The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 465 485 540
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +55
Contract jobs citing vCloud 123 98 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 1.95% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 51 21
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £19.91 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.48% -60.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.91 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -60.18%
vCloud
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5322 5021 4843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.90% 9.81% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3082 2826 2540
Average daily rate £365 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 611 579
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.84 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £31.50 £33.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vCloud across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in England

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vCloud across the England region.

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in England

vCloud
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vCloud across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in England

vCloud
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vCloud across the England region.

vCloud Hourly Rate Trend in England

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 60 £450 +1.12% 12
South East -24 22 £350 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire - 15 £350 - 2
East of England +15 13 £425 - 1
South West +5 7 £600 - 2
North East - 7 £350 -
North West - 5 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £825 -
vCloud
UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 178 (82.41%) VMware
2 105 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (44.44%) Windows
4 91 (42.13%) Puppet
5 77 (35.65%) Linux
6 67 (31.02%) Active Directory
7 65 (30.09%) DevOps
8 64 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (28.70%) Jenkins
10 61 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
10 61 (28.24%) vSphere
11 60 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
12 58 (26.85%) PostgreSQL
13 55 (25.46%) Red Hat
13 55 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (22.69%) MongoDB
14 49 (22.69%) Python
14 49 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (22.22%) Git (software)
16 47 (21.76%) SAN
16 47 (21.76%) Microsoft
17 46 (21.30%) Web Services
18 44 (20.37%) Apache
18 44 (20.37%) DNS
19 42 (19.44%) ZABBIX
19 42 (19.44%) nginx
19 42 (19.44%) Bash Shell
20 41 (18.98%) CentOS
20 41 (18.98%) JBoss
20 41 (18.98%) Perl

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (20.37%) Apache
2 42 (19.44%) nginx
3 41 (18.98%) JBoss
4 40 (18.52%) Tomcat
5 26 (12.04%) Mule ESB
6 23 (10.65%) Confluence
7 22 (10.19%) OpenStack
8 21 (9.72%) Node.js
9 20 (9.26%) MS Exchange
10 19 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (7.87%) IIS
11 17 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (6.94%) WebLogic
13 14 (6.48%) Jetty
14 13 (6.02%) GlassFish
15 12 (5.56%) WildFly
15 12 (5.56%) Mule
16 11 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (5.09%) WebSphere
16 11 (5.09%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.24%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.85%) MS Project
4 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (11.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (9.26%) PaaS
4 20 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (8.80%) SaaS
6 16 (7.41%) IaaS
7 10 (4.63%) OpenShift
8 8 (3.70%) Office 365
9 4 (1.85%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.93%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.76%) SAN
2 44 (20.37%) DNS
3 39 (18.06%) Firewall
4 35 (16.20%) VPN
4 35 (16.20%) DHCP
5 34 (15.74%) TCP/IP
6 31 (14.35%) LAN
7 24 (11.11%) VLAN
8 18 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 18 (8.33%) NAS
8 18 (8.33%) WAN
9 16 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (6.94%) DMZ
11 13 (6.02%) WLAN
11 13 (6.02%) HTTP
12 12 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (4.63%) OpenLDAP
13 10 (4.63%) IPv6
13 10 (4.63%) MPLS
14 9 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.85%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (22.69%) MongoDB
3 39 (18.06%) MySQL
4 24 (11.11%) Redis
5 18 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 18 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (4.17%) Infinispan
6 9 (4.17%) Riak
7 8 (3.70%) Big Data
8 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.31%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 62 (28.70%) Jenkins
2 48 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 34 (15.74%) Gerrit
4 32 (14.81%) Artifactory
5 28 (12.96%) SonarQube
6 23 (10.65%) JIRA
7 22 (10.19%) Selenium
7 22 (10.19%) JMeter
7 22 (10.19%) Gradle
7 22 (10.19%) Maven
8 21 (9.72%) Subversion
9 19 (8.80%) Mercurial
10 15 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (4.63%) JUnit
11 10 (4.63%) Mocha
12 9 (4.17%) Jasmine
12 9 (4.17%) PhantomJS
12 9 (4.17%) Ant
12 9 (4.17%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.31%) RSpec
General
1 31 (14.35%) Finance
2 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.39%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (16.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (12.96%) Architect
3 20 (9.26%) Administrator
4 17 (7.87%) Windows Engineer
5 16 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (6.48%) Analyst
6 14 (6.48%) Consultant
7 12 (5.56%) Developer
7 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) Senior Windows Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.24%) Java Architect
11 7 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.30%) Web Services
2 23 (10.65%) LAMP
2 23 (10.65%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (9.72%) jQuery
3 21 (9.72%) J2EE
4 19 (8.80%) REST
5 17 (7.87%) HTML
6 12 (5.56%) .NET
6 12 (5.56%) CSS
6 12 (5.56%) Spring
6 12 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 12 (5.56%) HTML5
6 12 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (5.09%) CSS3
8 10 (4.63%) Drools
8 10 (4.63%) Apache Flex
9 9 (4.17%) Ember.js
9 9 (4.17%) Memcached
9 9 (4.17%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.59%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.09%) W3C
5 9 (4.17%) Clustering
5 9 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.24%) PKI
6 7 (3.24%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.78%) Replication
7 6 (2.78%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.31%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (2.31%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.31%) Tandem
9 4 (1.85%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.39%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.39%) Life Science
10 3 (1.39%) HP Superdome
10 3 (1.39%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (44.44%) Windows
2 77 (35.65%) Linux
3 64 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (18.98%) CentOS
5 32 (14.81%) Ubuntu
6 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.94%) UNIX
8 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.70%) Solaris
10 5 (2.31%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.31%) SmartOS
10 5 (2.31%) CoreOS
11 4 (1.85%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.85%) HPUX
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.93%) VMS
13 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.09%) DevOps
2 55 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (16.20%) Configuration Management
5 32 (14.81%) Open Source
6 27 (12.50%) ITIL
7 24 (11.11%) Scrum
8 23 (10.65%) SOA
8 23 (10.65%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 18 (8.33%) OWASP
10 14 (6.48%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.56%) BDD
11 12 (5.56%) TDD
12 11 (5.09%) Project Management
12 11 (5.09%) Data Virtualisation
13 10 (4.63%) Load Balancing
13 10 (4.63%) Migration
13 10 (4.63%) Microservices
14 9 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.69%) Python
2 42 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 41 (18.98%) Perl
4 40 (18.52%) SQL
5 39 (18.06%) Ruby
6 38 (17.59%) Java
7 33 (15.28%) PHP
8 31 (14.35%) JavaScript
9 24 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.70%) VBScript
11 5 (2.31%) C++
12 4 (1.85%) Korn
13 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.93%) C#
15 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.56%) VCAP
6 9 (4.17%) CCNA
7 8 (3.70%) MCSE
7 8 (3.70%) CCNP
8 7 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (1.39%) CCA
12 2 (0.93%) CCIE
12 2 (0.93%) MCSA
12 2 (0.93%) VCP5
12 2 (0.93%) Degree
12 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.93%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.87%) SLA
2 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.24%) QA
2 7 (3.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (31.02%) Active Directory
3 61 (28.24%) vSphere
4 31 (14.35%) Docker
5 29 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (8.33%) Squid
7 14 (6.48%) Varnish
8 13 (6.02%) Hyper-V
9 12 (5.56%) XenApp
10 10 (4.63%) VMware ESX
11 7 (3.24%) LXC
11 7 (3.24%) KVM
12 5 (2.31%) iptables
12 5 (2.31%) Btrfs
12 5 (2.31%) XenServer
12 5 (2.31%) Snort
13 4 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 91 (42.13%) Puppet
2 60 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (19.44%) ZABBIX
4 35 (16.20%) HAProxy
4 35 (16.20%) Ansible
5 34 (15.74%) Rundeck
6 32 (14.81%) Kibana
7 31 (14.35%) logstash
8 29 (13.43%) Salt
9 21 (9.72%) vMotion
10 6 (2.78%) EMC VPLEX
10 6 (2.78%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.31%) Kubernetes
11 5 (2.31%) systemd
11 5 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (2.31%) CFEngine
11 5 (2.31%) Nessus
11 5 (2.31%) SCOM
12 4 (1.85%) Nagios
13 3 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 178 (82.41%) VMware
2 55 (25.46%) Red Hat
3 47 (21.76%) Microsoft
4 33 (15.28%) HP
5 30 (13.89%) Cisco
6 26 (12.04%) Citrix
7 25 (11.57%) Google
8 21 (9.72%) NetApp
9 19 (8.80%) Oracle
10 17 (7.87%) Websense
11 14 (6.48%) EMC
12 12 (5.56%) Dell
13 11 (5.09%) IBM
13 11 (5.09%) Perforce
13 11 (5.09%) F5
13 11 (5.09%) Splunk
14 10 (4.63%) New Relic
14 10 (4.63%) Pega
15 9 (4.17%) Twitter
15 9 (4.17%) CommVault
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £480 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 19 days ago