Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 532 371
Rank change year-on-year -45 -161 +147
Contract jobs citing vCloud 53 114 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.24% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 1.93% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 97 121
London median daily rate £575 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +15.94%
10th Percentile £419 £425 £363
90th Percentile £650 £740 £618
England median daily rate £511 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -7.05% +10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 7,274 5,921 5,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.65% 12.54% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,348 4,278 3,774
London median daily rate £525 £491 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% +9.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £200
90th Percentile £663 £638 £624
England median daily rate £470 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +7.43% +6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 141 144
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +21.21% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £47.39 £57.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84% +3.23%

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCloud in London

vCloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud in London.

Contractor 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 16 December 2018. 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
Central London -35 2 £558 -8.98%
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 44 (83.02%) VMware
2 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (45.28%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (39.62%) DevOps
5 20 (37.74%) vSphere
6 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (32.08%) Windows
7 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (30.19%) CentOS
8 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
8 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
8 14 (26.42%) Docker
8 14 (26.42%) Kubernetes
9 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (22.64%) Puppet
10 12 (22.64%) DNS
10 12 (22.64%) Ansible
11 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
11 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.87%) Service Management
12 10 (18.87%) Apache
12 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.98%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (16.98%) Rancher
13 9 (16.98%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (16.98%) Terraform
13 9 (16.98%) Sonatype
13 9 (16.98%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (16.98%) logstash

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 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) Confluence
2 9 (16.98%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
3 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (45.28%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon S3
3 8 (15.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (13.21%) IaaS
4 7 (13.21%) PaaS
5 6 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 9 (16.98%) OpenLDAP
2 9 (16.98%) OpenVPN
2 9 (16.98%) SSH
3 8 (15.09%) HTTP
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
5 4 (7.55%) Firewall
5 4 (7.55%) SAN
5 4 (7.55%) SSL
6 3 (5.66%) NAS
7 2 (3.77%) IPsec
7 2 (3.77%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.98%) Ant
3 9 (16.98%) JIRA
3 9 (16.98%) JUnit
3 9 (16.98%) Liquibase
3 9 (16.98%) Maven
3 9 (16.98%) SonarQube
3 9 (16.98%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (15.09%) Bitbucket
5 6 (11.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Arsenale Dataplane
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.89%) German Language
1 1 (1.89%) Retail
1 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Architect
4 10 (18.87%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (18.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) PowerShell Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Data Centre Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Migration Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 5 (9.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (16.98%) MCollective
1 9 (16.98%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
3 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Windows
3 16 (30.19%) CentOS
4 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.32%) SUSE
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Unix
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) RancherOS
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) DevOps
2 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Service Management
5 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
5 9 (16.98%) Migration
6 8 (15.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (11.32%) Project Planning
7 6 (11.32%) Runbook
7 6 (11.32%) Validation
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.66%) Presales
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
11 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.77%) Network Virtualisation
11 2 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
3 8 (15.09%) Groovy
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Go
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) MCITP
3 6 (11.32%) MCSE
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.32%) RHCE
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.74%) vSphere
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (26.42%) Docker
4 9 (16.98%) Postfix
4 9 (16.98%) Squid
5 8 (15.09%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (13.21%) VMware NSX
7 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.89%) NFS
9 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Kubernetes
2 12 (22.64%) Ansible
2 12 (22.64%) Puppet
3 9 (16.98%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (16.98%) Kibana
3 9 (16.98%) logstash
3 9 (16.98%) Rancher
3 9 (16.98%) Terraform
3 9 (16.98%) ZABBIX
4 8 (15.09%) Rsyslog
4 8 (15.09%) Sysdig
5 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.66%) vRealize
7 2 (3.77%) Salt
7 2 (3.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) VMware
2 9 (16.98%) Sonatype
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.32%) Google
5 4 (7.55%) EMC
5 4 (7.55%) NetApp
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.89%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) Zerto