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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 155 190 189
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Contract jobs citing vCloud 2 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 1.30% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £538 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £263 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
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
366 537 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.93% 9.80% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 399 356
Median daily rate £451 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 29
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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
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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Gerrit
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Gerrit
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) AOP
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) WorldPay