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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 186 186 197
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing vCloud 6 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 3.21% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £343 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
500 468 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.21% 7.83% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 328 338
Average daily rate £400 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 43
Average hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vCloud across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Kanban
7 2 (18.18%) WorldPay
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (18.18%) Maven
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) Jetty
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Gerrit
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) SCM Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Software Configuration Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Kanban
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) CCEA
3 1 (9.09%) VCAP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) WorldPay
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) CommVault
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
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