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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vagrant
Rank 456 549 560
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +11
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 136 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.041% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.03% 0.57% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 15 0
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 -
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
4489 3666 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2203 1667
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 140 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.53 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -10.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +91 134 £425 +25.00% 18
London +56 56 £450 +32.35% 10
South East - 42 £358 - 3
North West +3 14 £413 - 2
Cheshire +19 12 £400 -
City of London +13 10 £438 +28.67% 3
Berkshire - 5 - -
Warrington - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
South West - 2 £500 - 2
East of England - 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Bath - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1

Vagrant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 198 (78.88%) Puppet
2 183 (72.91%) Jenkins
3 158 (62.95%) DevOps
4 150 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (56.18%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (42.63%) Linux
7 101 (40.24%) Java
8 99 (39.44%) Opscode Chef
9 94 (37.45%) Scrum
10 87 (34.66%) Configuration Management
11 75 (29.88%) Git (software)
12 69 (27.49%) Web Services
13 63 (25.10%) Cucumber
14 57 (22.71%) Amazon EC2
15 52 (20.72%) Ruby
16 51 (20.32%) Amazon AWS
16 51 (20.32%) Open Source
17 47 (18.73%) CentOS
18 46 (18.33%) Maven
18 46 (18.33%) Node.js
19 44 (17.53%) PHP
20 42 (16.73%) JavaScript
20 42 (16.73%) Subversion
21 40 (15.94%) VMware
22 39 (15.54%) TDD
22 39 (15.54%) Python
23 38 (15.14%) Red Hat
23 38 (15.14%) Amazon S3
24 37 (14.74%) CSS
25 36 (14.34%) Atlassian Bamboo

Vagrant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (18.33%) Node.js
2 34 (13.55%) Apache
3 33 (13.15%) OpenStack
4 27 (10.76%) nginx
5 24 (9.56%) Tomcat
6 22 (8.76%) WebLogic
7 21 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (6.77%) Drupal
9 16 (6.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (3.19%) Confluence
10 8 (3.19%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (2.79%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.20%) CMS
14 2 (0.80%) IIS
14 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.80%) Jetty
14 2 (0.80%) WordPress
14 2 (0.80%) lighttpd
14 2 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 57 (22.71%) Amazon EC2
2 51 (20.32%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (15.14%) Amazon S3
4 26 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (8.76%) Amazon ELB
6 17 (6.77%) Route 53
7 15 (5.98%) PaaS
8 10 (3.98%) SaaS
9 6 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.99%) IaaS
11 2 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.78%) HTTP
1 12 (4.78%) Internet
2 10 (3.98%) Firewall
2 10 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.59%) DNS
3 9 (3.59%) DHCP
4 6 (2.39%) SSL
5 3 (1.20%) VRRP
5 3 (1.20%) AMQP
6 2 (0.80%) Network Security
6 2 (0.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.36%) MongoDB
2 25 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (9.56%) MySQL
4 22 (8.76%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.77%) Big Data
6 13 (5.18%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.98%) Redis
8 7 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.59%) MarkLogic
9 4 (1.59%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.20%) HBase
11 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.80%) DB2
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 183 (72.91%) Jenkins
2 75 (29.88%) Git (software)
3 63 (25.10%) Cucumber
4 46 (18.33%) Maven
5 42 (16.73%) Subversion
6 36 (14.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 35 (13.94%) JIRA
8 31 (12.35%) RSpec
9 28 (11.16%) Selenium
10 24 (9.56%) JUnit
11 23 (9.16%) Hudson
12 16 (6.37%) Mockito
13 14 (5.58%) TeamCity
14 12 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (3.98%) Ant
15 10 (3.98%) Bitbucket
16 9 (3.59%) Eclipse
17 8 (3.19%) FitNesse
17 8 (3.19%) Mercurial
18 6 (2.39%) JMeter
General
1 12 (4.78%) Banking
2 11 (4.38%) Marketing
3 7 (2.79%) Back Office
4 6 (2.39%) Finance
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (35.06%) Developer
2 87 (34.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (13.15%) Java Developer
4 20 (7.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 18 (7.17%) Consultant
6 17 (6.77%) DevOps Consultant
7 16 (6.37%) Senior Consultant
8 14 (5.58%) PHP Developer
9 8 (3.19%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (2.79%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.39%) Architect
11 6 (2.39%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.39%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (2.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 5 (1.99%) Environment Manager
12 5 (1.99%) Test Specialist
12 5 (1.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.49%) Web Services
2 37 (14.74%) CSS
3 32 (12.75%) HTML
4 27 (10.76%) XML
4 27 (10.76%) JSON
5 26 (10.36%) RESTful
6 25 (9.96%) Hibernate
6 25 (9.96%) Spring
7 21 (8.37%) REST
8 20 (7.97%) AngularJS
9 19 (7.57%) HTML5
10 18 (7.17%) JPA
11 17 (6.77%) Spring MVC
12 16 (6.37%) JMS
12 16 (6.37%) LAMP
13 15 (5.98%) jQuery
14 12 (4.78%) Ajax
15 10 (3.98%) OSGi
15 10 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (3.98%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.32%) Open Source
2 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.59%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.79%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.79%) Derivative
7 5 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (1.99%) Equities
8 4 (1.59%) User Experience
9 3 (1.20%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.20%) Replication
10 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.40%) New Media
11 1 (0.40%) Social Network
11 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 107 (42.63%) Linux
2 47 (18.73%) CentOS
3 17 (6.77%) UNIX
4 15 (5.98%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.39%) Windows
6 6 (2.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.80%) VMS
9 1 (0.40%) Fedora
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (62.95%) DevOps
2 150 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (56.18%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (37.45%) Scrum
5 87 (34.66%) Configuration Management
6 39 (15.54%) TDD
7 35 (13.94%) SOA
7 35 (13.94%) BDD
8 29 (11.55%) Test Automation
8 29 (11.55%) MVC
9 20 (7.97%) Web Development
10 16 (6.37%) Data Modelling
10 16 (6.37%) Kanban
11 14 (5.58%) BPEL
12 13 (5.18%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.38%) ITIL
13 11 (4.38%) OO
14 10 (3.98%) Identity Management
14 10 (3.98%) User Stories
14 10 (3.98%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.24%) Java
2 52 (20.72%) Ruby
3 44 (17.53%) PHP
4 42 (16.73%) JavaScript
5 39 (15.54%) Python
6 21 (8.37%) SQL
6 21 (8.37%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.18%) Perl
8 7 (2.79%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.59%) PHP5
11 3 (1.20%) Groovy
11 3 (1.20%) Scala
12 2 (0.80%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.80%) C#
12 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.58%) Degree
4 10 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.59%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.34%) QA
System Software
1 29 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.36%) VirtualBox
2 26 (10.36%) Docker
3 14 (5.58%) vCloud
3 14 (5.58%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (4.38%) KVM
5 7 (2.79%) Xen
6 4 (1.59%) Varnish
7 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.40%) NFS
8 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 198 (78.88%) Puppet
2 99 (39.44%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (12.35%) Ansible
4 26 (10.36%) Nagios
5 23 (9.16%) Salt
6 7 (2.79%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.79%) yum
7 6 (2.39%) logstash
8 3 (1.20%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.20%) StatsD
8 3 (1.20%) Graphite
9 2 (0.80%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.80%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.40%) collectd
10 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (15.94%) VMware
2 38 (15.14%) Red Hat
3 32 (12.75%) Oracle
4 20 (7.97%) New Relic
5 18 (7.17%) Rackspace
6 14 (5.58%) SaltStack
6 14 (5.58%) RightScale
7 10 (3.98%) Zend
8 9 (3.59%) EMC
9 6 (2.39%) Tripwire
9 6 (2.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.59%) HP
11 3 (1.20%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.80%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.80%) Adobe
12 2 (0.80%) SAP
13 1 (0.40%) PagerDuty
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