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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 344 404 390
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -14
Contract jobs citing vCloud 70 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 3.21% 0.87% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 10
Average daily rate
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£445 £600 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.83% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2182 2076 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.10% 8.30% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1246 1167
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 163 182
Average hourly rate £17.33 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.73 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +24 8 £475 -
Surbiton - - - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (67.57%) VMware
2 63 (56.76%) DevOps
3 62 (55.86%) Linux
4 59 (53.15%) Puppet
5 52 (46.85%) vSphere
6 51 (45.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (43.24%) Windows
8 46 (41.44%) Python
9 37 (33.33%) F5
10 34 (30.63%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
12 31 (27.93%) Java
12 31 (27.93%) PowerShell
13 30 (27.03%) IBM
14 29 (26.13%) Oracle
15 27 (24.32%) Bash Shell
15 27 (24.32%) OpenStack
16 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
16 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
17 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (21.62%) Amazon EC2
18 24 (21.62%) UNIX
18 24 (21.62%) WebLogic
18 24 (21.62%) SOA
18 24 (21.62%) Maven
18 24 (21.62%) Ruby
19 23 (20.72%) WebSphere
20 21 (18.92%) Finance
20 21 (18.92%) DNS
20 21 (18.92%) Amazon AWS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (24.32%) OpenStack
2 24 (21.62%) WebLogic
3 23 (20.72%) WebSphere
4 15 (13.51%) Apache
5 12 (10.81%) Tomcat
6 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (4.50%) Node.js
8 3 (2.70%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.80%) nginx
10 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.62%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.50%) IaaS
5 4 (3.60%) GitHub
6 2 (1.80%) Heroku
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) DNS
2 14 (12.61%) SNMP
2 14 (12.61%) Internet
2 14 (12.61%) FCoE
3 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.91%) VPN
4 11 (9.91%) Firewall
4 11 (9.91%) VLAN
5 10 (9.01%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (9.01%) iSCSI
5 10 (9.01%) Multicast
6 8 (7.21%) NAS
6 8 (7.21%) SAN
7 4 (3.60%) DHCP
8 2 (1.80%) LDAP
8 2 (1.80%) HTTP
8 2 (1.80%) DMZ
9 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) MongoDB
1 18 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 16 (14.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (10.81%) MySQL
5 10 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.60%) Redis
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
1 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (21.62%) Maven
3 15 (13.51%) JIRA
4 13 (11.71%) Subversion
5 12 (10.81%) Mercurial
5 12 (10.81%) Gerrit
6 11 (9.91%) Ant
7 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (9.01%) AnthillPro
7 10 (9.01%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.80%) JUnit
8 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.90%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.90%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.90%) Gradle
9 1 (0.90%) JMeter
9 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 8 (7.21%) Publishing
4 6 (5.41%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Configuration Manager
12 3 (2.70%) Architect
12 3 (2.70%) Consultant
12 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
13 2 (1.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 2 (1.80%) Development Engineer
13 2 (1.80%) VMware Specialist
13 2 (1.80%) Node.js Developer
13 2 (1.80%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) Middleware
2 13 (11.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (9.91%) .NET
3 11 (9.91%) J2EE
4 9 (8.11%) Web Services
5 6 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.50%) LAMP
7 4 (3.60%) SOAP
8 2 (1.80%) HTML
8 2 (1.80%) XML
8 2 (1.80%) XSLT
8 2 (1.80%) JAXB
8 2 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.80%) JSON
8 2 (1.80%) RESTful
8 2 (1.80%) HTML5
8 2 (1.80%) REST
8 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.80%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (0.90%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Clustering
2 14 (12.61%) Open Source
3 13 (11.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.01%) Client/Server
5 9 (8.11%) Hedge funds
6 6 (5.41%) Online Games
7 4 (3.60%) Spread Betting
8 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.80%) PKI
10 1 (0.90%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (55.86%) Linux
2 48 (43.24%) Windows
3 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (21.62%) UNIX
5 18 (16.22%) CentOS
6 14 (12.61%) Ubuntu
7 13 (11.71%) SELinux
8 10 (9.01%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) DevOps
2 24 (21.62%) SOA
3 18 (16.22%) ITIL
3 18 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 17 (15.32%) Kanban
5 14 (12.61%) Service Delivery
5 14 (12.61%) Scrum
5 14 (12.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (10.81%) High Availability
6 12 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.91%) ITSM
8 10 (9.01%) ETL
8 10 (9.01%) Service Management
8 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.41%) Build Automation
10 5 (4.50%) Validation
11 4 (3.60%) Migration
11 4 (3.60%) Change Management
11 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) Python
2 31 (27.93%) Java
2 31 (27.93%) PowerShell
3 27 (24.32%) Bash Shell
4 24 (21.62%) Ruby
5 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.41%) SQL
6 15 (13.51%) Perl
7 10 (9.01%) VB
7 10 (9.01%) VBA
7 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.21%) PHP
9 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.80%) XPath
10 2 (1.80%) Haskell
10 2 (1.80%) Erlang
10 2 (1.80%) Clojure
10 2 (1.80%) Golang
11 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (8.11%) VCDX
2 9 (8.11%) VCAP
3 5 (4.50%) MCSE
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.50%) MCTS
3 5 (4.50%) MCITP
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 52 (46.85%) vSphere
2 51 (45.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
4 14 (12.61%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (10.81%) VMware ESX
6 10 (9.01%) NFS
7 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.80%) Docker
8 2 (1.80%) XenApp
9 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 59 (53.15%) Puppet
2 34 (30.63%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (15.32%) ZABBIX
3 17 (15.32%) SCCM
4 14 (12.61%) Nagios
5 13 (11.71%) SCOM
5 13 (11.71%) Kibana
6 12 (10.81%) Zenoss
7 11 (9.91%) Graylog2
8 10 (9.01%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (7.21%) Ansible
10 2 (1.80%) logstash
10 2 (1.80%) Salt
10 2 (1.80%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 75 (67.57%) VMware
2 37 (33.33%) F5
3 30 (27.03%) IBM
4 29 (26.13%) Oracle
5 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
6 18 (16.22%) HP
7 17 (15.32%) Websense
8 16 (14.41%) Sophos
8 16 (14.41%) EMC
9 14 (12.61%) Red Hat
9 14 (12.61%) Perforce
10 11 (9.91%) Splunk
11 10 (9.01%) Cisco
12 8 (7.21%) Remedy
13 7 (6.31%) Citrix
14 6 (5.41%) Rackspace
15 5 (4.50%) New Relic
16 4 (3.60%) Google
17 3 (2.70%) Altiris
17 3 (2.70%) BMC
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