The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 110 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing vCloud 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.081% 0.041% -
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£419 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £414 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.40% +47.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
262 266 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.68% 10.90% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 105 114
Average daily rate £395 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 30
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -36.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £21.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Sales Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP