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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 427 547 535
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -12
Contract jobs citing vCloud 224 119 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.54% 2.03% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 82 54
Median daily rate £500 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.76% -5.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £321 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £597 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91

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
6335 5860 5857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.98% 10.09% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3315 3244
Median daily rate £413 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 628 707
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.14 £41.15 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +120 222 £500 +24.76% 24
London +119 188 £505 +17.10% 6
South East +33 26 £450 +36.36% 12
Croydon -2 20 £495 +10.00%
Berkshire +20 10 £550 +144.44% 2
Surrey - 9 £438 - 6
Hampshire +17 6 £460 - 2
City of London +12 4 £496 +20.12%
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Slough - 4 £558 - 1
North West +11 3 £459 +99.02% 1
West Yorkshire +3 3 £345 -1.42%
Yorkshire 0 3 £345 -1.42% 1
Leeds -4 3 £345 -1.42%
Woking - 3 £450 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £550 -
Edinburgh +5 2 £438 +0.57%
Scotland +3 2 £438 +25.00%
West Midlands -24 2 £575 -30.30%
Newbury - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £550 - 2
Birmingham -9 1 £575 -30.30%
Preston - 1 - -
Bootle - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £568 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 245 (78.27%) VMware
2 202 (64.54%) Amazon AWS
3 196 (62.62%) DevOps
4 181 (57.83%) Puppet
4 181 (57.83%) Linux
5 149 (47.60%) Continuous Integration
6 147 (46.96%) Docker
7 144 (46.01%) Ansible
8 132 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
9 130 (41.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 128 (40.89%) Scrum
11 122 (38.98%) Jenkins
11 122 (38.98%) Git (software)
12 119 (38.02%) DNS
13 116 (37.06%) Apache
14 115 (36.74%) Configuration Management
14 115 (36.74%) PostgreSQL
14 115 (36.74%) CentOS
14 115 (36.74%) Hadoop
14 115 (36.74%) Kubernetes
15 111 (35.46%) logstash
16 110 (35.14%) Kibana
16 110 (35.14%) Terraform
16 110 (35.14%) Sonatype Nexus
17 109 (34.82%) Security Cleared
18 107 (34.19%) ZABBIX
19 106 (33.87%) Sonatype
19 106 (33.87%) SonarQube
19 106 (33.87%) SC Cleared
20 104 (33.23%) Ruby

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
1 116 (37.06%) Apache
2 97 (30.99%) Confluence
3 91 (29.07%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (7.03%) OpenStack
5 18 (5.75%) nginx
6 15 (4.79%) JBoss
6 15 (4.79%) MS Exchange
7 14 (4.47%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.19%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.64%) IIS
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 91 (29.07%) HipChat
2 5 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 202 (64.54%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (26.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (12.46%) IaaS
4 27 (8.63%) PaaS
5 13 (4.15%) GitHub
6 11 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.88%) SaaS
8 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.28%) IBM PureFlex
8 4 (1.28%) Office 365
9 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.64%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.64%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 119 (38.02%) DNS
2 92 (29.39%) OpenLDAP
2 92 (29.39%) OpenVPN
2 92 (29.39%) SSH
3 35 (11.18%) Firewall
4 32 (10.22%) SAN
5 31 (9.90%) VPN
6 23 (7.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 21 (6.71%) LAN
8 20 (6.39%) TCP/IP
8 20 (6.39%) WAN
9 18 (5.75%) SSL
10 14 (4.47%) IPsec
11 11 (3.51%) DMZ
11 11 (3.51%) MPLS
12 10 (3.19%) SNMP
13 8 (2.56%) LDAP
14 7 (2.24%) DHCP
15 6 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (36.74%) Hadoop
1 115 (36.74%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (9.27%) MySQL
3 26 (8.31%) Big Data
4 16 (5.11%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.79%) Redis
6 13 (4.15%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.64%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 122 (38.98%) Git (software)
1 122 (38.98%) Jenkins
2 110 (35.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 106 (33.87%) SonarQube
4 94 (30.03%) Maven
5 93 (29.71%) JIRA
6 92 (29.39%) Ant
6 92 (29.39%) JUnit
7 91 (29.07%) JIRA Agile
8 89 (28.43%) Liquibase
9 77 (24.60%) Bitbucket
10 16 (5.11%) Artifactory
11 14 (4.47%) Gerrit
12 12 (3.83%) Mercurial
13 11 (3.51%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.56%) GitLab
14 8 (2.56%) Subversion
15 6 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (1.60%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (5.43%) Finance
1 17 (5.43%) Retail
2 7 (2.24%) Legal
3 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.60%) Banking
5 4 (1.28%) Marketing
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Front Office
7 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 145 (46.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (15.65%) Senior DevOps
3 48 (15.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 43 (13.74%) Architect
5 32 (10.22%) Consultant
6 25 (7.99%) Lead DevOps
7 21 (6.71%) DevOps Consultant
8 18 (5.75%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (5.43%) Big Data Engineer
10 16 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.47%) AWS Architect
11 14 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.47%) Platform Engineer
12 13 (4.15%) Data Engineer
12 13 (4.15%) VMware Engineer
13 11 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (3.19%) Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.19%) Network Engineer
15 9 (2.88%) Cisco Engineer
15 9 (2.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (30.03%) MCollective
2 93 (29.71%) ELK Stack
3 89 (28.43%) Software Packaging
4 21 (6.71%) Web Services
5 19 (6.07%) LAMP
6 17 (5.43%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (4.47%) J2EE
7 14 (4.47%) LEMP Stack
7 14 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (2.88%) Middleware
8 9 (2.88%) REST
9 5 (1.60%) JSON
9 5 (1.60%) XML
10 3 (0.96%) Django
10 3 (0.96%) jQuery
10 3 (0.96%) SAML
10 3 (0.96%) Spring
11 2 (0.64%) CSS
11 2 (0.64%) HTML
11 2 (0.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 35 (11.18%) Private Cloud
3 18 (5.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.56%) Replication
7 7 (2.24%) VCE vBlock
8 6 (1.92%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.60%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.28%) Clustering
10 4 (1.28%) PKI
11 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 181 (57.83%) Linux
2 115 (36.74%) CentOS
3 57 (18.21%) Windows
4 37 (11.82%) Unix
5 32 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (5.75%) Ubuntu
7 17 (5.43%) Windows Server
7 17 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.96%) Solaris
11 2 (0.64%) AIX
11 2 (0.64%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.64%) HPUX
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.64%) RancherOS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (62.62%) DevOps
2 149 (47.60%) Continuous Integration
3 132 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (41.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 128 (40.89%) Scrum
6 115 (36.74%) Configuration Management
7 95 (30.35%) Service Management
8 89 (28.43%) Identity Management
9 79 (25.24%) Case Management
10 75 (23.96%) Coaching
11 66 (21.09%) Workflow
12 59 (18.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.03%) Build Automation
14 21 (6.71%) User Stories
15 18 (5.75%) High Availability
15 18 (5.75%) Migration
16 17 (5.43%) Software Engineering
17 14 (4.47%) ITIL
17 14 (4.47%) Open Source
17 14 (4.47%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 104 (33.23%) Ruby
2 88 (28.12%) Shell Script
3 37 (11.82%) Python
4 29 (9.27%) Perl
5 27 (8.63%) PowerShell
6 26 (8.31%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.39%) PHP
8 13 (4.15%) Java
9 10 (3.19%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.60%) C
11 2 (0.64%) SQL
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 109 (34.82%) Security Cleared
2 106 (33.87%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.06%) CTC Cleared
4 39 (12.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.51%) CCNA
8 6 (1.92%) VCAP
9 5 (1.60%) CCNP
9 5 (1.60%) Degree
10 4 (1.28%) BC Cleared
10 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.28%) RHCE
11 3 (0.96%) CISMP
11 3 (0.96%) CRISC
11 3 (0.96%) MCSE
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.64%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 147 (46.96%) Docker
2 96 (30.67%) Squid
2 96 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (29.07%) Postfix
4 54 (17.25%) vSphere
5 33 (10.54%) Active Directory
6 22 (7.03%) HDFS
7 21 (6.71%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (6.07%) Hyper-V
9 12 (3.83%) KVM
10 10 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.56%) Xen
12 4 (1.28%) LXC
12 4 (1.28%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.64%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.64%) UAG
14 2 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 181 (57.83%) Puppet
2 144 (46.01%) Ansible
3 115 (36.74%) Kubernetes
4 111 (35.46%) logstash
5 110 (35.14%) Kibana
5 110 (35.14%) Terraform
6 107 (34.19%) ZABBIX
7 96 (30.67%) Rancher
8 43 (13.74%) Opscode Chef
9 37 (11.82%) vRealize
10 21 (6.71%) Mesos
11 17 (5.43%) Salt
12 15 (4.79%) HAProxy
12 15 (4.79%) Rundeck
13 9 (2.88%) Consul
13 9 (2.88%) Nagios
13 9 (2.88%) Packer
13 9 (2.88%) Zenoss
14 6 (1.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 245 (78.27%) VMware
2 106 (33.87%) Sonatype
3 100 (31.95%) Oracle
4 77 (24.60%) Atlassian
5 43 (13.74%) Red Hat
6 37 (11.82%) Cisco
7 23 (7.35%) Google
8 22 (7.03%) Hortonworks
8 22 (7.03%) Microsoft
9 17 (5.43%) Citrix
10 16 (5.11%) EMC
11 13 (4.15%) Black Duck
11 13 (4.15%) Veracode
12 9 (2.88%) AppDynamics
13 8 (2.56%) Palo Alto
14 6 (1.92%) Fortinet
14 6 (1.92%) HP
14 6 (1.92%) NetApp
15 5 (1.60%) Veeam
16 4 (1.28%) Dell
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