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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 455 518 542
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +24
Contract jobs citing vCloud 185 139 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.93% 2.29% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 98 53
Median daily rate £500 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
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
6308 6068 5758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.83% 10.41% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3421 3197
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 613 656
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +57 182 £500 +25.00% 20
London +81 146 £505 +12.22% 9
South East +8 24 £450 +28.57% 5
Croydon -3 18 £495 +10.00%
Surrey +16 11 £438 - 1
Berkshire +20 8 £550 +37.50% 4
Hampshire +16 6 £460 -
Woking - 6 £445 - 1
North West +8 5 £395 +12.85% 4
Yorkshire -3 4 £385 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -4 4 £385 +10.00% 1
Leeds -6 4 £385 +10.00% 1
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Lancashire +18 3 £395 +12.85%
Scotland +3 3 £450 +16.12%
Edinburgh -3 3 £450 +16.12%
Slough - 3 £558 -
City of London +29 2 £544 +27.94% 3
South West +5 2 £400 -33.33%
Bracknell - 2 £575 - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £550 -
Preston - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -26 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Bath - 1 £375 -
Bootle - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £568 - 3
Merseyside - 1 £350 -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 226 (79.02%) VMware
2 184 (64.34%) Amazon AWS
3 171 (59.79%) DevOps
4 165 (57.69%) Puppet
5 163 (56.99%) Linux
6 137 (47.90%) Docker
7 131 (45.80%) Ansible
8 117 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (37.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 105 (36.71%) Kubernetes
12 104 (36.36%) Jenkins
13 101 (35.31%) CentOS
14 100 (34.97%) Scrum
15 99 (34.62%) DNS
15 99 (34.62%) Sonatype Nexus
16 97 (33.92%) Git (software)
16 97 (33.92%) Apache
17 96 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 95 (33.22%) Configuration Management
19 93 (32.52%) PostgreSQL
19 93 (32.52%) Hadoop
19 93 (32.52%) Terraform
19 93 (32.52%) logstash
20 92 (32.17%) Kibana
21 91 (31.82%) Security Cleared
22 89 (31.12%) ZABBIX
22 89 (31.12%) Sonatype
22 89 (31.12%) Ruby
23 88 (30.77%) SonarQube

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 97 (33.92%) Apache
2 78 (27.27%) Confluence
3 75 (26.22%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (10.49%) OpenStack
5 16 (5.59%) JBoss
5 16 (5.59%) nginx
6 14 (4.90%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.20%) MS Exchange
8 11 (3.85%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.70%) IIS
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 72 (25.17%) HipChat
2 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 184 (64.34%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (28.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (16.08%) IaaS
4 39 (13.64%) PaaS
5 14 (4.90%) GitHub
5 14 (4.90%) SaaS
6 13 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.10%) IBM PureFlex
8 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.05%) Heroku
10 2 (0.70%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Office 365
10 2 (0.70%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (34.62%) DNS
2 73 (25.52%) OpenLDAP
2 73 (25.52%) OpenVPN
2 73 (25.52%) SSH
3 39 (13.64%) SAN
4 35 (12.24%) Firewall
5 34 (11.89%) VPN
6 24 (8.39%) TCP/IP
7 21 (7.34%) Reverse Proxy
8 19 (6.64%) LAN
9 18 (6.29%) SSL
9 18 (6.29%) WAN
10 16 (5.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (5.59%) IPsec
11 12 (4.20%) DMZ
12 9 (3.15%) MPLS
12 9 (3.15%) SNMP
13 7 (2.45%) DHCP
14 6 (2.10%) LDAP
15 5 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (32.52%) Hadoop
1 93 (32.52%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (11.89%) MySQL
3 21 (7.34%) Big Data
4 15 (5.24%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.90%) Redis
6 13 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 104 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 99 (34.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 97 (33.92%) Git (software)
4 88 (30.77%) SonarQube
5 76 (26.57%) JIRA
6 74 (25.87%) Maven
7 73 (25.52%) Ant
7 73 (25.52%) JUnit
8 72 (25.17%) JIRA Agile
9 71 (24.83%) Liquibase
10 62 (21.68%) Bitbucket
11 17 (5.94%) Artifactory
12 14 (4.90%) Gerrit
13 13 (4.55%) Mercurial
14 7 (2.45%) GitLab
14 7 (2.45%) Subversion
15 5 (1.75%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.75%) Vagrant
16 2 (0.70%) Hudson
16 2 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 18 (6.29%) Finance
2 16 (5.59%) Retail
3 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.45%) Legal
5 6 (2.10%) Marketing
6 4 (1.40%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 124 (43.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (17.83%) Senior DevOps
3 50 (17.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 36 (12.59%) Architect
5 30 (10.49%) Consultant
6 23 (8.04%) Lead DevOps
7 20 (6.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (6.99%) DevOps Consultant
