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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
England / South East
Rank 214 233 243
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs citing vCloud 22 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.28% 1.77% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 18
Median daily rate £538 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £543 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
963 1073 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.64% 12.50% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 617 587
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 101 119
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +29 13 £513 +24.46% 4
Hampshire +14 5 £688 +137.06% 6
Surrey - 3 £475 -
East Sussex 0 1 - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 38 (62.30%) VMware
2 31 (50.82%) Cisco
3 30 (49.18%) Linux
3 30 (49.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (44.26%) Windows
5 24 (39.34%) CentOS
5 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (39.34%) Puppet
6 23 (37.70%) vSphere
6 23 (37.70%) vRealize
6 23 (37.70%) ITIL
7 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
7 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
8 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
9 18 (29.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
10 17 (27.87%) SAN
11 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
11 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
11 16 (26.23%) Oracle
12 13 (21.31%) SSL
13 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
13 12 (19.67%) VPN
13 12 (19.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (19.67%) Docker
14 11 (18.03%) DevOps
14 11 (18.03%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (18.03%) ITIL V2
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.28%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Infor M3
2 3 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.48%) IaaS
3 5 (8.20%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (8.20%) SoftLayer
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (27.87%) SAN
3 13 (21.31%) SSL
4 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (19.67%) VPN
5 11 (18.03%) IPsec
6 10 (16.39%) DNS
7 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (13.11%) NetScaler
9 7 (11.48%) VSAN
10 5 (8.20%) MPLS
11 4 (6.56%) BGP
12 3 (4.92%) Firewall
13 2 (3.28%) LDAP
14 1 (1.64%) DHCP
14 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
14 1 (1.64%) LAN
14 1 (1.64%) Network Security
14 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.48%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Electronics
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Security Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Specialist
4 6 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Automation Specialist
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Data Centre Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) SAML
2 1 (1.64%) Django
2 1 (1.64%) Kafka
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.75%) FlexPod
2 9 (14.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (9.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (6.56%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (6.56%) EMC VNX
5 3 (4.92%) Replication
6 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) CESG
7 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Linux
2 27 (44.26%) Windows
3 24 (39.34%) CentOS
3 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) DevOps
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL V2
3 10 (16.39%) Capacity Management
3 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (13.11%) Converged Infrastructure
4 8 (13.11%) Service Management
5 7 (11.48%) Coaching
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Presales
7 4 (6.56%) Demand Management
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 3 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) Open Source
8 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.92%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (4.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Java
1 8 (13.11%) Perl
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.20%) Python
3 5 (8.20%) Ruby
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (14.75%) Degree
5 8 (13.11%) CISMP
5 8 (13.11%) CRISC
6 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.56%) VCDX
8 1 (1.64%) CCNA
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.64%) VCAP
8 1 (1.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.20%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.56%) SLA
4 2 (3.28%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (49.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (37.70%) vSphere
3 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
4 12 (19.67%) Docker
5 11 (18.03%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (39.34%) Puppet
2 23 (37.70%) vRealize
3 9 (14.75%) Ansible
3 9 (14.75%) SCCM
4 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (6.56%) SCOM
6 3 (4.92%) vMotion
7 2 (3.28%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.64%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.64%) WSUS
8 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) VMware
2 31 (50.82%) Cisco
3 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.23%) Oracle
3 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
5 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.48%) HP
7 5 (8.20%) 3PAR
7 5 (8.20%) Nimsoft
8 4 (6.56%) EMC
9 3 (4.92%) ESRI
9 3 (4.92%) NetApp
9 3 (4.92%) SAP
9 3 (4.92%) Software AG
9 3 (4.92%) Veeam
10 2 (3.28%) Citrix
10 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.64%) CA
11 1 (1.64%) Juniper
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