The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 125 132
Contract jobs citing vCloud 0 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category - 1.12% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 13
Median daily rate - £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 362 358 440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.33% 14.03% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 353 384
Median daily rate £323 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £141 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £563 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 83 114
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £14.00 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £42.50 £42.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing vCloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in the East of England

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vCloud in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server

vCloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware