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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
England / South East
Rank 203 238 253
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +15
Contract jobs citing vCloud 31 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.21% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 3.27% 1.87% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
Median daily rate £506 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £228 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £395 £385
% change year-on-year
+29.74% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.60 -

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
948 964 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.96% 11.50% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 558 569
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 106 107
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.25 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +21 16 £513 +12.20% 1
Surrey - 10 £520 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 36 (61.02%) VMware
2 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (50.85%) Cisco
4 28 (47.46%) Windows
4 28 (47.46%) Linux
5 25 (42.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (42.37%) vSphere
6 24 (40.68%) Puppet
6 24 (40.68%) CentOS
7 22 (37.29%) vRealize
8 19 (32.20%) ITIL
9 18 (30.51%) SAN
9 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
9 18 (30.51%) Data Centre
10 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
11 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
11 16 (27.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
12 14 (23.73%) SSL
13 13 (22.03%) VPN
13 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
14 12 (20.34%) IPsec
14 12 (20.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (20.34%) Docker
15 11 (18.64%) ITIL V2
15 11 (18.64%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
15 11 (18.64%) Oracle

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.56%) IaaS
3 5 (8.47%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (8.47%) SoftLayer
4 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) SAN
2 16 (27.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (23.73%) SSL
3 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.03%) VPN
5 12 (20.34%) IPsec
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (13.56%) NetScaler
7 7 (11.86%) DNS
7 7 (11.86%) VSAN
8 5 (8.47%) MPLS
9 4 (6.78%) Firewall
10 3 (5.08%) BGP
11 2 (3.39%) LAN
11 2 (3.39%) LDAP
11 2 (3.39%) Network Security
11 2 (3.39%) WAN
12 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Architect
2 8 (13.56%) Security Architect
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Specialist
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Automation Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Automation Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Data Centre Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) SAML
2 1 (1.69%) Django
2 1 (1.69%) Kafka
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) FlexPod
2 9 (15.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (10.17%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (5.08%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (5.08%) EMC VNX
4 3 (5.08%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Linux
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 25 (42.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (40.68%) CentOS
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) ITIL V2
3 10 (16.95%) Capacity Management
3 10 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (13.56%) Converged Infrastructure
4 8 (13.56%) DevOps
4 8 (13.56%) Service Management
5 7 (11.86%) Coaching
6 6 (10.17%) Presales
7 4 (6.78%) Demand Management
8 3 (5.08%) High Availability
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (5.08%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (3.39%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.39%) Change Management
9 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.39%) Open Source
9 2 (3.39%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) Python
2 7 (11.86%) Ruby
3 6 (10.17%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (15.25%) Degree
5 8 (13.56%) CISMP
5 8 (13.56%) CRISC
6 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.78%) VCDX
8 2 (3.39%) CCNA
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.69%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.69%) VCAP
9 1 (1.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (42.37%) vSphere
3 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
4 12 (20.34%) Docker
5 11 (18.64%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) Puppet
2 22 (37.29%) vRealize
3 9 (15.25%) Ansible
4 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 8 (13.56%) SCCM
5 4 (6.78%) SCOM
6 3 (5.08%) vMotion
7 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) VMware
2 30 (50.85%) Cisco
3 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.64%) Oracle
5 9 (15.25%) Palo Alto
6 8 (13.56%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.47%) Nimsoft
8 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.08%) EMC
8 3 (5.08%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) NetApp
8 3 (5.08%) Veeam
9 2 (3.39%) Citrix
10 1 (1.69%) AlienVault
10 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.69%) CA
10 1 (1.69%) Juniper
10 1 (1.69%) Veritas