Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Dell EMC VxBlock and Vblock Systems (formerly VCE Vblock)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 730 766
Rank change year-on-year -72 +36 +21
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 27 96 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 59 47
England median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £286 £300 £279
90th Percentile £568 £504 £518
UK median daily rate £469 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 -

VxBlock/Vblock is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,053 29,500 32,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.65% 32.77% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,017 19,364 21,128
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +1.41% +3.03%
10th Percentile £264 £258 £250
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 863 1,024 1,305
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.15 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.24% +2.50% +14.29%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
South East -41 15 £488 +14.71% 1
London -51 5 £525 +16.67% 1
North of England +23 3 £280 -6.67%
West Midlands - 3 £488 -
Midlands - 3 £488 -
North West +3 2 £280 -
Yorkshire +1 1 £550 +83.33%
South West -3 1 £325 +8.33%
VxBlock/Vblock
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 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 England region with a requirement for VxBlock/Vblock.

1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) EMC
2 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco
5 10 (37.04%) EMC VNX
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 9 (33.33%) IBM
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.93%) vSphere
8 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (25.93%) HP
8 7 (25.93%) vRealize
8 7 (25.93%) Private Cloud
9 6 (22.22%) IaaS
9 6 (22.22%) vCenter Server
9 6 (22.22%) NetApp
9 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 5 (18.52%) Retail
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Exalogic
10 5 (18.52%) SAN
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (18.52%) AIX
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) VMware NSX

VxBlock/Vblock
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) HP Helion
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) FCoE
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) OpenFlow
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) VXLAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (37.04%) EMC VNX
3 7 (25.93%) Private Cloud
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Exalogic
5 4 (14.81%) Replication
6 3 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
7 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
7 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) AIX
3 5 (18.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) DevOps
2 3 (11.11%) Change Control
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow Development
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) API Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (3.70%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Presales
4 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CCDA
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (3.70%) CCIP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.70%) NCDA
3 1 (3.70%) RHCE
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (25.93%) vSphere
3 5 (18.52%) VMware NSX
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (7.41%) vCloud
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.70%) Docker
6 1 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) NFS
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (25.93%) vRealize
3 6 (22.22%) vCenter Server
4 4 (14.81%) Puppet
5 3 (11.11%) PowerCLI
6 2 (7.41%) Ansible
6 2 (7.41%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
6 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
6 2 (7.41%) vMotion
7 1 (3.70%) CFEngine
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (3.70%) SCCM
7 1 (3.70%) SCOM
7 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
7 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
7 1 (3.70%) Unicenter
7 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) EMC
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) IBM
5 7 (25.93%) HP
6 6 (22.22%) NetApp
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
8 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
8 4 (14.81%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) CA
9 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.70%) Lotus
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.70%) Nimsoft
9 1 (3.70%) Sun