Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 61 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.93% 3.60% 6.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.96% 9.45% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 64
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +26.98% +5.00%
10th Percentile £192 £241 £200
90th Percentile £462 £538 £446
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.96% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.10 £10.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.07% -39.71% -43.33%
10th Percentile £16.05 £10.13 £16.50
90th Percentile £16.15 £10.38 £17.50
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £19.66 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.33% -47.57% +25.00%

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 546 455 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 42.16% 38.14% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 323 343
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +20.19% -11.76%
10th Percentile £268 £199 £200
90th Percentile £600 £550 £529
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.25% +1.21% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £25.00 £34.63 £25.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.16%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +7 20 £375 - 10
Banbury -2 9 £452 +13.00% 1
Carterton - 1 £190 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (78.95%) Windows
1 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
4 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 10 (26.32%) HP
7 10 (26.32%) SAN
7 10 (26.32%) NetApp
8 9 (23.68%) vSphere
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (23.68%) Performance Management
8 9 (23.68%) Application Packaging
8 9 (23.68%) Office 365
9 8 (21.05%) Storage Virtualisation
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.05%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) VoIP
10 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
11 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.16%) K2 blackpearl
12 5 (13.16%) IIS
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 5 (13.16%) Synology
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office

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 (13.16%) IIS
1 5 (13.16%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) SMS
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) IT Technician
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 4 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Application Packaging
1 9 (23.68%) Performance Management
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Storage Virtualisation
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.53%) Data Security
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Vision
6 1 (2.63%) E-Discovery
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) HP
2 10 (26.32%) NetApp
3 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
4 5 (13.16%) Synology
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.26%) Veeam
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) Brocade
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) McAfee
7 1 (2.63%) Meraki
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas