The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank - 42 43
Contract jobs citing vCloud 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 1.84% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category - 16.33% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.18% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.20% 11.29% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 18
Average daily rate £315 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 6
Average hourly rate £19.38 £20.38 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% +42.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £11.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £32.50 £20.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) VMWare Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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