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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12  
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.93% 6.61% 4.73%
As % of the Vendors category 10.92% 15.54% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 16
Median daily rate £400 £353 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% +22.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

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 229 251 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 36.01% 42.54% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 189 191
Median daily rate £425 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -55.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £36.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Oxford -14 8 £250 -22.48% 2
Banbury +2 4 £400 +9.89% 2
Bicester - 2 - -
Thame - 2 £400 -
Kidlington -2 1 £375 -11.76% 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
6 14 (34.15%) Puppet
7 13 (31.71%) HP
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (29.27%) SAN
9 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (24.39%) Ruby
10 10 (24.39%) Office 365
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) vSphere
12 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (17.07%) NetApp
13 7 (17.07%) Nagios
13 7 (17.07%) Cisco
14 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (14.63%) Python
14 6 (14.63%) ITIL
14 6 (14.63%) CCNA
14 6 (14.63%) CentOS
14 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
14 6 (14.63%) Network Design
14 6 (14.63%) DevOps

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.44%) ADSL
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) PBX
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.76%) Banking
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Administrator
1 10 (24.39%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (9.76%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Server Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Flash
1 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.76%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (14.63%) CentOS
8 3 (7.32%) Unix
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.88%) Solaris
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.44%) Debian
10 1 (2.44%) HPUX
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.44%) OpenBSD
10 1 (2.44%) SUSE
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) DevOps
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
1 6 (14.63%) Network Design
1 6 (14.63%) Storage Virtualisation
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
3 4 (9.76%) Application Packaging
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) High Availability
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Ruby
2 6 (14.63%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) CCNA
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.51%) vSphere
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.63%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (17.07%) Nagios
4 3 (7.32%) Hyperic
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM
6 1 (2.44%) Ansible
6 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.44%) SCOM
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
3 13 (31.71%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) NetApp
5 5 (12.20%) 3PAR
5 5 (12.20%) EMC
5 5 (12.20%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Brocade
9 1 (2.44%) CommVault
9 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) Sun
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £59,726 fixed term contract for 12 Months + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago