Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 329 366
Rank change year-on-year -28 +37 +13
Contract jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 16 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 18
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £348 £375 £281
90th Percentile £538 £500 £459
England median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England 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 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 4948 4763 5903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.46% 29.62% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2895 2728 3482
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £218 £216 £228
90th Percentile £570 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.77% +1.06% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 269 321
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.19% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.10 £49.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.08
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.82% +9.03%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 December 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
Berkshire +12 15 £488 -16.13%
Thames Valley +1 15 £488 -16.13%
Hampshire -20 1 £438 +2.94%
VxBlock/Vblock
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for VxBlock/Vblock.

1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) EMC
3 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) IBM
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (43.75%) EMC VNX
6 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) Private Cloud
8 5 (31.25%) vRealize
8 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
8 5 (31.25%) IaaS
8 5 (31.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exalogic
8 5 (31.25%) AIX
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) Retail
9 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
10 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) IaaS
2 3 (18.75%) HP Helion
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FCoE
1 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VXLAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Telephony Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) EMC VNX
3 6 (37.50%) Private Cloud
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exalogic
5 3 (18.75%) Replication
6 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 5 (31.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) API Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) EMC Certification
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (12.50%) VMware NSX
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Docker
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
2 5 (31.25%) vRealize
3 3 (18.75%) PowerCLI
4 2 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (12.50%) Puppet
4 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
5 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) SCOM
5 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
5 1 (6.25%) Unicenter
5 1 (6.25%) vMotion
5 1 (6.25%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) EMC
3 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
9 1 (6.25%) CA
9 1 (6.25%) Dell
9 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
9 1 (6.25%) Lotus
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.25%) Nimsoft
9 1 (6.25%) Sun