Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 319 355
Rank change year-on-year -41 +36 -11
Contract jobs citing vCloud 11 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 2.82% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 48 21
South East median daily rate £300 £463 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.14% +40.15% -17.50%
10th Percentile £271 £415 £213
90th Percentile £335 £575 £413
England median daily rate £525 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £26.60
England median hourly rate - - £34.00

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2465 2164 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.64% 12.94% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1277 1205
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £143 £181 £162
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 187 253
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.27 £10.28 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.29 £39.80
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in the South East

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vCloud in the South East

vCloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vCloud in the South East

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -35 7 £300 -40.00%
Berkshire -5 6 £300 -45.45%
Kent - 3 £290 -
Buckinghamshire -35 2 £300 -40.00%
Hampshire 0 1 £320 -28.69% 1
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) vRealize
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) EMC
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (36.36%) OpenStack
7 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
7 3 (27.27%) Ansible
7 3 (27.27%) VMware NSX
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (27.27%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) SCOM
8 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
8 2 (18.18%) SUSE

vCloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (36.36%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) G Suite
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) API Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) VCP6
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (27.27%) VMware NSX
5 2 (18.18%) Docker
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) KVM
6 1 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) vRealize
2 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
4 2 (18.18%) CFEngine
4 2 (18.18%) CloudForms
4 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) SCOM
4 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
4 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
4 2 (18.18%) Unicenter
5 1 (9.09%) vMotion
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
5 2 (18.18%) Lotus
5 2 (18.18%) Nimsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Sun
6 1 (9.09%) Capita
6 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
6 1 (9.09%) SunGard