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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
London / City of London
Rank 153 149 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +36
Contract jobs citing vCloud 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 1.36% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £638 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £968 £350 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+29.68% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
295 295 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.96% 9.23% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 223 335
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
6 2 (28.57%) Ruby
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Network Design
6 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
6 2 (28.57%) LDAP
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Apache
6 2 (28.57%) SOA
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN

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 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Mule ESB
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
2 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Liquibase
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Digital
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Technical Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) MCollective
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
2 1 (14.29%) Squid
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Kibana
2 2 (28.57%) logstash
2 2 (28.57%) OpenIDM
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Rancher
3 1 (14.29%) Rundeck
3 1 (14.29%) Salt
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) ForgeRock
3 2 (28.57%) Sonatype
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) Black Duck
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Veracode
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