The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 350 395 395
Rank change year-on-year
+45 0
Contract jobs citing vCloud 67 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.074% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 3.21% 0.95% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 8
Average daily rate
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£445 £550 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £302 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.38% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2085 1902 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.87% 7.84% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1133 1155
Average daily rate £373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 162 209
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +29 11 £450 -5.26%
Surbiton - - - -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (72.16%) VMware
2 53 (54.64%) Linux
3 50 (51.55%) DevOps
4 45 (46.39%) Puppet
4 45 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (45.36%) vSphere
6 40 (41.24%) Windows
7 38 (39.18%) Python
8 32 (32.99%) F5
9 29 (29.90%) Oracle
10 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
10 27 (27.84%) PowerShell
11 26 (26.80%) IBM
12 25 (25.77%) Bash Shell
13 24 (24.74%) Java
13 24 (24.74%) UNIX
14 22 (22.68%) WebLogic
14 22 (22.68%) Finance
14 22 (22.68%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (21.65%) Jenkins
15 21 (21.65%) WebSphere
15 21 (21.65%) Maven
16 20 (20.62%) DNS
17 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
17 19 (19.59%) SOA
17 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
17 19 (19.59%) OpenStack
18 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (18.56%) Ruby

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (22.68%) WebLogic
2 21 (21.65%) WebSphere
3 19 (19.59%) OpenStack
4 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
5 9 (9.28%) Apache
5 9 (9.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.09%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) Node.js
8 1 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.68%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (13.40%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.15%) IaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Heroku
5 2 (2.06%) GitHub
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) DNS
2 15 (15.46%) FCoE
3 13 (13.40%) SNMP
3 13 (13.40%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.37%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (12.37%) iSCSI
5 11 (11.34%) VLAN
6 10 (10.31%) Firewall
6 10 (10.31%) VPN
6 10 (10.31%) Multicast
7 8 (8.25%) Internet
8 7 (7.22%) SAN
8 7 (7.22%) NAS
9 4 (4.12%) DHCP
10 2 (2.06%) LDAP
10 2 (2.06%) LAN
10 2 (2.06%) WAN
10 2 (2.06%) MPLS
10 2 (2.06%) OSPF
10 2 (2.06%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.34%) MySQL
3 10 (10.31%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (10.31%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Maven
1 21 (21.65%) Jenkins
2 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.49%) JIRA
4 11 (11.34%) AnthillPro
4 11 (11.34%) TeamCity
4 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.34%) Mercurial
4 11 (11.34%) Gerrit
4 11 (11.34%) Ant
4 11 (11.34%) Subversion
5 2 (2.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.03%) FishEye
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.19%) Games
4 5 (5.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.28%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (9.28%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (9.28%) Deployment Manager
3 9 (9.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (2.06%) Data Consultant
9 2 (2.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (2.06%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.06%) VMware Specialist
9 2 (2.06%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Data Centre Consultant
10 1 (1.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) Middleware
2 11 (11.34%) J2EE
3 10 (10.31%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (9.28%) .NET
5 5 (5.15%) Web Services
6 3 (3.09%) LAMP
7 2 (2.06%) JSON
7 2 (2.06%) HTML5
7 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.06%) REST
7 2 (2.06%) XML
7 2 (2.06%) XSLT
7 2 (2.06%) JAXB
7 2 (2.06%) HTML
7 2 (2.06%) SOAP
7 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.03%) ExpressJS
8 1 (1.03%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Clustering
2 10 (10.31%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.31%) Open Source
3 9 (9.28%) Hedge funds
4 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.19%) Online Games
6 4 (4.12%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.06%) PKI
7 2 (2.06%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.64%) Linux
2 40 (41.24%) Windows
3 24 (24.74%) UNIX
4 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.37%) CentOS
6 10 (10.31%) SELinux
7 9 (9.28%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.25%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.06%) Fedora
11 2 (2.06%) SUSE
12 1 (1.03%) Debian
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) DevOps
2 19 (19.59%) SOA
3 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (13.40%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.34%) ETL
5 11 (11.34%) ITSM
6 10 (10.31%) Service Management
6 10 (10.31%) Kanban
7 9 (9.28%) High Availability
7 9 (9.28%) Scrum
8 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.19%) Build Automation
11 5 (5.15%) Validation
12 4 (4.12%) Change Management
12 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.12%) Low Latency
13 3 (3.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) Python
2 27 (27.84%) PowerShell
3 25 (25.77%) Bash Shell
4 24 (24.74%) Java
5 18 (18.56%) Ruby
6 15 (15.46%) SQL
7 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.34%) PL/SQL
9 10 (10.31%) VB
9 10 (10.31%) VBA
10 7 (7.22%) Perl
11 3 (3.09%) PHP
11 3 (3.09%) C
11 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) AWK
12 2 (2.06%) XPath
12 2 (2.06%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (8.25%) VCDX
2 8 (8.25%) VCAP
3 5 (5.15%) MCSE
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.15%) MCTS
3 5 (5.15%) MCITP
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 45 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (45.36%) vSphere
3 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (10.31%) NFS
6 7 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.06%) KVM
7 2 (2.06%) Xen
7 2 (2.06%) XenApp
7 2 (2.06%) XenServer
8 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (46.39%) Puppet
2 22 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (13.40%) SCCM
3 13 (13.40%) SCOM
4 10 (10.31%) Nagios
4 10 (10.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (8.25%) ZABBIX
5 8 (8.25%) Zenoss
5 8 (8.25%) Kibana
5 8 (8.25%) Graylog2
6 4 (4.12%) Ansible
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 70 (72.16%) VMware
2 32 (32.99%) F5
3 29 (29.90%) Oracle
4 26 (26.80%) IBM
5 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
6 17 (17.53%) HP
7 16 (16.49%) Websense
8 15 (15.46%) EMC
9 12 (12.37%) Cisco
9 12 (12.37%) Sophos
10 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
10 9 (9.28%) Citrix
11 8 (8.25%) Remedy
11 8 (8.25%) Perforce
11 8 (8.25%) Splunk
12 4 (4.12%) Rackspace
13 3 (3.09%) BMC
13 3 (3.09%) Altiris
14 2 (2.06%) New Relic
15 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com