Period
to 19 October 2019

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 6 months to 19 October 2019 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 206 208
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing vCloud 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.050% 0.059% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
East of England median daily rate £300 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.74% +7.73% -28.57%
England median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 628 794 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.79% 15.55% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 409 327
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £135 £130
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 84 81
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% -1.81% +1.85%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.55 £10.96
90th Percentile £45.75 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.48% +8.06%

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

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Bedfordshire +8 1 £300 -25.74%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Server Management
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Server Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) VMware