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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 487 563 572
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +9
Contract jobs citing vCloud 139 83 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 1.50% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 58
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
6332 5541 5845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 10.01% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 3216 3211
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 625 736
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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 25 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 4 December 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 +75 138 £500 +17.64% 14
London +55 95 £500 +17.64% 6
South East +49 38 £500 +40.15% 7
Croydon -2 20 £488 +8.33%
Surrey - 13 £510 - 1
Milton Keynes - 11 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 11 £500 -
Berkshire +12 7 £550 +7.84% 5
Hampshire - 5 £550 - 1
Yorkshire +14 3 £400 +1.26%
Farnborough - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £550 - 1
Leeds +13 2 £400 +1.26%
West Yorkshire +9 2 £400 +1.26%
City of London -11 2 £500 +11.11%
Slough +6 1 - - 2
Wales -6 1 £525 +23.52%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £500 -
Sheffield -10 1 £500 -
West Midlands -10 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £525 -
Newport - 1 £525 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 271 (81.14%) VMware
2 214 (64.07%) Amazon AWS
3 212 (63.47%) Puppet
4 210 (62.87%) DevOps
4 210 (62.87%) Linux
5 181 (54.19%) Continuous Integration
6 157 (47.01%) Scrum
6 157 (47.01%) Continuous Delivery
7 155 (46.41%) Docker
8 153 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
9 151 (45.21%) Security Cleared
10 149 (44.61%) SC Cleared
11 147 (44.01%) Jenkins
12 145 (43.41%) Git (software)
13 142 (42.51%) Ansible
14 140 (41.92%) Hadoop
15 139 (41.62%) CentOS
16 134 (40.12%) DNS
17 133 (39.82%) Configuration Management
18 131 (39.22%) PostgreSQL
19 130 (38.92%) Apache
20 129 (38.62%) ZABBIX
20 129 (38.62%) Sonatype Nexus
21 126 (37.72%) logstash
21 126 (37.72%) Service Management
22 125 (37.43%) Oracle
22 125 (37.43%) Kibana
23 123 (36.83%) SonarQube
23 123 (36.83%) Sonatype
24 120 (35.93%) Terraform

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
1 130 (38.92%) Apache
2 117 (35.03%) Confluence
3 115 (34.43%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (8.38%) nginx
5 19 (5.69%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.19%) MS Exchange
7 11 (3.29%) JBoss
8 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.20%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.60%) IIS
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 110 (32.93%) HipChat
2 8 (2.40%) MS Office
3 6 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 214 (64.07%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (19.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (8.68%) IaaS
4 12 (3.59%) PaaS
5 11 (3.29%) GitHub
6 7 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.10%) SaaS
7 6 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) Office 365
9 2 (0.60%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.30%) G Suite
10 1 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 134 (40.12%) DNS
2 114 (34.13%) OpenLDAP
2 114 (34.13%) OpenVPN
2 114 (34.13%) SSH
3 49 (14.67%) VPN
4 36 (10.78%) IPsec
4 36 (10.78%) Reverse Proxy
5 35 (10.48%) SAN
6 32 (9.58%) Firewall
7 29 (8.68%) TCP/IP
8 25 (7.49%) SSL
9 17 (5.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (4.49%) LAN
11 14 (4.19%) WAN
12 12 (3.59%) MPLS
13 9 (2.69%) LDAP
14 7 (2.10%) SNMP
15 6 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.80%) NetScaler
16 5 (1.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (41.92%) Hadoop
2 131 (39.22%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (10.48%) Big Data
4 27 (8.08%) Oracle Database
4 27 (8.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (5.09%) MySQL
6 11 (3.29%) Redis
7 10 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.60%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.60%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 147 (44.01%) Jenkins
2 145 (43.41%) Git (software)
3 129 (38.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 123 (36.83%) SonarQube
5 119 (35.63%) JIRA
6 116 (34.73%) Maven
7 114 (34.13%) Ant
7 114 (34.13%) JUnit
8 111 (33.23%) Liquibase
9 110 (32.93%) JIRA Agile
10 81 (24.25%) Bitbucket
11 13 (3.89%) Artifactory
12 11 (3.29%) Gerrit
13 10 (2.99%) Subversion
14 9 (2.69%) TeamCity
15 7 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (2.10%) Vagrant
16 6 (1.80%) Mercurial
16 6 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (1.50%) GitLab
General
1 13 (3.89%) Retail
2 11 (3.29%) Finance
3 6 (1.80%) Legal
4 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 142 (42.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (13.77%) Architect
3 44 (13.17%) Consultant
4 36 (10.78%) Senior DevOps
