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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 349 404 361
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -43
Contract jobs citing vCloud 60 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.082% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 0.91% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £330 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £603 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +27.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
vCloud
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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
1990 2196 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.63% 9.05% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1375 1018
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 122 216
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 7 £513 - 3
Bromley - - - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (62.10%) VMware
2 67 (54.03%) Puppet
3 65 (52.42%) Linux
4 63 (50.81%) DevOps
5 62 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (46.77%) vSphere
7 56 (45.16%) Python
8 47 (37.90%) Windows
9 45 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
11 42 (33.87%) OpenStack
12 37 (29.84%) Ruby
13 35 (28.23%) CentOS
13 35 (28.23%) ZABBIX
14 34 (27.42%) Active Directory
14 34 (27.42%) Java
15 33 (26.61%) MongoDB
15 33 (26.61%) NoSQL
15 33 (26.61%) Git (software)
15 33 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (25.81%) Kanban
17 31 (25.00%) Perl
18 30 (24.19%) Red Hat
18 30 (24.19%) Jenkins
19 29 (23.39%) Apache Cassandra
19 29 (23.39%) Open Source
20 28 (22.58%) Load Balancing
20 28 (22.58%) Perforce
20 28 (22.58%) Apache
21 26 (20.97%) Service Delivery

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (33.87%) OpenStack
2 28 (22.58%) Apache
3 16 (12.90%) WebSphere
4 15 (12.10%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.65%) Node.js
5 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.23%) nginx
8 3 (2.42%) JBoss
9 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.61%) Confluence
10 1 (0.81%) IIS
10 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.81%) MS Project
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.10%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.45%) IaaS
4 5 (4.03%) GitHub
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.03%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.42%) Heroku
6 2 (1.61%) PaaS
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) Internet
2 12 (9.68%) SAN
2 12 (9.68%) Firewall
3 11 (8.87%) DNS
4 10 (8.06%) VPN
5 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.45%) SNMP
7 7 (5.65%) FCoE
8 6 (4.84%) NAS
8 6 (4.84%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.03%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.03%) VLAN
10 4 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.23%) Multicast
11 3 (2.42%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.42%) LDAP
11 3 (2.42%) DMZ
12 2 (1.61%) LAN
12 2 (1.61%) VoIP
12 2 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) MongoDB
1 33 (26.61%) NoSQL
2 29 (23.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (12.10%) Oracle Exadata
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.06%) Redis
6 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (6.45%) MySQL
8 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.23%) Big Data
9 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.61%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (26.61%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.19%) Jenkins
3 22 (17.74%) Maven
4 9 (7.26%) Subversion
5 5 (4.03%) Artifactory
5 5 (4.03%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.42%) Gradle
6 3 (2.42%) Selenium
6 3 (2.42%) JIRA
6 3 (2.42%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.42%) JMeter
7 2 (1.61%) MSI
7 2 (1.61%) Hudson
8 1 (0.81%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.81%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.81%) Ant
8 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Publishing
3 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.42%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (20.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 25 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (17.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 20 (16.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.42%) Virtualisation Architect
11 3 (2.42%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.42%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.61%) Administrator
12 2 (1.61%) Network Engineer
12 2 (1.61%) Support Engineer
12 2 (1.61%) Cloud Developer
12 2 (1.61%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.90%) Middleware
2 15 (12.10%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (8.87%) Web Services
4 10 (8.06%) .NET
5 8 (6.45%) SOAP
5 8 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.03%) ZeroMQ
6 5 (4.03%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (4.03%) REST
7 4 (3.23%) LAMP
7 4 (3.23%) J2EE
8 3 (2.42%) jQuery
8 3 (2.42%) JSON
8 3 (2.42%) RESTful
9 2 (1.61%) CSS
9 2 (1.61%) HTML
9 2 (1.61%) HTML5
9 2 (1.61%) CSS3
9 2 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) Open Source
2 16 (12.90%) Clustering
2 16 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.26%) Replication
4 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.23%) PKI
6 4 (3.23%) Spread Betting
7 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.42%) Online Games
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.42%) Linux
2 47 (37.90%) Windows
3 35 (28.23%) CentOS
4 33 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (18.55%) Ubuntu
6 15 (12.10%) Oracle Linux
6 15 (12.10%) UNIX
7 8 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.81%) DevOps
2 45 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.81%) Kanban
4 28 (22.58%) Load Balancing
5 26 (20.97%) Service Delivery
6 21 (16.94%) SOA
7 18 (14.52%) ITIL
8 16 (12.90%) High Availability
9 14 (11.29%) Scrum
10 12 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.65%) Validation
11 7 (5.65%) ITSM
12 6 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.03%) OWASP
13 5 (4.03%) BDD
13 5 (4.03%) TDD
14 4 (3.23%) Service Management
14 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (3.23%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.16%) Python
2 37 (29.84%) Ruby
3 34 (27.42%) Java
4 31 (25.00%) Perl
5 26 (20.97%) PowerShell
6 22 (17.74%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.29%) PHP
7 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.84%) SQL
9 5 (4.03%) Golang
9 5 (4.03%) Haskell
9 5 (4.03%) Erlang
9 5 (4.03%) Clojure
10 4 (3.23%) VB
10 4 (3.23%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) XPath
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (6.45%) VCAP
3 6 (4.84%) VCDX
4 3 (2.42%) CCNA
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 62 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (46.77%) vSphere
3 34 (27.42%) Active Directory
4 19 (15.32%) VMware ESX
5 15 (12.10%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.84%) NFS
8 5 (4.03%) Docker
8 5 (4.03%) XenApp
8 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.61%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.81%) Xen
11 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (54.03%) Puppet
2 44 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (28.23%) ZABBIX
4 25 (20.16%) Kibana
5 22 (17.74%) Nagios
6 20 (16.13%) Zenoss
6 20 (16.13%) SCCM
6 20 (16.13%) Graphite
7 19 (15.32%) Graylog2
8 15 (12.10%) SELinux
9 14 (11.29%) Ansible
10 8 (6.45%) SCOM
11 7 (5.65%) Salt
12 6 (4.84%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (3.23%) SCOrch
13 4 (3.23%) logstash
14 3 (2.42%) HAProxy
15 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
15 2 (1.61%) Legato
15 2 (1.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 77 (62.10%) VMware
2 30 (24.19%) Red Hat
3 28 (22.58%) Perforce
4 25 (20.16%) F5
5 23 (18.55%) IBM
6 19 (15.32%) Splunk
6 19 (15.32%) Sophos
7 17 (13.71%) Oracle
8 16 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 14 (11.29%) EMC
10 13 (10.48%) Cisco
11 11 (8.87%) Citrix
12 10 (8.06%) HP
13 9 (7.26%) New Relic
13 9 (7.26%) NetApp
14 8 (6.45%) Google
14 8 (6.45%) Rackspace
15 7 (5.65%) AppDynamics
15 7 (5.65%) Websense
16 5 (4.03%) Brocade
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