The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud
Rank 146 183 198
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +15
Contract jobs citing vCloud 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.16% 1.56% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £350 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 - -
vCloud
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
278 448 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.86% 8.90% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 307 330
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 30
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £23.34 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vCloud across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vCloud across the City of London region.

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud.

1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Ant
5 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) LAMP
5 4 (30.77%) Maven

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) Ant
3 4 (30.77%) Gerrit
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Hudson
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.69%) PyUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Applications Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Deployment Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Hedge funds
2 2 (15.38%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) AOP
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 1 (7.69%) VCDX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) Dell KACE
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) WorldPay