The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 122 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vCloud 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% - 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +97.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
vCloud
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
297 286 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.68% 10.89% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 150 120
Average daily rate £348 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 41 56
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £11.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £44.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 March 2015. 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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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
Essex - 3 £385 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) Games
6 3 (33.33%) Replication
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) NFS
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) LDAP
6 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (33.33%) Online Games
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
1 3 (33.33%) Online Games
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (33.33%) NFS
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Acronis