5 35 (10.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.49%) Lead DevOps
7 23 (6.89%) Big Data Engineer
7 23 (6.89%) DevOps Consultant
8 20 (5.99%) Data Engineer
9 17 (5.09%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.89%) AWS Architect
12 11 (3.29%) Technical Leader
12 11 (3.29%) VMware Engineer
12 11 (3.29%) VMware Specialist
13 10 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (2.69%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (2.69%) Network Engineer
14 9 (2.69%) Security Architect
14 9 (2.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.03%) ELK Stack
2 116 (34.73%) MCollective
3 114 (34.13%) Software Packaging
4 15 (4.49%) Web Services
5 12 (3.59%) LAMP
5 12 (3.59%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (2.69%) LEMP Stack
6 9 (2.69%) Middleware
7 8 (2.40%) J2EE
8 6 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.80%) REST
8 6 (1.80%) SAML
9 3 (0.90%) Django
9 3 (0.90%) jQuery
9 3 (0.90%) Spring
10 2 (0.60%) CSS
10 2 (0.60%) HTML
10 2 (0.60%) Kafka
10 2 (0.60%) Memcached
10 2 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.29%) Private Cloud
3 13 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.10%) Replication
5 6 (1.80%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.50%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.20%) Clustering
7 4 (1.20%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.60%) Blog
9 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.60%) PKI
9 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) Online Games
10 1 (0.30%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 210 (62.87%) Linux
2 139 (41.62%) CentOS
3 68 (20.36%) Windows
4 55 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (10.78%) Unix
6 17 (5.09%) Windows Server
7 15 (4.49%) RancherOS
8 14 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.89%) VyOS
10 10 (2.99%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (62.87%) DevOps
2 181 (54.19%) Continuous Integration
3 157 (47.01%) Continuous Delivery
3 157 (47.01%) Scrum
4 153 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (39.82%) Configuration Management
6 126 (37.72%) Service Management
7 110 (32.93%) Identity Management
8 88 (26.35%) Coaching
9 86 (25.75%) Workflow
10 83 (24.85%) Case Management
11 73 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (8.98%) Build Automation
13 28 (8.38%) User Stories
14 26 (7.78%) ITIL
15 18 (5.39%) Open Source
16 16 (4.79%) Software Engineering
17 14 (4.19%) Capacity Management
17 14 (4.19%) High Availability
17 14 (4.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.74%) Shell Script
2 105 (31.44%) Ruby
3 31 (9.28%) Python
4 27 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 23 (6.89%) Bash Shell
6 21 (6.29%) Perl
7 16 (4.79%) Java
8 12 (3.59%) PHP
9 7 (2.10%) C
10 6 (1.80%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.20%) Go
12 1 (0.30%) C#
12 1 (0.30%) Groovy
12 1 (0.30%) Scala
12 1 (0.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (45.21%) Security Cleared
2 149 (44.61%) SC Cleared
3 48 (14.37%) CTC Cleared
4 40 (11.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (5.09%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.29%) Degree
9 10 (2.99%) CCNA
10 6 (1.80%) CISMP
10 6 (1.80%) CRISC
11 5 (1.50%) VCAP
12 3 (0.90%) MCSE
12 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.60%) CCA
13 2 (0.60%) CCIE
13 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.60%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 155 (46.41%) Docker
2 118 (35.33%) Squid
3 113 (33.83%) Postfix
4 102 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 57 (17.07%) vSphere
6 35 (10.48%) Active Directory
7 29 (8.68%) HDFS
8 24 (7.19%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (3.89%) Hyper-V
10 9 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.50%) KVM
11 5 (1.50%) Xen
12 3 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.60%) NFS
13 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.60%) VMware GSX
13 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 212 (63.47%) Puppet
2 142 (42.51%) Ansible
3 129 (38.62%) ZABBIX
4 126 (37.72%) logstash
5 125 (37.43%) Kibana
6 120 (35.93%) Kubernetes
6 120 (35.93%) Terraform
7 118 (35.33%) Rancher
8 42 (12.57%) vRealize
9 29 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (6.89%) Consul
10 23 (6.89%) Packer
11 22 (6.59%) HAProxy
12 10 (2.99%) SCCM
13 9 (2.69%) Salt
14 7 (2.10%) Rundeck
15 6 (1.80%) Nagios
15 6 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 6 (1.80%) SCOM
15 6 (1.80%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 271 (81.14%) VMware
2 125 (37.43%) Oracle
3 123 (36.83%) Sonatype
4 85 (25.45%) Atlassian
5 43 (12.87%) Cisco
6 37 (11.08%) Red Hat
7 28 (8.38%) Hortonworks
7 28 (8.38%) Microsoft
8 23 (6.89%) AppDynamics
9 19 (5.69%) Google
10 16 (4.79%) Citrix
11 13 (3.89%) Vyatta
12 12 (3.59%) EMC
13 10 (2.99%) Palo Alto
14 8 (2.40%) Black Duck
14 8 (2.40%) Veracode
15 7 (2.10%) CheckPoint
16 6 (1.80%) Juniper
17 5 (1.50%) Veeam
18 4 (1.20%) Adobe
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