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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 July 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 552 493 401
Rank change year-on-year -59 -92 +169
Contract jobs citing vCloud 40 9 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.033% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 3
10th Percentile £431 £470 -
25th Percentile £570 £478 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £513 £425
Median % change year-on-year +26.83% +20.59% -30.04%
75th Percentile £703 £538 £500
90th Percentile £713 £606 £545
England median daily rate £613 £480 £425
% change year-on-year +27.60% +12.94% -22.73%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,908 3,824 2,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.39% 13.81% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,710 2,818 1,994
10th Percentile £300 £358 £263
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £564 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.33% +5.00% -4.31%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £668
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 40
10th Percentile £14.75 £15.31 £12.42
25th Percentile £20.50 £20.00 £15.78
Median hourly rate £30.75 £36.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.75% +78.05% -2.38%
75th Percentile £49.53 £51.63 £40.53
90th Percentile £77.03 £73.80 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.38 £17.17
% change year-on-year +8.84% +7.00% +2.98%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing vCloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in London

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vCloud in London.

Daily rate trend for vCloud in London

vCloud
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing vCloud in London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for vCloud in London

vCloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vCloud in London.

Hourly rate trend for vCloud in London

vCloud
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the London region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -21 1 £570 - 1
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (72.50%) Kubernetes
3 28 (70.00%) OpenStack
4 27 (67.50%) Telecoms
4 27 (67.50%) Firewall
5 26 (65.00%) SSL
5 26 (65.00%) CA
5 26 (65.00%) OAuth
5 26 (65.00%) PaaS
5 26 (65.00%) Key Management
6 25 (62.50%) Linux
7 21 (52.50%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (52.50%) Games
8 18 (45.00%) Private Cloud
8 18 (45.00%) Docker
9 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (40.00%) SaaS
10 16 (40.00%) OAuth2
10 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (40.00%) IaaS
10 16 (40.00%) PKI
10 16 (40.00%) Password Management
10 16 (40.00%) IPsec
10 16 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
10 16 (40.00%) IKE
10 16 (40.00%) VPN
10 16 (40.00%) Application Security
10 16 (40.00%) Zero Trust
10 16 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention

vCloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 28 (70.00%) OpenStack
2 10 (25.00%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 26 (65.00%) PaaS
2 16 (40.00%) IaaS
2 16 (40.00%) SaaS
3 12 (30.00%) AWS
4 5 (12.50%) Azure
5 4 (10.00%) GCP
6 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.50%) Azure AKS
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.50%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 1 (2.50%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 26 (65.00%) SSL
3 16 (40.00%) IKE
3 16 (40.00%) IPsec
3 16 (40.00%) VPN
4 14 (35.00%) DNS
5 11 (27.50%) Network Security
6 8 (20.00%) VSAN
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (10.00%) LAN
7 4 (10.00%) OSPF
7 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.00%) WAN
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (7.50%) VLAN
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
1 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (67.50%) Telecoms
2 21 (52.50%) Games
3 4 (10.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Security Engineer
1 22 (55.00%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Design Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 11 (27.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Unix Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Unix Security Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) AWS Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Unix Architect
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
7 3 (7.50%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) OAuth
2 16 (40.00%) OAuth2
3 10 (25.00%) gRPC
3 10 (25.00%) JWT
3 10 (25.00%) Kafka
3 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.50%) Flash
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Private Cloud
2 16 (40.00%) PKI
3 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (15.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (10.00%) NHS
6 3 (7.50%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Unix
3 10 (25.00%) Debian
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Key Management
2 21 (52.50%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (40.00%) Application Security
3 16 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 16 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 16 (40.00%) Password Management
3 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (40.00%) Zero Trust
4 15 (37.50%) DevOps
5 14 (35.00%) CI/CD
6 11 (27.50%) Data Protection
7 10 (25.00%) Database Security
7 10 (25.00%) Observability
7 10 (25.00%) SDLC
7 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (25.00%) Validation
8 7 (17.50%) SIEM
9 5 (12.50%) Use Case
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Bash
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) CCIE
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCIE Security
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Docker
2 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
4 13 (32.50%) vSphere
5 10 (25.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.50%) KVM
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) Kubernetes
2 12 (30.00%) Ansible
3 10 (25.00%) Consul
3 10 (25.00%) Fluentd
3 10 (25.00%) Grafana
3 10 (25.00%) HAProxy
3 10 (25.00%) Prometheus
3 10 (25.00%) Terraform
3 10 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 7 (17.50%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.00%) vRealize
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.50%) Cloudify
6 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Puppet
6 1 (2.50%) Rancher
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) CA
3 11 (27.50%) IBM
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (25.00%) CyberArk
4 10 (25.00%) Sonatype
5 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.50%) Dell
5 7 (17.50%) F5
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) Ericsson
7 5 (12.50%) Nokia
8 4 (10.00%) Mavenir
9 1 (2.50%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Mirantis
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds