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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 496 506 541
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +35
Contract jobs citing vCloud 83 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.094% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 1.61% 0.94% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 14
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.18% -
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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
5155 4771 4499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 9.98% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2895 2480 2208
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 613 601
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
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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 +45 52 £475 -2.56% 6
South East -3 22 £470 +4.44% 3
East of England - 5 - - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 1
South West -34 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
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vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 123 (75.46%) VMware
2 96 (58.90%) Linux
3 87 (53.37%) Puppet
4 84 (51.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (50.92%) DevOps
6 73 (44.79%) vSphere
7 62 (38.04%) Windows
8 58 (35.58%) Python
9 51 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (28.83%) Red Hat
11 46 (28.22%) Java
12 45 (27.61%) Active Directory
13 40 (24.54%) Opscode Chef
13 40 (24.54%) CentOS
14 38 (23.31%) IBM
14 38 (23.31%) Jenkins
15 37 (22.70%) Amazon EC2
16 35 (21.47%) OpenStack
16 35 (21.47%) Apache
16 35 (21.47%) EMC
17 34 (20.86%) Oracle
18 33 (20.25%) Ruby
18 33 (20.25%) Open Source
19 31 (19.02%) Git (software)
19 31 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 31 (19.02%) UNIX
19 31 (19.02%) DNS
20 30 (18.40%) ZABBIX
20 30 (18.40%) Maven
20 30 (18.40%) Amazon AWS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 35 (21.47%) OpenStack
1 35 (21.47%) Apache
2 26 (15.95%) WebSphere
3 25 (15.34%) WebLogic
4 19 (11.66%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.91%) Node.js
6 8 (4.91%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.29%) JBoss
7 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.68%) IIS
9 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.84%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.23%) nginx
11 2 (1.23%) Confluence
11 2 (1.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.70%) Amazon EC2
2 30 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.13%) Amazon S3
4 9 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.29%) IaaS
6 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.23%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.23%) SaaS
7 2 (1.23%) PaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Heroku
7 2 (1.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.02%) DNS
2 27 (16.56%) Firewall
3 22 (13.50%) Internet
4 18 (11.04%) SAN
5 15 (9.20%) SNMP
5 15 (9.20%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.59%) VPN
6 14 (8.59%) iSCSI
6 14 (8.59%) VLAN
6 14 (8.59%) FCoE
7 12 (7.36%) DHCP
8 11 (6.75%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (6.13%) Multicast
10 9 (5.52%) NAS
11 6 (3.68%) SSL
12 4 (2.45%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.45%) VoIP
13 3 (1.84%) HTTP
13 3 (1.84%) LDAP
13 3 (1.84%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.18%) MongoDB
1 28 (17.18%) NoSQL
2 22 (13.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (12.27%) Oracle Exadata
4 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.29%) MySQL
6 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.07%) Redis
8 2 (1.23%) Big Data
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (23.31%) Jenkins
2 31 (19.02%) Git (software)
3 30 (18.40%) Maven
4 14 (8.59%) JIRA
4 14 (8.59%) RSpec
5 13 (7.98%) Subversion
6 8 (4.91%) Gerrit
6 8 (4.91%) Mercurial
7 6 (3.68%) Ant
8 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.07%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.07%) AnthillPro
9 4 (2.45%) Selenium
10 3 (1.84%) JMeter
10 3 (1.84%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.84%) Grunt
10 3 (1.84%) Mockito
10 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.23%) JUnit
11 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (11.66%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Publishing
3 9 (5.52%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (26.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 23 (14.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Architect
7 11 (6.75%) Consultant
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) VMware Consultant
13 4 (2.45%) Cloud Architect
13 4 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (2.45%) Storage Engineer
13 4 (2.45%) Senior Storage Engineer
13 4 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.11%) Middleware
2 20 (12.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (11.66%) Web Services
4 9 (5.52%) .NET
5 7 (4.29%) J2EE
5 7 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.07%) SOAP
6 5 (3.07%) JSON
6 5 (3.07%) RESTful
7 4 (2.45%) jQuery
8 3 (1.84%) JTS
8 3 (1.84%) CSS
8 3 (1.84%) Spring
8 3 (1.84%) Ajax
8 3 (1.84%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.84%) LAMP
8 3 (1.84%) Spring MVC
8 3 (1.84%) JPA
8 3 (1.84%) PostGIS
8 3 (1.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Open Source
2 29 (17.79%) Clustering
3 18 (11.04%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.36%) Client/Server
5 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.52%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.07%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.45%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.45%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.45%) Replication
9 3 (1.84%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.84%) Online Games
9 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.84%) Linked Data
10 2 (1.23%) PKI
11 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.61%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 96 (58.90%) Linux
2 62 (38.04%) Windows
3 40 (24.54%) CentOS
4 31 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (19.02%) UNIX
5 21 (12.88%) Ubuntu
6 20 (12.27%) SELinux
7 17 (10.43%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (4.29%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.45%) Solaris
13 3 (1.84%) HPUX
14 1 (0.61%) SUSE
14 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (50.92%) DevOps
2 51 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (17.79%) Kanban
3 29 (17.79%) SOA
4 28 (17.18%) Scrum
5 27 (16.56%) Load Balancing
5 27 (16.56%) Service Delivery
6 26 (15.95%) ITIL
7 19 (11.66%) High Availability
8 13 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.75%) ITSM
9 11 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.13%) Service Management
11 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.29%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.29%) Validation
12 7 (4.29%) Migration
13 6 (3.68%) Build Automation
13 6 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.58%) Python
2 46 (28.22%) Java
3 33 (20.25%) Ruby
4 29 (17.79%) Bash Shell
5 28 (17.18%) PowerShell
6 27 (16.56%) Perl
7 21 (12.88%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.59%) SQL
9 10 (6.13%) VB
9 10 (6.13%) VBA
10 8 (4.91%) PHP
11 6 (3.68%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.07%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.23%) Clojure
13 2 (1.23%) Golang
13 2 (1.23%) Haskell
13 2 (1.23%) Erlang
13 2 (1.23%) XPath
13 2 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (12.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (12.27%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.98%) VCAP
4 9 (5.52%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.91%) VCDX
5 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.29%) MCSE
6 7 (4.29%) CCNA
6 7 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.07%) BC Cleared
8 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.45%) Degree
9 3 (1.84%) RHCE
10 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.61%) CCA
11 1 (0.61%) MCITP
11 1 (0.61%) MCTS
11 1 (0.61%) VCP5
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (51.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (44.79%) vSphere
3 45 (27.61%) Active Directory
4 28 (17.18%) VMware ESX
5 20 (12.27%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (6.75%) NFS
7 5 (3.07%) VirtualBox
7 5 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.45%) XenApp
9 3 (1.84%) Postfix
9 3 (1.84%) Docker
9 3 (1.84%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.61%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 87 (53.37%) Puppet
2 40 (24.54%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (18.40%) ZABBIX
4 20 (12.27%) Nagios
5 19 (11.66%) Kibana
6 18 (11.04%) Zenoss
7 17 (10.43%) SCCM
7 17 (10.43%) Graylog2
8 14 (8.59%) Vagrant
9 10 (6.13%) Ansible
9 10 (6.13%) SCOM
9 10 (6.13%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (6.13%) NetBackup
10 7 (4.29%) Backup Exec
11 5 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (2.45%) EMC Navisphere
13 3 (1.84%) Salt
14 2 (1.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 123 (75.46%) VMware
2 47 (28.83%) Red Hat
3 38 (23.31%) IBM
4 35 (21.47%) EMC
5 34 (20.86%) Oracle
6 30 (18.40%) F5
7 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.18%) HP
9 25 (15.34%) Cisco
10 23 (14.11%) Perforce
11 19 (11.66%) Sophos
12 17 (10.43%) Splunk
13 14 (8.59%) Websense
14 13 (7.98%) Citrix
15 12 (7.36%) Symantec
16 10 (6.13%) NetApp
17 6 (3.68%) Rackspace
17 6 (3.68%) New Relic
18 5 (3.07%) Remedy
18 5 (3.07%) Veritas
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