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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 133 149 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing vCloud 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.096% -
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.91 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -60.18%
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
401 350 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.73% 11.15% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 182 124
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 82 75
Average hourly rate £28.00 £21.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 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
Hertfordshire +13 13 £425 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) vSphere
3 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (44.00%) Puppet
5 10 (40.00%) DevOps
6 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) Perl
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.00%) REST
8 5 (20.00%) VCAP
8 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) IIS
8 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (20.00%) Subversion
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) CMS
9 4 (16.00%) IBM
9 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) UNIX
9 4 (16.00%) JBoss
9 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (16.00%) GlassFish

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (20.00%) Subversion
1 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (8.00%) Release Management
2 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) VCAP
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) vSphere
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) CommVault