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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 491 497 486
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing vCloud 88 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4944 4584 4070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.55% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2468 1987
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 592 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £33.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +15 60 £450 +7.39% 15
East of England +18 12 £275 -40.54% 3
West Midlands - 6 £525 - 4
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
South East -21 2 £394 -19.23% 9
South West +5 1 £375 -
Midlands - 1 - -
vCloud
UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 146 (75.65%) VMware
2 97 (50.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (46.63%) vSphere
4 84 (43.52%) Windows
5 70 (36.27%) Puppet
6 63 (32.64%) Amazon AWS
7 62 (32.12%) Linux
8 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (27.46%) DevOps
10 51 (26.42%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (24.35%) Cisco
11 47 (24.35%) Active Directory
12 45 (23.32%) Python
13 44 (22.80%) Git (software)
13 44 (22.80%) ZABBIX
13 44 (22.80%) OpenStack
14 43 (22.28%) Java
15 42 (21.76%) VPN
16 39 (20.21%) Ruby
17 38 (19.69%) Perl
18 37 (19.17%) CentOS
19 36 (18.65%) Jenkins
20 35 (18.13%) ITIL
20 35 (18.13%) Red Hat
21 34 (17.62%) SAN
21 34 (17.62%) Apache
22 33 (17.10%) PHP
23 32 (16.58%) Configuration Management
24 31 (16.06%) SQL Server

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (22.80%) OpenStack
2 34 (17.62%) Apache
3 24 (12.44%) Tomcat
3 24 (12.44%) IIS
4 22 (11.40%) JBoss
5 18 (9.33%) nginx
6 16 (8.29%) Mule ESB
7 11 (5.70%) Node.js
7 11 (5.70%) WebSphere
8 10 (5.18%) WebLogic
8 10 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (4.66%) Confluence
10 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
10 8 (4.15%) GlassFish
11 6 (3.11%) MS Exchange
11 6 (3.11%) Alfresco
11 6 (3.11%) Mule
11 6 (3.11%) Jetty
11 6 (3.11%) WildFly
12 5 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (32.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (6.22%) IaaS
4 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.59%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.59%) PaaS
6 4 (2.07%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (1.55%) GitHub
7 3 (1.55%) Heroku
7 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.55%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.55%) SaaS
8 2 (1.04%) Office 365
8 2 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.76%) VPN
2 34 (17.62%) SAN
3 28 (14.51%) Firewall
4 27 (13.99%) DNS
5 26 (13.47%) TCP/IP
6 25 (12.95%) LAN
6 25 (12.95%) WAN
7 21 (10.88%) MPLS
8 20 (10.36%) DHCP
9 14 (7.25%) IPv4
10 13 (6.74%) BGP
10 13 (6.74%) OSPF
10 13 (6.74%) Internet
10 13 (6.74%) IPv6
11 11 (5.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (5.70%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (5.18%) DMZ
13 9 (4.66%) NAS
13 9 (4.66%) VLAN
14 8 (4.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.03%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.47%) NoSQL
4 24 (12.44%) MySQL
5 19 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (8.81%) Redis
7 16 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (5.18%) Big Data
10 6 (3.11%) Riak
11 4 (2.07%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.07%) Infinispan
11 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.55%) RethinkDB
12 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.04%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (22.80%) Git (software)
2 36 (18.65%) Jenkins
3 20 (10.36%) Maven
3 20 (10.36%) Gerrit
4 19 (9.84%) Subversion
5 17 (8.81%) Artifactory
5 17 (8.81%) SonarQube
6 10 (5.18%) Selenium
6 10 (5.18%) JMeter
6 10 (5.18%) Gradle
7 9 (4.66%) Mercurial
7 9 (4.66%) JIRA
8 6 (3.11%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.59%) Mocha
9 5 (2.59%) Ant
9 5 (2.59%) JUnit
10 3 (1.55%) PhantomJS
10 3 (1.55%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.04%) Hudson
General
1 18 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Publishing
3 2 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.52%) Automotive
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (15.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (11.92%) Consultant
3 21 (10.88%) Architect
4 18 (9.33%) Network Engineer
5 17 (8.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 17 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (7.25%) Administrator
7 12 (6.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (5.70%) VMware Consultant
9 8 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Java Architect
11 5 (2.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (2.59%) Developer
11 5 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (2.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.54%) Web Services
2 20 (10.36%) .NET
3 17 (8.81%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (7.77%) J2EE
5 13 (6.74%) LAMP
6 9 (4.66%) jQuery
7 7 (3.63%) React
7 7 (3.63%) CSS
8 6 (3.11%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.11%) Spring
8 6 (3.11%) REST
8 6 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.59%) CSS3
9 5 (2.59%) HTML5
9 5 (2.59%) Drools
9 5 (2.59%) JSON
9 5 (2.59%) Ajax
9 5 (2.59%) HTML
10 4 (2.07%) JDBC
10 4 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.51%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (10.88%) Open Source
3 14 (7.25%) Private Cloud
4 10 (5.18%) PKI
5 9 (4.66%) Replication
5 9 (4.66%) Spread Betting
6 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.63%) FlexPod
7 7 (3.63%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.63%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.07%) W3C
8 4 (2.07%) Clustering
8 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.55%) HP Superdome
9 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.55%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.04%) CMDB
11 1 (0.52%) FMCG
11 1 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.52%) Windows
2 62 (32.12%) Linux
3 51 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (19.17%) CentOS
5 23 (11.92%) Ubuntu
6 17 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.70%) UNIX
8 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.59%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.07%) HPUX
10 4 (2.07%) VMS
11 3 (1.55%) Debian
12 2 (1.04%) Solaris
12 2 (1.04%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.46%) DevOps
3 35 (18.13%) ITIL
4 32 (16.58%) Configuration Management
5 28 (14.51%) Scrum
6 25 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (12.44%) Load Balancing
8 21 (10.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (10.88%) SOA
8 21 (10.88%) Service Delivery
9 16 (8.29%) Kanban
10 14 (7.25%) Validation
11 13 (6.74%) OWASP
12 11 (5.70%) Service Management
13 10 (5.18%) Network Design
14 8 (4.15%) Analytics
15 7 (3.63%) Mentoring
15 7 (3.63%) Data Analytics
15 7 (3.63%) E-Discovery
15 7 (3.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.32%) Python
2 43 (22.28%) Java
3 39 (20.21%) Ruby
4 38 (19.69%) Perl
5 33 (17.10%) PHP
6 22 (11.40%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.33%) SQL
8 17 (8.81%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.18%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.07%) Korn
11 3 (1.55%) Go
11 3 (1.55%) Clojure
11 3 (1.55%) Haskell
11 3 (1.55%) Erlang
12 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.88%) CCNP
3 17 (8.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (8.29%) VCAP
5 15 (7.77%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (6.74%) CCIP
8 9 (4.66%) MCSE
8 9 (4.66%) CCNA
9 6 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.11%) VCDX
10 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (1.55%) CCSA
13 2 (1.04%) CCA
13 2 (1.04%) MCSA
13 2 (1.04%) VCP5
14 1 (0.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) SLA
2 9 (4.66%) QA
3 6 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (50.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (46.63%) vSphere
3 47 (24.35%) Active Directory
4 24 (12.44%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (7.77%) Docker
5 15 (7.77%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.63%) XenApp
6 7 (3.63%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.11%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.59%) Squid
9 4 (2.07%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.07%) XenServer
9 4 (2.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (2.07%) Varnish
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.04%) LXC
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 70 (36.27%) Puppet
2 51 (26.42%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (22.80%) ZABBIX
4 28 (14.51%) Kibana
5 26 (13.47%) Ansible
6 23 (11.92%) Rundeck
7 20 (10.36%) Salt
8 16 (8.29%) logstash
9 15 (7.77%) HAProxy
10 11 (5.70%) SCCM
10 11 (5.70%) Nagios
11 8 (4.15%) SCOM
12 7 (3.63%) Graylog
12 7 (3.63%) Graphite
12 7 (3.63%) Zenoss
13 4 (2.07%) Legato
13 4 (2.07%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (2.07%) Vagrant
13 4 (2.07%) vMotion
13 4 (2.07%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 146 (75.65%) VMware
2 47 (24.35%) Cisco
3 35 (18.13%) Red Hat
4 29 (15.03%) Microsoft
5 26 (13.47%) HP
5 26 (13.47%) Perforce
6 25 (12.95%) NetApp
7 18 (9.33%) Google
7 18 (9.33%) Citrix
7 18 (9.33%) New Relic
8 17 (8.81%) F5
9 16 (8.29%) Juniper
10 15 (7.77%) Brocade
11 14 (7.25%) Oracle
11 14 (7.25%) AppDynamics
12 13 (6.74%) Splunk
13 11 (5.70%) IBM
13 11 (5.70%) CheckPoint
14 9 (4.66%) Dell
14 9 (4.66%) EMC
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £399.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago