The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 226 231 257
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Contract jobs citing vCloud 26 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.15% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 1.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £385 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.18% -
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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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1104 1055 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.95% 12.13% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 522 414
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 124 140
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.25 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in the South East

vCloud
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vCloud across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

vCloud
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vCloud across the South East region.

vCloud Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Hampshire - 17 £450 - 6
Surrey - 2 £438 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (94.87%) VMware
2 24 (61.54%) Linux
3 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
5 16 (41.03%) vSphere
5 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
6 14 (35.90%) Java
6 14 (35.90%) Puppet
6 14 (35.90%) RSpec
6 14 (35.90%) CentOS
6 14 (35.90%) Vagrant
7 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (30.77%) Scrum
8 12 (30.77%) Windows
8 12 (30.77%) Web Services
8 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.77%) Open Source
8 12 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (28.21%) DevOps
9 11 (28.21%) EMC
10 10 (25.64%) Apache
10 10 (25.64%) Firewall
10 10 (25.64%) Amazon S3
11 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
11 9 (23.08%) HP
12 8 (20.51%) DNS
12 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
12 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (25.64%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) IIS
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) Confluence
5 2 (5.13%) SAS
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon S3
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) PaaS
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) DHCP
4 6 (15.38%) SAN
5 4 (10.26%) SSL
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.13%) NAS
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
7 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) RSpec
2 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.95%) Maven
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) Grunt
5 3 (7.69%) Mockito
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.13%) JMeter
6 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) JTS
2 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.69%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) Ajax
2 3 (7.69%) JSON
2 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 3 (7.69%) jQuery
2 3 (7.69%) JPA
2 3 (7.69%) RESTful
2 3 (7.69%) PostGIS
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Open Source
2 7 (17.95%) Clustering
3 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.69%) Linked Data
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) CentOS
3 12 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) UNIX
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 2000
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.69%) HPUX
9 1 (2.56%) SUSE
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Scrum
3 11 (28.21%) DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Operations Management
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (15.38%) MCSE
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.82%) BC Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) VCAP
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) RHCE
5 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) VCP5
6 1 (2.56%) VCP4
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (41.03%) vSphere
3 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 5 (12.82%) VirtualBox
6 3 (7.69%) Postfix
7 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Puppet
1 14 (35.90%) Vagrant
2 5 (12.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
2 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.69%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) Nagios
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) VMware
2 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
3 11 (28.21%) EMC
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.08%) HP
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) Citrix
6 5 (12.82%) Symantec
6 5 (12.82%) Sophos
6 5 (12.82%) Veritas
6 5 (12.82%) Acronis
7 4 (10.26%) Tripwire
8 3 (7.69%) PlateSpin
9 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
9 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.13%) Avaya
9 2 (5.13%) Juniper
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) BMC