The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for vCloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware vCloud Suite
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 121 110
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11  
Contract jobs citing vCloud 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.085% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 0.71% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £513 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +22.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £463 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

vCloud is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 175 283 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.66% 12.01% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 133 148
Median daily rate £363 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 37
Median hourly rate £17.83 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.64% -35.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £26.00 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing vCloud as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCloud in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCloud in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCloud in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCloud in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Reading +16 2 £350 -39.13% 1
Newbury - 1 £335 -
vCloud
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 11 (84.62%) vRealize
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Ansible
3 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (53.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 6 (46.15%) Converged Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) FlexPod
5 6 (46.15%) Vagrant
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (38.46%) VSAN
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Nimsoft
8 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
8 3 (23.08%) vSphere
8 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (23.08%) SoftLayer
8 3 (23.08%) Docker
8 3 (23.08%) Java

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) SoftLayer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) VSAN
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Vagrant
2 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) GitLab
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (46.15%) FlexPod
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
3 2 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Data ONTAP
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) API Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCIE
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) VCDX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Docker
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) vRealize
2 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 8 (61.54%) Puppet
3 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
4 1 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 4 (30.77%) Nimsoft
5 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
7 1 (7.69%) Lotus
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Sun
7 1 (7.69%) SunGard