The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vagrant
Rank 513 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 77 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.008% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 57 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £448 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £445 -
% change year-on-year
-22.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4102 3752 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.51% 7.34% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2412 2106 1968
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 160 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £42.40 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%

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 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 1 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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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 +67 75 £400 -10.61% 23
London +41 38 £425 -5.55% 11
Hampshire - 25 £330 - 3
South East - 25 £330 - 4
Southampton - 19 £334 - 3
City of London - 8 £500 - 2
East Midlands +4 6 £550 +23.59% 3
Scotland - 2 £260 - 1
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
East of England - 1 £413 -
North West - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
South West - 1 £325 - 1
Bristol - 1 £325 - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

Vagrant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 133 (87.50%) Puppet
2 108 (71.05%) Jenkins
3 96 (63.16%) DevOps
4 84 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (49.34%) Linux
6 65 (42.76%) Java
7 61 (40.13%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (34.21%) Configuration Management
8 52 (34.21%) Open Source
9 51 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (32.24%) Scrum
11 48 (31.58%) Maven
11 48 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
12 47 (30.92%) Amazon AWS
13 46 (30.26%) CentOS
14 42 (27.63%) Git (software)
15 41 (26.97%) Red Hat
15 41 (26.97%) Web Services
16 40 (26.32%) Amazon S3
17 38 (25.00%) Hudson
18 35 (23.03%) Ruby
19 32 (21.05%) MySQL
20 29 (19.08%) Route 53
20 29 (19.08%) Amazon ELB
21 28 (18.42%) OpenStack
21 28 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
22 26 (17.11%) VMware
22 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
22 26 (17.11%) RightScale
23 25 (16.45%) MongoDB

Vagrant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (18.42%) OpenStack
2 22 (14.47%) Apache
2 22 (14.47%) Tomcat
3 19 (12.50%) Node.js
4 15 (9.87%) WebLogic
4 15 (9.87%) nginx
5 11 (7.24%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.92%) WebSphere
7 8 (5.26%) Jetty
8 7 (4.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (3.95%) Confluence
10 4 (2.63%) Drupal
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.32%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.66%) IIS
12 1 (0.66%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 47 (30.92%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (26.32%) Amazon S3
4 29 (19.08%) Route 53
4 29 (19.08%) Amazon ELB
5 22 (14.47%) PaaS
6 19 (12.50%) SaaS
7 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.79%) DNS
1 24 (15.79%) Firewall
2 23 (15.13%) DHCP
3 16 (10.53%) HTTP
4 6 (3.95%) SSL
4 6 (3.95%) Internet
5 5 (3.29%) BIG-IP
5 5 (3.29%) Network Security
6 3 (1.97%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.97%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.32%) AMQP
8 1 (0.66%) VRRP
8 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.66%) VPN
8 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.05%) MySQL
2 28 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (16.45%) MongoDB
4 18 (11.84%) NoSQL
5 15 (9.87%) Big Data
6 12 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.29%) Redis
10 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.32%) DB2
11 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.66%) Riak
Development Applications
1 108 (71.05%) Jenkins
2 48 (31.58%) Maven
3 42 (27.63%) Git (software)
4 38 (25.00%) Hudson
5 21 (13.82%) Cucumber
6 19 (12.50%) RSpec
7 16 (10.53%) Selenium
8 12 (7.89%) JUnit
9 9 (5.92%) Subversion
9 9 (5.92%) Ant
10 8 (5.26%) PHPUnit
10 8 (5.26%) Grunt
11 7 (4.61%) Behat
11 7 (4.61%) JIRA
11 7 (4.61%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.29%) Mockito
13 4 (2.63%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.63%) Mercurial
13 4 (2.63%) JMeter
14 3 (1.97%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
1 3 (1.97%) Back Office
2 2 (1.32%) Marketing
2 2 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Finance
3 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (33.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (23.03%) Developer
3 14 (9.21%) PHP Developer
4 8 (5.26%) Consultant
4 8 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
5 7 (4.61%) Software Engineer
5 7 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (3.95%) Test Specialist
6 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (3.95%) Release Manager
6 6 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (3.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.29%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Lead PHP Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Lead Developer
9 3 (1.97%) Administrator
9 3 (1.97%) Tester
9 3 (1.97%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.97%) Web Services
2 24 (15.79%) CSS
3 20 (13.16%) HTML
4 16 (10.53%) RESTful
5 12 (7.89%) JSON
5 12 (7.89%) REST
5 12 (7.89%) Middleware
5 12 (7.89%) XML
6 11 (7.24%) SOAP
7 8 (5.26%) Ajax
8 7 (4.61%) Servlets
8 7 (4.61%) Backbone.js
9 6 (3.95%) Symfony
9 6 (3.95%) jQuery
9 6 (3.95%) HTML5
9 6 (3.95%) .NET
9 6 (3.95%) Spring
9 6 (3.95%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.29%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (34.21%) Open Source
2 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.97%) Linked Data
3 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.97%) Social Network
4 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.32%) Physics
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.66%) New Media
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 75 (49.34%) Linux
2 46 (30.26%) CentOS
3 15 (9.87%) UNIX
4 13 (8.55%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (4.61%) Android
5 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.95%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.97%) Windows
9 1 (0.66%) Fedora
9 1 (0.66%) Debian
9 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (63.16%) DevOps
2 84 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (34.21%) Configuration Management
4 51 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (32.24%) Scrum
6 21 (13.82%) TDD
7 17 (11.18%) BDD
8 16 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 15 (9.87%) E-Commerce
9 15 (9.87%) SOA
9 15 (9.87%) OO
9 15 (9.87%) MVC
10 12 (7.89%) Web Development
10 12 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (6.58%) Project Management
11 10 (6.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.58%) User Stories
12 9 (5.92%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.92%) Kanban
12 9 (5.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.76%) Java
2 35 (23.03%) Ruby
3 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.47%) Python
4 22 (14.47%) PHP
5 20 (13.16%) SQL
6 14 (9.21%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.92%) PHP5
8 8 (5.26%) Scala
9 4 (2.63%) C
10 3 (1.97%) Perl
11 2 (1.32%) Erlang
11 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.32%) C#
12 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.13%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 18 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.58%) vCloud
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.95%) Xen
5 5 (3.29%) KVM
5 5 (3.29%) Varnish
5 5 (3.29%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.63%) Docker
7 2 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 133 (87.50%) Puppet
2 61 (40.13%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (15.13%) Ansible
4 17 (11.18%) Salt
5 14 (9.21%) Nagios
6 11 (7.24%) YUM
7 7 (4.61%) ZABBIX
8 6 (3.95%) StatsD
9 5 (3.29%) logstash
9 5 (3.29%) collectd
9 5 (3.29%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.32%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.32%) Scalr
11 1 (0.66%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.66%) Cacti
11 1 (0.66%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 41 (26.97%) Red Hat
2 26 (17.11%) VMware
2 26 (17.11%) RightScale
3 19 (12.50%) Oracle
4 11 (7.24%) EMC
5 10 (6.58%) Rackspace
5 10 (6.58%) SaltStack
6 6 (3.95%) New Relic
7 4 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.63%) Tripwire
7 4 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.97%) Akamai
8 3 (1.97%) Google
9 2 (1.32%) SAP
9 2 (1.32%) HP
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 2 (1.32%) WSO2
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) ESRI
10 1 (0.66%) Zend
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