Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 153 177
Rank change year-on-year -7 +24 +5
Contract jobs citing vCloud 6 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.38% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% 3.25% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £550 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +20.88% -2.15%
South East median daily rate £300 £463 £330
% change year-on-year -35.14% +40.15% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £26.60

vCloud is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 537 492 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.13% 11.64% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 255 244
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £222 £201 £163
90th Percentile £578 £575 £507
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 71
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -18.79% +24.67%
10th Percentile £10.47 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.80 £53.75 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing vCloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in Berkshire

vCloud
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

vCloud
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -1 3 £300 -
Slough +3 1 - -
vCloud
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) vRealize
3 4 (66.67%) vCenter Server
3 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) VMware NSX
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) API Integration
5 2 (33.33%) CloudForms
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

vCloud
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 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) API Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) KVM
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) vRealize
2 4 (66.67%) vCenter Server
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) CFEngine
3 2 (33.33%) CloudForms
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
4 1 (16.67%) vMotion
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) CA
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Infoblox
5 2 (33.33%) Lotus
5 2 (33.33%) Nimsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) SunGard