The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Contract jobs citing vCloud 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 6.49% 1.23% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £531 £412 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.02% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
185 243 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.36% 9.58% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 142 154
Median daily rate £425 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Median hourly rate £30.91 £44.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +166.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £14.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vCloud across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Bracknell - 3 £550 -
Windsor - 2 - -
Slough +10 1 £500 - 2
Newbury - 1 £320 -
vCloud
South East

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) vRealize
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (40.91%) Ansible
5 9 (40.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (40.91%) Puppet
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 8 (36.36%) CRISC
6 8 (36.36%) NetScaler
6 8 (36.36%) Vagrant
6 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 8 (36.36%) Converged Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) FlexPod
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (36.36%) CISMP
6 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 8 (36.36%) SAML
7 7 (31.82%) Retail
7 7 (31.82%) VSAN
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) Perl
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) Python
9 5 (22.73%) Ruby
9 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) SoftLayer
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (36.36%) NetScaler
2 7 (31.82%) VSAN
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 3 (13.64%) MPLS
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Vagrant
2 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Security Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) SAML
2 1 (4.55%) Django
2 1 (4.55%) Kafka
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (36.36%) FlexPod
3 4 (18.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Presales
3 4 (18.18%) Demand Management
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISMP
1 8 (36.36%) CRISC
2 4 (18.18%) VCDX
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Docker
4 3 (13.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) vRealize
2 9 (40.91%) Ansible
2 9 (40.91%) Puppet
3 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Nimsoft
6 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) Veritas