The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 339 378 363
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Contract jobs citing vCloud 97 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.74% 2.44% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 29
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £568 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £401
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
vCloud
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
2592 2296 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 9.73% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1508 1340
Median daily rate £450 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 125 162
Median hourly rate £14.02 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.12% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in London

vCloud
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

vCloud Hourly Rate Trend in London

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Croydon -11 13 £480 +8.16%
Harrow - 6 £500 -
City of London +45 2 £638 +13.33%
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 109 (76.22%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (74.83%) VMware
3 95 (66.43%) DevOps
4 81 (56.64%) Ansible
4 81 (56.64%) Docker
5 80 (55.94%) Puppet
6 69 (48.25%) Linux
7 63 (44.06%) Kubernetes
8 62 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (41.96%) Jenkins
10 58 (40.56%) Terraform
11 56 (39.16%) CentOS
12 55 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 55 (38.46%) Apache
13 54 (37.76%) PostgreSQL
13 54 (37.76%) Git (software)
13 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (37.76%) logstash
14 53 (37.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 53 (37.06%) Kibana
15 52 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
15 52 (36.36%) DNS
16 51 (35.66%) Ruby
17 50 (34.97%) Sonatype
18 49 (34.27%) SonarQube
18 49 (34.27%) Configuration Management
18 49 (34.27%) Scrum
19 48 (33.57%) ZABBIX
20 42 (29.37%) Security Cleared
20 42 (29.37%) Confluence

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 55 (38.46%) Apache
2 42 (29.37%) Confluence
3 37 (25.87%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (13.99%) OpenStack
5 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
6 13 (9.09%) nginx
7 11 (7.69%) JBoss
8 10 (6.99%) Mule ESB
9 8 (5.59%) MS Exchange
10 4 (2.80%) IIS
11 2 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 37 (25.87%) HipChat
2 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (76.22%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (18.88%) IaaS
4 21 (14.69%) PaaS
5 12 (8.39%) GitHub
6 9 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.50%) IBM PureFlex
8 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.40%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.70%) Office 365
10 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (36.36%) DNS
2 37 (25.87%) OpenLDAP
2 37 (25.87%) OpenVPN
2 37 (25.87%) SSH
3 19 (13.29%) Firewall
4 12 (8.39%) SAN
5 11 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (6.99%) DMZ
7 9 (6.29%) SNMP
7 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.29%) VPN
8 7 (4.90%) LAN
9 6 (4.20%) WAN
10 5 (3.50%) DHCP
10 5 (3.50%) MPLS
11 4 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.10%) LDAP
13 2 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.40%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (37.76%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (26.57%) Hadoop
3 23 (16.08%) MySQL
4 11 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.99%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.99%) Redis
6 4 (2.80%) Big Data
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 60 (41.96%) Jenkins
2 54 (37.76%) Git (software)
3 52 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 49 (34.27%) SonarQube
5 41 (28.67%) JIRA
5 41 (28.67%) Maven
6 39 (27.27%) Ant
7 37 (25.87%) JIRA Agile
7 37 (25.87%) JUnit
8 35 (24.48%) Liquibase
9 32 (22.38%) Bitbucket
10 14 (9.79%) Gerrit
11 13 (9.09%) Artifactory
12 10 (6.99%) Mercurial
13 7 (4.90%) GitLab
13 7 (4.90%) Subversion
14 5 (3.50%) Vagrant
15 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
16 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 16 (11.19%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (4.20%) Marketing
4 5 (3.50%) Legal
4 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (50.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (25.17%) Senior DevOps
2 36 (25.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 20 (13.99%) Architect
4 17 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
6 12 (8.39%) Consultant
7 11 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Data Centre Architect
11 7 (4.90%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (4.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Applications Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Contracts Manager
12 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
12 6 (4.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.27%) ELK Stack
1 39 (27.27%) MCollective
2 34 (23.78%) Software Packaging
3 18 (12.59%) LAMP
4 15 (10.49%) Web Services
5 14 (9.79%) LAPP Stack
6 12 (8.39%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (7.69%) J2EE
8 10 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.50%) REST
9 5 (3.50%) XML
10 2 (1.40%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.70%) jQuery
11 1 (0.70%) Node.js
11 1 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) Private Cloud
2 20 (13.99%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.50%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (2.80%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.80%) Replication
7 3 (2.10%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (2.10%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.25%) Linux
2 56 (39.16%) CentOS
3 18 (12.59%) Windows
4 13 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 11 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.20%) Unix
7 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.40%) Solaris
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (66.43%) DevOps
2 62 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (37.06%) Continuous Delivery
5 49 (34.27%) Configuration Management
5 49 (34.27%) Scrum
6 37 (25.87%) Service Management
7 34 (23.78%) Case Management
7 34 (23.78%) Identity Management
8 32 (22.38%) Coaching
9 29 (20.28%) Workflow
10 28 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (9.79%) Migration
12 13 (9.09%) Open Source
13 12 (8.39%) OWASP
14 10 (6.99%) Software Engineering
15 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce
16 8 (5.59%) High Availability
17 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 7 (4.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.66%) Ruby
2 33 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 25 (17.48%) Bash Shell
3 25 (17.48%) Python
4 22 (15.38%) Perl
5 15 (10.49%) PHP
6 10 (6.99%) Java
7 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.40%) SQL
10 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (29.37%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.99%) CTC Cleared
4 9 (6.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.50%) CCNA
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.40%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 81 (56.64%) Docker
2 39 (27.27%) Squid
3 37 (25.87%) Postfix
4 33 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (14.69%) vSphere
6 19 (13.29%) Active Directory
7 14 (9.79%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (4.90%) KVM
8 7 (4.90%) Xen
9 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.10%) NFS
11 2 (1.40%) Firmware
11 2 (1.40%) HDFS
11 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.70%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.70%) pfSense
12 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 81 (56.64%) Ansible
2 80 (55.94%) Puppet
3 63 (44.06%) Kubernetes
4 58 (40.56%) Terraform
5 54 (37.76%) logstash
6 53 (37.06%) Kibana
7 48 (33.57%) ZABBIX
8 39 (27.27%) Rancher
9 27 (18.88%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (16.08%) Mesos
11 14 (9.79%) Salt
12 13 (9.09%) Rundeck
13 12 (8.39%) vRealize
14 11 (7.69%) HAProxy
15 9 (6.29%) Nagios
15 9 (6.29%) Zenoss
16 4 (2.80%) BladeLogic
16 4 (2.80%) SCOM
17 3 (2.10%) EMC VPLEX
17 3 (2.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (74.83%) VMware
2 50 (34.97%) Sonatype
3 36 (25.17%) Oracle
4 32 (22.38%) Atlassian
5 26 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 17 (11.89%) Cisco
7 16 (11.19%) EMC
8 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.39%) Black Duck
9 12 (8.39%) Veracode
10 10 (6.99%) Citrix
11 9 (6.29%) Google
12 5 (3.50%) IBM
12 5 (3.50%) NetApp
13 4 (2.80%) Dell
14 3 (2.10%) HP
14 3 (2.10%) MobileIron
14 3 (2.10%) Veeam
15 2 (1.40%) Hortonworks
15 2 (1.40%) Zerto
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