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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 189 213 220
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing vCloud 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.083% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.18% -
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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
575 650 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.88% 8.97% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 403 355
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 16 (66.67%) DevOps
3 14 (58.33%) Python
3 14 (58.33%) Puppet
4 13 (54.17%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (54.17%) JIRA
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) WebLogic
5 12 (50.00%) UNIX
5 12 (50.00%) Java
5 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
6 11 (45.83%) Maven
6 11 (45.83%) SOA
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) Ant
8 9 (37.50%) J2EE
8 9 (37.50%) MySQL
8 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
8 9 (37.50%) SQL
8 9 (37.50%) ETL
8 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (37.50%) Finance
8 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
8 9 (37.50%) Subversion
8 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (37.50%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) WebLogic
2 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.33%) GitHub
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) SNMP
2 3 (12.50%) FCoE
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) Multicast
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) JIRA
2 11 (45.83%) Maven
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (37.50%) Ant
3 9 (37.50%) Subversion
3 9 (37.50%) AnthillPro
3 9 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 9 (37.50%) Gerrit
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) J2EE
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) Middleware
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (8.33%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Online Games
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) SELinux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (45.83%) SOA
3 9 (37.50%) ETL
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) ERD
7 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management
8 1 (4.17%) ITSM
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (29.17%) vSphere
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (20.83%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) Remedy
5 4 (16.67%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Websense
7 2 (8.33%) New Relic
8 1 (4.17%) Sophos
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com