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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 526 481 531
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +50
Contract jobs citing vCloud 76 110 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.23% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 1.63% 2.31% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 79 16
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 - -
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
4659 4766 4348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.87% 10.16% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2799 2606 2235
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 565 516
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -23 37 £425 -5.55% 10
South East +7 20 £388 -8.82% 7
Yorkshire -17 11 £388 +35.96% 5
South West +6 5 £513 - 1
North West - 3 £525 - 2
vCloud
UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (83.89%) VMware
2 79 (53.02%) Windows
3 75 (50.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (41.61%) Linux
5 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
6 49 (32.89%) Windows Server
7 48 (32.21%) vSphere
8 46 (30.87%) Amazon AWS
9 43 (28.86%) Active Directory
10 42 (28.19%) Jenkins
11 41 (27.52%) Red Hat
12 40 (26.85%) Puppet
13 39 (26.17%) Data Centre
14 37 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (24.83%) Cisco
15 36 (24.16%) DevOps
16 35 (23.49%) Bash Shell
17 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (22.82%) DNS
18 33 (22.15%) PostgreSQL
19 32 (21.48%) Python
19 32 (21.48%) PowerShell
20 31 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 30 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
21 30 (20.13%) HP
22 29 (19.46%) SAN
23 28 (18.79%) Web Services
24 27 (18.12%) Ansible
25 26 (17.45%) nginx

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (17.45%) nginx
2 24 (16.11%) Apache
3 23 (15.44%) OpenStack
4 21 (14.09%) Tomcat
5 12 (8.05%) Node.js
6 10 (6.71%) Confluence
6 10 (6.71%) IIS
6 10 (6.71%) WebSphere
7 9 (6.04%) JBoss
8 7 (4.70%) Mule ESB
9 5 (3.36%) MS Exchange
9 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.68%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.68%) Mule
10 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.68%) WildFly
11 3 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (2.01%) Jetty
12 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.68%) MS Office
4 3 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Relativity
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.87%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (7.38%) GitHub
4 11 (7.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (6.04%) Office 365
6 8 (5.37%) IaaS
7 5 (3.36%) SoftLayer
8 4 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.68%) PaaS
9 3 (2.01%) Google Apps
9 3 (2.01%) Heroku
9 3 (2.01%) IBM PureFlex
9 3 (2.01%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.01%) SaaS
10 1 (0.67%) Force.com
10 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.82%) DNS
2 29 (19.46%) SAN
3 24 (16.11%) Firewall
4 20 (13.42%) DHCP
5 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
5 17 (11.41%) VPN
6 13 (8.72%) WAN
7 12 (8.05%) LAN
8 11 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (7.38%) IPv6
8 11 (7.38%) LDAP
9 9 (6.04%) MPLS
9 9 (6.04%) NAS
10 8 (5.37%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (5.37%) SSL
11 7 (4.70%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (4.70%) SMTP
12 6 (4.03%) DMZ
12 6 (4.03%) OSPF
12 6 (4.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.15%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (17.45%) MySQL
3 23 (15.44%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.36%) Informix
6 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.36%) Redis
6 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.68%) Big Data
8 3 (2.01%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.34%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.34%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (28.19%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.09%) JIRA
3 17 (11.41%) Gerrit
4 16 (10.74%) Maven
5 14 (9.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (8.72%) Artifactory
7 10 (6.71%) Hudson
7 10 (6.71%) Selenium
8 8 (5.37%) Ant
8 8 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (5.37%) Gradle
8 8 (5.37%) JMeter
8 8 (5.37%) SonarQube
9 7 (4.70%) TeamCity
10 6 (4.03%) Mercurial
10 6 (4.03%) Subversion
10 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.68%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.68%) PhantomJS
General
1 15 (10.07%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.37%) Games
4 6 (4.03%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Architect
2 21 (14.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (10.74%) Cloud Architect
3 16 (10.74%) Developer
4 15 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Administrator
