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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 227 224 217
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing vCloud 11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 1.14% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
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£420 £375 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +97.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £190
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +97.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1088 967 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.66% 11.62% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 439 364
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 135 171
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Hampshire -24 5 £453 -11.27% 4
Berkshire +3 2 £291 -11.74% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
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England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) HP
4 14 (42.42%) vSphere
5 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 11 (33.33%) Firewall
6 11 (33.33%) MCSE
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
6 11 (33.33%) DNS
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (27.27%) DHCP
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) Clustering
10 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.21%) CCNA
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (18.18%) Migration
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (18.18%) PlateSpin

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 4 (12.12%) SAS
4 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) WildFly
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
6 1 (3.03%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) NAS
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) VoIP
4 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
4 4 (12.12%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
1 5 (15.15%) RSpec
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.03%) Gradle
4 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) CentOS
5 5 (15.15%) UNIX
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) CRM
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Document Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) BDD
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (33.33%) MCSE
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) VCAP
5 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) RHCE
7 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) CCNP
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (42.42%) vSphere
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) Postfix
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
7 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Vagrant
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.12%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) Salt
4 1 (3.03%) Kibana
4 1 (3.03%) logstash
4 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) HP
3 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) PlateSpin
7 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
7 5 (15.15%) EMC
8 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Avaya
8 4 (12.12%) Juniper
8 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 4 (12.12%) Sophos
8 4 (12.12%) Veritas
8 4 (12.12%) Acronis
9 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
10 2 (6.06%) BMC
10 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
11 1 (3.03%) Nimsoft
11 1 (3.03%) CA
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