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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 252 231 237
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing vCloud 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.10% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.90% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£394 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £478 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £498 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1141 1002 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.19% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 474 487
Average daily rate £358 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 144 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.95 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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
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 22 May 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
Berkshire - 2 £394 - 1
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) vSphere
3 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (43.48%) DHCP
5 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (43.48%) DNS
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco
6 9 (39.13%) Juniper
7 8 (34.78%) VPN
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 8 (34.78%) Windows
8 7 (30.43%) BMC
8 7 (30.43%) CA
8 7 (30.43%) NetApp
8 7 (30.43%) Service Management
8 7 (30.43%) Network Design
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (30.43%) FlexPod
9 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) MCSE
10 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
11 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
11 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
12 3 (13.04%) CCNA
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (13.04%) SAN

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.35%) Mule
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) WildFly
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DHCP
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) NAS
5 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Gerrit
2 1 (4.35%) Gradle
2 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Service Management
2 7 (30.43%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Document Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) OWASP
5 1 (4.35%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.04%) VCAP
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) vSphere
2 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) vMotion
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.35%) Salt
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 7 (30.43%) BMC
4 7 (30.43%) CA
4 7 (30.43%) NetApp
5 6 (26.09%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) PlateSpin
7 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Avaya
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat