11 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity
11 4 (5.19%) High Availability
12 3 (3.90%) Change Control
12 3 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 5 (6.49%) Ruby
4 4 (5.19%) Python
4 4 (5.19%) VB
5 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.90%) C#
5 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) RHCE
7 1 (1.30%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (70.13%) Active Directory
2 48 (62.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (53.25%) Hyper-V
4 17 (22.08%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (14.29%) vSphere
6 8 (10.39%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (6.49%) XenApp
7 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.90%) XenServer
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.60%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) SCCM
2 15 (19.48%) SCOM
3 13 (16.88%) NetBackup
4 9 (11.69%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (9.09%) Puppet
6 4 (5.19%) Nagios
6 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.30%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) NetApp
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
3 12 (15.58%) Citrix
3 12 (15.58%) McAfee
4 11 (14.29%) HP
5 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle
7 3 (3.90%) Twitter
8 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.60%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) Acronis
9 1 (1.30%) Apple
9 1 (1.30%) CommVault
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) F5
9 1 (1.30%) Lotus
9 1 (1.30%) Sun
9 1 (1.30%) Veritas