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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vagrant
Rank 474 510 587
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +77
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 152 106 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.15% 2.34% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 67 5
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£420 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £445
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -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
4820 4527 4003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 8.00% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2969 2678 2315
Average daily rate £403 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 154 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £45.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
England +25 141 £418 +4.37% 35
London +21 72 £425 +6.25% 25
City of London +22 24 £500 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire - 18 £300 -
South East -49 15 £425 +27.34% 2
South West +8 14 £375 +15.38% 2
Leeds - 14 £263 -
West Yorkshire - 14 £263 -
Cheshire -5 9 £365 -8.75% 1
North West -14 9 £365 -8.75% 4
Wales - 9 £425 -
Kent - 8 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
East of England +10 7 £400 -3.03%
Cambridge - 7 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £400 -
Devon - 6 £420 -
Chester -3 5 - - 1
Plymouth - 5 £420 -
West Wales - 5 - -
Swansea - 5 - -
Bristol 0 4 £325 - 2
North East - 4 £398 -
Knutsford - 4 £365 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £475 -
South Wales - 3 £425 -
Cardiff - 3 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £475 -
Berkshire -7 2 - -
Southampton -18 2 £375 +11.11%

Vagrant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 199 (63.58%) Puppet
2 187 (59.74%) DevOps
3 162 (51.76%) Linux
4 139 (44.41%) Jenkins
5 138 (44.09%) Opscode Chef
6 127 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
8 119 (38.02%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (35.46%) Git (software)
10 105 (33.55%) Python
11 103 (32.91%) Java
12 98 (31.31%) Configuration Management
13 93 (29.71%) Ruby
14 88 (28.12%) Docker
15 86 (27.48%) Ansible
16 68 (21.73%) MySQL
17 65 (20.77%) Scrum
18 64 (20.45%) Windows
19 63 (20.13%) JavaScript
20 61 (19.49%) HTML
21 60 (19.17%) PHP
22 57 (18.21%) Red Hat
22 57 (18.21%) TDD
23 56 (17.89%) CSS
23 56 (17.89%) Bash Shell
24 51 (16.29%) Subversion
25 49 (15.65%) QA
25 49 (15.65%) Open Source
26 47 (15.02%) Amazon EC2
26 47 (15.02%) CentOS

Vagrant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 44 (14.06%) Apache
2 36 (11.50%) OpenStack
3 35 (11.18%) Node.js
4 33 (10.54%) Confluence
5 32 (10.22%) Drupal
6 31 (9.90%) WebLogic
7 24 (7.67%) Tomcat
8 23 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (5.43%) nginx
10 14 (4.47%) JBoss
11 8 (2.56%) CMS
11 8 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.92%) IIS
12 6 (1.92%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.92%) WordPress
13 4 (1.28%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
13 4 (1.28%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 126 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (15.02%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (9.27%) Amazon ELB
5 25 (7.99%) Amazon S3
6 17 (5.43%) Route 53
7 16 (5.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (4.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (4.15%) PaaS
10 12 (3.83%) GitHub
11 8 (2.56%) Sumo Logic
11 8 (2.56%) SoftLayer
12 7 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.92%) SaaS
14 5 (1.60%) Google App Engine
14 5 (1.60%) IaaS
14 5 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (1.28%) Heroku
15 4 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (1.28%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.35%) Firewall
2 20 (6.39%) DNS
3 15 (4.79%) SSL
3 15 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.15%) HTTP
4 13 (4.15%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (3.83%) VPN
5 12 (3.83%) Internet
6 10 (3.19%) AMQP
7 8 (2.56%) Wireless
7 8 (2.56%) SNMP
8 5 (1.60%) DHCP
8 5 (1.60%) Network Security
9 4 (1.28%) SAN
10 2 (0.64%) LAN
10 2 (0.64%) WAN
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.64%) OpenFlow
10 2 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.73%) MySQL
2 43 (13.74%) MongoDB
3 36 (11.50%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (10.22%) Redis
5 23 (7.35%) SQL Server
5 23 (7.35%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.47%) Big Data
7 10 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.24%) MarkLogic
10 4 (1.28%) HBase
10 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.64%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 139 (44.41%) Jenkins
2 111 (35.46%) Git (software)
3 51 (16.29%) Subversion
4 40 (12.78%) JIRA
4 40 (12.78%) Cucumber
5 33 (10.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (7.35%) TeamCity
7 21 (6.71%) Selenium
8 20 (6.39%) Maven
8 20 (6.39%) Mercurial
9 17 (5.43%) Hudson
10 15 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (4.15%) Eclipse
11 13 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (3.83%) Ant
12 12 (3.83%) Behat
12 12 (3.83%) Grunt
13 9 (2.88%) JUnit
14 8 (2.56%) JMeter
15 7 (2.24%) Gradle
General
1 10 (3.19%) Finance
2 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.64%) Games
4 1 (0.32%) Publishing
4 1 (0.32%) Front Office
4 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 131 (41.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 107 (34.19%) Developer
3 26 (8.31%) Senior Developer
4 24 (7.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 19 (6.07%) Java Developer
6 17 (5.43%) Python Developer
7 16 (5.11%) Consultant
7 16 (5.11%) DevOps Consultant
8 14 (4.47%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (4.15%) Front-End Developer
9 13 (4.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.51%) Drupal Developer
10 11 (3.51%) Architect
11 10 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.56%) Administrator
12 8 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (2.56%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (19.49%) HTML
2 56 (17.89%) CSS
3 40 (12.78%) Web Services
4 36 (11.50%) HTML5
5 34 (10.86%) AngularJS
6 32 (10.22%) .NET
6 32 (10.22%) LAMP
7 25 (7.99%) Spring
8 24 (7.67%) CSS3
9 19 (6.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (6.07%) Symfony
10 18 (5.75%) RESTful
10 18 (5.75%) JSON
11 16 (5.11%) Java EE
11 16 (5.11%) Django
11 16 (5.11%) Flask
12 15 (4.79%) REST
12 15 (4.79%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (4.79%) J2EE
13 13 (4.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.56%) Cryptography
2 8 (2.56%) PKI
2 8 (2.56%) Statistics
2 8 (2.56%) User Experience
3 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.64%) Replication
6 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.32%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 162 (51.76%) Linux
2 64 (20.45%) Windows
3 47 (15.02%) CentOS
4 25 (7.99%) Ubuntu
5 23 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (6.07%) UNIX
7 11 (3.51%) Debian
7 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.24%) Fedora
9 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.64%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Android
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (59.74%) DevOps
2 127 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (38.02%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (31.31%) Configuration Management
5 65 (20.77%) Scrum
6 57 (18.21%) TDD
7 49 (15.65%) Open Source
8 46 (14.70%) BDD
9 32 (10.22%) E-Commerce
10 29 (9.27%) MVC
11 28 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (8.63%) OO
13 24 (7.67%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.07%) Load Balancing
15 18 (5.75%) Mentoring
16 17 (5.43%) OO PHP
17 16 (5.11%) SOA
18 14 (4.47%) Responsive Web Design
19 13 (4.15%) Test Automation
20 12 (3.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 105 (33.55%) Python
2 103 (32.91%) Java
3 93 (29.71%) Ruby
4 63 (20.13%) JavaScript
5 60 (19.17%) PHP
6 56 (17.89%) Bash Shell
7 35 (11.18%) PowerShell
8 27 (8.63%) Perl
9 18 (5.75%) SQL
10 16 (5.11%) C#
11 14 (4.47%) Scala
12 9 (2.88%) Clojure
12 9 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.56%) Go
14 3 (0.96%) Groovy
15 2 (0.64%) PHP5
15 2 (0.64%) Haskell
15 2 (0.64%) C++
15 2 (0.64%) Fortran
16 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.51%) Degree
2 11 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) HP ASE
3 2 (0.64%) HP MASE
3 2 (0.64%) CCIE
3 2 (0.64%) CCNP
3 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.64%) RHCE
3 2 (0.64%) LPIC
4 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.65%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) WAI
System Software
1 88 (28.12%) Docker
2 35 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.27%) VirtualBox
4 12 (3.83%) Varnish
5 6 (1.92%) vSphere
5 6 (1.92%) vCloud
5 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.64%) QEMU
8 2 (0.64%) LXC
8 2 (0.64%) KVM
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 199 (63.58%) Puppet
2 138 (44.09%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (27.48%) Ansible
4 32 (10.22%) logstash
5 31 (9.90%) Nagios
6 25 (7.99%) Salt
7 12 (3.83%) Kibana
8 8 (2.56%) Kubernetes
9 7 (2.24%) Graphite
10 6 (1.92%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.92%) Mesos
10 6 (1.92%) Capistrano
11 5 (1.60%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.28%) CFEngine
12 4 (1.28%) StatsD
12 4 (1.28%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.96%) Graylog
13 3 (0.96%) yum
14 2 (0.64%) OpenView
14 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (18.21%) Red Hat
2 47 (15.02%) VMware
3 34 (10.86%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.67%) Oracle
5 19 (6.07%) Google
6 18 (5.75%) New Relic
7 17 (5.43%) Atlassian
8 16 (5.11%) SaltStack
8 16 (5.11%) Rackspace
9 15 (4.79%) Splunk
10 14 (4.47%) Zend
11 10 (3.19%) IBM
12 5 (1.60%) NetApp
12 5 (1.60%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.28%) Lotus
14 3 (0.96%) Juniper
14 3 (0.96%) Cisco
14 3 (0.96%) Sun
14 3 (0.96%) F5
14 3 (0.96%) RightScale
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