The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 370 397 384
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing vCloud 49 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.088% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 2.39% 0.98% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £370 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £580 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2051 2247 1795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.58% 8.99% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1404 1057
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 134 174
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £24.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vCloud across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in London

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vCloud across the London region.

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in London

vCloud
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vCloud across the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in London

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
City of London +9 6 £513 +36.66% 1
Bromley - - - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (61.98%) VMware
2 71 (58.68%) DevOps
3 70 (57.85%) Linux
4 65 (53.72%) Puppet
5 62 (51.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 57 (47.11%) Python
7 55 (45.45%) vSphere
8 47 (38.84%) Windows
9 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (31.40%) Ruby
11 36 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
11 36 (29.75%) OpenStack
11 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
12 34 (28.10%) IBM
13 33 (27.27%) Java
13 33 (27.27%) CentOS
13 33 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 33 (27.27%) ZABBIX
14 32 (26.45%) Kanban
14 32 (26.45%) F5
15 31 (25.62%) Perl
16 29 (23.97%) Red Hat
16 29 (23.97%) PowerShell
16 29 (23.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (23.97%) Load Balancing
17 28 (23.14%) MongoDB
17 28 (23.14%) NoSQL
17 28 (23.14%) Perforce
17 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
18 26 (21.49%) Service Delivery

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (29.75%) OpenStack
2 24 (19.83%) Apache
3 21 (17.36%) WebSphere
4 20 (16.53%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.13%) Node.js
5 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.31%) nginx
7 3 (2.48%) JBoss
8 2 (1.65%) Confluence
8 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.66%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.53%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.48%) IaaS
5 2 (1.65%) GitHub
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.65%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) Internet
2 17 (14.05%) Firewall
2 17 (14.05%) DNS
3 15 (12.40%) VPN
4 14 (11.57%) SNMP
5 13 (10.74%) FCoE
6 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.09%) VLAN
8 10 (8.26%) iSCSI
8 10 (8.26%) SAN
9 9 (7.44%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (7.44%) Multicast
10 4 (3.31%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.31%) NAS
11 3 (2.48%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.48%) HTTP
11 3 (2.48%) LDAP
12 2 (1.65%) LAN
12 2 (1.65%) VoIP
12 2 (1.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) NoSQL
1 28 (23.14%) MongoDB
2 24 (19.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (16.53%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.79%) Redis
7 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.31%) MySQL
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.65%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.18%) Maven
4 9 (7.44%) Subversion
5 7 (5.79%) JIRA
6 5 (4.13%) Gerrit
6 5 (4.13%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.48%) Gradle
7 3 (2.48%) Selenium
7 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.48%) JMeter
8 2 (1.65%) JUnit
8 2 (1.65%) MSI
9 1 (0.83%) Ant
9 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.83%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.83%) VisualVM
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.79%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (21.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 26 (21.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 20 (16.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Developer
9 4 (3.31%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Virtualisation Architect
10 3 (2.48%) Technical Architect
11 2 (1.65%) Network Engineer
11 2 (1.65%) Storage Administrator
11 2 (1.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 2 (1.65%) Administrator
11 2 (1.65%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.36%) Middleware
2 20 (16.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (8.26%) .NET
4 7 (5.79%) Web Services
5 5 (4.13%) SOAP
5 5 (4.13%) LAMP
5 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.13%) REST
6 4 (3.31%) JSON
6 4 (3.31%) J2EE
7 3 (2.48%) jQuery
8 2 (1.65%) RESTful
8 2 (1.65%) HTML5
8 2 (1.65%) CSS3
8 2 (1.65%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (1.65%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.65%) CSS
8 2 (1.65%) HTML
8 2 (1.65%) XML
8 2 (1.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Open Source
2 22 (18.18%) Clustering
3 19 (15.70%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.26%) Client/Server
5 8 (6.61%) Hedge funds
5 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.79%) Replication
7 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.48%) Online Games
8 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 70 (57.85%) Linux
2 47 (38.84%) Windows
3 33 (27.27%) CentOS
4 29 (23.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (19.01%) Ubuntu
6 20 (16.53%) UNIX
6 20 (16.53%) SELinux
7 17 (14.05%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.68%) DevOps
2 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.45%) Kanban
4 29 (23.97%) Load Balancing
5 26 (21.49%) SOA
5 26 (21.49%) Service Delivery
6 19 (15.70%) High Availability
7 18 (14.88%) ITIL
8 17 (14.05%) Scrum
9 12 (9.92%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.26%) ITSM
11 9 (7.44%) Service Management
11 9 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.79%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.96%) Build Automation
14 5 (4.13%) OWASP
14 5 (4.13%) Validation
15 4 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (3.31%) TDD
15 4 (3.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.11%) Python
2 38 (31.40%) Ruby
3 33 (27.27%) Java
4 31 (25.62%) Perl
5 29 (23.97%) PowerShell
6 26 (21.49%) Bash Shell
7 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
8 12 (9.92%) PHP
9 9 (7.44%) VB
9 9 (7.44%) VBA
10 3 (2.48%) SQL
11 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.65%) Clojure
11 2 (1.65%) Golang
11 2 (1.65%) XPath
11 2 (1.65%) Haskell
11 2 (1.65%) Erlang
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (4.96%) VCAP
3 4 (3.31%) VCDX
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.48%) CCNA
5 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) CCA
6 1 (0.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 62 (51.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (45.45%) vSphere
3 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
4 20 (16.53%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (15.70%) VMware ESX
6 10 (8.26%) NFS
7 5 (4.13%) XenApp
7 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.48%) Docker
10 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.83%) Xen
11 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (53.72%) Puppet
2 36 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (27.27%) ZABBIX
4 25 (20.66%) Kibana
5 20 (16.53%) Zenoss
5 20 (16.53%) Nagios
6 19 (15.70%) Graylog2
7 17 (14.05%) SCCM
8 11 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (5.79%) Ansible
10 5 (4.13%) SCOM
10 5 (4.13%) Salt
11 4 (3.31%) logstash
12 3 (2.48%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
13 2 (1.65%) Legato
13 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (61.98%) VMware
2 34 (28.10%) IBM
3 32 (26.45%) F5
4 29 (23.97%) Red Hat
5 28 (23.14%) Perforce
6 23 (19.01%) Oracle
7 20 (16.53%) EMC
8 19 (15.70%) Sophos
8 19 (15.70%) Splunk
9 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.22%) Cisco
10 16 (13.22%) HP
11 13 (10.74%) Websense
12 9 (7.44%) Citrix
12 9 (7.44%) New Relic
13 8 (6.61%) NetApp
14 7 (5.79%) AppDynamics
15 5 (4.13%) Google
15 5 (4.13%) Brocade
15 5 (4.13%) Remedy
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