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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 405 530 515
Rank change year-on-year
+125 -15
Contract jobs citing vCloud 225 101 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.75% 1.89% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 74 50
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -11.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £309 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91
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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
5999 5334 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.03% 10.26% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 3081 3015
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 564 674
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +118 190 £505 +18.82% 6
South East +34 27 £444 +34.46% 12
North West +16 3 £459 +99.02% 1
Yorkshire -2 3 £345 -1.42% 1
West Midlands -28 2 £575 -30.30%
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vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 239 (78.36%) VMware
2 200 (65.57%) Amazon AWS
3 194 (63.61%) DevOps
4 179 (58.69%) Puppet
5 178 (58.36%) Linux
6 151 (49.51%) Continuous Integration
7 146 (47.87%) Docker
8 139 (45.57%) Ansible
9 134 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
10 130 (42.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 128 (41.97%) Scrum
12 124 (40.66%) Jenkins
12 124 (40.66%) Git (software)
13 117 (38.36%) DNS
14 116 (38.03%) Apache
14 116 (38.03%) CentOS
15 115 (37.70%) PostgreSQL
15 115 (37.70%) Configuration Management
16 114 (37.38%) Hadoop
17 113 (37.05%) Kubernetes
18 111 (36.39%) logstash
19 110 (36.07%) Kibana
19 110 (36.07%) Sonatype Nexus
20 109 (35.74%) Security Cleared
21 108 (35.41%) Terraform
22 107 (35.08%) ZABBIX
23 106 (34.75%) Sonatype
23 106 (34.75%) SonarQube
23 106 (34.75%) SC Cleared
23 106 (34.75%) Ruby

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
1 116 (38.03%) Apache
2 97 (31.80%) Confluence
3 91 (29.84%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (7.87%) OpenStack
5 18 (5.90%) nginx
6 15 (4.92%) MS Exchange
7 14 (4.59%) Tomcat
8 13 (4.26%) JBoss
9 10 (3.28%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.66%) IIS
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 91 (29.84%) HipChat
2 5 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 200 (65.57%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (12.79%) IaaS
4 25 (8.20%) PaaS
5 13 (4.26%) GitHub
6 11 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.95%) SaaS
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.98%) IBM PureFlex
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Office 365
9 2 (0.66%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 117 (38.36%) DNS
2 92 (30.16%) OpenLDAP
2 92 (30.16%) OpenVPN
2 92 (30.16%) SSH
3 35 (11.48%) Firewall
4 32 (10.49%) VPN
5 26 (8.52%) SAN
6 23 (7.54%) Reverse Proxy
7 21 (6.89%) TCP/IP
8 19 (6.23%) LAN
8 19 (6.23%) SSL
9 18 (5.90%) WAN
10 15 (4.92%) IPsec
11 11 (3.61%) DMZ
11 11 (3.61%) MPLS
12 10 (3.28%) SNMP
13 8 (2.62%) LDAP
14 7 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (1.64%) DHCP
15 5 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (37.70%) PostgreSQL
2 114 (37.38%) Hadoop
3 29 (9.51%) MySQL
4 25 (8.20%) Big Data
5 16 (5.25%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.92%) Redis
7 13 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.95%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.66%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.66%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 124 (40.66%) Git (software)
1 124 (40.66%) Jenkins
2 110 (36.07%) Sonatype Nexus
3 106 (34.75%) SonarQube
4 94 (30.82%) Maven
5 93 (30.49%) JIRA
6 92 (30.16%) Ant
6 92 (30.16%) JUnit
7 91 (29.84%) JIRA Agile
8 89 (29.18%) Liquibase
9 77 (25.25%) Bitbucket
10 16 (5.25%) Artifactory
11 14 (4.59%) Gerrit
12 12 (3.93%) Mercurial
13 11 (3.61%) TeamCity
14 10 (3.28%) Subversion
15 8 (2.62%) GitLab
16 6 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (5.57%) Finance
2 16 (5.25%) Retail
3 7 (2.30%) Legal
4 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.64%) Banking
6 3 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 143 (46.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (15.41%) Senior DevOps
3 46 (15.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 42 (13.77%) Architect
5 34 (11.15%) Consultant
6 25 (8.20%) Lead DevOps
7 23 (7.54%) DevOps Consultant
8 18 (5.90%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (5.57%) Big Data Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (4.59%) AWS Architect
13 13 (4.26%) Data Engineer
13 13 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
14 12 (3.93%) Platform Engineer
15 11 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
16 10 (3.28%) Network Engineer
17 9 (2.95%) Azure Architect
17 9 (2.95%) Cisco Engineer
17 9 (2.95%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (30.82%) MCollective
2 93 (30.49%) ELK Stack
3 89 (29.18%) Software Packaging
4 21 (6.89%) Web Services
5 19 (6.23%) LAMP
6 17 (5.57%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (4.59%) J2EE
7 14 (4.59%) LEMP Stack
7 14 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (2.95%) Middleware
9 8 (2.62%) REST
10 5 (1.64%) JSON
10 5 (1.64%) XML
11 3 (0.98%) Django
11 3 (0.98%) jQuery
11 3 (0.98%) SAML
11 3 (0.98%) Spring
12 2 (0.66%) CSS
12 2 (0.66%) HTML
12 2 (0.66%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.13%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.16%) Private Cloud
3 17 (5.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.95%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.62%) Replication
7 6 (1.97%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (1.31%) Clustering
8 4 (1.31%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.31%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.66%) PKI
11 1 (0.33%) Blog
11 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.33%) Online Games
11 1 (0.33%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 178 (58.36%) Linux
2 116 (38.03%) CentOS
3 55 (18.03%) Windows
4 37 (12.13%) Unix
5 29 (9.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (5.90%) Ubuntu
7 16 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.92%) Windows Server
9 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.98%) Solaris
12 2 (0.66%) AIX
12 2 (0.66%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.66%) HPUX
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.66%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (63.61%) DevOps
2 151 (49.51%) Continuous Integration
3 134 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (42.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 128 (41.97%) Scrum
6 115 (37.70%) Configuration Management
7 95 (31.15%) Service Management
8 89 (29.18%) Identity Management
9 79 (25.90%) Case Management
10 75 (24.59%) Coaching
11 66 (21.64%) Workflow
12 59 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.89%) Build Automation
13 21 (6.89%) User Stories
14 17 (5.57%) Software Engineering
15 16 (5.25%) Migration
15 16 (5.25%) Open Source
16 14 (4.59%) High Availability
16 14 (4.59%) OWASP
17 13 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 106 (34.75%) Ruby
2 88 (28.85%) Shell Script
3 39 (12.79%) Python
4 29 (9.51%) Perl
5 28 (9.18%) Bash Shell
6 25 (8.20%) PowerShell
7 20 (6.56%) PHP
8 12 (3.93%) Java
9 10 (3.28%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.64%) C
11 2 (0.66%) SQL
12 1 (0.33%) Groovy
12 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 109 (35.74%) Security Cleared
2 106 (34.75%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.43%) CTC Cleared
4 39 (12.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.61%) CCNA
6 11 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.64%) CCNP
7 5 (1.64%) VCAP
8 4 (1.31%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.31%) RHCE
9 3 (0.98%) CISMP
9 3 (0.98%) CRISC
9 3 (0.98%) Degree
10 2 (0.66%) CCIE
10 2 (0.66%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.66%) VCP5
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.33%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (47.87%) Docker
2 96 (31.48%) Squid
3 91 (29.84%) Postfix
3 91 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (16.07%) vSphere
5 31 (10.16%) Active Directory
6 22 (7.21%) HDFS
7 21 (6.89%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (5.57%) Hyper-V
9 12 (3.93%) KVM
10 9 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.62%) Xen
12 4 (1.31%) LXC
13 3 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.66%) NFS
14 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.33%) Firmware
15 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 179 (58.69%) Puppet
2 139 (45.57%) Ansible
3 113 (37.05%) Kubernetes
4 111 (36.39%) logstash
5 110 (36.07%) Kibana
6 108 (35.41%) Terraform
7 107 (35.08%) ZABBIX
8 96 (31.48%) Rancher
9 41 (13.44%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (10.82%) vRealize
11 19 (6.23%) Mesos
12 17 (5.57%) Salt
13 15 (4.92%) HAProxy
13 15 (4.92%) Rundeck
14 9 (2.95%) Consul
14 9 (2.95%) Nagios
14 9 (2.95%) Packer
14 9 (2.95%) Zenoss
15 6 (1.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 5 (1.64%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 239 (78.36%) VMware
2 106 (34.75%) Sonatype
3 100 (32.79%) Oracle
4 77 (25.25%) Atlassian
5 42 (13.77%) Red Hat
6 35 (11.48%) Cisco
7 23 (7.54%) Google
8 22 (7.21%) Hortonworks
9 18 (5.90%) Microsoft
10 17 (5.57%) Citrix
11 14 (4.59%) EMC
12 13 (4.26%) Black Duck
12 13 (4.26%) Veracode
13 9 (2.95%) AppDynamics
14 8 (2.62%) Palo Alto
15 6 (1.97%) Fortinet
16 5 (1.64%) Veeam
17 4 (1.31%) CheckPoint
17 4 (1.31%) NetApp
17 4 (1.31%) Veritas
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