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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vCloud Suite
Rank 547 535 549
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing vCloud 101 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 1.66% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 58 37
Median daily rate £500 £413 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £271 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
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
6530 5555 5306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.24% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4002 3099 2829
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 658 640
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.48 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.00 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.08 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 May 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 May 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 -12 85 £525 +27.27% 14
London -11 57 £550 +22.22% 5
South East 0 10 £450 +14.28% 8
Croydon -14 6 £480 +11.30%
Berkshire -1 5 £438 +11.11%
Ipswich +5 4 £525 +133.33%
East of England +4 4 £525 +90.90%
Suffolk +3 4 £525 +133.33%
West Midlands -8 4 £456 -13.09%
East Midlands - 4 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £550 -
Nottingham - 4 £550 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £350 - 1
Leeds +2 3 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 3 £350 - 1
Reading - 3 £450 -
Harrow - 3 £500 -
North West - 3 £425 -
Scotland - 3 £388 -
City of London +36 2 £538 +19.44% 2
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Tonbridge - 2 £650 -
Livingston - 2 £388 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Hampshire - 2 £360 - 1
Kent - 2 £650 -
West Lothian - 2 £388 -
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
Coventry - 2 £456 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 130 (73.86%) VMware
2 82 (46.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (46.59%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (44.89%) Linux
4 73 (41.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 70 (39.77%) Windows
6 67 (38.07%) DevOps
7 64 (36.36%) Puppet
8 57 (32.39%) vSphere
9 51 (28.98%) Ansible
9 51 (28.98%) Docker
10 50 (28.41%) Data Centre
11 48 (27.27%) Cisco
12 44 (25.00%) SAN
12 44 (25.00%) IaaS
13 40 (22.73%) PaaS
13 40 (22.73%) Red Hat
14 39 (22.16%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (21.02%) Python
16 36 (20.45%) Kubernetes
17 35 (19.89%) OpenStack
17 35 (19.89%) Microsoft
18 34 (19.32%) MySQL
18 34 (19.32%) Bash Shell
19 33 (18.75%) Jenkins
19 33 (18.75%) Private Cloud
19 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
19 33 (18.75%) DNS
20 29 (16.48%) CentOS
21 27 (15.34%) PowerShell

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 35 (19.89%) OpenStack
2 21 (11.93%) Apache
3 17 (9.66%) Tomcat
4 16 (9.09%) nginx
5 9 (5.11%) JBoss
6 8 (4.55%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.98%) Mule ESB
8 6 (3.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.41%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.84%) Node.js
10 4 (2.27%) Confluence
10 4 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.27%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.70%) IIS
12 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Office
2 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 82 (46.59%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (41.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (25.00%) IaaS
4 40 (22.73%) PaaS
5 16 (9.09%) SaaS
6 11 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (5.11%) GitHub
8 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.41%) IBM PureFlex
8 6 (3.41%) Office 365
9 5 (2.84%) Heroku
10 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.14%) HP Helion
11 2 (1.14%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.00%) SAN
2 33 (18.75%) DNS
3 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
4 24 (13.64%) Firewall
5 23 (13.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (9.66%) VPN
7 16 (9.09%) NAS
8 14 (7.95%) SSL
9 13 (7.39%) LAN
9 13 (7.39%) WAN
10 10 (5.68%) DHCP
11 9 (5.11%) LDAP
12 7 (3.98%) DMZ
12 7 (3.98%) Reverse Proxy
13 6 (3.41%) IPsec
14 5 (2.84%) Internet
15 4 (2.27%) FWSM
15 4 (2.27%) HTTP
15 4 (2.27%) MPLS
15 4 (2.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.32%) MySQL
2 21 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.52%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.55%) Redis
6 5 (2.84%) Big Data
7 4 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.27%) Informix
7 4 (2.27%) Neo4j
7 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.14%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.20%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.39%) Gerrit
5 11 (6.25%) JIRA
6 10 (5.68%) Artifactory
7 8 (4.55%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.98%) Mercurial
9 6 (3.41%) Maven
9 6 (3.41%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.84%) Hudson
11 4 (2.27%) Ant
11 4 (2.27%) GitLab
11 4 (2.27%) Subversion
11 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.27%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.70%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.14%) MSI
13 2 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 20 (11.36%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.55%) Retail