8 16 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.90%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (3.85%) AWS Architect
11 11 (3.85%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.50%) Big Data Engineer
12 10 (3.50%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (3.50%) Senior Applications Engineer
12 10 (3.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
13 9 (3.15%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (26.22%) MCollective
2 74 (25.87%) ELK Stack
3 70 (24.48%) Software Packaging
4 25 (8.74%) Web Services
5 19 (6.64%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (6.29%) LAMP
7 16 (5.59%) LAPP Stack
8 14 (4.90%) J2EE
8 14 (4.90%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (2.80%) REST
10 5 (1.75%) JSON
10 5 (1.75%) XML
11 4 (1.40%) Middleware
12 2 (0.70%) Kafka
12 2 (0.70%) SAML
12 2 (0.70%) Spring
13 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.35%) JSON-LD
13 1 (0.35%) Node.js
13 1 (0.35%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.53%) Data Centre
2 39 (13.64%) Private Cloud
3 17 (5.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.50%) VCE vBlock
6 8 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.10%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.75%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.75%) Replication
10 4 (1.40%) PKI
11 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.70%) Clustering
12 2 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.35%) Blog
13 1 (0.35%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 163 (56.99%) Linux
2 101 (35.31%) CentOS
3 54 (18.88%) Windows
4 30 (10.49%) Unix
5 28 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (6.29%) Ubuntu
7 16 (5.59%) Windows Server
8 15 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.40%) Solaris
12 2 (0.70%) AIX
12 2 (0.70%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.70%) HPUX
12 2 (0.70%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (59.79%) DevOps
2 117 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 111 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (37.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 100 (34.97%) Scrum
6 95 (33.22%) Configuration Management
7 75 (26.22%) Service Management
8 70 (24.48%) Identity Management
9 65 (22.73%) Case Management
10 60 (20.98%) Coaching
11 52 (18.18%) Workflow
12 47 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (6.99%) Migration
14 16 (5.59%) Software Engineering
15 15 (5.24%) OWASP
16 14 (4.90%) Build Automation
16 14 (4.90%) High Availability
17 13 (4.55%) User Stories
18 12 (4.20%) ITIL
18 12 (4.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.12%) Ruby
2 69 (24.13%) Shell Script
3 41 (14.34%) Python
4 28 (9.79%) Bash Shell
5 27 (9.44%) Perl
6 20 (6.99%) PHP
7 16 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.24%) Java
9 8 (2.80%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.10%) C
11 2 (0.70%) SQL
12 1 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 91 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 87 (30.42%) SC Cleared
3 34 (11.89%) CTC Cleared
4 29 (10.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (3.50%) VCAP
8 9 (3.15%) CCNA
8 9 (3.15%) CCNP
9 5 (1.75%) Degree
10 4 (1.40%) BC Cleared
10 4 (1.40%) RHCE
11 3 (1.05%) MCSE
11 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.70%) CCIE
12 2 (0.70%) CISMP
12 2 (0.70%) CRISC
12 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.35%) EMC Certification
13 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 137 (47.90%) Docker
2 96 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (26.57%) Squid
4 72 (25.17%) Postfix
5 59 (20.63%) vSphere
6 27 (9.44%) Active Directory
7 20 (6.99%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (5.24%) HDFS
9 12 (4.20%) Hyper-V
10 11 (3.85%) KVM
11 8 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.45%) Xen
13 6 (2.10%) VMware ESX
14 4 (1.40%) LXC
15 3 (1.05%) Firmware
16 2 (0.70%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.70%) NFS
16 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.70%) UAG
16 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 165 (57.69%) Puppet
2 131 (45.80%) Ansible
3 105 (36.71%) Kubernetes
4 93 (32.52%) logstash
4 93 (32.52%) Terraform
5 92 (32.17%) Kibana
6 89 (31.12%) ZABBIX
7 77 (26.92%) Rancher
8 43 (15.03%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (9.79%) Mesos
10 27 (9.44%) vRealize
11 18 (6.29%) Salt
12 16 (5.59%) Rundeck
13 15 (5.24%) HAProxy
14 9 (3.15%) Nagios
15 8 (2.80%) Zenoss
16 7 (2.45%) SCCM
17 6 (2.10%) BladeLogic
17 6 (2.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 6 (2.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 226 (79.02%) VMware
2 89 (31.12%) Sonatype
3 77 (26.92%) Oracle
4 62 (21.68%) Atlassian
5 47 (16.43%) Cisco
6 41 (14.34%) Red Hat
7 21 (7.34%) Google
8 19 (6.64%) EMC
9 18 (6.29%) Microsoft
10 15 (5.24%) Black Duck
10 15 (5.24%) Hortonworks
10 15 (5.24%) Veracode
11 14 (4.90%) Citrix
12 9 (3.15%) Palo Alto
13 8 (2.80%) HP
13 8 (2.80%) NetApp
14 6 (2.10%) AppDynamics
14 6 (2.10%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.10%) IBM
15 5 (1.75%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £495.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago