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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
UK / England
Rank 485 549 488
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -61
Contract jobs citing vCloud 82 55 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 1.15% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 62
Median daily rate £513 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £294 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+28.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.60 -

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
4917 4770 4818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.05% 10.26% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3098 2883 2673
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 469 559
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +30 47 £513 +9.33% 2
South East +23 29 £513 +28.12% 1
Yorkshire +12 4 £575 +45.56% 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
North East - 1 £295 -
vCloud
UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 223 (79.36%) VMware
2 181 (64.41%) Puppet
3 179 (63.70%) Amazon AWS
4 171 (60.85%) DevOps
4 171 (60.85%) Linux
5 150 (53.38%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (44.13%) Security Cleared
6 124 (44.13%) Scrum
7 122 (43.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 121 (43.06%) SC Cleared
9 118 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (40.21%) Jenkins
11 112 (39.86%) Hadoop
11 112 (39.86%) Ansible
11 112 (39.86%) Git (software)
12 107 (38.08%) Docker
13 105 (37.37%) DNS
14 99 (35.23%) Configuration Management
15 98 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
16 97 (34.52%) CentOS
17 96 (34.16%) Oracle
18 93 (33.10%) ZABBIX
19 92 (32.74%) Sonatype Nexus
20 91 (32.38%) Service Management
21 90 (32.03%) logstash
22 89 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
23 87 (30.96%) Apache
23 87 (30.96%) Kibana
24 85 (30.25%) SonarQube
25 84 (29.89%) Sonatype

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 87 (30.96%) Apache
2 81 (28.83%) Confluence
2 81 (28.83%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (8.54%) nginx
4 22 (7.83%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.20%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.78%) JBoss
6 5 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.71%) IIS
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 76 (27.05%) HipChat
2 8 (2.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 179 (63.70%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (19.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.54%) IaaS
4 14 (4.98%) PaaS
5 7 (2.49%) GitHub
5 7 (2.49%) SaaS
6 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.14%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (2.14%) SoftLayer
7 5 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.07%) Heroku
10 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) Office 365
11 1 (0.36%) Akamai
11 1 (0.36%) G Suite
11 1 (0.36%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 105 (37.37%) DNS
2 82 (29.18%) SSH
3 80 (28.47%) OpenLDAP
3 80 (28.47%) OpenVPN
4 41 (14.59%) VPN
5 32 (11.39%) IPsec
6 31 (11.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 29 (10.32%) Firewall
8 28 (9.96%) SSL
9 26 (9.25%) TCP/IP
10 24 (8.54%) SAN
11 21 (7.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (4.63%) LAN
12 13 (4.63%) WAN
13 12 (4.27%) HTTP
14 11 (3.91%) LDAP
14 11 (3.91%) MPLS
15 10 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (3.56%) VSAN
16 9 (3.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (39.86%) Hadoop
2 98 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (13.88%) Big Data
4 27 (9.61%) Oracle Database
4 27 (9.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (5.69%) Redis
6 14 (4.98%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.85%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.49%) MySQL
9 4 (1.42%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.71%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.71%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 113 (40.21%) Jenkins
2 112 (39.86%) Git (software)
3 92 (32.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 85 (30.25%) SonarQube
5 84 (29.89%) JIRA
6 81 (28.83%) Maven
7 80 (28.47%) Ant
7 80 (28.47%) JUnit
8 79 (28.11%) Liquibase
9 76 (27.05%) JIRA Agile
10 52 (18.51%) Bitbucket
11 13 (4.63%) Vagrant
12 7 (2.49%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.49%) Gerrit
12 7 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.49%) Subversion
13 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.07%) Hudson
14 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (3.91%) Retail
2 7 (2.49%) Finance
3 4 (1.42%) Legal
4 2 (0.71%) Banking
4 2 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Games
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (38.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (19.57%) Architect
3 37 (13.17%) Consultant
4 29 (10.32%) Cloud Architect
5 25 (8.90%) Big Data Engineer
6 22 (7.83%) Data Engineer
6 22 (7.83%) Senior DevOps
6 22 (7.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.41%) DevOps Consultant
8 14 (4.98%) Lead DevOps
9 13 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (3.91%) AWS Architect
10 11 (3.91%) Security Architect
10 11 (3.91%) VMware Specialist
11 10 (3.56%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (3.20%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Azure Architect
13 8 (2.85%) Technical Engineer
14 7 (2.49%) Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (29.54%) ELK Stack
1 83 (29.54%) Software Packaging
2 80 (28.47%) MCollective
3 11 (3.91%) SAML
3 11 (3.91%) Web Services
4 9 (3.20%) Middleware
4 9 (3.20%) Node.js
5 6 (2.14%) LAMP
5 6 (2.14%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (1.78%) J2EE
6 5 (1.78%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (1.78%) REST
7 3 (1.07%) Django
7 3 (1.07%) jQuery
7 3 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.71%) CSS
8 2 (0.71%) Kafka
8 2 (0.71%) Memcached
8 2 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.23%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.47%) Private Cloud
3 18 (6.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (3.91%) FlexPod
4 11 (3.91%) VCE vBlock
5 9 (3.20%) Replication
6 5 (1.78%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.07%) Clustering
7 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.07%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.07%) User Experience
8 2 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.71%) Blog
8 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.71%) PKI
8 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 171 (60.85%) Linux
2 97 (34.52%) CentOS
3 55 (19.57%) Windows
4 46 (16.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (15.30%) Unix
6 14 (4.98%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.63%) RancherOS
7 13 (4.63%) VyOS
8 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.49%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (60.85%) DevOps
2 150 (53.38%) Continuous Integration
3 124 (44.13%) Scrum
4 122 (43.42%) Continuous Delivery
5 118 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (35.23%) Configuration Management
7 91 (32.38%) Service Management
8 79 (28.11%) Identity Management
9 63 (22.42%) Workflow
10 58 (20.64%) Coaching
11 55 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (18.51%) Case Management
13 32 (11.39%) Build Automation
14 30 (10.68%) User Stories
15 24 (8.54%) ITIL
16 20 (7.12%) Open Source
17 12 (4.27%) Presales
18 11 (3.91%) ITIL V2
19 10 (3.56%) Capacity Management
19 10 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 77 (27.40%) Shell Script
2 69 (24.56%) Ruby
3 29 (10.32%) PowerShell
4 25 (8.90%) Java
5 24 (8.54%) Python
6 18 (6.41%) Perl
7 17 (6.05%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.20%) PHP
9 7 (2.49%) C
10 5 (1.78%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.07%) Go
11 3 (1.07%) SQL
12 1 (0.36%) C#
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 124 (44.13%) Security Cleared
2 121 (43.06%) SC Cleared
3 35 (12.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 30 (10.68%) CTC Cleared
5 19 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 19 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.63%) Degree
7 11 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.85%) CISMP
8 8 (2.85%) CRISC
9 7 (2.49%) CCNA
10 5 (1.78%) VCDX
11 4 (1.42%) VCAP
12 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.71%) CCA
12 2 (0.71%) CCNP
12 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.71%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.78%) SLA
4 3 (1.07%) QA
5 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (38.08%) Docker
2 89 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (28.83%) Squid
4 79 (28.11%) Postfix
5 48 (17.08%) vSphere
6 34 (12.10%) Active Directory
7 32 (11.39%) HDFS
8 20 (7.12%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (5.69%) Hyper-V
10 12 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.78%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.71%) NFS
13 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.71%) VMware GSX
13 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.36%) KVM
14 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 181 (64.41%) Puppet
2 112 (39.86%) Ansible
3 93 (33.10%) ZABBIX
4 90 (32.03%) logstash
5 87 (30.96%) Kibana
6 80 (28.47%) Kubernetes
6 80 (28.47%) Rancher
6 80 (28.47%) Terraform
7 42 (14.95%) vRealize
8 31 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (8.19%) Consul
9 23 (8.19%) Packer
10 19 (6.76%) HAProxy
11 10 (3.56%) SCCM
12 8 (2.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 7 (2.49%) Nagios
14 6 (2.14%) Salt
14 6 (2.14%) SCOM
15 5 (1.78%) Rundeck
16 4 (1.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 223 (79.36%) VMware
2 96 (34.16%) Oracle
3 84 (29.89%) Sonatype
4 56 (19.93%) Atlassian
5 48 (17.08%) Cisco
6 31 (11.03%) Hortonworks
7 26 (9.25%) Red Hat
8 25 (8.90%) Microsoft
9 23 (8.19%) AppDynamics
10 17 (6.05%) Google
11 14 (4.98%) Palo Alto
12 13 (4.63%) Citrix
12 13 (4.63%) Vyatta
13 11 (3.91%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.85%) Juniper
15 6 (2.14%) EMC
15 6 (2.14%) Nimsoft
16 5 (1.78%) Adobe
16 5 (1.78%) New Relic
16 5 (1.78%) Veeam
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