The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
UK / England
Rank 478 539 481
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -58
Contract jobs citing vCloud 83 72 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.75% 1.47% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 80
Median daily rate £550 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £596 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4747 4885 4904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.54% 10.27% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3015 2948 2707
Median daily rate £405 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 446 576
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.20 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 48 £600 +29.72% 14
South East +22 21 £550 +37.50% 11
South West +10 6 - - 4
Yorkshire +15 4 £575 +52.31%
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
North East - 1 £295 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
vCloud
UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 190 (78.19%) VMware
2 142 (58.44%) DevOps
3 141 (58.02%) Linux
4 138 (56.79%) Puppet
5 129 (53.09%) Amazon AWS
6 111 (45.68%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (39.92%) Security Cleared
9 92 (37.86%) SC Cleared
10 90 (37.04%) Scrum
11 87 (35.80%) Continuous Delivery
12 85 (34.98%) DNS
13 83 (34.16%) Git (software)
14 81 (33.33%) Jenkins
15 80 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 79 (32.51%) Ansible
17 78 (32.10%) Oracle
18 70 (28.81%) Configuration Management
18 70 (28.81%) Docker
18 70 (28.81%) Hadoop
19 68 (27.98%) PostgreSQL
20 67 (27.57%) CentOS
21 64 (26.34%) Service Management
22 62 (25.51%) Sonatype Nexus
23 60 (24.69%) ZABBIX
23 60 (24.69%) Cisco
24 59 (24.28%) JIRA
25 57 (23.46%) Apache
26 55 (22.63%) Windows
26 55 (22.63%) Software Packaging

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 57 (23.46%) Apache
2 54 (22.22%) Confluence
3 50 (20.58%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (12.35%) OpenStack
5 22 (9.05%) nginx
6 7 (2.88%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.47%) ArcGIS
8 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.65%) SAS
9 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.23%) IIS
10 3 (1.23%) JBoss
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.82%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.41%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 45 (18.52%) HipChat
2 8 (3.29%) MS Office
3 6 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 129 (53.09%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.88%) IaaS
4 15 (6.17%) PaaS
5 6 (2.47%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (2.47%) SoftLayer
6 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.06%) GitHub
7 4 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.65%) Heroku
7 4 (1.65%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Office 365
9 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 85 (34.98%) DNS
2 52 (21.40%) SSH
3 48 (19.75%) OpenLDAP
3 48 (19.75%) OpenVPN
4 36 (14.81%) VPN
5 33 (13.58%) SSL
6 32 (13.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (12.76%) Firewall
8 29 (11.93%) IPsec
9 27 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 26 (10.70%) Reverse Proxy
11 23 (9.47%) SAN
12 20 (8.23%) LDAP
13 17 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (7.00%) HTTP
14 13 (5.35%) LAN
14 13 (5.35%) WAN
15 11 (4.53%) MPLS
15 11 (4.53%) NetScaler
16 10 (4.12%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (28.81%) Hadoop
2 68 (27.98%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (13.17%) Big Data
4 29 (11.93%) Oracle Database
4 29 (11.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.76%) Redis
6 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.47%) MySQL
8 4 (1.65%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.82%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.82%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 83 (34.16%) Git (software)
2 81 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 62 (25.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 59 (24.28%) JIRA
5 51 (20.99%) SonarQube
6 49 (20.16%) Maven
7 48 (19.75%) Ant
7 48 (19.75%) JUnit
8 47 (19.34%) Liquibase
9 45 (18.52%) JIRA Agile
10 26 (10.70%) Bitbucket
11 20 (8.23%) Vagrant
12 7 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.88%) Subversion
13 6 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.47%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.06%) Artifactory
14 5 (2.06%) Gerrit
15 4 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
16 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 8 (3.29%) Finance
1 8 (3.29%) Retail
2 4 (1.65%) Marketing
3 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.82%) Banking
4 2 (0.82%) Electronics
4 2 (0.82%) Legal
4 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (32.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (23.46%) Architect
3 27 (11.11%) Consultant
4 23 (9.47%) Cloud Architect
5 18 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
5 18 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 13 (5.35%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (5.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (4.53%) VMware Specialist
