Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 69 39
Rank change year-on-year +29 -30 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware 76 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.31% 2.85% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 14.23% 7.37% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 19 46
Oxfordshire median daily rate £320 £313 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +33.69% -37.67%
10th Percentile £189 £180 £189
90th Percentile £448 £438 £344
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -31.97% +5.00% +55.56%

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 534 475 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 44.35% 38.71% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 315 361
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -12.79%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £170
90th Percentile £590 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.30% +4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 27
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -2.94% +15.25%
10th Percentile £10.31 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £40.15 £23.16 £49.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -20.49% +22.32%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +5 46 £325 +18.18% 2
Banbury - 6 £350 -
Kidlington -2 5 £375 -18.92% 4
Thame - 2 £386 -
Witney - 2 - -
Abingdon - 1 £151 - 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 60 (78.95%) Windows
2 59 (77.63%) Active Directory
3 48 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
5 42 (55.26%) Hyper-V
6 39 (51.32%) Windows Server
7 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (35.53%) Office 365
10 25 (32.89%) DNS
11 24 (31.58%) DHCP
12 19 (25.00%) Change Management
13 18 (23.68%) NetApp
13 18 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
13 18 (23.68%) SCCM
14 17 (22.37%) Problem Management
14 17 (22.37%) ITIL
15 15 (19.74%) SCOM
16 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
16 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
16 13 (17.11%) Citrix
16 13 (17.11%) Cisco
16 13 (17.11%) McAfee
17 12 (15.79%) Firewall
17 12 (15.79%) NetBackup
17 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (15.79%) Linux

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 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.53%) Office 365
2 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.58%) IaaS
4 5 (6.58%) PaaS
5 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) DNS
2 24 (31.58%) DHCP
3 12 (15.79%) Firewall
4 11 (14.47%) SAN
5 10 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (13.16%) VoIP
6 9 (11.84%) Kerberos
6 9 (11.84%) Network Security
7 7 (9.21%) LAN
8 6 (7.89%) WAN
9 5 (6.58%) VPN
10 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.63%) Internet
11 2 (2.63%) SMS
11 2 (2.63%) VLAN
11 2 (2.63%) Wireless
12 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.32%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.95%) OLAP
3 3 (3.95%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Consultant
3 7 (9.21%) IT Support
3 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
5 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 4 (5.26%) Server Support
5 4 (5.26%) Server Support Technician
5 4 (5.26%) Server Technician
5 4 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) LDAP
2 8 (10.53%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) .NET
4 3 (3.95%) Angular 2
4 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.95%) CSS
4 3 (3.95%) REST
4 3 (3.95%) SOAP
4 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) JSON
5 2 (2.63%) LAMP
5 2 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.32%) Flash
6 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Clustering
2 10 (13.16%) Replication
3 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.63%) User Experience
7 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.32%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 60 (78.95%) Windows
2 39 (51.32%) Windows Server
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.79%) Linux
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.84%) Windows 10
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.26%) Unix
10 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (25.00%) Change Management
3 17 (22.37%) ITIL
3 17 (22.37%) Problem Management
4 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
5 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (9.21%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (9.21%) Patch Management
7 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 6 (7.89%) Migration
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.58%) DevOps
9 5 (6.58%) Network Design
9 5 (6.58%) Proactive Management
9 5 (6.58%) Storage Virtualisation
10 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
10 4 (5.26%) High Availability
11 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) VB
4 3 (3.95%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.32%) CCNA
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.32%) RHCE
7 1 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (77.63%) Active Directory
2 48 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (55.26%) Hyper-V
4 18 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (15.79%) vSphere
6 5 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.58%) XenApp
6 5 (6.58%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.95%) XenServer
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) SCCM
2 15 (19.74%) SCOM
3 12 (15.79%) NetBackup
4 9 (11.84%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.95%) Puppet
6 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.32%) Nagios
6 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) NetApp
3 13 (17.11%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) McAfee
4 10 (13.16%) HP
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
6 3 (3.95%) Twitter
7 2 (2.63%) Acronis
7 2 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) CommVault
8 1 (1.32%) EMC
8 1 (1.32%) F5
8 1 (1.32%) Sun
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas