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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 451 505 484
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -21
Contract jobs citing vCloud 106 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.077% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 2.32% 0.81% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 12 19
Average daily rate
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£418 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £331 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £190
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +97.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4567 4213 3891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 9.58% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2206 1804
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 502 716
Average hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.31 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +50 70 £450 +18.03% 8
Yorkshire - 14 £285 - 2
South East -3 11 £420 +12.00% 7
East of England - 6 £385 - 1
South West -16 3 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
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vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 122 (67.40%) VMware
2 85 (46.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (45.30%) Puppet
4 79 (43.65%) Linux
5 78 (43.09%) Windows
5 78 (43.09%) vSphere
6 59 (32.60%) DevOps
7 56 (30.94%) Python
8 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (29.83%) Opscode Chef
9 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (27.62%) OpenStack
11 48 (26.52%) Red Hat
12 47 (25.97%) CentOS
13 46 (25.41%) Active Directory
14 43 (23.76%) Cisco
15 42 (23.20%) ZABBIX
16 41 (22.65%) Java
17 39 (21.55%) Ruby
18 37 (20.44%) Jenkins
18 37 (20.44%) NoSQL
19 36 (19.89%) Git (software)
20 35 (19.34%) Apache
21 34 (18.78%) MongoDB
22 32 (17.68%) Perl
23 31 (17.13%) Service Delivery
23 31 (17.13%) Kanban
23 31 (17.13%) Load Balancing
23 31 (17.13%) Open Source
24 28 (15.47%) Perforce

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (27.62%) OpenStack
2 35 (19.34%) Apache
3 14 (7.73%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.08%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.08%) MS Exchange
5 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.52%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.97%) Node.js
6 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.97%) IIS
7 8 (4.42%) JBoss
8 5 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.76%) nginx
8 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.21%) SAS
9 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.21%) Confluence
10 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.10%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.10%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.66%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.73%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (7.73%) IaaS
3 9 (4.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.76%) GitHub
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.76%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.21%) PaaS
6 3 (1.66%) Heroku
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.10%) SaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.92%) DNS
2 25 (13.81%) SAN
3 24 (13.26%) VPN
4 23 (12.71%) Firewall
5 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
6 19 (10.50%) DHCP
7 18 (9.94%) LAN
7 18 (9.94%) WAN
8 15 (8.29%) MPLS
9 14 (7.73%) NAS
9 14 (7.73%) Internet
10 13 (7.18%) OSPF
10 13 (7.18%) BGP
10 13 (7.18%) IPv4
10 13 (7.18%) IPv6
11 9 (4.97%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.87%) NetScaler
12 7 (3.87%) VoIP
13 5 (2.76%) BIG-IP
13 5 (2.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.44%) NoSQL
2 34 (18.78%) MongoDB
3 27 (14.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.08%) Redis
7 10 (5.52%) MySQL
7 10 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (5.52%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.76%) RethinkDB
10 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.21%) Big Data
11 3 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.10%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.10%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (20.44%) Jenkins
2 36 (19.89%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.36%) Maven
4 14 (7.73%) Subversion
5 8 (4.42%) Gerrit
5 8 (4.42%) Artifactory
6 7 (3.87%) JIRA
6 7 (3.87%) JMeter
7 5 (2.76%) Gradle
7 5 (2.76%) RSpec
7 5 (2.76%) Selenium
8 4 (2.21%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.66%) MSI
10 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.10%) Hudson
11 1 (0.55%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.55%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 13 (7.18%) Publishing
2 5 (2.76%) Games
2 5 (2.76%) Finance
3 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (18.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (13.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 23 (12.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (11.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 18 (9.94%) Network Engineer
7 16 (8.84%) Consultant
