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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 534 516 529
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing vCloud 82 96 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 1.78% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 39
Median daily rate £500 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
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
6111 5396 5046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.33% 10.78% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3871 3091 2761
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 568 618
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -5 52 £550 +22.22% 4
South East -3 10 £445 +25.35% 7
Yorkshire -2 5 £350 -
North West -7 5 £415 +18.57% 1
East of England +6 4 £525 +50.00%
West Midlands -19 3 £450 -30.76% 1
South West +4 2 £400 +6.66%
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
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vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 107 (67.30%) VMware
2 87 (54.72%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (48.43%) DevOps
4 73 (45.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (44.65%) Linux
6 63 (39.62%) Puppet
7 61 (38.36%) Docker
8 58 (36.48%) Ansible
9 57 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (28.93%) Windows
11 43 (27.04%) Opscode Chef
12 40 (25.16%) Kubernetes
13 39 (24.53%) Python
14 38 (23.90%) Red Hat
15 37 (23.27%) IaaS
16 36 (22.64%) Jenkins
17 35 (22.01%) Cisco
18 34 (21.38%) OpenStack
19 33 (20.75%) Bash Shell
19 33 (20.75%) Private Cloud
20 32 (20.13%) PaaS
20 32 (20.13%) Mesos
20 32 (20.13%) CentOS
21 31 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (19.50%) Data Centre
22 30 (18.87%) vSphere
23 28 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
24 27 (16.98%) DNS
24 27 (16.98%) MySQL
25 25 (15.72%) Apache

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 34 (21.38%) OpenStack
2 25 (15.72%) Apache
3 18 (11.32%) Tomcat
4 17 (10.69%) nginx
5 11 (6.92%) JBoss
6 9 (5.66%) Mule ESB
7 8 (5.03%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.77%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.52%) Confluence
10 4 (2.52%) IIS
10 4 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 87 (54.72%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (45.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (23.27%) IaaS
4 32 (20.13%) PaaS
5 11 (6.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (6.29%) GitHub
7 6 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.77%) IBM PureFlex
8 5 (3.14%) Heroku
8 5 (3.14%) SaaS
9 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.89%) Office 365
11 2 (1.26%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.98%) DNS
2 25 (15.72%) Firewall
3 23 (14.47%) SAN
4 21 (13.21%) TCP/IP
5 19 (11.95%) VPN
6 16 (10.06%) SSL
7 12 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (6.92%) LAN
8 11 (6.92%) WAN
9 10 (6.29%) DMZ
9 10 (6.29%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (5.66%) LDAP
11 7 (4.40%) DHCP
11 7 (4.40%) IPsec
12 6 (3.77%) Internet
12 6 (3.77%) MPLS
12 6 (3.77%) NAS
13 4 (2.52%) HTTP
13 4 (2.52%) OSPF
13 4 (2.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.98%) MySQL
2 23 (14.47%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (11.32%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.29%) Redis
5 9 (5.66%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.14%) Big Data
7 5 (3.14%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.89%) Informix
9 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.26%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 21 (13.21%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (9.43%) Gerrit
5 14 (8.81%) Artifactory
6 10 (6.29%) JIRA
6 10 (6.29%) SonarQube
7 9 (5.66%) Mercurial
7 9 (5.66%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.14%) Hudson
8 5 (3.14%) Maven
9 4 (2.52%) Ant
9 4 (2.52%) GitLab
9 4 (2.52%) Subversion
9 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.52%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.26%) MSI
11 2 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 18 (11.32%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Retail
3 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Banking
4 5 (3.14%) Games
4 5 (3.14%) Marketing
5 4 (2.52%) Legal
6 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (36.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (18.87%) Senior DevOps
3 29 (18.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 22 (13.84%) Architect
5 14 (8.81%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (5.66%) Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.03%) Contracts Manager
11 7 (4.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.77%) Project Manager
