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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 398 362 404
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +42
Contract jobs citing vCloud 46 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.98% 2.87% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 15
Median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
2318 2018 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.15% 9.04% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1348 1222
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 148 155
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -12 4 - -
City of London +27 2 £413 -8.33% 3
Harrow - 1 - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 55 (70.51%) VMware
2 49 (62.82%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (47.44%) DevOps
4 35 (44.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (39.74%) Linux
6 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (37.18%) Puppet
7 29 (37.18%) Ansible
8 27 (34.62%) Private Cloud
9 24 (30.77%) Windows
10 23 (29.49%) Docker
11 22 (28.21%) Python
11 22 (28.21%) Bash Shell
12 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
13 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
14 19 (24.36%) Red Hat
14 19 (24.36%) OpenStack
14 19 (24.36%) Kubernetes
15 18 (23.08%) Cisco
16 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
16 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
17 16 (20.51%) vSphere
17 16 (20.51%) CentOS
17 16 (20.51%) DNS
17 16 (20.51%) Perl
17 16 (20.51%) Mesos
18 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
18 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
19 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (17.95%) IaaS

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 19 (24.36%) OpenStack
2 12 (15.38%) Apache
3 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
4 10 (12.82%) nginx
5 6 (7.69%) JBoss
6 5 (6.41%) Mule ESB
6 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.56%) IIS
8 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (62.82%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (44.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (17.95%) IaaS
4 11 (14.10%) PaaS
5 8 (10.26%) GitHub
5 8 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.13%) IBM PureFlex
7 4 (5.13%) Office 365
8 2 (2.56%) SoftLayer
9 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) DNS
2 11 (14.10%) Firewall
3 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.97%) LDAP
5 6 (7.69%) DHCP
5 6 (7.69%) DMZ
6 5 (6.41%) SAN
6 5 (6.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.13%) NAS
7 4 (5.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (5.13%) WAN
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.85%) LAN
8 3 (3.85%) MPLS
8 3 (3.85%) SMTP
9 1 (1.28%) BGP
9 1 (1.28%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.28%) IGRP
9 1 (1.28%) OSPF
9 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) MySQL
2 13 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.13%) Big Data
5 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.13%) Redis
6 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.10%) Gerrit
3 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (10.26%) Artifactory
5 7 (8.97%) JIRA
5 7 (8.97%) Maven
6 6 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.13%) Ant
7 4 (5.13%) Hudson
7 4 (5.13%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.56%) MSI
8 2 (2.56%) Selenium
9 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Games
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) French Language
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
7 6 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.13%) Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) LAMP
1 14 (17.95%) Web Services
2 11 (14.10%) LAPP Stack
3 10 (12.82%) J2EE
4 8 (10.26%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.13%) jQuery
7 3 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (3.85%) RESTful
7 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.56%) .NET
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Remoting
9 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Private Cloud
2 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 6 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (6.41%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.85%) Replication
7 2 (2.56%) Fintech
7 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Blog
8 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.74%) Linux
2 24 (30.77%) Windows
3 16 (20.51%) CentOS
4 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
5 11 (14.10%) Unix
6 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.28%) CatOS
12 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) DevOps
2 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (16.67%) Open Source
4 12 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (11.54%) ITSM
5 9 (11.54%) Scrum
6 8 (10.26%) Migration
7 7 (8.97%) SOA
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
8 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.69%) High Availability
8 6 (7.69%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) OWASP
8 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (6.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) Bash Shell
1 22 (28.21%) Python
2 16 (20.51%) Perl
3 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 13 (16.67%) Java
4 13 (16.67%) PHP
5 12 (15.38%) Ruby
6 7 (8.97%) SQL
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Lisp
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) CCNA
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) VCAP
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (29.49%) Docker
3 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
4 16 (20.51%) vSphere
5 5 (6.41%) NFS
6 3 (3.85%) KVM
6 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.85%) Xen
7 2 (2.56%) Firmware
7 2 (2.56%) GlusterFS
7 2 (2.56%) HDFS
7 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.56%) pfSense
7 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) Ansible
1 29 (37.18%) Puppet
2 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (24.36%) Kubernetes
4 16 (20.51%) Mesos
5 9 (11.54%) logstash
5 9 (11.54%) Salt
6 8 (10.26%) Terraform
7 6 (7.69%) HAProxy
7 6 (7.69%) Kibana
7 6 (7.69%) SCOM
7 6 (7.69%) ZABBIX
8 5 (6.41%) EMC VPLEX
8 5 (6.41%) Nagios
8 5 (6.41%) Rundeck
8 5 (6.41%) Zenoss
9 4 (5.13%) Casper Suite
10 3 (3.85%) SCCM
11 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
12 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 55 (70.51%) VMware
2 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) Red Hat
4 18 (23.08%) Cisco
5 14 (17.95%) EMC
6 9 (11.54%) Dell
7 8 (10.26%) Google
8 6 (7.69%) Black Duck
8 6 (7.69%) HP
8 6 (7.69%) Sonatype
8 6 (7.69%) Veracode
9 5 (6.41%) Citrix
9 5 (6.41%) IBM
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle
10 4 (5.13%) Dell KACE
10 4 (5.13%) Isilon
10 4 (5.13%) Veeam
11 3 (3.85%) NetApp
12 2 (2.56%) BMC
12 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
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