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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
London / City of London
Rank 152 146 185
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Contract jobs citing vCloud 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 1.64% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £513 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -17.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+26.56% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.60 -

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
303 304 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.29% 9.90% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 233 324
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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 20 January 2017, 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%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) logstash
5 2 (33.33%) Kibana
5 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Redis
5 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (33.33%) Sonatype
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Multicast
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (16.67%) OpenVPN
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Liquibase
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Architect
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Head of DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Digital
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Technical Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ELK Stack
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) MCollective
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) OWASP
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) Squid
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Kibana
2 2 (33.33%) logstash
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (16.67%) OpenIDM
3 1 (16.67%) Rancher
3 1 (16.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Sonatype
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Black Duck
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) ForgeRock
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Veracode