The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 235 229 244
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing vCloud 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.071% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 0.62% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1092 968 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 11.39% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 453 363
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 178 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.33 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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England

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 6 £375 - 2
Surrey -13 2 £375 +15.38% 2
Berkshire - 1 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) HP
6 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) Citrix
8 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
9 8 (36.36%) Firewall
9 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
9 8 (36.36%) SCCM
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
10 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
10 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
10 7 (31.82%) ITIL
10 7 (31.82%) Symantec
11 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
11 6 (27.27%) UNIX
11 6 (27.27%) Perl
11 6 (27.27%) DHCP
11 6 (27.27%) DNS
11 6 (27.27%) SLA
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
11 6 (27.27%) SCOM
11 6 (27.27%) XenApp
11 6 (27.27%) HP SIM

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
1 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) UNIX
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
3 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) VCP5
6 1 (4.55%) VCP4
6 1 (4.55%) VCAP
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) XenApp
4 5 (22.73%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) XenServer
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
3 6 (27.27%) SCOM
3 6 (27.27%) HP SIM
3 6 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
6 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) HP
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Citrix
5 7 (31.82%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Foundry
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 days ago