The first table below looks at the demand for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 29 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 East of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vCloud 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.38% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
385 337 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.70% 14.08% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 114 181
Average daily rate £261 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £154 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 74 74
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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England

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Essex - - - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) VMFS
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Acronis
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Acronis