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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 366 355 415
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +60
Contract jobs citing vCloud 62 71 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.29% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 2.84% 3.20% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 15
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£450 £445 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -25.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.91 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -60.18%
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
2185 2219 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.07% 9.12% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1451 1396 1271
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.80 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Croydon - 13 £450 - 1
City of London +4 8 £438 -7.78% 5
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 115 (93.50%) VMware
2 64 (52.03%) Windows
3 61 (49.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (38.21%) Active Directory
5 46 (37.40%) Puppet
6 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (34.15%) Linux
8 41 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 39 (31.71%) Red Hat
9 39 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
10 38 (30.89%) Jenkins
10 38 (30.89%) CentOS
11 36 (29.27%) ZABBIX
11 36 (29.27%) Apache
11 36 (29.27%) DevOps
11 36 (29.27%) vSphere
12 35 (28.46%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (27.64%) Web Services
14 33 (26.83%) Java
14 33 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (26.83%) Bash Shell
14 33 (26.83%) Gerrit
14 33 (26.83%) Rundeck
15 32 (26.02%) nginx
15 32 (26.02%) Ruby
15 32 (26.02%) Perl
15 32 (26.02%) MySQL
15 32 (26.02%) Python
15 32 (26.02%) JBoss

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 36 (29.27%) Apache
2 32 (26.02%) JBoss
2 32 (26.02%) nginx
3 30 (24.39%) Tomcat
4 26 (21.14%) Mule ESB
5 20 (16.26%) Node.js
6 17 (13.82%) Confluence
7 14 (11.38%) OpenStack
8 13 (10.57%) Jetty
9 12 (9.76%) Mule
9 12 (9.76%) WildFly
10 11 (8.94%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (8.94%) Alfresco
11 9 (7.32%) GlassFish
11 9 (7.32%) Apache Qpid
11 9 (7.32%) WebLogic
11 9 (7.32%) IIS
11 9 (7.32%) iPlanet
11 9 (7.32%) Tornado
11 9 (7.32%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (8.13%) OpenShift
4 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.25%) SaaS
6 4 (3.25%) PaaS
7 3 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.20%) VPN
1 31 (25.20%) Firewall
2 30 (24.39%) SAN
3 18 (14.63%) Reverse Proxy
4 16 (13.01%) LAN
4 16 (13.01%) WAN
5 15 (12.20%) DNS
6 14 (11.38%) DMZ
7 12 (9.76%) DHCP
8 10 (8.13%) MPLS
8 10 (8.13%) OpenLDAP
8 10 (8.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (7.32%) HTTP
10 8 (6.50%) SSL
10 8 (6.50%) VLAN
10 8 (6.50%) Network Security
11 7 (5.69%) NetScaler
11 7 (5.69%) SNMP
11 7 (5.69%) SMTP
12 5 (4.07%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (26.02%) MySQL
3 27 (21.95%) MongoDB
4 24 (19.51%) Redis
5 18 (14.63%) NoSQL
6 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
7 9 (7.32%) InterSystems Cache
7 9 (7.32%) Riak
7 9 (7.32%) Infinispan
8 8 (6.50%) Big Data
9 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 38 (30.89%) Jenkins
3 33 (26.83%) Gerrit
4 31 (25.20%) Artifactory
5 28 (22.76%) SonarQube
6 21 (17.07%) Gradle
6 21 (17.07%) Maven
6 21 (17.07%) Selenium
6 21 (17.07%) JMeter
7 18 (14.63%) Mercurial
8 17 (13.82%) JIRA
9 14 (11.38%) Subversion
10 10 (8.13%) JUnit
10 10 (8.13%) Mocha
11 8 (6.50%) Ant
11 8 (6.50%) Jasmine
11 8 (6.50%) PhantomJS
12 4 (3.25%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (3.25%) FishEye
12 4 (3.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (17.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (17.07%) Architect
3 17 (13.82%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.13%) Administrator
6 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Consultant
7 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 8 (6.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.50%) Windows Administrator
