Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 431 432 579
Rank change year-on-year +1 +147 -12
Contract jobs citing vCloud 10 4 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.017% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.11% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 25
10th Percentile £297 " £508
25th Percentile £391 " £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £425 £615
Median % change year-on-year +12.94% -30.89% +2.50%
75th Percentile £519 " £700
90th Percentile £525 " £721
England median daily rate £500 £388 £550
% change year-on-year +29.03% -29.55% -

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 3,148 3,514 6,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.19% 14.90% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,330 2,595 4,777
10th Percentile £340 £203 £210
25th Percentile £430 £388 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 85 111
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.43 £12.76
25th Percentile £16.53 £15.25 £16.29
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -6.52% +1.63%
75th Percentile £51.13 £25.00 £36.67
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.83 £47.09
England median hourly rate £18.55 £16.50 £16.21
% change year-on-year +12.42% +1.80% +2.19%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 - 1 £275 -
Central London - 1 - -
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
3 7 (70.00%) vRealize
3 7 (70.00%) vCenter Server
3 7 (70.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 6 (60.00%) VMware NSX
4 6 (60.00%) VSAN
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (40.00%) VCAP
6 4 (40.00%) Docker
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Azure
6 4 (40.00%) AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Dell
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management

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 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VSAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) 5G
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) FCAPS
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) MIMO
4 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) PyUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Architect
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VMware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (10.00%) CMDB
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (10.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) VMS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
5 1 (10.00%) Inventory Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (40.00%) VCAP
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) VCP6
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) VMware NSX
4 4 (40.00%) Docker
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Ceph
6 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) vCenter Server
1 7 (70.00%) vRealize
1 7 (70.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) vMotion
6 1 (10.00%) Ansible
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (10.00%) Salt
6 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Foundry
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) NEC
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat