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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 371 346 391
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +45
Contract jobs citing vCloud 37 69 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.33% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 1.86% 3.55% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 5
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £352 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 - -
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
1984 1944 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.37% 9.17% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1271 1145
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 116 113
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £28.75 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 6 £350 -4.10% 1
Harrow - 4 £500 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 71 (91.03%) VMware
2 44 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (52.56%) Windows
4 37 (47.44%) Linux
5 30 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
7 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 27 (34.62%) Bash Shell
9 26 (33.33%) Python
10 25 (32.05%) Cisco
10 25 (32.05%) DevOps
11 24 (30.77%) Jenkins
11 24 (30.77%) Puppet
12 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (26.92%) Web Services
12 21 (26.92%) Java
12 21 (26.92%) CentOS
13 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (25.64%) DNS
13 20 (25.64%) HP
13 20 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (24.36%) EMC
14 19 (24.36%) Perl
14 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (24.36%) Ansible
14 19 (24.36%) vSphere
14 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
15 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (21.79%) Apache
2 16 (20.51%) nginx
3 14 (17.95%) OpenStack
4 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 10 (12.82%) IIS
6 9 (11.54%) WebSphere
7 8 (10.26%) Node.js
8 7 (8.97%) Confluence
8 7 (8.97%) JBoss
9 6 (7.69%) Mule ESB
10 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
11 4 (5.13%) Alfresco
11 4 (5.13%) Mule
11 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (5.13%) WildFly
12 3 (3.85%) Jetty
13 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Relativity
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.82%) GitHub
3 10 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (11.54%) Office 365
5 7 (8.97%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (6.41%) IaaS
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.85%) SoftLayer
9 2 (2.56%) PaaS
9 2 (2.56%) SaaS
10 1 (1.28%) Force.com
10 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.28%) Heroku
10 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) DNS
2 16 (20.51%) Firewall
3 13 (16.67%) VPN
4 11 (14.10%) DHCP
4 11 (14.10%) LDAP
4 11 (14.10%) SAN
5 8 (10.26%) WAN
6 7 (8.97%) LAN
6 7 (8.97%) MPLS
6 7 (8.97%) SMTP
7 6 (7.69%) IPv6
7 6 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (6.41%) DMZ
8 5 (6.41%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (6.41%) NAS
9 4 (5.13%) NetScaler
9 4 (5.13%) SNMP
9 4 (5.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (21.79%) MySQL
3 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.13%) Big Data
6 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
3 16 (20.51%) Gerrit
3 16 (20.51%) Maven
4 15 (19.23%) JIRA
5 12 (15.38%) Artifactory
6 10 (12.82%) Selenium
6 10 (12.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (10.26%) Ant
7 8 (10.26%) Gradle
7 8 (10.26%) Hudson
7 8 (10.26%) JMeter
8 7 (8.97%) SonarQube
8 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
9 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (6.41%) Mercurial
11 4 (5.13%) Gitweb
11 4 (5.13%) Jasmine
11 4 (5.13%) PhantomJS
11 4 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
1 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Administrator
4 7 (8.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.41%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.13%) VMWare Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) Web Services
2 17 (21.79%) LAMP
3 13 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 12 (15.38%) jQuery
5 11 (14.10%) J2EE
6 10 (12.82%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (10.26%) RESTful
8 7 (8.97%) HTML
9 5 (6.41%) Flash
10 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.13%) CSS
10 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.13%) HTML5
10 4 (5.13%) Java EE
10 4 (5.13%) Spring
10 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.85%) CSS3
11 3 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (3.85%) LESS
11 3 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 11 (14.10%) EMC VNX
4 10 (12.82%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.41%) Replication
6 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.13%) PKI
7 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.85%) Clustering
7 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.85%) Tandem
7 3 (3.85%) W3C
8 2 (2.56%) Fintech
8 2 (2.56%) FlexPod
8 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.56%) Life Science
8 2 (2.56%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Windows
2 37 (47.44%) Linux
3 21 (26.92%) CentOS
4 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
5 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (16.67%) Unix
7 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (14.10%) Ubuntu
9 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
10 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.85%) Solaris
12 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.28%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) DevOps
2 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.95%) Open Source
5 9 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (11.54%) TDD
6 8 (10.26%) BDD
6 8 (10.26%) ITIL
7 7 (8.97%) ITSM
7 7 (8.97%) OWASP
7 7 (8.97%) Scrum
7 7 (8.97%) SOA
7 7 (8.97%) Web Operations
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Analytics
9 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (6.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Bash Shell
2 26 (33.33%) Python
3 21 (26.92%) Java
4 19 (24.36%) Perl
5 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
6 15 (19.23%) Ruby
7 14 (17.95%) SQL
8 13 (16.67%) PHP
9 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.85%) C++
12 1 (1.28%) C
12 1 (1.28%) C#
12 1 (1.28%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) CCNA
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 5 (6.41%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) VCAP
7 1 (1.28%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
3 19 (24.36%) vSphere
4 12 (15.38%) Docker
5 11 (14.10%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.41%) NFS
8 4 (5.13%) XenServer
9 3 (3.85%) KVM
9 3 (3.85%) Xen
10 2 (2.56%) Firmware
10 2 (2.56%) GlusterFS
10 2 (2.56%) pfSense
10 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.56%) XenApp
11 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) Puppet
2 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (24.36%) Ansible
4 11 (14.10%) EMC VPLEX
4 11 (14.10%) logstash
5 10 (12.82%) Salt
6 7 (8.97%) Kibana
6 7 (8.97%) Kubernetes
6 7 (8.97%) ZABBIX
7 6 (7.69%) HAProxy
7 6 (7.69%) Rundeck
7 6 (7.69%) vRealize
8 5 (6.41%) Nagios
8 5 (6.41%) SCCM
8 5 (6.41%) Zenoss
9 4 (5.13%) Casper Suite
9 4 (5.13%) CFEngine
9 4 (5.13%) SCOM
10 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 71 (91.03%) VMware
2 30 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 25 (32.05%) Cisco
5 20 (25.64%) HP
6 19 (24.36%) EMC
7 17 (21.79%) Dell
8 13 (16.67%) Citrix
9 10 (12.82%) Google
9 10 (12.82%) Veeam
10 8 (10.26%) Dell KACE
10 8 (10.26%) NetApp
11 6 (7.69%) 3PAR
11 6 (7.69%) IBM
11 6 (7.69%) Oracle
12 5 (6.41%) Brocade
12 5 (6.41%) F5
12 5 (6.41%) Juniper
13 4 (5.13%) Isilon
13 4 (5.13%) Twitter