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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 252 227 225
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing vCloud 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.89% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£465 £420 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £348 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £492 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +27.11%
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
1247 1128 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.58% 13.23% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 523 367
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 159 176
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.32 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 +4 4 £383 +15.90%
Hampshire -25 1 £490 -3.92% 4
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) vSphere
6 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
7 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 9 (28.13%) Java
8 9 (28.13%) DNS
8 9 (28.13%) HP
8 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (28.13%) Firewall
8 9 (28.13%) Puppet
8 9 (28.13%) CentOS
8 9 (28.13%) RSpec
8 9 (28.13%) Vagrant
9 8 (25.00%) DevOps
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (25.00%) EMC
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.88%) DHCP
10 7 (21.88%) Web Services
10 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (21.88%) Clustering
10 7 (21.88%) Scrum
10 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (21.88%) Open Source

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Apache
4 5 (15.63%) IIS
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.25%) SAS
7 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) RSpec
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) JTS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) JPA
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) Ajax
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) CentOS
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.38%) HPUX
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Document Management
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Operations Management
7 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
8 1 (3.13%) Kanban
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.50%) VCAP
4 4 (12.50%) BC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.38%) RHCE
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (40.63%) vSphere
3 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.38%) Postfix
5 3 (9.38%) VirtualBox
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.13%) Firmware
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
1 9 (28.13%) Vagrant
2 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
2 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.38%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 2 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) EMC
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 5 (15.63%) Symantec
6 5 (15.63%) Sophos
6 5 (15.63%) Veritas
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) Acronis
7 4 (12.50%) PlateSpin
8 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
9 2 (6.25%) Avaya
9 2 (6.25%) Juniper
9 2 (6.25%) BMC
10 1 (3.13%) CA
10 1 (3.13%) NetApp
10 1 (3.13%) Dell