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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 483 525 556
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +31
Contract jobs citing vCloud 95 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.091% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 1.87% 0.93% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 11
Average daily rate
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£445 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.18% -
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
5091 4706 4469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.76% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2517 2194
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 555 555
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +51 64 £450 -18.18% 3
South East +19 27 £414 -8.05% 6
East of England - 5 - -
East Midlands +3 1 £338 - 1
South West -45 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
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UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 118 (75.16%) VMware
2 94 (59.87%) Linux
3 82 (52.23%) Puppet
4 81 (51.59%) DevOps
5 80 (50.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 66 (42.04%) vSphere
7 56 (35.67%) Windows
8 51 (32.48%) Python
9 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (28.03%) Java
11 43 (27.39%) Opscode Chef
12 41 (26.11%) Active Directory
13 39 (24.84%) Red Hat
14 38 (24.20%) Jenkins
15 36 (22.93%) Amazon EC2
16 34 (21.66%) OpenStack
16 34 (21.66%) CentOS
17 33 (21.02%) IBM
17 33 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (20.38%) PowerShell
19 31 (19.75%) Oracle
20 30 (19.11%) UNIX
20 30 (19.11%) EMC
20 30 (19.11%) Maven
20 30 (19.11%) F5
21 29 (18.47%) Open Source
22 28 (17.83%) Ruby
22 28 (17.83%) HP
22 28 (17.83%) Apache
23 27 (17.20%) DNS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (21.66%) OpenStack
2 28 (17.83%) Apache
3 24 (15.29%) WebLogic
3 24 (15.29%) WebSphere
4 19 (12.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.10%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.10%) Node.js
6 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.82%) IIS
7 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.91%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.27%) SAS
10 2 (1.27%) nginx
10 2 (1.27%) Confluence
11 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.93%) Amazon EC2
2 33 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.01%) Amazon S3
3 11 (7.01%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.46%) IaaS
5 3 (1.91%) GitHub
6 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.27%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.27%) Heroku
7 1 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.20%) DNS
2 24 (15.29%) Firewall
3 19 (12.10%) Internet
4 17 (10.83%) SAN
5 15 (9.55%) SNMP
5 15 (9.55%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.92%) VLAN
6 14 (8.92%) FCoE
7 13 (8.28%) iSCSI
7 13 (8.28%) VPN
8 11 (7.01%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (6.37%) NAS
9 10 (6.37%) Multicast
10 9 (5.73%) DHCP
11 6 (3.82%) SSL
12 3 (1.91%) HTTP
12 3 (1.91%) DMZ
13 2 (1.27%) LDAP
13 2 (1.27%) VoIP
13 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.29%) MongoDB
1 24 (15.29%) NoSQL
2 19 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (9.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (6.37%) MySQL
6 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.18%) Redis
8 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.27%) Big Data
11 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (24.20%) Jenkins
2 30 (19.11%) Maven
3 27 (17.20%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.83%) JIRA
5 14 (8.92%) RSpec
6 13 (8.28%) Subversion
7 11 (7.01%) Gerrit
7 11 (7.01%) Mercurial
8 9 (5.73%) Ant
9 8 (5.10%) TeamCity
9 8 (5.10%) AnthillPro
9 8 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.55%) Selenium
11 3 (1.91%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.91%) Mockito
11 3 (1.91%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.91%) Grunt
11 3 (1.91%) JMeter
12 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.27%) JUnit
General
1 22 (14.01%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.10%) Publishing
4 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.18%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (17.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 24 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 16 (10.19%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Consultant
6 11 (7.01%) Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) VMware Consultant
11 4 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.55%) Administrator
12 3 (1.91%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.38%) Web Services
2 18 (11.46%) Middleware
3 15 (9.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (6.37%) J2EE
5 9 (5.73%) .NET
6 7 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.18%) RESTful
7 5 (3.18%) JSON
8 4 (2.55%) SOAP
8 4 (2.55%) jQuery
8 4 (2.55%) LAMP
9 3 (1.91%) PostGIS
9 3 (1.91%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.91%) Spring
9 3 (1.91%) Ajax
9 3 (1.91%) JPA
9 3 (1.91%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.91%) CSS
9 3 (1.91%) JTS
10 2 (1.27%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.47%) Open Source
2 24 (15.29%) Clustering
3 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.64%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.73%) Hedge funds
6 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.18%) Online Games
7 5 (3.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.55%) Spread Betting
8 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.91%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.91%) PKI
10 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.64%) e-Health
10 1 (0.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (59.87%) Linux
2 56 (35.67%) Windows
3 34 (21.66%) CentOS
4 30 (19.11%) UNIX
5 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (10.83%) Ubuntu
7 15 (9.55%) SELinux
8 13 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (7.64%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (4.46%) Windows 2000
10 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.91%) HPUX
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.59%) DevOps
2 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.56%) Scrum
4 25 (15.92%) SOA
5 23 (14.65%) ITIL
6 22 (14.01%) Kanban
7 20 (12.74%) Service Delivery
7 20 (12.74%) Load Balancing
8 16 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.92%) High Availability
10 13 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.01%) ITSM
12 10 (6.37%) Service Management
13 9 (5.73%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.10%) ETL
14 8 (5.10%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.46%) Migration
15 7 (4.46%) TDD
15 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (3.82%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.48%) Python
2 44 (28.03%) Java
3 32 (20.38%) PowerShell
4 28 (17.83%) Ruby
5 27 (17.20%) Bash Shell
6 22 (14.01%) JavaScript
7 21 (13.38%) Perl
8 14 (8.92%) SQL
9 10 (6.37%) VB
9 10 (6.37%) VBA
10 8 (5.10%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.46%) PHP
12 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.27%) XPath
13 2 (1.27%) Haskell
13 2 (1.27%) Erlang
13 2 (1.27%) Golang
13 2 (1.27%) Clojure
14 1 (0.64%) C#
14 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (9.55%) VCAP
4 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.73%) VCDX
6 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.82%) MCSE
8 5 (3.18%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.55%) CCNA
9 4 (2.55%) Degree
9 4 (2.55%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.91%) RHCE
11 2 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.64%) VCP4
12 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.64%) VCP5
12 1 (0.64%) MCTS
12 1 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 80 (50.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (42.04%) vSphere
3 41 (26.11%) Active Directory
4 24 (15.29%) VMware ESX
5 16 (10.19%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (6.37%) NFS
7 5 (3.18%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.91%) XenApp
8 3 (1.91%) Postfix
8 3 (1.91%) Docker
9 2 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.64%) VMFS
10 1 (0.64%) XenServer
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 82 (52.23%) Puppet
2 43 (27.39%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (12.74%) ZABBIX
4 17 (10.83%) Nagios
4 17 (10.83%) SCCM
5 16 (10.19%) Ansible
6 15 (9.55%) Kibana
7 14 (8.92%) Zenoss
7 14 (8.92%) Vagrant
8 13 (8.28%) Graylog2
9 10 (6.37%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (4.46%) NetBackup
11 6 (3.82%) SCOM
12 5 (3.18%) Backup Exec
12 5 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.91%) SCOrch
13 3 (1.91%) Salt
14 2 (1.27%) logstash
14 2 (1.27%) HP SIM
15 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 118 (75.16%) VMware
2 39 (24.84%) Red Hat
3 33 (21.02%) IBM
4 31 (19.75%) Oracle
5 30 (19.11%) EMC
5 30 (19.11%) F5
6 28 (17.83%) HP
7 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
8 19 (12.10%) Sophos
9 18 (11.46%) Cisco
10 16 (10.19%) Perforce
11 14 (8.92%) Websense
12 13 (8.28%) Splunk
13 11 (7.01%) Citrix
14 7 (4.46%) Symantec
15 6 (3.82%) Rackspace
16 5 (3.18%) Acronis
16 5 (3.18%) Google
16 5 (3.18%) NetApp
16 5 (3.18%) Veritas
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