13 5 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.58%) Web Services
2 16 (10.06%) LAMP
3 14 (8.81%) J2EE
4 12 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (6.92%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (6.92%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (3.14%) JSON
6 5 (3.14%) Node.js
6 5 (3.14%) REST
7 4 (2.52%) Kafka
8 3 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (1.89%) jQuery
8 3 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.89%) XML
9 2 (1.26%) Middleware
9 2 (1.26%) RESTful
10 1 (0.63%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.63%) JSON-LD
10 1 (0.63%) MCollective
10 1 (0.63%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.75%) Private Cloud
2 31 (19.50%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (5.66%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.14%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.52%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (2.52%) Replication
8 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.89%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 71 (44.65%) Linux
2 46 (28.93%) Windows
3 32 (20.13%) CentOS
4 21 (13.21%) Unix
5 19 (11.95%) Windows Server
6 15 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.55%) Ubuntu
8 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.52%) Solaris
11 3 (1.89%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.89%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.26%) AIX
12 2 (1.26%) HPUX
12 2 (1.26%) RancherOS
12 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.63%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.43%) DevOps
2 31 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (13.21%) Configuration Management
4 21 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (11.32%) Open Source
6 14 (8.81%) ITIL
7 13 (8.18%) Scrum
8 10 (6.29%) High Availability
8 10 (6.29%) OWASP
9 9 (5.66%) Migration
10 8 (5.03%) Converged Infrastructure
10 8 (5.03%) Network Design
10 8 (5.03%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.03%) SOA
10 8 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.40%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.40%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (3.77%) ITSM
12 6 (3.77%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.53%) Python
2 33 (20.75%) Bash Shell
3 24 (15.09%) Perl
4 22 (13.84%) Ruby
5 19 (11.95%) Java
6 18 (11.32%) PHP
7 15 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.29%) SQL
9 8 (5.03%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.14%) C
11 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (6.92%) CCNP
4 11 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.14%) CCNA
6 4 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.52%) Degree
6 4 (2.52%) RHCE
7 2 (1.26%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) VCAP
7 2 (1.26%) VCP5
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) CCSP
8 1 (0.63%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.63%) NCDA
8 1 (0.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (38.36%) Docker
2 57 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (18.87%) vSphere
4 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
5 18 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.66%) KVM
7 8 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.40%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.14%) LXC
9 5 (3.14%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.52%) NFS
10 4 (2.52%) Xen
11 3 (1.89%) Firmware
11 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.26%) GlusterFS
12 2 (1.26%) HDFS
12 2 (1.26%) pfSense
12 2 (1.26%) Squid
12 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 63 (39.62%) Puppet
2 58 (36.48%) Ansible
3 43 (27.04%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (25.16%) Kubernetes
5 32 (20.13%) Mesos
6 19 (11.95%) logstash
7 16 (10.06%) Salt
7 16 (10.06%) Terraform
8 15 (9.43%) ZABBIX
9 14 (8.81%) Kibana
10 12 (7.55%) HAProxy
10 12 (7.55%) Nagios
10 12 (7.55%) Rundeck
11 9 (5.66%) vRealize
12 6 (3.77%) Zenoss
13 5 (3.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 4 (2.52%) EMC VPLEX
14 4 (2.52%) SCOM
15 3 (1.89%) OpenView
15 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 107 (67.30%) VMware
2 38 (23.90%) Red Hat
3 35 (22.01%) Cisco
4 18 (11.32%) EMC
4 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.55%) Google
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle
7 10 (6.29%) Black Duck
7 10 (6.29%) Sonatype
7 10 (6.29%) Veracode
8 7 (4.40%) Citrix
8 7 (4.40%) HP
8 7 (4.40%) Veeam
9 6 (3.77%) Dell
9 6 (3.77%) Fortinet
9 6 (3.77%) IBM
9 6 (3.77%) NetApp
9 6 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.89%) Isilon
10 3 (1.89%) Splunk
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