8 10 (5.52%) Architect
9 9 (4.97%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) VMware Consultant
10 7 (3.87%) Administrator
11 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (2.76%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (2.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.76%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.76%) Developer
12 5 (2.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.84%) Web Services
2 13 (7.18%) .NET
3 10 (5.52%) Middleware
3 10 (5.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (5.52%) SOAP
4 9 (4.97%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (4.42%) RESTful
5 8 (4.42%) REST
6 7 (3.87%) J2EE
7 5 (2.76%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (2.76%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (2.76%) LAMP
7 5 (2.76%) jQuery
7 5 (2.76%) CSS
8 3 (1.66%) Play Framework
8 3 (1.66%) CSS3
8 3 (1.66%) HTML5
8 3 (1.66%) JSON
8 3 (1.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.13%) Open Source
2 18 (9.94%) Clustering
3 14 (7.73%) Replication
4 12 (6.63%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.52%) Spread Betting
6 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.76%) Online Games
8 4 (2.21%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.21%) PKI
8 4 (2.21%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.10%) CMDB
10 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.55%) FMCG
11 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (43.65%) Linux
2 78 (43.09%) Windows
3 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (25.97%) CentOS
5 26 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (11.60%) Ubuntu
7 17 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (8.29%) UNIX
9 13 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (5.52%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.21%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.21%) Solaris
11 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.66%) HPUX
13 2 (1.10%) VMS
13 2 (1.10%) Debian
13 2 (1.10%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.60%) DevOps
2 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.13%) Service Delivery
3 31 (17.13%) Kanban
3 31 (17.13%) Load Balancing
4 26 (14.36%) ITIL
5 21 (11.60%) Configuration Management
6 20 (11.05%) Scrum
7 19 (10.50%) SOA
8 12 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.08%) High Availability
9 11 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.97%) Validation
10 9 (4.97%) Migration
10 9 (4.97%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (4.42%) OWASP
11 8 (4.42%) TDD
11 8 (4.42%) BDD
11 8 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.94%) Python
2 41 (22.65%) Java
3 39 (21.55%) Ruby
4 32 (17.68%) Perl
5 22 (12.15%) Bash Shell
6 18 (9.94%) PHP
7 14 (7.73%) SQL
7 14 (7.73%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.76%) Golang
9 5 (2.76%) Clojure
9 5 (2.76%) Haskell
9 5 (2.76%) Erlang
10 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.10%) C#
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (13.26%) Security Cleared
4 17 (9.39%) CCNP
5 16 (8.84%) VCAP
6 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.18%) CCIP
7 12 (6.63%) MCSE
8 11 (6.08%) CCNA
9 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.97%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.42%) VCDX
11 3 (1.66%) CCSA
11 3 (1.66%) Degree
11 3 (1.66%) RHCE
12 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.55%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 85 (46.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (43.09%) vSphere
3 46 (25.41%) Active Directory
4 17 (9.39%) VMware ESX
5 15 (8.29%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.52%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (3.31%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.31%) Docker
8 5 (2.76%) XenApp
8 5 (2.76%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.76%) NFS
9 4 (2.21%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.66%) Postfix
11 2 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.10%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.55%) XenServer
12 1 (0.55%) Xen
12 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 82 (45.30%) Puppet
2 54 (29.83%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (23.20%) ZABBIX
4 25 (13.81%) Kibana
5 23 (12.71%) Nagios
6 20 (11.05%) Ansible
7 19 (10.50%) SCCM
8 17 (9.39%) Graphite
8 17 (9.39%) Zenoss
9 16 (8.84%) Graylog2
10 13 (7.18%) SCOM
11 10 (5.52%) Salt
11 10 (5.52%) SELinux
12 8 (4.42%) NetBackup
13 7 (3.87%) Vagrant
13 7 (3.87%) logstash
13 7 (3.87%) Backup Exec
14 4 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (2.21%) EMC Navisphere
14 4 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 122 (67.40%) VMware
2 48 (26.52%) Red Hat
3 43 (23.76%) Cisco
4 28 (15.47%) Perforce
4 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
5 21 (11.60%) HP
5 21 (11.60%) NetApp
6 18 (9.94%) Sophos
7 17 (9.39%) EMC
7 17 (9.39%) Citrix
8 16 (8.84%) F5
8 16 (8.84%) Splunk
9 14 (7.73%) Oracle
10 12 (6.63%) IBM
10 12 (6.63%) New Relic
11 11 (6.08%) Symantec
12 10 (5.52%) Brocade
12 10 (5.52%) AppDynamics
13 9 (4.97%) Google
14 7 (3.87%) Rackspace
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