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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 449 506 519
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +13
Contract jobs citing vCloud 182 126 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 3.08% 2.24% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 93 49
Median daily rate £500 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91
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
5905 5623 5303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.93% 10.63% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3820 3228 2957
Median daily rate £413 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 559 629
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +81 146 £505 +12.22% 9
South East +8 24 £450 +28.57% 5
North West +8 5 £395 +12.85% 4
Yorkshire -3 4 £385 +10.00% 1
South West +5 2 £400 -33.33%
West Midlands -26 1 - - 1
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UK

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 209 (78.28%) VMware
2 180 (67.42%) Amazon AWS
3 168 (62.92%) DevOps
4 156 (58.43%) Puppet
5 150 (56.18%) Linux
6 135 (50.56%) Docker
7 127 (47.57%) Ansible
8 116 (43.45%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (39.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 105 (39.33%) Kubernetes
12 103 (38.58%) Jenkins
13 99 (37.08%) Scrum
13 99 (37.08%) CentOS
14 97 (36.33%) DNS
15 96 (35.96%) Apache
15 96 (35.96%) Git (software)
16 95 (35.58%) Configuration Management
17 93 (34.83%) Hadoop
17 93 (34.83%) Terraform
18 92 (34.46%) Sonatype Nexus
18 92 (34.46%) logstash
18 92 (34.46%) PostgreSQL
19 91 (34.08%) Kibana
20 90 (33.71%) Security Cleared
21 88 (32.96%) Ruby
21 88 (32.96%) Sonatype
21 88 (32.96%) ZABBIX
22 87 (32.58%) SonarQube
23 86 (32.21%) SC Cleared

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 96 (35.96%) Apache
2 78 (29.21%) Confluence
3 75 (28.09%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (10.49%) OpenStack
5 15 (5.62%) nginx
6 13 (4.87%) JBoss
6 13 (4.87%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.49%) MS Exchange
8 10 (3.75%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.75%) IIS
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 72 (26.97%) HipChat
2 4 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 180 (67.42%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (28.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (14.61%) IaaS
4 32 (11.99%) PaaS
5 13 (4.87%) GitHub
6 12 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.62%) SaaS
8 6 (2.25%) IBM PureFlex
9 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.12%) Heroku
11 2 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 97 (36.33%) DNS
2 73 (27.34%) OpenLDAP
2 73 (27.34%) OpenVPN
2 73 (27.34%) SSH
3 32 (11.99%) Firewall
3 32 (11.99%) VPN
4 24 (8.99%) SAN
5 23 (8.61%) TCP/IP
6 20 (7.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 17 (6.37%) SSL
8 16 (5.99%) LAN
9 15 (5.62%) IPsec
9 15 (5.62%) WAN
10 12 (4.49%) DMZ
11 9 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (3.37%) MPLS
11 9 (3.37%) SNMP
12 6 (2.25%) LDAP
13 5 (1.87%) DHCP
13 5 (1.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (34.83%) Hadoop
2 92 (34.46%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (10.11%) MySQL
4 21 (7.87%) Big Data
5 14 (5.24%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.87%) Redis
7 12 (4.49%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.12%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 103 (38.58%) Jenkins
2 96 (35.96%) Git (software)
3 92 (34.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 87 (32.58%) SonarQube
5 76 (28.46%) JIRA
6 74 (27.72%) Maven
7 73 (27.34%) Ant
7 73 (27.34%) JUnit
8 72 (26.97%) JIRA Agile
9 71 (26.59%) Liquibase
10 62 (23.22%) Bitbucket
11 16 (5.99%) Artifactory
12 13 (4.87%) Gerrit
13 12 (4.49%) Mercurial
14 7 (2.62%) GitLab
14 7 (2.62%) Subversion
15 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.87%) Vagrant
16 2 (0.75%) Hudson
16 2 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 18 (6.74%) Finance
2 16 (5.99%) Retail
3 8 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.62%) Legal
5 6 (2.25%) Marketing
6 4 (1.50%) Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 123 (46.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (19.10%) Senior DevOps
3 50 (18.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 36 (13.48%) Architect
5 29 (10.86%) Consultant
6 23 (8.61%) Lead DevOps
7 20 (7.49%) DevOps Consultant
8 16 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.24%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.12%) Applications Engineer
12 11 (4.12%) AWS Architect
12 11 (4.12%) Network Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Big Data Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Senior Applications Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Senior Platform Engineer
14 9 (3.37%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.09%) MCollective
2 74 (27.72%) ELK Stack
3 70 (26.22%) Software Packaging
4 22 (8.24%) Web Services
5 17 (6.37%) LAMP
6 15 (5.62%) LAPP Stack
7 13 (4.87%) J2EE
7 13 (4.87%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (2.62%) REST
10 5 (1.87%) JSON
10 5 (1.87%) XML
11 4 (1.50%) Middleware
12 2 (0.75%) Kafka
12 2 (0.75%) SAML
12 2 (0.75%) Spring
13 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.37%) JSON-LD
13 1 (0.37%) Node.js
13 1 (0.37%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.98%) Data Centre
2 35 (13.11%) Private Cloud
3 17 (6.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.75%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (3.00%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.87%) Replication
7 4 (1.50%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.50%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.75%) Clustering
8 2 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) Blog
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.37%) Online Games
9 1 (0.37%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 150 (56.18%) Linux
2 99 (37.08%) CentOS
3 43 (16.10%) Windows
4 29 (10.86%) Unix
5 22 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (6.37%) Ubuntu
7 14 (5.24%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.50%) Solaris
12 2 (0.75%) AIX
12 2 (0.75%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.75%) HPUX
12 2 (0.75%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (62.92%) DevOps
2 116 (43.45%) Continuous Integration
3 110 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (39.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 99 (37.08%) Scrum
6 95 (35.58%) Configuration Management
7 75 (28.09%) Service Management
8 70 (26.22%) Identity Management
9 65 (24.34%) Case Management
10 60 (22.47%) Coaching
11 52 (19.48%) Workflow
12 47 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (6.74%) Migration
14 16 (5.99%) Software Engineering
15 14 (5.24%) OWASP
16 13 (4.87%) Build Automation
16 13 (4.87%) User Stories
17 12 (4.49%) Open Source
18 11 (4.12%) E-Commerce
19 10 (3.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.96%) Ruby
2 69 (25.84%) Shell Script
3 39 (14.61%) Python
4 27 (10.11%) Bash Shell
5 26 (9.74%) Perl
6 19 (7.12%) PHP
7 14 (5.24%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.87%) Java
9 8 (3.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.25%) C
11 2 (0.75%) SQL
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 90 (33.71%) Security Cleared
2 86 (32.21%) SC Cleared
3 34 (12.73%) CTC Cleared
4 29 (10.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.37%) CCNA
8 8 (3.00%) CCNP
9 4 (1.50%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.50%) RHCE
10 3 (1.12%) Degree
10 3 (1.12%) VCAP
11 2 (0.75%) CCIE
11 2 (0.75%) CISMP
11 2 (0.75%) CRISC
11 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.37%) EMC Certification
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.37%) NCDA
12 1 (0.37%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (50.56%) Docker
2 79 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (28.46%) Squid
4 72 (26.97%) Postfix
5 45 (16.85%) vSphere
6 25 (9.36%) Active Directory
7 19 (7.12%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (5.62%) HDFS
9 11 (4.12%) KVM
10 10 (3.75%) Hyper-V
11 7 (2.62%) Xen
12 6 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.50%) LXC
14 2 (0.75%) NFS
14 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.37%) Firmware
15 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 156 (58.43%) Puppet
2 127 (47.57%) Ansible
3 105 (39.33%) Kubernetes
4 93 (34.83%) Terraform
5 92 (34.46%) logstash
6 91 (34.08%) Kibana
7 88 (32.96%) ZABBIX
8 77 (28.84%) Rancher
9 40 (14.98%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (10.49%) Mesos
11 23 (8.61%) vRealize
12 17 (6.37%) Salt
13 15 (5.62%) Rundeck
14 14 (5.24%) HAProxy
15 9 (3.37%) Nagios
16 8 (3.00%) Zenoss
17 6 (2.25%) BladeLogic
17 6 (2.25%) Consul
17 6 (2.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 6 (2.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 209 (78.28%) VMware
2 88 (32.96%) Sonatype
3 77 (28.84%) Oracle
4 62 (23.22%) Atlassian
5 38 (14.23%) Red Hat
6 36 (13.48%) Cisco
7 20 (7.49%) Google
8 17 (6.37%) EMC
9 15 (5.62%) Hortonworks
10 14 (5.24%) Black Duck
10 14 (5.24%) Microsoft
10 14 (5.24%) Veracode
11 13 (4.87%) Citrix
12 7 (2.62%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.25%) AppDynamics
13 6 (2.25%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.25%) IBM
13 6 (2.25%) NetApp
14 4 (1.50%) HP
15 3 (1.12%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £495.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago