The first table below looks at the demand for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vCloud 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £365 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
260 320 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.62% 13.27% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 128 87
Average daily rate £380 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £140 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.95 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vCloud
South East

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vCloud across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vCloud across the Berkshire region.

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
vCloud
South East

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy