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 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 168 180 206
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Contract jobs citing vCloud 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 1.98% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £496 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% -13.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91
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
374 455 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.95% 9.63% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 335 430
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £94.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 24 September 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Kibana
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) logstash
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) MCollective
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) OpenVPN
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Squid
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (40.00%) OpenLDAP

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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (40.00%) OpenVPN
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Liquibase
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
1 2 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ELK Stack
1 2 (40.00%) MCollective
1 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) Postfix
1 2 (40.00%) Squid
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Kibana
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) logstash
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Rancher
1 2 (40.00%) Terraform
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sonatype
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp