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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vagrant
Rank 500 574 -
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 106 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.009% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.45% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 67 5 0
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£400 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £445 -
% change year-on-year
-17.97% -
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
4318 3818 3795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2217 1968
Average daily rate £391 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 152 176
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £40.11 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 29 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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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
England +81 104 £400 -10.11% 30
London +62 49 £400 - 19
South East - 40 £334 - 4
Hampshire - 35 £334 - 2
Southampton - 26 £338 - 2
East Midlands +8 8 £550 +23.59%
City of London - 6 £400 - 4
East of England - 3 £413 - 1
North West - 3 £400 - 1
Scotland - 2 £260 - 6
South West - 1 £325 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Cambridge - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Leeds - - - - 2
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2

Vagrant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 161 (87.98%) Puppet
2 136 (74.32%) Jenkins
3 121 (66.12%) DevOps
4 100 (54.64%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (48.63%) Linux
6 82 (44.81%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (40.44%) Java
8 68 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 61 (33.33%) Open Source
10 60 (32.79%) Scrum
11 55 (30.05%) Git (software)
12 54 (29.51%) Amazon EC2
13 53 (28.96%) Amazon AWS
14 52 (28.42%) Maven
15 50 (27.32%) CentOS
16 49 (26.78%) Web Services
17 45 (24.59%) Red Hat
17 45 (24.59%) Ruby
18 42 (22.95%) Amazon S3
19 35 (19.13%) Hudson
20 34 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
21 33 (18.03%) VMware
22 32 (17.49%) Apache
22 32 (17.49%) OpenStack
23 31 (16.94%) MySQL
23 31 (16.94%) RSpec
24 29 (15.85%) MongoDB
24 29 (15.85%) JavaScript
25 28 (15.30%) Cucumber

Vagrant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (17.49%) Apache
1 32 (17.49%) OpenStack
2 24 (13.11%) Tomcat
3 22 (12.02%) Node.js
4 18 (9.84%) nginx
5 16 (8.74%) WebLogic
6 12 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (4.37%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.83%) Jetty
8 7 (3.83%) Confluence
8 7 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.19%) Drupal
10 2 (1.09%) CMS
10 2 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.09%) lighttpd
10 2 (1.09%) Tornado
10 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (29.51%) Amazon EC2
2 53 (28.96%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (22.95%) Amazon S3
4 27 (14.75%) Route 53
4 27 (14.75%) Amazon ELB
5 24 (13.11%) PaaS
6 21 (11.48%) SaaS
7 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.55%) Heroku
9 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.57%) Firewall
2 22 (12.02%) DNS
3 21 (11.48%) DHCP
4 14 (7.65%) HTTP
5 6 (3.28%) SSL
5 6 (3.28%) Internet
6 5 (2.73%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.64%) VRRP
7 3 (1.64%) Network Security
8 2 (1.09%) AMQP
8 2 (1.09%) VPN
8 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.55%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (16.94%) MySQL
3 29 (15.85%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.38%) NoSQL
5 17 (9.29%) Big Data
6 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.73%) Redis
10 4 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.09%) DB2
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.55%) Riak
12 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 136 (74.32%) Jenkins
2 55 (30.05%) Git (software)
3 52 (28.42%) Maven
4 35 (19.13%) Hudson
5 31 (16.94%) RSpec
6 28 (15.30%) Cucumber
7 22 (12.02%) Selenium
8 18 (9.84%) Subversion
9 15 (8.20%) JUnit
10 12 (6.56%) JIRA
11 10 (5.46%) Ant
12 8 (4.37%) TeamCity
12 8 (4.37%) Grunt
12 8 (4.37%) Mockito
13 6 (3.28%) FitNesse
13 6 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (3.28%) JMeter
14 5 (2.73%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.73%) PHPUnit
14 5 (2.73%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (2.73%) Back Office
1 5 (2.73%) Marketing
2 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (39.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (20.77%) Developer
3 16 (8.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (6.01%) Consultant
4 11 (6.01%) PHP Developer
5 10 (5.46%) DevOps Consultant
6 9 (4.92%) Test Specialist
6 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 8 (4.37%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.37%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) Release Manager
11 4 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.19%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.19%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.78%) Web Services
2 23 (12.57%) CSS
2 23 (12.57%) RESTful
3 16 (8.74%) HTML
4 11 (6.01%) XML
4 11 (6.01%) Middleware
4 11 (6.01%) REST
4 11 (6.01%) JSON
5 9 (4.92%) SOAP
5 9 (4.92%) Hibernate
5 9 (4.92%) Spring
6 8 (4.37%) Ajax
6 8 (4.37%) .NET
6 8 (4.37%) Spring MVC
6 8 (4.37%) JPA
7 7 (3.83%) Backbone.js
8 6 (3.28%) Symfony
8 6 (3.28%) HTML5
8 6 (3.28%) Servlets
9 5 (2.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (33.33%) Open Source
2 7 (3.83%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.73%) Linked Data
4 4 (2.19%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.64%) Social Network
5 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.09%) Physics
6 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.55%) New Media
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 89 (48.63%) Linux
2 50 (27.32%) CentOS
3 23 (12.57%) UNIX
4 12 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.28%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.73%) Android
8 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.64%) Windows
10 2 (1.09%) VMS
11 1 (0.55%) Debian
11 1 (0.55%) Fedora
11 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (66.12%) DevOps
2 100 (54.64%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 60 (32.79%) Scrum
6 23 (12.57%) BDD
7 20 (10.93%) TDD
8 19 (10.38%) Test Automation
9 18 (9.84%) MVC
10 17 (9.29%) E-Commerce
11 14 (7.65%) OO
11 14 (7.65%) Web Development
12 13 (7.10%) SOA
13 11 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (6.01%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.46%) ITIL
14 10 (5.46%) User Stories
15 9 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (4.92%) Project Management
15 9 (4.92%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.44%) Java
2 45 (24.59%) Ruby
3 29 (15.85%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.21%) PHP
5 25 (13.66%) Python
6 20 (10.93%) SQL
7 17 (9.29%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.01%) Perl
8 11 (6.01%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.37%) Scala
10 6 (3.28%) PHP5
11 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.19%) C
12 2 (1.09%) C#
12 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.09%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.09%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Degree
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.11%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 21 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.65%) vCloud
3 13 (7.10%) VirtualBox
4 10 (5.46%) Xen
5 9 (4.92%) KVM
6 7 (3.83%) Docker
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.73%) Varnish
8 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 161 (87.98%) Puppet
2 82 (44.81%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (14.75%) Ansible
4 21 (11.48%) Nagios
5 20 (10.93%) Salt
6 14 (7.65%) YUM
7 12 (6.56%) ZABBIX
8 6 (3.28%) StatsD
9 5 (2.73%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.73%) collectd
9 5 (2.73%) logstash
10 3 (1.64%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.55%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.55%) Kibana
11 1 (0.55%) Cacti
11 1 (0.55%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.55%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 45 (24.59%) Red Hat
2 33 (18.03%) VMware
3 23 (12.57%) RightScale
3 23 (12.57%) Oracle
4 15 (8.20%) Rackspace
5 14 (7.65%) SaltStack
5 14 (7.65%) EMC
6 8 (4.37%) Tripwire
6 8 (4.37%) New Relic
7 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.19%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.64%) HP
10 2 (1.09%) IBM
10 2 (1.09%) Adobe
10 2 (1.09%) SAP
11 1 (0.55%) JBoss
11 1 (0.55%) ESRI
11 1 (0.55%) Akamai
11 1 (0.55%) Google
11 1 (0.55%) Zend
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago