The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 522 516 523
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing vCloud 129 129 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 2.14% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 93 48
Median daily rate £478 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £401
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6606 6028 5521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.23% 10.58% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4138 3414 2982
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £199 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 609 662
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

vCloud
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vCloud within the UK.

vCloud Daily Rate Trend in the UK

vCloud
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vCloud within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

vCloud Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

vCloud
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vCloud within the UK.

vCloud Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

vCloud
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 126 £480 +20.00% 24
London +39 97 £500 +11.11% 11
South East +10 18 £439 +25.35% 10
Croydon -11 13 £480 +8.16%
Surrey +5 10 £438 - 2
Harrow - 6 £500 -
Woking - 6 £445 - 2
Berkshire +3 5 £550 +31.34% 6
North West +3 5 £415 +18.57% 1
Hampshire +6 4 £438 - 1
Edinburgh -6 3 £450 +16.12%
Scotland -8 3 £450 +16.12%
City of London +45 2 £638 +13.33%
East of England +5 2 £513 +22.38% 1
South West -3 2 £400 -33.33%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £385 +10.00% 1
Lancashire -7 2 £395 +12.85%
Leeds -9 2 £385 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -13 2 £385 +10.00% 1
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Suffolk - 2 £513 -
Ipswich - 2 £513 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £650 - 1
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Fareham - 1 £550 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £375 -
Bath - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £525 -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for vCloud.

1 183 (76.89%) VMware
2 128 (53.78%) Linux
3 127 (53.36%) Amazon AWS
4 120 (50.42%) DevOps
5 117 (49.16%) Puppet
6 103 (43.28%) Docker
7 99 (41.60%) Ansible
8 93 (39.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 78 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 75 (31.51%) Kubernetes
11 73 (30.67%) CentOS
12 72 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (29.83%) Jenkins
14 68 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
14 68 (28.57%) Windows
14 68 (28.57%) DNS
15 66 (27.73%) vSphere
16 65 (27.31%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (26.47%) Ruby
17 63 (26.47%) Apache
17 63 (26.47%) Git (software)
18 60 (25.21%) PostgreSQL
19 59 (24.79%) Configuration Management
20 58 (24.37%) Terraform
21 57 (23.95%) Continuous Delivery
21 57 (23.95%) logstash
22 56 (23.53%) Data Centre
22 56 (23.53%) Security Cleared
23 54 (22.69%) Kibana
24 51 (21.43%) IaaS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (26.47%) Apache
2 43 (18.07%) Confluence
3 40 (16.81%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (13.87%) OpenStack
5 17 (7.14%) nginx
5 17 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 16 (6.72%) JBoss
7 13 (5.46%) MS Exchange
8 11 (4.62%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.68%) IIS
9 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (15.55%) HipChat
2 5 (2.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 127 (53.36%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (21.43%) IaaS
4 42 (17.65%) PaaS
5 15 (6.30%) SaaS
6 13 (5.46%) GitHub
7 10 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (2.52%) IBM PureFlex
9 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.26%) Heroku
10 3 (1.26%) Office 365
10 3 (1.26%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.84%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 68 (28.57%) DNS
2 51 (21.43%) SAN
3 38 (15.97%) OpenVPN
3 38 (15.97%) SSH
4 37 (15.55%) OpenLDAP
5 30 (12.61%) Firewall
5 30 (12.61%) TCP/IP
6 29 (12.18%) VPN
7 23 (9.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (8.82%) SSL
9 17 (7.14%) LAN
10 16 (6.72%) WAN
11 14 (5.88%) IPsec
12 13 (5.46%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (4.20%) DMZ
14 9 (3.78%) DHCP
14 9 (3.78%) NAS
14 9 (3.78%) SNMP
15 8 (3.36%) MPLS
16 6 (2.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.21%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (17.23%) Hadoop
3 39 (16.39%) MySQL
4 17 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.04%) Redis
6 6 (2.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.10%) Big Data
8 3 (1.26%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.84%) Informix
9 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (29.83%) Jenkins
2 68 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 63 (26.47%) Git (software)
4 50 (21.01%) SonarQube
5 45 (18.91%) JIRA
6 41 (17.23%) Maven
7 39 (16.39%) Ant
8 37 (15.55%) JIRA Agile
8 37 (15.55%) JUnit
9 35 (14.71%) Liquibase
10 32 (13.45%) Bitbucket
11 16 (6.72%) Artifactory
12 15 (6.30%) Gerrit
13 11 (4.62%) Mercurial
14 8 (3.36%) GitLab
14 8 (3.36%) Subversion
15 7 (2.94%) TeamCity
16 5 (2.10%) Vagrant
17 3 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (7.56%) Finance
2 12 (5.04%) Retail
3 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.52%) Marketing
5 5 (2.10%) Legal
6 4 (1.68%) Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 87 (36.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
3 41 (17.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 28 (11.76%) Architect
5 24 (10.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (8.40%) Consultant
7 18 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (6.30%) VMware Engineer
9 13 (5.46%) Lead DevOps
10 11 (4.62%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Platform Engineer
11 9 (3.78%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.78%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (3.78%) Technical Leader
12 8 (3.36%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.81%) MCollective
2 39 (16.39%) ELK Stack
3 34 (14.29%) Software Packaging
4 22 (9.24%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (9.24%) Web Services
5 19 (7.98%) LAMP
6 15 (6.30%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (5.04%) J2EE
9 8 (3.36%) REST
10 5 (2.10%) JSON
10 5 (2.10%) XML
11 3 (1.26%) Node.js
12 2 (0.84%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (0.84%) Kafka
12 2 (0.84%) Middleware
12 2 (0.84%) RESTful
12 2 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (0.42%) jQuery
13 1 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 31 (13.03%) Private Cloud
3 15 (6.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.20%) VCE vBlock
6 9 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.36%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.94%) FlexPod
9 5 (2.10%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.68%) PKI
10 4 (1.68%) Replication
11 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.84%) Clustering
12 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.42%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 128 (53.78%) Linux
2 73 (30.67%) CentOS
3 68 (28.57%) Windows
4 29 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.40%) Windows Server
6 18 (7.56%) Unix
7 15 (6.30%) Ubuntu
7 15 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.68%) Solaris
10 3 (1.26%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.84%) AIX
11 2 (0.84%) HPUX
11 2 (0.84%) RancherOS
12 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.42%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (50.42%) DevOps
2 72 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (27.31%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (24.79%) Configuration Management
5 57 (23.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 50 (21.01%) Scrum
7 41 (17.23%) Service Management
8 35 (14.71%) Coaching
9 34 (14.29%) Case Management
9 34 (14.29%) Identity Management
10 30 (12.61%) Workflow
11 28 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.98%) Open Source
13 18 (7.56%) ITIL
13 18 (7.56%) Migration
14 15 (6.30%) High Availability
15 13 (5.46%) OWASP
16 11 (4.62%) Software Engineering
17 10 (4.20%) E-Commerce
18 9 (3.78%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.47%) Ruby
2 43 (18.07%) Python
3 35 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 31 (13.03%) Bash Shell
5 26 (10.92%) Perl
6 19 (7.98%) PowerShell
7 17 (7.14%) Java
7 17 (7.14%) PHP
8 8 (3.36%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.36%) SQL
9 5 (2.10%) C
10 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 50 (21.01%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.40%) CTC Cleared
4 17 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.62%) CCNP
6 11 (4.62%) VCAP
7 9 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.94%) CCNA
9 6 (2.52%) Degree
10 4 (1.68%) RHCE
11 3 (1.26%) MCSE
11 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.84%) VCP5
13 1 (0.42%) CCIE
13 1 (0.42%) CCSP
13 1 (0.42%) CISSP
13 1 (0.42%) NCDA
13 1 (0.42%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (43.28%) Docker
2 93 (39.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (27.73%) vSphere
4 41 (17.23%) Squid
5 37 (15.55%) Postfix
6 29 (12.18%) Active Directory
7 21 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (5.04%) KVM
9 11 (4.62%) Hyper-V
10 10 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (3.78%) VMware ESX
12 7 (2.94%) Xen
13 6 (2.52%) Firmware
14 5 (2.10%) LXC
14 5 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (1.26%) NFS
16 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.84%) HDFS
16 2 (0.84%) UAG
Systems Management
1 117 (49.16%) Puppet
2 99 (41.60%) Ansible
3 75 (31.51%) Kubernetes
4 58 (24.37%) Terraform
5 57 (23.95%) logstash
6 54 (22.69%) Kibana
7 51 (21.43%) ZABBIX
8 47 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
9 41 (17.23%) Rancher
10 30 (12.61%) Mesos
11 24 (10.08%) vRealize
12 15 (6.30%) Salt
13 14 (5.88%) Rundeck
14 13 (5.46%) HAProxy
15 12 (5.04%) Nagios
16 9 (3.78%) Zenoss
17 8 (3.36%) SCCM
18 7 (2.94%) SCOM
19 5 (2.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
20 4 (1.68%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 183 (76.89%) VMware
2 51 (21.43%) Cisco
2 51 (21.43%) Sonatype
3 44 (18.49%) Red Hat
4 43 (18.07%) Oracle
5 32 (13.45%) Atlassian
6 22 (9.24%) EMC
7 20 (8.40%) Microsoft
8 13 (5.46%) Black Duck
8 13 (5.46%) Veracode
9 12 (5.04%) Citrix
10 11 (4.62%) Google
11 10 (4.20%) HP
11 10 (4.20%) NetApp
12 8 (3.36%) Palo Alto
13 7 (2.94%) Dell
14 6 (2.52%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.52%) IBM
14 6 (2.52%) Veeam
15 3 (1.26%) Opsware
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