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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 204 262 255
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -7
Contract jobs citing vCloud 38 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 3.56% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 8
Median daily rate £500 £357 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.15% -11.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £193 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £561 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £26.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.60 -
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
1067 994 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.82% 10.43% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 532 676
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 120 147
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey - 13 £510 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £500 -
Berkshire +14 7 £550 +7.84% 3
Hampshire - 5 £550 - 1
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England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 43 (67.19%) VMware
2 39 (60.94%) Linux
3 37 (57.81%) Windows
4 36 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (48.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (45.31%) CentOS
7 28 (43.75%) vSphere
8 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
8 22 (34.38%) Cisco
9 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
9 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
10 20 (31.25%) Puppet
10 20 (31.25%) SAN
10 20 (31.25%) ITIL
10 20 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 19 (29.69%) SSL
12 18 (28.13%) VPN
13 17 (26.56%) IPsec
13 17 (26.56%) vRealize
14 16 (25.00%) Red Hat
15 13 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (18.75%) Capacity Management
16 12 (18.75%) DevOps
16 12 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
17 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
17 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
17 11 (17.19%) ITIL V2
18 10 (15.63%) Docker

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 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) IaaS
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
2 20 (31.25%) SAN
3 19 (29.69%) SSL
4 18 (28.13%) VPN
5 17 (26.56%) IPsec
6 13 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (10.94%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.25%) Firewall
8 4 (6.25%) MPLS
8 4 (6.25%) Network Security
9 3 (4.69%) DNS
10 2 (3.13%) BGP
10 2 (3.13%) LAN
10 2 (3.13%) LDAP
10 2 (3.13%) WAN
11 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Architect
2 10 (15.63%) Technical Leader
3 9 (14.06%) VMware Specialist
4 8 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Security Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Technical Support
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) SAML
2 1 (1.56%) Django
2 1 (1.56%) Kafka
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.13%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Linux
2 37 (57.81%) Windows
3 31 (48.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (45.31%) CentOS
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.56%) RancherOS
7 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Capacity Management
2 12 (18.75%) DevOps
2 12 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (17.19%) ITIL V2
4 9 (14.06%) Service Management
5 8 (12.50%) Coaching
6 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) Presales
8 3 (4.69%) High Availability
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.69%) Open Source
8 3 (4.69%) Release Management
8 3 (4.69%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (4.69%) Workflow
9 2 (3.13%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) Python
2 7 (10.94%) Ruby
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (15.63%) Degree
5 7 (10.94%) CISMP
5 7 (10.94%) CRISC
6 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) CCNA
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.56%) VCAP
8 1 (1.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (43.75%) vSphere
3 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
3 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (15.63%) Docker
5 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) Puppet
2 17 (26.56%) vRealize
3 8 (12.50%) SCCM
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Ansible
5 4 (6.25%) SCOM
6 3 (4.69%) vMotion
7 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.56%) Rancher
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) VMware
2 22 (34.38%) Cisco
3 16 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
6 8 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.69%) Veeam
9 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.13%) Citrix
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) AlienVault
10 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.56%) Juniper
10 1 (1.56%) Veritas