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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 365 356 401
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Contract jobs citing vCloud 60 67 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.28% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 2.76% 3.18% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £445 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £376 £406
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2172 2108 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.25% 8.96% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1324 1144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 165
Average hourly rate £18.94 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £34.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Croydon - 11 £444 -
City of London -15 5 £550 +22.22% 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 107 (89.92%) VMware
2 59 (49.58%) Windows
3 56 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (41.18%) Puppet
6 44 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
6 44 (36.97%) Git (software)
7 43 (36.13%) DevOps
8 42 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (33.61%) vSphere
10 39 (32.77%) ZABBIX
10 39 (32.77%) Linux
11 37 (31.09%) Python
11 37 (31.09%) Java
12 36 (30.25%) Jenkins
13 35 (29.41%) Perl
13 35 (29.41%) Ruby
14 34 (28.57%) PHP
15 33 (27.73%) Apache
16 32 (26.89%) CentOS
17 31 (26.05%) Red Hat
17 31 (26.05%) Opscode Chef
18 30 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (24.37%) Web Services
19 29 (24.37%) MySQL
19 29 (24.37%) Kibana
19 29 (24.37%) Rundeck
20 28 (23.53%) Gerrit
20 28 (23.53%) VPN

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (27.73%) Apache
2 27 (22.69%) Tomcat
2 27 (22.69%) JBoss
2 27 (22.69%) nginx
3 22 (18.49%) Mule ESB
4 21 (17.65%) OpenStack
5 15 (12.61%) IIS
6 13 (10.92%) Confluence
6 13 (10.92%) Node.js
7 11 (9.24%) Jetty
8 9 (7.56%) WebLogic
8 9 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (6.72%) Mule
9 8 (6.72%) WildFly
9 8 (6.72%) WebSphere
10 7 (5.88%) GlassFish
10 7 (5.88%) Alfresco
10 7 (5.88%) Apache Qpid
10 7 (5.88%) iPlanet
10 7 (5.88%) Tornado
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.72%) OpenShift
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.36%) SaaS
6 4 (3.36%) PaaS
7 3 (2.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.53%) VPN
1 28 (23.53%) Firewall
2 26 (21.85%) SAN
3 15 (12.61%) Reverse Proxy
4 14 (11.76%) LAN
4 14 (11.76%) WAN
5 11 (9.24%) DNS
5 11 (9.24%) DMZ
6 10 (8.40%) Internet
6 10 (8.40%) DHCP
6 10 (8.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (7.56%) VLAN
7 9 (7.56%) SSL
7 9 (7.56%) MPLS
8 8 (6.72%) SNMP
8 8 (6.72%) SMTP
8 8 (6.72%) Network Security
8 8 (6.72%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (6.72%) NetScaler
9 7 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) MySQL
2 26 (21.85%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (20.17%) MongoDB
4 21 (17.65%) Redis
5 17 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (7.56%) Big Data
8 7 (5.88%) Riak
8 7 (5.88%) Infinispan
8 7 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (36.97%) Git (software)
2 36 (30.25%) Jenkins
3 28 (23.53%) Gerrit
4 24 (20.17%) Artifactory
5 23 (19.33%) SonarQube
6 18 (15.13%) Subversion
6 18 (15.13%) Maven
7 15 (12.61%) Mercurial
8 14 (11.76%) Selenium
8 14 (11.76%) JMeter
8 14 (11.76%) Gradle
9 13 (10.92%) JIRA
10 8 (6.72%) JUnit
10 8 (6.72%) Mocha
11 7 (5.88%) Ant
12 5 (4.20%) Jasmine
12 5 (4.20%) PhantomJS
13 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.68%) Hudson
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Legal
2 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.84%) Advertising
2 1 (0.84%) Marketing
2 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) Architect
3 16 (13.45%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Consultant
5 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.04%) Java Architect
8 6 (5.04%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.37%) Web Services
2 21 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (15.97%) LAMP
4 18 (15.13%) J2EE
5 17 (14.29%) .NET
6 13 (10.92%) jQuery
7 10 (8.40%) HTML
8 8 (6.72%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.72%) Spring
8 8 (6.72%) CSS
8 8 (6.72%) Drools
8 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (6.72%) HTML5
9 7 (5.88%) Memcached
9 7 (5.88%) Ember.js
9 7 (5.88%) RESTEasy
9 7 (5.88%) Apache Camel
9 7 (5.88%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 7 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Hybrid Cloud
1 18 (15.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.56%) Replication
4 8 (6.72%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.72%) PKI
4 8 (6.72%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.88%) W3C
5 7 (5.88%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.20%) EMC VNX
7 4 (3.36%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.52%) Clustering
8 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.68%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.68%) Tandem
10 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.84%) Life Science
10 1 (0.84%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.84%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Windows
2 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (32.77%) Linux
4 32 (26.89%) CentOS
5 27 (22.69%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.20%) UNIX
8 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.52%) Solaris
9 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.68%) VMS
11 1 (0.84%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.13%) DevOps
3 30 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 26 (21.85%) Scrum
6 23 (19.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (15.13%) ITIL
7 18 (15.13%) SOA
8 15 (12.61%) OWASP
9 14 (11.76%) Open Source
9 14 (11.76%) Load Balancing
10 12 (10.08%) Service Delivery
11 11 (9.24%) Validation
12 9 (7.56%) Project Management
12 9 (7.56%) Kanban
12 9 (7.56%) Analytics
13 8 (6.72%) Data Architecture
13 8 (6.72%) E-Discovery
13 8 (6.72%) Data Analytics
13 8 (6.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) Java
1 37 (31.09%) Python
2 35 (29.41%) Ruby
2 35 (29.41%) Perl
3 34 (28.57%) PHP
4 27 (22.69%) Bash Shell
5 20 (16.81%) SQL
6 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.88%) VBScript
9 2 (1.68%) C++
10 1 (0.84%) C#
10 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.72%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (5.04%) CCNP
6 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.04%) VCAP
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 5 (4.20%) CCNA
8 4 (3.36%) MCSE
9 3 (2.52%) CCA
10 2 (1.68%) MCSA
10 2 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.84%) CCEA
11 1 (0.84%) CISSP
11 1 (0.84%) CCIE
11 1 (0.84%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) SLA
2 7 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.88%) QA
2 7 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 40 (33.61%) vSphere
4 17 (14.29%) Docker
5 14 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (9.24%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.72%) XenApp
7 8 (6.72%) Squid
8 7 (5.88%) Varnish
9 4 (3.36%) XenServer
9 4 (3.36%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.52%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (41.18%) Puppet
2 39 (32.77%) ZABBIX
3 31 (26.05%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (24.37%) Kibana
4 29 (24.37%) Rundeck
5 25 (21.01%) Ansible
6 24 (20.17%) Salt
6 24 (20.17%) HAProxy
7 22 (18.49%) logstash
8 5 (4.20%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (3.36%) Legato
10 3 (2.52%) vMotion
11 2 (1.68%) Graylog
11 2 (1.68%) Graphite
11 2 (1.68%) Nagios
11 2 (1.68%) SCCM
11 2 (1.68%) SCOM
11 2 (1.68%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 107 (89.92%) VMware
2 31 (26.05%) Red Hat
3 21 (17.65%) NetApp
4 20 (16.81%) Citrix
5 19 (15.97%) Cisco
5 19 (15.97%) Google
6 18 (15.13%) Perforce
6 18 (15.13%) HP
7 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 16 (13.45%) Websense
9 15 (12.61%) New Relic
10 12 (10.08%) F5
10 12 (10.08%) Brocade
10 12 (10.08%) EMC
11 11 (9.24%) AppDynamics
12 10 (8.40%) Splunk
12 10 (8.40%) Dell
13 9 (7.56%) Oracle
13 9 (7.56%) CommVault
14 8 (6.72%) Juniper
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