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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 343 358 368
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing vCloud 60 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 1.99% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% +4.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2009 1862 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 8.23% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1184 1009
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 145 150
Average hourly rate £18.24 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 8 £431 -
City of London 0 6 £450 +5.88% 3
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (80.33%) VMware
2 63 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (49.18%) Windows
3 60 (49.18%) vSphere
3 60 (49.18%) Puppet
4 59 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (46.72%) Amazon AWS
6 50 (40.98%) Linux
7 48 (39.34%) DevOps
8 47 (38.52%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (36.07%) Python
10 43 (35.25%) Git (software)
11 42 (34.43%) ZABBIX
12 41 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (33.61%) Java
13 40 (32.79%) OpenStack
14 38 (31.15%) Ruby
15 36 (29.51%) Active Directory
16 34 (27.87%) Perl
16 34 (27.87%) Jenkins
17 33 (27.05%) PHP
17 33 (27.05%) CentOS
18 31 (25.41%) Apache
18 31 (25.41%) Configuration Management
19 29 (23.77%) SAN
20 28 (22.95%) Scrum
20 28 (22.95%) MongoDB
21 27 (22.13%) Kibana
21 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
22 26 (21.31%) Web Services

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (32.79%) OpenStack
2 31 (25.41%) Apache
3 19 (15.57%) Tomcat
4 18 (14.75%) nginx
4 18 (14.75%) IIS
5 16 (13.11%) JBoss
6 15 (12.30%) Mule ESB
7 10 (8.20%) Node.js
7 10 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (6.56%) Confluence
9 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
9 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
10 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
10 6 (4.92%) Jetty
11 5 (4.10%) Mule
11 5 (4.10%) Alfresco
11 5 (4.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (4.10%) WildFly
12 4 (3.28%) Tornado
12 4 (3.28%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (46.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (7.38%) IaaS
4 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.10%) PaaS
4 5 (4.10%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.46%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.46%) Heroku
5 3 (2.46%) SaaS
5 3 (2.46%) GitHub
6 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.77%) SAN
2 22 (18.03%) Firewall
3 21 (17.21%) VPN
4 13 (10.66%) Internet
5 12 (9.84%) LAN
5 12 (9.84%) WAN
5 12 (9.84%) DNS
6 10 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (8.20%) DMZ
6 10 (8.20%) DHCP
6 10 (8.20%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (6.56%) NetScaler
7 8 (6.56%) MPLS
8 7 (5.74%) VLAN
8 7 (5.74%) SNMP
8 7 (5.74%) SSL
8 7 (5.74%) SMTP
9 6 (4.92%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (4.92%) NAS
9 6 (4.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) MongoDB
2 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
3 24 (19.67%) NoSQL
3 24 (19.67%) MySQL
4 18 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (13.93%) Redis
6 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (10.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (8.20%) Big Data
9 6 (4.92%) Riak
10 4 (3.28%) Infinispan
10 4 (3.28%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.46%) RethinkDB
12 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.64%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 43 (35.25%) Git (software)
2 34 (27.87%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.57%) Subversion
3 19 (15.57%) Gerrit
4 18 (14.75%) Maven
5 16 (13.11%) SonarQube
5 16 (13.11%) Artifactory
6 9 (7.38%) Mercurial
6 9 (7.38%) Selenium
6 9 (7.38%) JMeter
6 9 (7.38%) Gradle
7 8 (6.56%) JIRA
8 5 (4.10%) Ant
8 5 (4.10%) JUnit
8 5 (4.10%) Mocha
9 3 (2.46%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.46%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.64%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.64%) Hudson
10 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.02%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Publishing
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Games
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (13.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (12.30%) Architect
5 8 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (5.74%) Consultant
7 6 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Java Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.10%) Administrator
9 4 (3.28%) VMware Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Storage Administrator
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.46%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.31%) Web Services
2 20 (16.39%) .NET
3 17 (13.93%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (11.48%) J2EE
5 13 (10.66%) LAMP
6 8 (6.56%) jQuery
7 7 (5.74%) React
8 6 (4.92%) REST
8 6 (4.92%) CSS
9 5 (4.10%) Drools
9 5 (4.10%) Spring
9 5 (4.10%) JSON
9 5 (4.10%) Ajax
9 5 (4.10%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.10%) HTML
9 5 (4.10%) HTML5
9 5 (4.10%) CSS3
9 5 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.28%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.28%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (17.21%) Open Source
3 14 (11.48%) Private Cloud
4 10 (8.20%) PKI
5 9 (7.38%) Spread Betting
5 9 (7.38%) Replication
6 7 (5.74%) Client/Server
6 7 (5.74%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.28%) W3C
9 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.82%) FMCG
11 1 (0.82%) Online Games
11 1 (0.82%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.18%) Windows
2 50 (40.98%) Linux
3 41 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (27.05%) CentOS
5 23 (18.85%) Ubuntu
6 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.28%) VMS
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.46%) Debian
11 2 (1.64%) CoreOS
11 2 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.34%) DevOps
3 31 (25.41%) Configuration Management
4 28 (22.95%) Scrum
5 23 (18.85%) ITIL
5 23 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (18.85%) Load Balancing
6 21 (17.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (15.57%) Service Delivery
8 18 (14.75%) SOA
9 16 (13.11%) Kanban
10 12 (9.84%) Validation
10 12 (9.84%) OWASP
11 7 (5.74%) Data Architecture
11 7 (5.74%) Process Management
11 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.74%) E-Discovery
11 7 (5.74%) Data Analytics
11 7 (5.74%) Analytics
12 6 (4.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.07%) Python
2 41 (33.61%) Java
3 38 (31.15%) Ruby
4 34 (27.87%) Perl
5 33 (27.05%) PHP
6 16 (13.11%) Bash Shell
7 15 (12.30%) SQL
8 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.74%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.46%) Haskell
10 3 (2.46%) Erlang
10 3 (2.46%) Clojure
10 3 (2.46%) Go
11 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (9.02%) VCAP
4 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.74%) CCNP
6 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.92%) VCDX
8 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (3.28%) CCNA
9 3 (2.46%) CCSA
10 2 (1.64%) CCA
10 2 (1.64%) MCSE
10 2 (1.64%) MCSA
11 1 (0.82%) Degree
11 1 (0.82%) CCEA
11 1 (0.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) SLA
2 7 (5.74%) QA
3 6 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (49.18%) vSphere
3 36 (29.51%) Active Directory
4 13 (10.66%) Docker
5 11 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.74%) XenApp
8 6 (4.92%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.28%) Varnish
9 4 (3.28%) Squid
9 4 (3.28%) XenServer
10 3 (2.46%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.46%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 60 (49.18%) Puppet
2 47 (38.52%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (34.43%) ZABBIX
4 27 (22.13%) Kibana
5 25 (20.49%) Ansible
6 22 (18.03%) Rundeck
7 19 (15.57%) Salt
8 15 (12.30%) HAProxy
8 15 (12.30%) logstash
9 9 (7.38%) Nagios
10 8 (6.56%) SCCM
11 7 (5.74%) Zenoss
11 7 (5.74%) Graylog
11 7 (5.74%) Graphite
12 6 (4.92%) SCOM
13 4 (3.28%) SCOrch
13 4 (3.28%) Legato
13 4 (3.28%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
14 2 (1.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 98 (80.33%) VMware
2 26 (21.31%) Perforce
2 26 (21.31%) Red Hat
3 20 (16.39%) Cisco
4 18 (14.75%) New Relic
4 18 (14.75%) Citrix
4 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.93%) F5
6 16 (13.11%) HP
6 16 (13.11%) NetApp
6 16 (13.11%) Google
7 15 (12.30%) Brocade
8 14 (11.48%) AppDynamics
9 12 (9.84%) Splunk
10 11 (9.02%) CheckPoint
11 9 (7.38%) Dell
11 9 (7.38%) Sophos
12 8 (6.56%) CommVault
13 7 (5.74%) EMC
13 7 (5.74%) Juniper
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