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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 229 228 246
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing vCloud 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.024% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 0.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Average daily rate
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£358 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.38% -9.72%
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
1018 1124 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.06% 13.26% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 560 349
Average daily rate £325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 146 139
Average hourly rate £15.62 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.77% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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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 30 July 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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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 - 10 £358 - 5
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
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England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (72.00%) Linux
3 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) Java
6 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (36.00%) CentOS
6 9 (36.00%) RSpec
6 9 (36.00%) vSphere
6 9 (36.00%) Puppet
6 9 (36.00%) Vagrant
7 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (32.00%) Open Source
7 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) UNIX
7 8 (32.00%) EMC
8 7 (28.00%) SAN
8 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (24.00%) Perl
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) DevOps
10 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) RSpec
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (12.00%) Grunt
4 3 (12.00%) Mockito
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
5 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) PostGIS
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) JTS
2 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) JPA
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) Ajax
2 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) CentOS
4 8 (32.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Kanban
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (24.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) VCAP
6 1 (4.00%) VCP5
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (4.00%) VCP4
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VirtualBox
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) MetaFrame
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Puppet
1 9 (36.00%) Vagrant
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) EMC
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (24.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) Acronis
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (4.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas