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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 255 227 231
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing vCloud 20 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 2.23% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £484 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
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%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1139 1078 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.50% 11.70% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 548 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 130
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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
East Sussex +15 13 £330 -
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £313 - 1
Hampshire -19 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 3
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (64.00%) VLAN
4 16 (64.00%) DNS
4 16 (64.00%) Windows
4 16 (64.00%) DHCP
4 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 15 (60.00%) SAN
5 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (60.00%) NAS
5 15 (60.00%) SaaS
5 15 (60.00%) PaaS
5 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (60.00%) IaaS
5 15 (60.00%) vMotion
6 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (56.00%) SQL
7 13 (52.00%) LAN
7 13 (52.00%) WLAN
7 13 (52.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (16.00%) OpenStack

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.00%) Liferay
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (60.00%) SaaS
2 15 (60.00%) PaaS
2 15 (60.00%) IaaS
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) DHCP
1 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
1 16 (64.00%) DNS
1 16 (64.00%) VLAN
2 15 (60.00%) NAS
2 15 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 15 (60.00%) SAN
3 13 (52.00%) LAN
3 13 (52.00%) WLAN
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) NGN
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCIE
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Docker
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) vMotion
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Kibana
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Perforce
6 1 (4.00%) New Relic
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix