Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 368 507
Rank change year-on-year -150 +139 -8
Contract jobs citing vCloud 116 256 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 4.66% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 125 72
London median daily rate £575 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +12.68% -1.39%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £363
90th Percentile £738 £613 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
London median hourly rate - - £34.00
England median hourly rate - - £34.00

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 5786 5494 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.29% 12.23% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3791 3026
London median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 143 211
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.05 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.20 £50.00 £34.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in London

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vCloud in London

vCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
South London -56 15 £500 +1.78% 1
Central London +7 14 £600 +20.00%
North London -10 1 £450 -
vCloud
England

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 London region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 78 (67.24%) DevOps
2 76 (65.52%) VMware
3 65 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (46.55%) Linux
5 47 (40.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (37.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (34.48%) Ansible
8 39 (33.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 39 (33.62%) Scrum
9 37 (31.90%) PowerShell
10 36 (31.03%) Windows
11 35 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (28.45%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (25.86%) HTTP
14 28 (24.14%) Octopus Deploy
14 28 (24.14%) SaltStack
15 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
16 26 (22.41%) TeamCity
16 26 (22.41%) TCP/IP
17 25 (21.55%) E-Commerce
17 25 (21.55%) Ubuntu
17 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
18 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
19 23 (19.83%) SSL
19 23 (19.83%) MySQL
20 22 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
22 19 (16.38%) Puppet

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 14 (12.07%) OpenStack
2 11 (9.48%) Confluence
3 10 (8.62%) Apache
4 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) nginx
7 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 39 (33.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon S3
3 7 (6.03%) PaaS
3 7 (6.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (5.17%) IaaS
5 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Office 365
6 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.86%) HTTP
2 26 (22.41%) TCP/IP
3 23 (19.83%) SSL
4 13 (11.21%) DNS
5 8 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (6.90%) OpenVPN
5 8 (6.90%) SSH
6 7 (6.03%) LAN
6 7 (6.03%) WAN
7 5 (4.31%) SAN
8 4 (3.45%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.45%) LDAP
9 3 (2.59%) Firewall
10 2 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.72%) VPN
11 1 (0.86%) MPLS
11 1 (0.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
3 23 (19.83%) MySQL
4 14 (12.07%) Big Data
5 12 (10.34%) Hadoop
6 7 (6.03%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) Redis
8 1 (0.86%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
3 26 (22.41%) TeamCity
4 22 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (11.21%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.48%) JIRA
7 8 (6.90%) Ant
7 8 (6.90%) JUnit
7 8 (6.90%) Liquibase
7 8 (6.90%) Maven
7 8 (6.90%) SonarQube
7 8 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (6.03%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.86%) Arsenale Dataplane
10 1 (0.86%) JIRA Agile
General
1 11 (9.48%) Retail
2 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Games
3 5 (4.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (43.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (27.59%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (19.83%) Azure Engineer
5 18 (15.52%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 17 (14.66%) Azure DevOps
6 17 (14.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 15 (12.93%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (11.21%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (11.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (10.34%) PowerShell Engineer
9 12 (10.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (8.62%) Platform Engineer
10 10 (8.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Architect
11 9 (7.76%) Consultant
12 8 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) .NET
2 10 (8.62%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (7.76%) REST
4 8 (6.90%) MCollective
5 2 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.72%) J2EE
5 2 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
6 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.76%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.03%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.31%) Online Games
5 4 (3.45%) Fintech
6 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.86%) Blog
6 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.55%) Linux
2 36 (31.03%) Windows
3 25 (21.55%) Ubuntu
4 22 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.62%) CentOS
6 9 (7.76%) Unix
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (67.24%) DevOps
2 65 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.07%) Continuous Delivery
4 39 (33.62%) Scrum
5 35 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (21.55%) E-Commerce
7 16 (13.79%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.62%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (6.90%) Service Management
9 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.03%) Coaching
10 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
10 7 (6.03%) Open Source
11 6 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.17%) High Availability
11 6 (5.17%) ITIL
11 6 (5.17%) Network Design
11 6 (5.17%) SOA
12 5 (4.31%) Investment Management
12 5 (4.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.90%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
2 9 (7.76%) C#
3 8 (6.90%) Python
4 7 (6.03%) Groovy
4 7 (6.03%) Java
5 3 (2.59%) Ruby
6 2 (1.72%) Perl
6 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.31%) VCP6
5 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.72%) MCITP
6 2 (1.72%) MCTS
6 2 (1.72%) VCP5
7 1 (0.86%) CCNA
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.86%) VCAP
System Software
1 47 (40.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.66%) vSphere
3 10 (8.62%) Docker
4 9 (7.76%) HDFS
4 9 (7.76%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
5 8 (6.90%) Postfix
5 8 (6.90%) Squid
6 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.72%) NFS
8 2 (1.72%) OpenDJ
8 2 (1.72%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.86%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.86%) Xen
9 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (34.48%) Ansible
2 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (16.38%) Puppet
4 16 (13.79%) Terraform
5 12 (10.34%) vRealize
6 11 (9.48%) vCenter Server
7 10 (8.62%) Kibana
7 10 (8.62%) logstash
7 10 (8.62%) ZABBIX
8 8 (6.90%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (6.90%) Kubernetes
8 8 (6.90%) Rancher
8 8 (6.90%) Salt
9 7 (6.03%) Rsyslog
9 7 (6.03%) Sysdig
10 5 (4.31%) PowerCLI
11 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.72%) Rundeck
11 2 (1.72%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.86%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 76 (65.52%) VMware
2 28 (24.14%) SaltStack
3 11 (9.48%) Cisco
4 8 (6.90%) Hortonworks
4 8 (6.90%) Isilon
4 8 (6.90%) Sonatype
5 7 (6.03%) EMC
5 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.31%) Google
7 3 (2.59%) Brocade
7 3 (2.59%) CommVault
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle
7 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.72%) Citrix
8 2 (1.72%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.86%) HP
9 1 (0.86%) NetApp
9 1 (0.86%) Splunk