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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 325 382 346
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -36
Contract jobs citing vCloud 69 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 3.68% 0.79% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 5 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £315 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £659 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +97.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1873 1904 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.92% 8.71% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1184 937
Average daily rate £400 £378 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 110 211
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £24.40 £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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
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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 +10 6 £420 - 4
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Romford - - - -
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England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 80 (67.23%) VMware
2 69 (57.98%) Puppet
3 64 (53.78%) Linux
4 61 (51.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 58 (48.74%) vSphere
6 55 (46.22%) DevOps
7 53 (44.54%) Python
8 52 (43.70%) Opscode Chef
9 50 (42.02%) Windows
10 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (40.34%) OpenStack
11 39 (32.77%) CentOS
12 38 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (31.93%) ZABBIX
13 37 (31.09%) Ruby
14 36 (30.25%) Git (software)
15 35 (29.41%) Java
16 34 (28.57%) MongoDB
16 34 (28.57%) NoSQL
17 32 (26.89%) Kanban
18 31 (26.05%) Perl
18 31 (26.05%) Red Hat
19 30 (25.21%) Load Balancing
19 30 (25.21%) Jenkins
20 29 (24.37%) Perforce
21 28 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
21 28 (23.53%) Open Source
22 27 (22.69%) Apache
23 26 (21.85%) Active Directory
23 26 (21.85%) Service Delivery

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (40.34%) OpenStack
2 27 (22.69%) Apache
3 12 (10.08%) WebSphere
4 11 (9.24%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.72%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.72%) Node.js
6 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.20%) nginx
6 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.20%) IIS
7 4 (3.36%) JBoss
8 3 (2.52%) Confluence
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.84%) WildFly
10 1 (0.84%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.84%) Mule
10 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Project
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.08%) IaaS
3 11 (9.24%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (7.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.20%) Google App Engine
5 5 (4.20%) GitHub
6 3 (2.52%) Heroku
7 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) SAN
2 15 (12.61%) Internet
3 12 (10.08%) Firewall
4 9 (7.56%) VPN
4 9 (7.56%) DNS
4 9 (7.56%) NAS
5 6 (5.04%) DHCP
6 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.36%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.36%) LAN
7 4 (3.36%) WAN
7 4 (3.36%) DMZ
8 3 (2.52%) VoIP
8 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.52%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.68%) LDAP
9 2 (1.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 34 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 28 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (9.24%) Oracle Exadata
5 11 (9.24%) Redis
6 10 (8.40%) MySQL
7 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.36%) Big Data
9 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.68%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (30.25%) Git (software)
2 30 (25.21%) Jenkins
3 21 (17.65%) Maven
4 12 (10.08%) Subversion
5 7 (5.88%) Gerrit
5 7 (5.88%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.36%) Gradle
6 4 (3.36%) JMeter
6 4 (3.36%) JIRA
6 4 (3.36%) Selenium
6 4 (3.36%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.52%) MSI
8 2 (1.68%) Hudson
9 1 (0.84%) Ant
9 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.84%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.84%) VisualVM
General
1 13 (10.92%) Publishing
2 5 (4.20%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Games
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (21.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 25 (21.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (15.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Consultant
8 6 (5.04%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Administrator
10 4 (3.36%) VMware Consultant
11 3 (2.52%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support
12 2 (1.68%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.68%) Support Engineer
12 2 (1.68%) Technical Architect
12 2 (1.68%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (1.68%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) .NET
2 12 (10.08%) Web Services
3 11 (9.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (9.24%) Middleware
4 9 (7.56%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.88%) SOAP
6 6 (5.04%) J2EE
7 5 (4.20%) LAMP
7 5 (4.20%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (4.20%) REST
7 5 (4.20%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (3.36%) jQuery
8 4 (3.36%) RESTful
8 4 (3.36%) CSS
9 3 (2.52%) HTML
9 3 (2.52%) Ajax
9 3 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.52%) JSON
9 3 (2.52%) Django
9 3 (2.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Open Source
2 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.24%) Clustering
4 10 (8.40%) Replication
4 10 (8.40%) Spread Betting
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) PKI
7 2 (1.68%) Online Games
8 1 (0.84%) FMCG
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.78%) Linux
2 50 (42.02%) Windows
3 39 (32.77%) CentOS
4 38 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (18.49%) Ubuntu
6 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.24%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (9.24%) UNIX
8 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.68%) Debian
11 2 (1.68%) VMS
11 2 (1.68%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (46.22%) DevOps
2 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.89%) Kanban
4 30 (25.21%) Load Balancing
5 26 (21.85%) Service Delivery
6 20 (16.81%) SOA
7 19 (15.97%) ITIL
8 18 (15.13%) Configuration Management
9 16 (13.45%) Scrum
10 12 (10.08%) High Availability
11 9 (7.56%) Validation
12 8 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.88%) OWASP
13 7 (5.88%) TDD
13 7 (5.88%) BDD
14 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (3.36%) Functional Programming
16 3 (2.52%) Business Continuity
16 3 (2.52%) E-Commerce
16 3 (2.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.54%) Python
2 37 (31.09%) Ruby
3 35 (29.41%) Java
4 31 (26.05%) Perl
5 19 (15.97%) Bash Shell
6 18 (15.13%) PHP
7 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.04%) SQL
10 5 (4.20%) Haskell
10 5 (4.20%) Erlang
10 5 (4.20%) Clojure
10 5 (4.20%) Golang
11 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (8.40%) VCAP
3 8 (6.72%) VCDX
4 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.36%) CCNA
6 3 (2.52%) CCNP
6 3 (2.52%) CCSA
6 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.84%) MCSE
8 1 (0.84%) CCA
8 1 (0.84%) Degree
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 61 (51.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (48.74%) vSphere
3 26 (21.85%) Active Directory
4 15 (12.61%) VMware ESX
5 11 (9.24%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.04%) XenApp
8 6 (5.04%) Docker
9 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
9 4 (3.36%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.68%) NFS
11 1 (0.84%) XenServer
11 1 (0.84%) Xen
11 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 69 (57.98%) Puppet
2 52 (43.70%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (31.93%) ZABBIX
4 25 (21.01%) Kibana
5 20 (16.81%) Nagios
6 18 (15.13%) Zenoss
6 18 (15.13%) Graphite
7 17 (14.29%) Graylog2
8 16 (13.45%) Ansible
9 15 (12.61%) SCCM
10 11 (9.24%) SELinux
11 9 (7.56%) Salt
12 6 (5.04%) logstash
12 6 (5.04%) SCOM
13 4 (3.36%) HAProxy
13 4 (3.36%) SCOrch
14 3 (2.52%) Backup Exec
15 2 (1.68%) Legato
15 2 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
15 2 (1.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 80 (67.23%) VMware
2 31 (26.05%) Red Hat
3 29 (24.37%) Perforce
4 17 (14.29%) F5
4 17 (14.29%) Splunk
5 15 (12.61%) Cisco
6 14 (11.76%) Sophos
7 13 (10.92%) IBM
7 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
8 12 (10.08%) NetApp
8 12 (10.08%) New Relic
9 11 (9.24%) Oracle
9 11 (9.24%) Citrix
10 10 (8.40%) AppDynamics
11 9 (7.56%) Google
11 9 (7.56%) Brocade
12 7 (5.88%) Rackspace
12 7 (5.88%) CheckPoint
12 7 (5.88%) EMC
12 7 (5.88%) HP
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