The table below looks at the statistics for Vagrant skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vagrant over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vagrant
Rank 499 577 -
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 107 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.028% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.46% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 60 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £445 -
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4343 3791 3789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.18% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 2234 1989
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 148 168
Average hourly rate £21.74 £22.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

Vagrant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vagrant within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Vagrant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Vagrant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vagrant within the UK.

Vagrant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Vagrant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vagrant within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Vagrant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Vagrant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vagrant within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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
England +87 104 £400 -10.11% 35
London +57 45 £400 - 19
South East - 45 £338 - 5
Hampshire - 39 £338 - 2
Southampton - 31 £338 - 2
City of London +29 8 £400 - 5
East Midlands +10 8 £550 +23.59%
Berkshire - 5 - -
Maidenhead - 5 - -
North West -9 3 £400 - 2
Scotland - 3 £260 -
East of England - 3 £413 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 3
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -

Vagrant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Vagrant 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 Vagrant.

1 160 (86.02%) Puppet
2 135 (72.58%) Jenkins
3 124 (66.67%) DevOps
4 99 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (52.69%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (45.70%) Linux
7 78 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
8 71 (38.17%) Java
9 63 (33.87%) Scrum
10 62 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 57 (30.65%) Git (software)
12 52 (27.96%) Open Source
13 51 (27.42%) Amazon EC2
14 50 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (25.81%) Web Services
16 46 (24.73%) CentOS
17 44 (23.66%) Maven
17 44 (23.66%) Ruby
18 40 (21.51%) Red Hat
19 38 (20.43%) Amazon S3
20 35 (18.82%) Cucumber
20 35 (18.82%) PostgreSQL
20 35 (18.82%) VMware
21 33 (17.74%) Apache
22 32 (17.20%) OpenStack
22 32 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
23 31 (16.67%) RSpec
23 31 (16.67%) JavaScript
24 30 (16.13%) MongoDB
25 28 (15.05%) Python

Vagrant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Vagrant 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 Vagrant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (17.74%) Apache
2 32 (17.20%) OpenStack
3 26 (13.98%) Node.js
4 20 (10.75%) Tomcat
5 18 (9.68%) nginx
6 16 (8.60%) WebLogic
7 12 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (3.76%) Confluence
9 6 (3.23%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.69%) Drupal
10 5 (2.69%) Jetty
11 2 (1.08%) CMS
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.08%) lighttpd
11 2 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (1.08%) Tornado
11 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.42%) Amazon EC2
2 50 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (20.43%) Amazon S3
4 23 (12.37%) Amazon ELB
5 22 (11.83%) PaaS
5 22 (11.83%) Route 53
6 19 (10.22%) SaaS
7 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.54%) IaaS
9 1 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.68%) Firewall
2 17 (9.14%) DNS
3 16 (8.60%) DHCP
4 11 (5.91%) HTTP
5 6 (3.23%) Internet
6 5 (2.69%) SSL
6 5 (2.69%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.61%) Network Security
7 3 (1.61%) VRRP
7 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.08%) VPN
8 2 (1.08%) AMQP
9 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.82%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 27 (14.52%) MySQL
4 19 (10.22%) NoSQL
5 17 (9.14%) Big Data
6 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.23%) Redis
8 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.08%) DB2
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.54%) Riak
11 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 135 (72.58%) Jenkins
2 57 (30.65%) Git (software)
3 44 (23.66%) Maven
4 35 (18.82%) Cucumber
5 31 (16.67%) RSpec
6 27 (14.52%) Hudson
7 22 (11.83%) Selenium
8 16 (8.60%) Subversion
8 16 (8.60%) JIRA
9 14 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (6.45%) JUnit
11 8 (4.30%) FitNesse
11 8 (4.30%) Mockito
11 8 (4.30%) Grunt
12 7 (3.76%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.76%) Ant
13 6 (3.23%) JMeter
14 5 (2.69%) Bitbucket
14 5 (2.69%) PHPUnit
14 5 (2.69%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (3.23%) Marketing
2 5 (2.69%) Back Office
3 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Finance
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (39.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (24.73%) Developer
3 14 (7.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (6.99%) Consultant
5 12 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 11 (5.91%) PHP Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (4.84%) Test Specialist
8 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (4.30%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Architect
11 5 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.69%) J2EE Architect
11 5 (2.69%) J2EE Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.69%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.15%) Lead PHP Developer
12 4 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.81%) Web Services
2 26 (13.98%) CSS
3 22 (11.83%) RESTful
4 19 (10.22%) HTML
5 12 (6.45%) JSON
6 11 (5.91%) Spring
6 11 (5.91%) Middleware
6 11 (5.91%) Hibernate
7 10 (5.38%) XML
8 9 (4.84%) REST
8 9 (4.84%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.30%) HTML5
9 8 (4.30%) JPA
9 8 (4.30%) .NET
9 8 (4.30%) Ajax
9 8 (4.30%) Spring MVC
10 7 (3.76%) jQuery
10 7 (3.76%) Backbone.js
11 6 (3.23%) LAMP
12 5 (2.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (27.96%) Open Source
2 32 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.69%) Linked Data
4 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.61%) Social Network
5 3 (1.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.08%) Physics
6 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.54%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (45.70%) Linux
2 46 (24.73%) CentOS
3 23 (12.37%) UNIX
4 12 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.61%) Windows
7 3 (1.61%) Android
8 2 (1.08%) VMS
9 1 (0.54%) Debian
9 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (66.67%) DevOps
2 99 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (52.69%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (33.87%) Scrum
5 62 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 22 (11.83%) BDD
7 20 (10.75%) TDD
8 18 (9.68%) MVC
8 18 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.14%) E-Commerce
10 14 (7.53%) Web Development
11 12 (6.45%) SOA
11 12 (6.45%) OO
12 9 (4.84%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (4.84%) User Stories
13 8 (4.30%) ITIL
14 7 (3.76%) OOP
14 7 (3.76%) Load Testing
14 7 (3.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.17%) Java
2 44 (23.66%) Ruby
3 31 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.05%) Python
5 26 (13.98%) PHP
6 19 (10.22%) SQL
7 16 (8.60%) Shell Script
8 13 (6.99%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.91%) Perl
10 8 (4.30%) Scala
11 5 (2.69%) PHP5
12 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.15%) C
13 2 (1.08%) C#
13 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.08%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.08%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.69%) BC Cleared
3 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.61%) Degree
5 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.98%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 23 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.53%) VirtualBox
2 14 (7.53%) vCloud
3 10 (5.38%) KVM
3 10 (5.38%) Xen
4 7 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.76%) Docker
5 5 (2.69%) Varnish
6 2 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 160 (86.02%) Puppet
2 78 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (15.05%) Ansible
4 23 (12.37%) Nagios
5 20 (10.75%) Salt
6 14 (7.53%) YUM
7 12 (6.45%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.76%) StatsD
9 5 (2.69%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.69%) collectd
9 5 (2.69%) logstash
10 3 (1.61%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.54%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.54%) Kibana
11 1 (0.54%) Cacti
11 1 (0.54%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.54%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 40 (21.51%) Red Hat
2 35 (18.82%) VMware
3 23 (12.37%) Oracle
4 19 (10.22%) RightScale
5 15 (8.06%) Rackspace
5 15 (8.06%) SaltStack
6 14 (7.53%) EMC
7 10 (5.38%) New Relic
8 8 (4.30%) Tripwire
9 7 (3.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.15%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.61%) HP
12 2 (1.08%) IBM
12 2 (1.08%) Adobe
12 2 (1.08%) SAP
13 1 (0.54%) JBoss
13 1 (0.54%) ESRI
13 1 (0.54%) Zend
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