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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 196 181 209
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Contract jobs citing vCloud 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.23% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 2.47% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
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£550 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £414 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.40% +47.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
532 527 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.12% 9.16% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 381 359
Average daily rate £390 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £172 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 47
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £12.35 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £110.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) Gerrit
5 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Jetty
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Mule ESB
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Gerrit
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Zephyr
2 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) SCM Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Software Configuration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) OWASP
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCEA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) VCAP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Docker
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
1 2 (16.67%) Salt
1 2 (16.67%) Kibana
1 2 (16.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) CommVault
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) WorldPay
3 2 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper