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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 485 520 516
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Contract jobs citing vCloud 136 118 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.23% 2.12% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 91 45
Median daily rate £495 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £376
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
6098 5566 5141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.25% 10.76% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3889 3229 2819
Median daily rate £400 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 551 634
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 104 £505 +12.22% 6
South East +12 19 £440 +25.71% 8
North West +1 5 £415 +18.57% 1
Yorkshire -12 4 £385 +10.00% 1
East of England +7 2 £513 +22.38% 2
South West +6 2 £400 -33.33%
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UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 166 (75.45%) VMware
2 129 (58.64%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (54.09%) DevOps
4 111 (50.45%) Linux
5 109 (49.55%) Puppet
6 104 (47.27%) Docker
7 98 (44.55%) Ansible
8 79 (35.91%) Kubernetes
9 75 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (33.64%) CentOS
10 74 (33.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 72 (32.73%) Jenkins
12 70 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 69 (31.36%) DNS
14 68 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (30.45%) Ruby
15 67 (30.45%) Apache
16 64 (29.09%) Git (software)
17 63 (28.64%) PostgreSQL
17 63 (28.64%) Configuration Management
17 63 (28.64%) Terraform
18 62 (28.18%) Sonatype Nexus
19 60 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
19 60 (27.27%) logstash
19 60 (27.27%) Security Cleared
20 57 (25.91%) Kibana
21 55 (25.00%) Sonatype
22 54 (24.55%) SonarQube
22 54 (24.55%) SC Cleared
22 54 (24.55%) ZABBIX

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 67 (30.45%) Apache
2 48 (21.82%) Confluence
3 45 (20.45%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (13.64%) OpenStack
5 15 (6.82%) nginx
5 15 (6.82%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.45%) JBoss
6 12 (5.45%) MS Exchange
7 10 (4.55%) Mule ESB
8 4 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (19.09%) HipChat
2 5 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 129 (58.64%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (33.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (19.09%) IaaS
4 33 (15.00%) PaaS
5 12 (5.45%) GitHub
6 8 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.73%) IBM PureFlex
7 6 (2.73%) SaaS
8 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.36%) Heroku
9 3 (1.36%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 69 (31.36%) DNS
2 43 (19.55%) OpenVPN
2 43 (19.55%) SSH
3 42 (19.09%) OpenLDAP
4 29 (13.18%) SAN
5 28 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 27 (12.27%) Firewall
6 27 (12.27%) VPN
7 20 (9.09%) SSL
8 14 (6.36%) LAN
9 13 (5.91%) WAN
10 12 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (5.45%) IPsec
10 12 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (4.55%) DMZ
12 9 (4.09%) SNMP
13 8 (3.64%) MPLS
14 6 (2.73%) DHCP
14 6 (2.73%) Internet
15 4 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.64%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (20.91%) Hadoop
3 28 (12.73%) MySQL
4 15 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.00%) Redis
6 5 (2.27%) Big Data
7 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.36%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.45%) Informix
10 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (32.73%) Jenkins
2 64 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 62 (28.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 54 (24.55%) SonarQube
5 49 (22.27%) JIRA
6 45 (20.45%) Maven
7 43 (19.55%) Ant
8 42 (19.09%) JIRA Agile
8 42 (19.09%) JUnit
9 40 (18.18%) Liquibase
10 37 (16.82%) Bitbucket
11 14 (6.36%) Artifactory
12 12 (5.45%) Gerrit
13 10 (4.55%) Mercurial
14 8 (3.64%) GitLab
14 8 (3.64%) Subversion
15 6 (2.73%) TeamCity
16 5 (2.27%) Vagrant
17 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 2 (0.91%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (7.73%) Finance
2 13 (5.91%) Retail
3 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.73%) Marketing
5 5 (2.27%) Legal
6 4 (1.82%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 89 (40.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 43 (19.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 29 (13.18%) Architect
5 20 (9.09%) Consultant
6 17 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) Lead DevOps
8 15 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (6.36%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (5.45%) Network Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
13 9 (4.09%) DevOps Consultant
13 9 (4.09%) Technical Leader
14 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.45%) MCollective
2 44 (20.00%) ELK Stack
3 39 (17.73%) Software Packaging
4 17 (7.73%) LAMP
4 17 (7.73%) Web Services
5 14 (6.36%) LAPP Stack
6 13 (5.91%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (4.55%) J2EE
8 7 (3.18%) REST
9 5 (2.27%) JSON
9 5 (2.27%) XML
10 3 (1.36%) Node.js
11 2 (0.91%) Kafka
11 2 (0.91%) Middleware
11 2 (0.91%) RESTful
12 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
12 1 (0.45%) Spring
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 29 (13.18%) Private Cloud
3 15 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.82%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.36%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.36%) Replication
9 2 (0.91%) Clustering
9 2 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.91%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 111 (50.45%) Linux
2 74 (33.64%) CentOS
3 48 (21.82%) Windows
4 20 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.82%) Windows Server
6 14 (6.36%) Ubuntu
6 14 (6.36%) Unix
7 12 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.82%) Solaris
10 3 (1.36%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.91%) AIX
11 2 (0.91%) HPUX
11 2 (0.91%) RancherOS
12 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.45%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (54.09%) DevOps
2 75 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (28.64%) Configuration Management
5 60 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 53 (24.09%) Scrum
7 46 (20.91%) Service Management
8 39 (17.73%) Coaching
8 39 (17.73%) Identity Management
9 38 (17.27%) Case Management
10 34 (15.45%) Workflow
11 32 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.18%) Open Source
13 16 (7.27%) Migration
14 13 (5.91%) ITIL
14 13 (5.91%) Software Engineering
15 12 (5.45%) OWASP
16 10 (4.55%) E-Commerce
16 10 (4.55%) High Availability
17 9 (4.09%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.45%) Ruby
2 39 (17.73%) Python
2 39 (17.73%) Shell Script
3 27 (12.27%) Bash Shell
4 24 (10.91%) Perl
5 15 (6.82%) PHP
5 15 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.45%) Java
7 7 (3.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.73%) SQL
9 5 (2.27%) C
10 1 (0.45%) Groovy
10 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 54 (24.55%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.91%) CTC Cleared
4 17 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (4.09%) CCNP
7 7 (3.18%) CCNA
8 4 (1.82%) RHCE
9 3 (1.36%) CCIE
9 3 (1.36%) Degree
9 3 (1.36%) VCAP
10 2 (0.91%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.91%) VCP5
11 1 (0.45%) CCSP
11 1 (0.45%) CISSP
11 1 (0.45%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.45%) MCSE
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 104 (47.27%) Docker
2 70 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (21.36%) Squid
3 47 (21.36%) vSphere
4 42 (19.09%) Postfix
5 24 (10.91%) Active Directory
6 19 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (5.45%) KVM
8 9 (4.09%) Hyper-V
9 7 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.18%) Xen
10 5 (2.27%) LXC
11 4 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.36%) Firmware
12 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.91%) HDFS
13 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.91%) NFS
14 1 (0.45%) Btrfs
14 1 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 109 (49.55%) Puppet
2 98 (44.55%) Ansible
3 79 (35.91%) Kubernetes
4 63 (28.64%) Terraform
5 60 (27.27%) logstash
6 57 (25.91%) Kibana
7 54 (24.55%) ZABBIX
8 46 (20.91%) Rancher
9 41 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (13.64%) Mesos
11 22 (10.00%) vRealize
12 13 (5.91%) Rundeck
12 13 (5.91%) Salt
13 12 (5.45%) Nagios
14 11 (5.00%) HAProxy
15 9 (4.09%) Zenoss
16 6 (2.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 5 (2.27%) SCOM
18 4 (1.82%) BladeLogic
19 3 (1.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 166 (75.45%) VMware
2 55 (25.00%) Sonatype
3 46 (20.91%) Oracle
4 38 (17.27%) Red Hat
5 37 (16.82%) Atlassian
5 37 (16.82%) Cisco
6 19 (8.64%) EMC
7 14 (6.36%) Microsoft
8 12 (5.45%) Black Duck
8 12 (5.45%) Veracode
9 11 (5.00%) Citrix
9 11 (5.00%) Google
10 7 (3.18%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.18%) NetApp
11 6 (2.73%) IBM
11 6 (2.73%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.27%) HP
13 4 (1.82%) Veeam
14 3 (1.36%) Dell
14 3 (1.36%) MobileIron
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