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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
London / City of London
Rank 149 153 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 +35  
Contract jobs citing vCloud 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 1.57% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £575 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.28% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £885 £438 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £420 £325
% change year-on-year +22.02% +29.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

vCloud is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 299 318 479
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.99% 9.56% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 247 351
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 24
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.13 £19.30 £24.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing vCloud as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCloud in the City of London

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) Ansible
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) LAMP
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) Docker
6 3 (37.50%) Rundeck
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (37.50%) GitHub
6 3 (37.50%) HAProxy
6 3 (37.50%) Puppet
6 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
6 3 (37.50%) nginx
7 2 (25.00%) iSeries
7 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)

vCloud
Top Related 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Mule ESB
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) GitHub
3 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Head of DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Digital
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Technical Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
1 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) AS400
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) iSeries
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Corosync
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) HAProxy
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Rundeck
3 2 (25.00%) OpenIDM
3 2 (25.00%) Pacemaker
3 2 (25.00%) Terraform
4 1 (12.50%) Kibana
4 1 (12.50%) logstash
4 1 (12.50%) Salt
4 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Black Duck
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Sonatype
4 1 (12.50%) Veracode