Period
to 10 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 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)
England > North West
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 199 -
Rank change year-on-year +66 - +199
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 7 6 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £547 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.68% - -
England median daily rate £525 £425 £481
% change year-on-year +23.53% -11.69% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 790 1,532 1,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.79% 28.67% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 941 1,053
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £213 £258
90th Percentile £615 £594 £575
England median daily rate £493 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.68% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 112
Median hourly rate £20.54 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.49 £12.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £68.75 £52.25 £53.50
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.89 £22.46
% change year-on-year +48.40% -6.99% +12.30%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in the North West

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in the North West.

Daily rate trend for VxBlock/Vblock in the North West

VxBlock/Vblock
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Lancashire - 5 £568 -
Cheshire +31 2 £475 +18.75%
VxBlock/Vblock
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 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 North West region with a requirement for VxBlock/Vblock.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
1 5 (71.43%) HP Helion
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 5 (71.43%) Public Cloud
1 5 (71.43%) DoDAF
1 5 (71.43%) Sparx
1 5 (71.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
3 2 (28.57%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance

VxBlock/Vblock
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
1 5 (71.43%) HP Helion
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Public Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DoDAF
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Sparx
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware