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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 257 254 240
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing vCloud 15 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.17% 1.09% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 3
Average daily rate £423 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1279 1280 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.24% 12.83% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 648 520
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 146 151
Average hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

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
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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 6 £425 +21.42% 4
Hampshire +3 5 £360 -16.76% 1
Kent - 2 £650 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) vSphere
3 24 (70.59%) Windows
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
6 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
8 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco
9 10 (29.41%) SAN
9 10 (29.41%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
10 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (20.59%) PaaS
12 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
14 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
14 5 (14.71%) Docker
14 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes
14 5 (14.71%) DevOps
14 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
15 4 (11.76%) IaaS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) Heroku
3 4 (11.76%) IaaS
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) NAS
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) IPsec
5 3 (8.82%) OSPF
6 2 (5.88%) BGP
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) SSL
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) IGRP
7 1 (2.94%) IPv6
7 1 (2.94%) SSH
7 1 (2.94%) VLAN
7 1 (2.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 4 (11.76%) Neo4j
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) GitLab
4 1 (2.94%) RSpec
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell Developer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Kafka
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.94%) MCollective
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.76%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.94%) SmartOS
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (14.71%) DevOps
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) VCAP
4 2 (5.88%) VCP5
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) NCDA
5 1 (2.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) vSphere
2 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Docker
4 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Btrfs
6 1 (2.94%) Firmware
6 1 (2.94%) iptables
6 1 (2.94%) KVM
6 1 (2.94%) LXC
6 1 (2.94%) Snort
6 1 (2.94%) Squid
6 1 (2.94%) Varnish
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes
2 4 (11.76%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (8.82%) OpenView
3 3 (8.82%) vRealize
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.94%) Nessus
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.94%) systemd
4 1 (2.94%) vMotion
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) New Relic
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) RightScale
6 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds