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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 170 204 190
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Contract jobs citing vCloud 1 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 1.66% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £675 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £394
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
401 542 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.36% 9.90% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 393 412
Median daily rate £465 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 47
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.65% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.77 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £30.19 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud 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 City of London region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Rancher
3 1 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Liquibase
3 1 (33.33%) HipChat
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Liquibase
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (33.33%) MCollective
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Rancher
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype