Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for vCloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCloud over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware vCloud Suite
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 244 247
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +39
Contract jobs citing vCloud 13 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.075% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.53% 0.70% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 16
City of London median daily rate £600 £498 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% +13.77% -7.89%
10th Percentile £450 £427 £400
90th Percentile £723 £639 £600
Central London median daily rate £600 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +20.00% +14.29% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

vCloud is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 852 716 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.91% 10.76% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 558 674
City of London median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +13.56%
10th Percentile £213 £204 £213
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £483 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.22% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 36
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £12.85
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £33.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.99
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.61% +12.44%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing vCloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in the City of London

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCloud in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCloud in the City of London

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Ansible
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) SaltStack
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (53.85%) MySQL
5 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (53.85%) HTTP
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) SSL
5 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
5 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (23.08%) Salt
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef

vCloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
1 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Salt
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SaltStack
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco