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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 155 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+38 0
Contract jobs citing vCloud 2 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 1.52% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate £413 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £260 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £534 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
356 526 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.20% 9.39% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 393 346
Average daily rate £450 £400 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.75 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

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 1 May 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (57.14%) Gerrit
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Ant
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) SOA
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Gerrit
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) AOP
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) WorldPay
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Nicoll Curtin
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