4 7 (3.98%) Games
5 6 (3.41%) Banking
6 5 (2.84%) Marketing
7 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.70%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) French Language
9 1 (0.57%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (14.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 24 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (10.80%) Architect
5 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) Consultant
8 11 (6.25%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Analyst
9 10 (5.68%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (5.11%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (3.41%) Contracts Manager
12 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (2.84%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.36%) Web Services
2 16 (9.09%) LAMP
3 12 (6.82%) J2EE
4 11 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
5 10 (5.68%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.84%) REST
8 4 (2.27%) jQuery
8 4 (2.27%) JSON
8 4 (2.27%) Kafka
9 3 (1.70%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (1.70%) Middleware
9 3 (1.70%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.70%) XML
10 2 (1.14%) RESTful
11 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.57%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 50 (28.41%) Data Centre
2 33 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 12 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (6.25%) VCE vBlock
5 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.55%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.98%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.41%) FlexPod
9 5 (2.84%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (2.84%) Replication
10 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.70%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.14%) PKI
13 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.57%) Clustering
13 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 79 (44.89%) Linux
2 70 (39.77%) Windows
3 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 29 (16.48%) CentOS
5 22 (12.50%) Unix
5 22 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.68%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.27%) Solaris
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.14%) AIX
10 2 (1.14%) HPUX
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.57%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.57%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.07%) DevOps
2 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (13.07%) ITIL
5 18 (10.23%) Configuration Management
5 18 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (10.23%) Open Source
6 13 (7.39%) High Availability
7 11 (6.25%) Scrum
8 10 (5.68%) ITSM
8 10 (5.68%) Migration
9 8 (4.55%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.55%) OWASP
9 8 (4.55%) SOA
9 8 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.98%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (3.98%) Network Design
11 6 (3.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.02%) Python
2 34 (19.32%) Bash Shell
3 27 (15.34%) PowerShell
4 24 (13.64%) Perl
5 20 (11.36%) Ruby
6 19 (10.80%) Java
7 16 (9.09%) PHP
8 12 (6.82%) SQL
9 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.41%) C
11 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.82%) CCNP
5 11 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.68%) VCAP
7 8 (4.55%) Degree
8 4 (2.27%) CCNA
8 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.27%) RHCE
8 4 (2.27%) VCP5
9 3 (1.70%) MCSE
9 3 (1.70%) VCP4
10 2 (1.14%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.57%) CCSA
11 1 (0.57%) CCSE
11 1 (0.57%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.57%) NCDA
11 1 (0.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (46.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (32.39%) vSphere
3 51 (28.98%) Docker
4 27 (15.34%) Active Directory
5 12 (6.82%) VMware ESX
5 12 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.68%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.68%) KVM
7 6 (3.41%) Firmware
8 5 (2.84%) LXC
8 5 (2.84%) Xen
9 4 (2.27%) NFS
10 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.14%) GlusterFS
11 2 (1.14%) HDFS
11 2 (1.14%) pfSense
11 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 64 (36.36%) Puppet
2 51 (28.98%) Ansible
3 39 (22.16%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (20.45%) Kubernetes
5 27 (15.34%) Mesos
6 18 (10.23%) logstash
7 14 (7.95%) Salt
7 14 (7.95%) Terraform
7 14 (7.95%) vRealize
8 13 (7.39%) ZABBIX
9 12 (6.82%) Kibana
9 12 (6.82%) Nagios
10 10 (5.68%) HAProxy
10 10 (5.68%) Rundeck
11 9 (5.11%) SCCM
11 9 (5.11%) SCOM
12 7 (3.98%) Zenoss
13 5 (2.84%) EMC VPLEX
13 5 (2.84%) OpenView
13 5 (2.84%) vMotion
Vendors
1 130 (73.86%) VMware
2 48 (27.27%) Cisco
3 40 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 35 (19.89%) Microsoft
5 23 (13.07%) EMC
6 14 (7.95%) HP
7 12 (6.82%) Google
7 12 (6.82%) Oracle
8 10 (5.68%) Dell
9 8 (4.55%) Black Duck
9 8 (4.55%) NetApp
9 8 (4.55%) Sonatype
9 8 (4.55%) Veracode
10 7 (3.98%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.98%) Veeam
11 6 (3.41%) Citrix
11 6 (3.41%) IBM
12 5 (2.84%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.27%) Dell KACE
13 4 (2.27%) Isilon
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