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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 473 483 525
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +42
Contract jobs citing vCloud 102 71 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 2.02% 1.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 11
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£400 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £403 £280
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
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
5052 4750 4498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.16% 9.92% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 2614 2243
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 528 589 607
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £28.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +5 59 £450 - 5
South East -14 16 £355 -2.73% 12
East of England +9 13 £419 -9.45% 3
Yorkshire - 11 £350 -
North East - 7 £350 -
North West -22 3 £350 -12.50%
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UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 165 (78.20%) VMware
2 99 (46.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (42.65%) Windows
4 87 (41.23%) vSphere
5 79 (37.44%) Puppet
6 67 (31.75%) Linux
7 60 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (28.44%) DevOps
8 58 (27.49%) Amazon AWS
9 57 (27.01%) Opscode Chef
10 55 (26.07%) Active Directory
10 55 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (25.12%) Git (software)
12 51 (24.17%) VPN
13 49 (23.22%) Python
14 46 (21.80%) Cisco
14 46 (21.80%) ZABBIX
14 46 (21.80%) Jenkins
15 45 (21.33%) Perl
16 44 (20.85%) Java
17 43 (20.38%) Red Hat
18 40 (18.96%) Ruby
19 39 (18.48%) CentOS
19 39 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (18.01%) SAN
20 38 (18.01%) PHP
21 37 (17.54%) Web Services
21 37 (17.54%) Firewall
22 36 (17.06%) PostgreSQL
22 36 (17.06%) TCP/IP

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 35 (16.59%) Apache
2 34 (16.11%) OpenStack
3 32 (15.17%) JBoss
4 29 (13.74%) Tomcat
5 27 (12.80%) IIS
6 24 (11.37%) nginx
7 22 (10.43%) Mule ESB
8 12 (5.69%) WebSphere
8 12 (5.69%) WebLogic
8 12 (5.69%) MS Exchange
9 11 (5.21%) Confluence
9 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (5.21%) Node.js
10 10 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (3.79%) GlassFish
11 8 (3.79%) SharePoint
12 7 (3.32%) Jetty
12 7 (3.32%) Mule
12 7 (3.32%) WildFly
13 6 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) MS Office
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.49%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (7.11%) IaaS
5 14 (6.64%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (6.64%) PaaS
6 13 (6.16%) SaaS
7 5 (2.37%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.90%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.95%) Office 365
10 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 51 (24.17%) VPN
2 38 (18.01%) SAN
3 37 (17.54%) Firewall
4 36 (17.06%) TCP/IP
5 35 (16.59%) DNS
6 33 (15.64%) LAN
7 28 (13.27%) DHCP
8 25 (11.85%) WAN
9 20 (9.48%) MPLS
10 18 (8.53%) VLAN
11 17 (8.06%) Reverse Proxy
12 14 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (6.16%) Internet
14 12 (5.69%) IPv4
15 11 (5.21%) IPv6
15 11 (5.21%) DMZ
15 11 (5.21%) OSPF
15 11 (5.21%) BGP
16 10 (4.74%) Network Security
16 10 (4.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.06%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (16.59%) MongoDB
3 30 (14.22%) SQL Server
4 27 (12.80%) MySQL
5 23 (10.90%) NoSQL
6 19 (9.00%) Redis
7 17 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.27%) Big Data
9 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.90%) Riak
11 4 (1.90%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (25.12%) Git (software)
2 46 (21.80%) Jenkins
3 27 (12.80%) Gerrit
4 25 (11.85%) Subversion
5 23 (10.90%) Artifactory
5 23 (10.90%) SonarQube
6 18 (8.53%) Maven
7 15 (7.11%) Mercurial
8 12 (5.69%) Selenium
8 12 (5.69%) JMeter
8 12 (5.69%) Gradle
9 11 (5.21%) JIRA
10 7 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.32%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.84%) Ant
12 5 (2.37%) JUnit
12 5 (2.37%) Mocha
13 4 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.90%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.90%) PhantomJS
General
1 22 (10.43%) Finance
2 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.47%) Automotive
3 1 (0.47%) Advertising
3 1 (0.47%) Publishing
3 1 (0.47%) Retail
3 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (17.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (10.90%) Architect
3 20 (9.48%) Consultant
4 19 (9.00%) Administrator
5 18 (8.53%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.16%) Windows Engineer
7 13 (6.16%) VMware Consultant
7 13 (6.16%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.32%) Analyst
13 5 (2.37%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.37%) Support Engineer
13 5 (2.37%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.37%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.54%) Web Services
2 21 (9.95%) .NET
2 21 (9.95%) J2EE
3 19 (9.00%) LAMP
3 19 (9.00%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (5.21%) jQuery
5 9 (4.27%) REST
6 8 (3.79%) CSS
7 7 (3.32%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.32%) Spring
7 7 (3.32%) HTML
7 7 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (2.84%) HTML5
9 5 (2.37%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.37%) Ajax
9 5 (2.37%) Java EE
9 5 (2.37%) JSON
9 5 (2.37%) CSS3
9 5 (2.37%) Drools
9 5 (2.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.22%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.74%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.79%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.79%) Replication
5 8 (3.79%) PKI
6 7 (3.32%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.90%) W3C
8 4 (1.90%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.90%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.90%) Clustering
8 4 (1.90%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.42%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 90 (42.65%) Windows
2 67 (31.75%) Linux
3 60 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (18.48%) CentOS
5 26 (12.32%) Ubuntu
6 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.16%) UNIX
8 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.32%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.37%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.90%) VMS
12 4 (1.90%) HPUX
12 4 (1.90%) Solaris
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.44%) DevOps
2 55 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (16.11%) Configuration Management
5 33 (15.64%) ITIL
6 30 (14.22%) Scrum
7 24 (11.37%) Service Delivery
8 23 (10.90%) Open Source
8 23 (10.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (10.43%) Load Balancing
10 21 (9.95%) SOA
11 18 (8.53%) OWASP
12 13 (6.16%) Kanban
13 12 (5.69%) Validation
14 11 (5.21%) Service Management
15 10 (4.74%) Network Design
15 10 (4.74%) Analytics
16 8 (3.79%) E-Discovery
16 8 (3.79%) BDD
16 8 (3.79%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.22%) Python
2 45 (21.33%) Perl
3 44 (20.85%) Java
4 40 (18.96%) Ruby
5 38 (18.01%) PHP
6 32 (15.17%) Bash Shell
7 25 (11.85%) SQL
8 23 (10.90%) PowerShell
9 18 (8.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.90%) VBScript
10 4 (1.90%) Korn
11 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.47%) C#
12 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.43%) CCNP
4 16 (7.58%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (7.11%) VCAP
6 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.21%) CCIP
8 9 (4.27%) CCNA
9 8 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.84%) MCSE
11 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.42%) CCSA
13 3 (1.42%) CCA
13 3 (1.42%) VCDX
14 2 (0.95%) VCP5
14 2 (0.95%) MCSA
14 2 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.53%) SLA
2 10 (4.74%) QA
3 7 (3.32%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (46.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (41.23%) vSphere
3 55 (26.07%) Active Directory
4 26 (12.32%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (9.95%) Docker
6 16 (7.58%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.79%) XenApp
8 6 (2.84%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.84%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.84%) Squid
9 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.90%) Varnish
10 4 (1.90%) XenServer
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.95%) LXC
12 1 (0.47%) KVM
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.47%) Xen
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 79 (37.44%) Puppet
2 57 (27.01%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (21.80%) ZABBIX
4 32 (15.17%) Kibana
5 30 (14.22%) Rundeck
6 25 (11.85%) Ansible
7 24 (11.37%) Salt
8 22 (10.43%) logstash
9 21 (9.95%) HAProxy
10 9 (4.27%) vMotion
11 6 (2.84%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.90%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.90%) Nagios
12 4 (1.90%) Legato
12 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (1.90%) SCCM
12 4 (1.90%) SCOM
12 4 (1.90%) EMC VPLEX
12 4 (1.90%) Graylog
12 4 (1.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 165 (78.20%) VMware
2 46 (21.80%) Cisco
3 43 (20.38%) Red Hat
4 35 (16.59%) Microsoft
5 29 (13.74%) NetApp
6 27 (12.80%) HP
7 24 (11.37%) Perforce
8 21 (9.95%) Google
9 20 (9.48%) Citrix
10 19 (9.00%) New Relic
11 18 (8.53%) F5
12 16 (7.58%) Brocade
12 16 (7.58%) Oracle
13 15 (7.11%) Juniper
14 14 (6.64%) AppDynamics
15 13 (6.16%) Websense
16 12 (5.69%) CheckPoint
16 12 (5.69%) IBM
17 10 (4.74%) EMC
17 10 (4.74%) CommVault
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Brighton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £399.00 per annum
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