Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 22 July 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 358 350
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 +30
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 6 5 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.035% 0.031% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.10% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 41
South East median daily rate £461 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -11.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £417 £419 £400
90th Percentile £494 £473 £600
England median daily rate £475 £338 £494
% change year-on-year +40.74% -31.65% +27.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,473 4,974 5,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.16% 30.72% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,123 2,842 3,622
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £248
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 268 288
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.08% +45.45%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.45 £11.59
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £51.55
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.51% -2.50% +11.11%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in the South East

VxBlock/Vblock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VxBlock/Vblock in the South East

VxBlock/Vblock
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 VxBlock/Vblock within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Hampshire -7 5 £461 +3.94%
Thames Valley -3 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
VxBlock/Vblock
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for VxBlock/Vblock.

1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) EMC VNX
3 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) EMC Centera
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence

VxBlock/Vblock
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 3 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat