The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 162 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vCloud 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% - 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate £525 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
415 361 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.31% 9.30% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 147 149
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 67 75
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.34 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in the North West

vCloud
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vCloud across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 2 £525 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £550 - 1
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (40.00%) nginx
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Java Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) logstash
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
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