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 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 374 369 383
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing vCloud 52 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 2.12% 2.46% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 24
Median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
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
2458 2232 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.30% 9.71% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1493 1307
Median daily rate £445 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 120 157
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £25.00
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 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 27 June 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 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
Croydon -16 7 £480 +12.94%
Harrow - 3 £500 -
City of London +32 1 £600 +9.09%
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 70 (74.47%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (60.64%) VMware
3 54 (57.45%) DevOps
4 53 (56.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (46.81%) Ansible
6 40 (42.55%) Docker
7 37 (39.36%) Puppet
8 36 (38.30%) Linux
9 33 (35.11%) Private Cloud
10 28 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (27.66%) Kubernetes
12 25 (26.60%) Mesos
12 25 (26.60%) Bash Shell
12 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (26.60%) Python
13 24 (25.53%) Red Hat
14 23 (24.47%) IaaS
14 23 (24.47%) CentOS
15 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
15 22 (23.40%) OpenStack
16 21 (22.34%) Perl
16 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (21.28%) PaaS
18 19 (20.21%) MySQL
18 19 (20.21%) Windows
19 17 (18.09%) PHP
20 16 (17.02%) Web Services
20 16 (17.02%) Apache
20 16 (17.02%) Cisco
20 16 (17.02%) LAMP

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 22 (23.40%) OpenStack
2 16 (17.02%) Apache
3 13 (13.83%) Tomcat
4 12 (12.77%) nginx
5 9 (9.57%) JBoss
5 9 (9.57%) Mule ESB
6 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.19%) Confluence
7 3 (3.19%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (74.47%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (56.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (24.47%) IaaS
4 20 (21.28%) PaaS
5 11 (11.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (10.64%) GitHub
7 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.32%) IBM PureFlex
8 4 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.19%) Office 365
10 2 (2.13%) SoftLayer
11 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) Firewall
2 14 (14.89%) DNS
3 10 (10.64%) DMZ
4 9 (9.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (7.45%) VPN
6 6 (6.38%) DHCP
6 6 (6.38%) LDAP
6 6 (6.38%) SAN
6 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.26%) LAN
7 4 (4.26%) SNMP
7 4 (4.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.19%) MPLS
8 3 (3.19%) NAS
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.06%) SSL
10 1 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) MySQL
2 16 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.57%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.57%) Redis
5 4 (4.26%) Big Data
5 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.96%) Gerrit
2 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (12.77%) Artifactory
5 10 (10.64%) SonarQube
6 9 (9.57%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.32%) JIRA
7 5 (5.32%) Maven
8 4 (4.26%) Ant
8 4 (4.26%) Hudson
8 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.19%) GitLab
9 3 (3.19%) Subversion
9 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.13%) MSI
10 2 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 4 (4.26%) Legal
6 3 (3.19%) Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.13%) Games
8 1 (1.06%) French Language
8 1 (1.06%) Front Office
8 1 (1.06%) German Language
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (25.53%) Senior DevOps
2 24 (25.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 14 (14.89%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Platform Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Contracts Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Deployment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) LAMP
1 16 (17.02%) Web Services
2 14 (14.89%) J2EE
3 11 (11.70%) LAPP Stack
4 10 (10.64%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.19%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (3.19%) jQuery
6 3 (3.19%) REST
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.19%) XML
7 1 (1.06%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.06%) Node.js
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Private Cloud
2 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.32%) EMC VNX
5 5 (5.32%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (4.26%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (4.26%) Replication
7 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Linux
2 23 (24.47%) CentOS
3 19 (20.21%) Windows
4 12 (12.77%) Ubuntu
5 10 (10.64%) Unix
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.13%) Solaris
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) DevOps
2 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (13.83%) Scrum
5 12 (12.77%) Open Source
6 10 (10.64%) OWASP
7 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.57%) Migration
8 8 (8.51%) Programme Management
8 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.45%) Converged Infrastructure
10 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.38%) High Availability
10 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (6.38%) Network Design
10 6 (6.38%) SOA
11 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.32%) ITSM
12 4 (4.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) Bash Shell
1 25 (26.60%) Python
2 21 (22.34%) Perl
3 17 (18.09%) PHP
4 15 (15.96%) Ruby
5 14 (14.89%) Java
6 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.26%) SQL
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.19%) CCNA
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.19%) Degree
5 2 (2.13%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 40 (42.55%) Docker
2 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (13.83%) vSphere
5 12 (12.77%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.26%) KVM
6 4 (4.26%) NFS
6 4 (4.26%) Xen
7 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.13%) Firmware
8 2 (2.13%) GlusterFS
8 2 (2.13%) HDFS
8 2 (2.13%) pfSense
8 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (46.81%) Ansible
2 37 (39.36%) Puppet
3 28 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (27.66%) Kubernetes
5 25 (26.60%) Mesos
6 16 (17.02%) Salt
6 16 (17.02%) Terraform
7 15 (15.96%) logstash
8 14 (14.89%) Kibana
9 12 (12.77%) Rundeck
10 11 (11.70%) HAProxy
10 11 (11.70%) ZABBIX
11 7 (7.45%) Nagios
12 6 (6.38%) Zenoss
13 5 (5.32%) vRealize
14 4 (4.26%) EMC VPLEX
15 3 (3.19%) Casper Suite
15 3 (3.19%) SCOM
16 2 (2.13%) CFEngine
16 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) VMware
2 24 (25.53%) Red Hat
3 16 (17.02%) Cisco
4 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.89%) EMC
6 11 (11.70%) Google
7 10 (10.64%) Black Duck
7 10 (10.64%) Sonatype
7 10 (10.64%) Veracode
8 6 (6.38%) Citrix
8 6 (6.38%) Dell
9 5 (5.32%) IBM
10 4 (4.26%) NetApp
10 4 (4.26%) Oracle
10 4 (4.26%) Veeam
11 3 (3.19%) Dell KACE
11 3 (3.19%) HP
11 3 (3.19%) Isilon
12 2 (2.13%) Hortonworks
12 2 (2.13%) Intel Security