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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vagrant
Rank 448 537 576
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +39
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 173 74 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.14% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.73% 1.70% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 53 3
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £445
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.15%
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
4637 4348 3933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 7.96% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2564 2183
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 133 173
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £31.56 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +60 157 £400 - 42
London +47 86 £425 -2.85% 18
City of London +10 27 £450 -10.00% 4
South West +10 19 £375 +15.38% 4
South East -18 16 £425 +28.78% 5
North West -15 13 £365 - 8
Cheshire +1 12 £365 - 2
Devon - 10 £420 -
Wales - 10 £425 -
Yorkshire -15 9 £300 -25.00% 1
Plymouth - 8 £420 -
Chester -3 7 - - 2
Leeds -18 7 - - 1
West Yorkshire -18 7 - - 1
Southampton -16 6 £425 +28.78%
Hampshire -25 6 £425 +28.78%
West Midlands - 6 £375 - 1
East of England - 6 £400 - 2
West Wales - 6 £425 -
Birmingham - 6 £375 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £400 - 2
Swansea - 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £400 - 2
Bristol +1 5 £325 - 3
Kent - 4 - -
Knutsford - 4 £365 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Cardiff - 3 £425 -
South Wales - 3 £425 -

Vagrant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 216 (68.35%) Puppet
2 174 (55.06%) DevOps
3 161 (50.95%) Linux
4 143 (45.25%) Jenkins
5 128 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (38.29%) Opscode Chef
7 116 (36.71%) Configuration Management
8 114 (36.08%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
10 107 (33.86%) Java
11 104 (32.91%) Python
11 104 (32.91%) Git (software)
12 101 (31.96%) Ruby
13 82 (25.95%) Ansible
13 82 (25.95%) Docker
14 66 (20.89%) Red Hat
15 59 (18.67%) Scrum
15 59 (18.67%) Bash Shell
16 58 (18.35%) VMware
16 58 (18.35%) Windows
17 57 (18.04%) MySQL
18 56 (17.72%) JavaScript
19 55 (17.41%) TDD
20 54 (17.09%) HTML
21 53 (16.77%) Cucumber
22 52 (16.46%) PHP
22 52 (16.46%) Subversion
23 50 (15.82%) CSS
23 50 (15.82%) Open Source
24 49 (15.51%) QA

Vagrant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (12.66%) Node.js
2 39 (12.34%) WebLogic
2 39 (12.34%) Apache
3 38 (12.03%) OpenStack
4 37 (11.71%) Confluence
5 30 (9.49%) Drupal
6 22 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (6.33%) Tomcat
8 18 (5.70%) nginx
9 14 (4.43%) JBoss
10 6 (1.90%) IIS
10 6 (1.90%) CMS
11 5 (1.58%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.27%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (1.27%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.95%) WordPress
14 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 110 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (14.24%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (9.49%) Amazon ELB
4 29 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (8.23%) Amazon S3
6 19 (6.01%) Route 53
7 15 (4.75%) GitHub
7 15 (4.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.85%) PaaS
9 8 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (2.22%) Heroku
11 6 (1.90%) SaaS
12 5 (1.58%) IaaS
12 5 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (1.27%) SoftLayer
13 4 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (1.27%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.65%) Firewall
2 20 (6.33%) DNS
3 15 (4.75%) Internet
3 15 (4.75%) AMQP
4 14 (4.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (3.80%) HTTP
6 10 (3.16%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.85%) SSL
8 8 (2.53%) VPN
9 6 (1.90%) DHCP
10 5 (1.58%) Network Security
11 4 (1.27%) Wireless
11 4 (1.27%) SAN
11 4 (1.27%) SNMP
12 2 (0.63%) LAN
12 2 (0.63%) WAN
12 2 (0.63%) SMTP
12 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.63%) OSPF
12 2 (0.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.04%) MySQL
2 45 (14.24%) MongoDB
3 39 (12.34%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (9.49%) Redis
5 28 (8.86%) NoSQL
6 23 (7.28%) SQL Server
7 18 (5.70%) Big Data
8 13 (4.11%) Oracle Database
9 11 (3.48%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.22%) MarkLogic
12 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.63%) InfluxDB
15 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 143 (45.25%) Jenkins
2 104 (32.91%) Git (software)
3 53 (16.77%) Cucumber
4 52 (16.46%) Subversion
5 40 (12.66%) JIRA
6 29 (9.18%) Maven
6 29 (9.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (7.28%) Mercurial
8 21 (6.65%) JUnit
9 19 (6.01%) Hudson
10 17 (5.38%) Eclipse
10 17 (5.38%) Selenium
11 16 (5.06%) Ant
11 16 (5.06%) JMeter
12 15 (4.75%) TeamCity
12 15 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (3.80%) RSpec
13 12 (3.80%) Gradle
14 9 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (2.85%) Behat
General
1 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.27%) Finance
3 2 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.32%) Banking
4 1 (0.32%) Publishing
4 1 (0.32%) Front Office
4 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (38.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (31.01%) Developer
3 25 (7.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 22 (6.96%) Consultant
4 22 (6.96%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.65%) Senior Developer
5 21 (6.65%) DevOps Consultant
6 19 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (5.38%) Python Developer
8 15 (4.75%) PHP Developer
9 14 (4.43%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.85%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (2.53%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (2.53%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (2.53%) Administrator
12 8 (2.53%) Architect
13 7 (2.22%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.09%) HTML
2 50 (15.82%) CSS
3 47 (14.87%) Web Services
4 34 (10.76%) HTML5
4 34 (10.76%) AngularJS
5 33 (10.44%) LAMP
6 30 (9.49%) .NET
7 24 (7.59%) JSON
8 21 (6.65%) Symfony
8 21 (6.65%) Java EE
9 19 (6.01%) Spring
9 19 (6.01%) Flask
9 19 (6.01%) RESTful
10 18 (5.70%) CSS3
10 18 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (5.38%) J2EE
12 16 (5.06%) JMS
12 16 (5.06%) Django
13 14 (4.43%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (4.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.16%) User Experience
3 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.27%) Statistics
5 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.27%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.27%) PKI
6 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.32%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 161 (50.95%) Linux
2 58 (18.35%) Windows
3 48 (15.19%) CentOS
4 29 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.96%) Ubuntu
6 18 (5.70%) UNIX
7 11 (3.48%) Debian
8 9 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.58%) Fedora
11 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.95%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (55.06%) DevOps
2 128 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (36.71%) Configuration Management
4 114 (36.08%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (18.67%) Scrum
6 55 (17.41%) TDD
7 50 (15.82%) Open Source
8 36 (11.39%) BDD
9 33 (10.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (9.49%) OO
11 24 (7.59%) MVC
11 24 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 22 (6.96%) SOA
13 21 (6.65%) E-Commerce
14 20 (6.33%) Test Automation
15 18 (5.70%) Mentoring
16 17 (5.38%) SDLC
17 16 (5.06%) Load Balancing
18 15 (4.75%) Test Scripting
18 15 (4.75%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 107 (33.86%) Java
2 104 (32.91%) Python
3 101 (31.96%) Ruby
4 59 (18.67%) Bash Shell
5 56 (17.72%) JavaScript
6 52 (16.46%) PHP
7 27 (8.54%) PowerShell
8 22 (6.96%) Perl
9 19 (6.01%) C#
10 16 (5.06%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.75%) SQL
12 11 (3.48%) Scala
13 9 (2.85%) Clojure
13 9 (2.85%) Go
14 3 (0.95%) PHP5
14 3 (0.95%) Haskell
14 3 (0.95%) Groovy
14 3 (0.95%) Fortran
14 3 (0.95%) C++
15 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.75%) DV Cleared
3 12 (3.80%) Degree
4 9 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) HP ASE
5 2 (0.63%) HP MASE
5 2 (0.63%) CCIE
5 2 (0.63%) CCNP
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.63%) RHCE
5 2 (0.63%) LPIC
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.51%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (25.95%) Docker
2 37 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.23%) VirtualBox
4 12 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.80%) Varnish
5 6 (1.90%) vCloud
6 5 (1.58%) vSphere
7 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.95%) QEMU
7 3 (0.95%) KVM
8 2 (0.63%) LXC
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 216 (68.35%) Puppet
2 121 (38.29%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (25.95%) Ansible
4 28 (8.86%) Nagios
5 27 (8.54%) logstash
5 27 (8.54%) Salt
6 14 (4.43%) Kibana
7 6 (1.90%) HAProxy
7 6 (1.90%) Capistrano
8 5 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.27%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.27%) StatsD
9 4 (1.27%) Graphite
9 4 (1.27%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.95%) Graylog
11 2 (0.63%) OpenView
11 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.63%) Mesos
11 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 66 (20.89%) Red Hat
2 58 (18.35%) VMware
3 39 (12.34%) Microsoft
4 34 (10.76%) Oracle
5 22 (6.96%) New Relic
6 21 (6.65%) Atlassian
7 14 (4.43%) Zend
8 9 (2.85%) Google
8 9 (2.85%) SaltStack
8 9 (2.85%) Splunk
8 9 (2.85%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.53%) IBM
10 5 (1.58%) NetApp
10 5 (1.58%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.27%) Lotus
12 3 (0.95%) Juniper
12 3 (0.95%) Cisco
12 3 (0.95%) Sun
12 3 (0.95%) F5
12 3 (0.95%) RightScale
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