7 8 (6.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Java Architect
9 6 (4.88%) VMware Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.07%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.64%) Web Services
2 23 (18.70%) RabbitMQ
3 22 (17.89%) LAMP
4 21 (17.07%) J2EE
5 20 (16.26%) jQuery
6 16 (13.01%) HTML
7 12 (9.76%) Hibernate
7 12 (9.76%) Spring
7 12 (9.76%) CSS
7 12 (9.76%) HTML5
7 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (8.94%) .NET
8 11 (8.94%) CSS3
9 10 (8.13%) Drools
10 9 (7.32%) YAML
10 9 (7.32%) Apache CXF
10 9 (7.32%) JSON
10 9 (7.32%) Dojo
10 9 (7.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.94%) W3C
4 10 (8.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.69%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.69%) PKI
6 6 (4.88%) Clustering
6 6 (4.88%) Replication
6 6 (4.88%) EMC VNX
7 5 (4.07%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (4.07%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.25%) Tandem
9 3 (2.44%) Life Science
9 3 (2.44%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.81%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.81%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (52.03%) Windows
2 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (34.15%) Linux
4 38 (30.89%) CentOS
5 31 (25.20%) Ubuntu
6 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.07%) UNIX
8 5 (4.07%) Solaris
9 4 (3.25%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.63%) VMS
11 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.27%) DevOps
3 35 (28.46%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (18.70%) Scrum
5 22 (17.89%) Configuration Management
5 22 (17.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (14.63%) OWASP
7 17 (13.82%) ITIL
8 15 (12.20%) SOA
9 14 (11.38%) Open Source
10 11 (8.94%) BDD
10 11 (8.94%) TDD
11 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.13%) Microservices
12 9 (7.32%) Data Virtualisation
12 9 (7.32%) Document Management
12 9 (7.32%) Project Management
12 9 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (7.32%) MVC
12 9 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.83%) Java
1 33 (26.83%) Bash Shell
2 32 (26.02%) Python
2 32 (26.02%) Ruby
2 32 (26.02%) Perl
3 31 (25.20%) PHP
4 24 (19.51%) SQL
5 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.50%) VBScript
8 4 (3.25%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) C#
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.69%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.69%) MCSE
6 6 (4.88%) CCNP
6 6 (4.88%) CCNA
7 5 (4.07%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (4.07%) VCAP
8 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (2.44%) CCA
10 2 (1.63%) MCSA
11 1 (0.81%) CCIE
11 1 (0.81%) CCEA
11 1 (0.81%) CISSP
11 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) SLA
2 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 61 (49.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (38.21%) Active Directory
3 36 (29.27%) vSphere
4 22 (17.89%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (17.07%) Docker
6 12 (9.76%) Squid
7 10 (8.13%) XenApp
8 9 (7.32%) Varnish
9 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
10 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.44%) XenServer
11 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 46 (37.40%) Puppet
2 36 (29.27%) ZABBIX
3 33 (26.83%) Rundeck
4 31 (25.20%) Kibana
5 30 (24.39%) Ansible
6 29 (23.58%) HAProxy
6 29 (23.58%) Salt
7 27 (21.95%) logstash
7 27 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.88%) vMotion
8 6 (4.88%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (3.25%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (2.44%) SCCM
11 2 (1.63%) SCOM
12 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 115 (93.50%) VMware
2 39 (31.71%) Red Hat
3 24 (19.51%) HP
4 23 (18.70%) Citrix
5 22 (17.89%) Google
6 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 20 (16.26%) Cisco
8 18 (14.63%) NetApp
9 17 (13.82%) Websense
10 12 (9.76%) Dell
10 12 (9.76%) EMC
11 11 (8.94%) F5
12 10 (8.13%) Splunk
12 10 (8.13%) Perforce
12 10 (8.13%) Pega
13 9 (7.32%) Twitter
13 9 (7.32%) New Relic
13 9 (7.32%) 3PAR
13 9 (7.32%) Oracle
14 8 (6.50%) CommVault
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