9 10 (4.12%) Security Architect
10 9 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.70%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.29%) DevOps Consultant
11 8 (3.29%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Cloud Consultant
12 7 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.88%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.63%) Software Packaging
2 53 (21.81%) Elastic Stack
3 48 (19.75%) MCollective
4 12 (4.94%) SAML
5 9 (3.70%) Node.js
6 8 (3.29%) REST
7 6 (2.47%) LAMP
7 6 (2.47%) Middleware
8 5 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (2.06%) Web Services
9 4 (1.65%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (1.65%) SOAP
10 3 (1.23%) Django
10 3 (1.23%) J2EE
10 3 (1.23%) jQuery
10 3 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.82%) .NET
11 2 (0.82%) CSS
11 2 (0.82%) HTML
11 2 (0.82%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.82%) Private Cloud
3 17 (7.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (5.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 11 (4.53%) FlexPod
5 11 (4.53%) Replication
6 6 (2.47%) PKI
7 5 (2.06%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.06%) User Experience
8 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.65%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.23%) CESG
9 3 (1.23%) Clustering
10 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.82%) Life Science
10 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) Blog
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (58.02%) Linux
2 67 (27.57%) CentOS
3 55 (22.63%) Windows
4 44 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (13.58%) Unix
6 13 (5.35%) RancherOS
6 13 (5.35%) VyOS
7 12 (4.94%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.29%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (58.44%) DevOps
2 111 (45.68%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (37.04%) Scrum
5 87 (35.80%) Continuous Delivery
6 70 (28.81%) Configuration Management
7 64 (26.34%) Service Management
8 47 (19.34%) Identity Management
9 42 (17.28%) Workflow
10 40 (16.46%) Coaching
11 38 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (13.58%) ITIL
13 25 (10.29%) Build Automation
14 24 (9.88%) Case Management
14 24 (9.88%) Open Source
15 23 (9.47%) User Stories
16 11 (4.53%) Converged Infrastructure
16 11 (4.53%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (4.53%) ITIL V2
17 10 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.52%) Shell Script
2 41 (16.87%) Ruby
3 31 (12.76%) PowerShell
4 24 (9.88%) Java
5 21 (8.64%) Python
6 18 (7.41%) Perl
7 16 (6.58%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.88%) PHP
9 6 (2.47%) C
9 6 (2.47%) SQL
10 4 (1.65%) Go
11 1 (0.41%) C#
11 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (39.92%) Security Cleared
2 92 (37.86%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.05%) DV Cleared
4 18 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (7.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (7.00%) CTC Cleared
6 16 (6.58%) Degree
7 10 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.29%) CISMP
8 8 (3.29%) CRISC
9 5 (2.06%) CCNA
9 5 (2.06%) CCNP
9 5 (2.06%) VCDX
10 3 (1.23%) CCSP
10 3 (1.23%) VCAP
11 2 (0.82%) CCSA
11 2 (0.82%) CCSE
11 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.82%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.82%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.88%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.88%) QA
3 5 (2.06%) SLA
4 4 (1.65%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.23%) GPG13
6 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (28.81%) Docker
3 49 (20.16%) Squid
4 48 (19.75%) Postfix
5 46 (18.93%) vSphere
6 37 (15.23%) Active Directory
7 23 (9.47%) HDFS
8 19 (7.82%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (5.76%) Hyper-V
11 8 (3.29%) VMware ESX
12 5 (2.06%) NFS
13 4 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 2 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.82%) VMware GSX
15 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.41%) Xen
16 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 138 (56.79%) Puppet
2 79 (32.51%) Ansible
3 60 (24.69%) ZABBIX
4 55 (22.63%) logstash
5 52 (21.40%) Kibana
6 51 (20.99%) Terraform
7 48 (19.75%) Docker Swarm
7 48 (19.75%) Kubernetes
7 48 (19.75%) Rancher
8 46 (18.93%) vRealize
9 27 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (7.00%) Consul
10 17 (7.00%) Packer
11 15 (6.17%) HAProxy
12 12 (4.94%) SCCM
13 8 (3.29%) FortiGate
13 8 (3.29%) Forum Sentry
13 8 (3.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (2.88%) Nagios
14 7 (2.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 190 (78.19%) VMware
2 78 (32.10%) Oracle
3 60 (24.69%) Cisco
4 50 (20.58%) Sonatype
5 34 (13.99%) Atlassian
6 33 (13.58%) Microsoft
6 33 (13.58%) Red Hat
7 22 (9.05%) Hortonworks
8 21 (8.64%) Palo Alto
9 17 (7.00%) AppDynamics
10 16 (6.58%) Juniper
11 15 (6.17%) Citrix
12 14 (5.76%) CheckPoint
13 13 (5.35%) Vyatta
14 10 (4.12%) EMC
15 9 (3.70%) HP
16 8 (3.29%) AlienVault
17 7 (2.88%) 3PAR
17 7 (2.88%) Software AG
18 6 (2.47%) Google
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