5 8 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.37%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.70%) VMware Architect
7 6 (4.03%) AWS Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Consultant
7 6 (4.03%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Web Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) Web Services
2 18 (12.08%) LAMP
3 14 (9.40%) LAPP Stack
3 14 (9.40%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (8.05%) J2EE
4 12 (8.05%) jQuery
5 8 (5.37%) RESTful
6 7 (4.70%) Flash
6 7 (4.70%) HTML
6 7 (4.70%) Middleware
7 5 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.68%) CSS
8 4 (2.68%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.68%) HTML5
8 4 (2.68%) Java EE
8 4 (2.68%) Spring
8 4 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.01%) MCollective
9 3 (2.01%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.17%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.41%) Private Cloud
3 13 (8.72%) EMC VNX
4 12 (8.05%) EMC VMAX
5 9 (6.04%) Replication
6 8 (5.37%) Public Cloud
7 7 (4.70%) Clustering
8 6 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (3.36%) FlexPod
9 5 (3.36%) VCE vBlock
10 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.68%) PKI
11 3 (2.01%) EqualLogic
11 3 (2.01%) Life Science
11 3 (2.01%) Tandem
11 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 79 (53.02%) Windows
2 62 (41.61%) Linux
3 49 (32.89%) Windows Server
4 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (14.09%) CentOS
7 15 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (9.40%) Unix
9 12 (8.05%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.68%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.68%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.01%) CoreOS
12 3 (2.01%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.01%) SmartOS
12 3 (2.01%) Solaris
12 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.67%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) DevOps
2 31 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (16.11%) Open Source
4 23 (15.44%) ITIL
5 22 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.75%) Configuration Management
7 13 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (8.72%) SOA
8 12 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (7.38%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.38%) High Availability
9 11 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.04%) Converged Infrastructure
10 9 (6.04%) TDD
11 8 (5.37%) BDD
11 8 (5.37%) Change Management
11 8 (5.37%) OWASP
11 8 (5.37%) Scrum
11 8 (5.37%) Web Operations
12 7 (4.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.49%) Bash Shell
2 32 (21.48%) PowerShell
2 32 (21.48%) Python
3 24 (16.11%) Perl
4 22 (14.77%) Java
4 22 (14.77%) SQL
5 20 (13.42%) Ruby
6 14 (9.40%) PHP
7 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.01%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) C
12 1 (0.67%) C#
12 1 (0.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.37%) CCNA
4 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.70%) Degree
5 7 (4.70%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.36%) CCNP
8 4 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 3 (2.01%) MCSE
9 3 (2.01%) VCDX
10 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.67%) MCSA
11 1 (0.67%) VCAP
11 1 (0.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (50.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (32.21%) vSphere
3 43 (28.86%) Active Directory
4 22 (14.77%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (12.75%) Docker
6 17 (11.41%) Hyper-V
7 10 (6.71%) NFS
7 10 (6.71%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.03%) KVM
9 4 (2.68%) Squid
9 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.68%) XenApp
9 4 (2.68%) XenServer
10 3 (2.01%) Btrfs
10 3 (2.01%) Firmware
10 3 (2.01%) iptables
10 3 (2.01%) LXC
10 3 (2.01%) Snort
10 3 (2.01%) Varnish
10 3 (2.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (26.85%) Puppet
2 30 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (18.12%) Ansible
4 18 (12.08%) logstash
5 17 (11.41%) vRealize
6 14 (9.40%) ZABBIX
7 13 (8.72%) EMC VPLEX
7 13 (8.72%) Kubernetes
8 12 (8.05%) Nagios
9 11 (7.38%) Salt
10 10 (6.71%) HAProxy
11 8 (5.37%) CFEngine
11 8 (5.37%) Kibana
12 7 (4.70%) Rundeck
12 7 (4.70%) vMotion
13 6 (4.03%) SCCM
13 6 (4.03%) SCOM
14 4 (2.68%) Casper Suite
14 4 (2.68%) Zenoss
15 3 (2.01%) systemd
Vendors
1 125 (83.89%) VMware
2 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
3 41 (27.52%) Red Hat
4 37 (24.83%) Cisco
5 30 (20.13%) HP
6 24 (16.11%) EMC
7 17 (11.41%) Dell
8 15 (10.07%) Citrix
9 14 (9.40%) Google
10 13 (8.72%) Veeam
11 12 (8.05%) NetApp
12 11 (7.38%) Oracle
13 9 (6.04%) 3PAR
13 9 (6.04%) IBM
14 8 (5.37%) Dell KACE
15 7 (4.70%) F5
15 7 (4.70%) Isilon
16 5 (3.36%) Brocade
16 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
16 5 (3.36%) Juniper
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago