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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
UK
Rank 504 561 528
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -33
Contract jobs citing vCloud 91 57 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 1.12% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 60
Median daily rate £500 £408 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £577 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £395 £385
% change year-on-year
+29.74% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £26.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.60 -

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
5434 5091 5073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.14% 10.20% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3394 3042 2778
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 492 592
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 29 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +50 90 £500 +21.21% 10
London +36 51 £500 +8.10% 3
South East +30 31 £506 +26.56% 1
Berkshire +18 16 £513 +12.20% 1
Croydon - 13 - -
Surrey - 10 £520 -
West Yorkshire +15 4 £575 +45.56%
Yorkshire +12 4 £575 +45.56% 1
Bracknell - 4 £550 -
Leeds 0 3 £575 +45.56%
City of London -8 3 £506 +9.45% 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £320 -
Windsor - 2 - -
Slough +10 1 £500 -1.96% 1
West Midlands -7 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £295 -
Wales - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £295 -
Newport - 1 £525 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £295 -
South Wales - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 236 (80.00%) VMware
2 190 (64.41%) Puppet
3 189 (64.07%) Amazon AWS
4 181 (61.36%) DevOps
5 180 (61.02%) Linux
6 156 (52.88%) Continuous Integration
7 130 (44.07%) Scrum
8 129 (43.73%) Security Cleared
9 128 (43.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 127 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (42.71%) SC Cleared
12 120 (40.68%) Git (software)
12 120 (40.68%) Jenkins
13 118 (40.00%) Hadoop
13 118 (40.00%) Ansible
14 116 (39.32%) Docker
15 114 (38.64%) DNS
16 108 (36.61%) Configuration Management
17 107 (36.27%) PostgreSQL
18 106 (35.93%) CentOS
19 102 (34.58%) Oracle
20 99 (33.56%) ZABBIX
21 98 (33.22%) Sonatype Nexus
22 97 (32.88%) logstash
22 97 (32.88%) Service Management
23 95 (32.20%) Apache
23 95 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
24 94 (31.86%) Kibana
25 91 (30.85%) SonarQube
26 90 (30.51%) Sonatype

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 95 (32.20%) Apache
2 88 (29.83%) Confluence
3 87 (29.49%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (8.47%) OpenStack
5 24 (8.14%) nginx
6 10 (3.39%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.69%) JBoss
7 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 82 (27.80%) HipChat
2 8 (2.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 189 (64.07%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.14%) IaaS
4 14 (4.75%) PaaS
5 7 (2.37%) GitHub
5 7 (2.37%) SaaS
6 6 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.03%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (2.03%) SoftLayer
7 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.02%) Heroku
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) Office 365
11 1 (0.34%) Akamai
11 1 (0.34%) G Suite
11 1 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 114 (38.64%) DNS
2 88 (29.83%) SSH
3 86 (29.15%) OpenLDAP
3 86 (29.15%) OpenVPN
4 41 (13.90%) VPN
5 32 (10.85%) IPsec
6 31 (10.51%) Reverse Proxy
7 30 (10.17%) Firewall
8 29 (9.83%) TCP/IP
9 28 (9.49%) SSL
10 26 (8.81%) SAN
11 21 (7.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (5.08%) LAN
13 14 (4.75%) WAN
14 13 (4.41%) HTTP
15 12 (4.07%) MPLS
16 11 (3.73%) LDAP
17 10 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (3.39%) VSAN
18 9 (3.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 107 (36.27%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (13.22%) Big Data
4 27 (9.15%) Oracle Database
4 27 (9.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (5.42%) Redis
6 14 (4.75%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.39%) MySQL
8 8 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.68%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.68%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 120 (40.68%) Git (software)
1 120 (40.68%) Jenkins
2 98 (33.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 91 (30.85%) SonarQube
4 90 (30.51%) JIRA
5 87 (29.49%) Maven
6 86 (29.15%) Ant
6 86 (29.15%) JUnit
7 85 (28.81%) Liquibase
8 82 (27.80%) JIRA Agile
9 58 (19.66%) Bitbucket
10 14 (4.75%) Vagrant
11 10 (3.39%) Subversion
12 7 (2.37%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.37%) Gerrit
12 7 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.36%) GitLab
15 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (4.41%) Retail
2 8 (2.71%) Finance
3 5 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (0.68%) Banking
4 2 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.34%) Games
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (37.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (18.98%) Architect
3 38 (12.88%) Consultant
4 29 (9.83%) Cloud Architect
5 25 (8.47%) Big Data Engineer
6 24 (8.14%) Senior DevOps
6 24 (8.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 22 (7.46%) Data Engineer
8 19 (6.44%) DevOps Consultant
9 16 (5.42%) Lead DevOps
10 13 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
11 12 (4.07%) VMware Specialist
12 11 (3.73%) AWS Architect
12 11 (3.73%) Security Architect
13 9 (3.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (2.71%) Azure Architect
14 8 (2.71%) Technical Engineer
15 7 (2.37%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (30.17%) ELK Stack
1 89 (30.17%) Software Packaging
2 86 (29.15%) MCollective
3 11 (3.73%) SAML
3 11 (3.73%) Web Services
4 9 (3.05%) Middleware
4 9 (3.05%) Node.js
5 8 (2.71%) LAMP
5 8 (2.71%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (2.03%) REST
7 5 (1.69%) J2EE
7 5 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.02%) Django
8 3 (1.02%) jQuery
8 3 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.68%) CSS
9 2 (0.68%) Kafka
9 2 (0.68%) Memcached
9 2 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.24%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.12%) Private Cloud
3 19 (6.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (3.73%) FlexPod
4 11 (3.73%) VCE vBlock
5 9 (3.05%) Replication
6 6 (2.03%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.36%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.02%) Clustering
8 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) User Experience
9 2 (0.68%) Blog
9 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.68%) PKI
9 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 180 (61.02%) Linux
2 106 (35.93%) CentOS
3 56 (18.98%) Windows
4 46 (15.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (14.58%) Unix
6 15 (5.08%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.41%) RancherOS
7 13 (4.41%) VyOS
8 11 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.37%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (61.36%) DevOps
2 156 (52.88%) Continuous Integration
3 130 (44.07%) Scrum
4 128 (43.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 127 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (36.61%) Configuration Management
7 97 (32.88%) Service Management
8 85 (28.81%) Identity Management
9 69 (23.39%) Workflow
10 64 (21.69%) Coaching
11 59 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (19.66%) Case Management
13 32 (10.85%) Build Automation
14 30 (10.17%) User Stories
15 24 (8.14%) ITIL
16 23 (7.80%) Open Source
17 13 (4.41%) Presales
18 11 (3.73%) Capacity Management
18 11 (3.73%) ITIL V2
19 10 (3.39%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 83 (28.14%) Shell Script
2 79 (26.78%) Ruby
3 29 (9.83%) PowerShell
4 28 (9.49%) Python
5 27 (9.15%) Java
6 21 (7.12%) Perl
7 20 (6.78%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.05%) PHP
9 7 (2.37%) C
10 6 (2.03%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.36%) Go
12 3 (1.02%) SQL
13 1 (0.34%) C#
13 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 129 (43.73%) Security Cleared
2 126 (42.71%) SC Cleared
3 36 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 33 (11.19%) CTC Cleared
5 19 (6.44%) DV Cleared
5 19 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.41%) Degree
7 12 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.71%) CCNA
8 8 (2.71%) CISMP
8 8 (2.71%) CRISC
9 5 (1.69%) VCDX
10 4 (1.36%) VCAP
11 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.68%) CCA
11 2 (0.68%) CCNP
11 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.68%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.69%) SLA
4 3 (1.02%) QA
5 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (39.32%) Docker
2 95 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (30.17%) Squid
4 85 (28.81%) Postfix
5 49 (16.61%) vSphere
6 35 (11.86%) Active Directory
7 32 (10.85%) HDFS
8 20 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (5.76%) Hyper-V
10 12 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.69%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.36%) KVM
12 4 (1.36%) Xen
13 3 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.68%) NFS
14 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.68%) VMware GSX
14 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 190 (64.41%) Puppet
2 118 (40.00%) Ansible
3 99 (33.56%) ZABBIX
4 97 (32.88%) logstash
5 94 (31.86%) Kibana
6 87 (29.49%) Terraform
7 86 (29.15%) Kubernetes
7 86 (29.15%) Rancher
8 46 (15.59%) vRealize
9 31 (10.51%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (7.80%) Consul
10 23 (7.80%) Packer
11 19 (6.44%) HAProxy
12 10 (3.39%) SCCM
13 8 (2.71%) Nagios
13 8 (2.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 6 (2.03%) Salt
14 6 (2.03%) SCOM
15 5 (1.69%) Rundeck
15 5 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 236 (80.00%) VMware
2 102 (34.58%) Oracle
3 90 (30.51%) Sonatype
4 62 (21.02%) Atlassian
5 50 (16.95%) Cisco
6 31 (10.51%) Hortonworks
7 29 (9.83%) Red Hat
8 25 (8.47%) Microsoft
9 23 (7.80%) AppDynamics
10 17 (5.76%) Google
11 14 (4.75%) Citrix
11 14 (4.75%) Palo Alto
12 13 (4.41%) Vyatta
13 11 (3.73%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.39%) EMC
15 8 (2.71%) Juniper
16 6 (2.03%) Nimsoft
17 5 (1.69%) Adobe
17 5 (1.69%) New Relic
17 5 (1.69%) Veeam
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