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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 191 190 192
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing vCloud 8 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 3.48% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £343 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
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
489 488 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.99% 7.87% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 329 327
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.30 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) vSphere
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Kanban
7 5 (35.71%) Java
7 5 (35.71%) DevOps
8 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) QA
9 3 (21.43%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA
9 3 (21.43%) Ruby
9 3 (21.43%) Puppet
9 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (21.43%) SAN
9 3 (21.43%) Python
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Jetty
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Zephyr
2 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) SCM Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Debian
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Kanban
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCEA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) VCAP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) vSphere
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 2 (14.29%) Kibana
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) New Relic
3 2 (14.29%) WorldPay
3 2 (14.29%) CommVault
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Perforce
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM