Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 496 512
Rank change year-on-year -71 +16 -48
Contract jobs citing vCloud 60 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 1.83% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 64
London median daily rate £600 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £433 £381 £350
90th Percentile £688 £656 £621
England median daily rate £550 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +15.79% +2.15% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 6,252 4,368 4,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.61% 11.06% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,612 3,049 3,099
London median daily rate £500 £468 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +4.47% +14.74%
10th Percentile £204 £200 £190
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 113 162
London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £32.35
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 -33 14 £600 +6.67% 1
North London +3 1 - -
South London -53 1 - - 1
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 42 (70.00%) DevOps
2 30 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (50.00%) VMware
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (48.33%) Windows
4 27 (45.00%) Linux
4 27 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
6 24 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 19 (31.67%) TeamCity
8 19 (31.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (31.67%) Ansible
9 17 (28.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (28.33%) Deployment Automation
10 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (25.00%) Scrum
11 15 (25.00%) HTTP
12 14 (23.33%) OpenStack
13 13 (21.67%) MongoDB
13 13 (21.67%) DNS
13 13 (21.67%) MySQL
13 13 (21.67%) Ubuntu
14 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 12 (20.00%) Python
14 12 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (18.33%) Java
15 11 (18.33%) SSL

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 (23.33%) OpenStack
2 10 (16.67%) Apache
3 7 (11.67%) Confluence
4 6 (10.00%) nginx
4 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.67%) JBoss
6 2 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (3.33%) Drupal
7 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.00%) IaaS
4 5 (8.33%) Office 365
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (6.67%) PaaS
5 4 (6.67%) SaaS
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) HTTP
2 13 (21.67%) DNS
3 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.33%) SSL
5 7 (11.67%) Firewall
5 7 (11.67%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.33%) VPN
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.67%) Kerberos
7 4 (6.67%) LAN
7 4 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (6.67%) OpenVPN
7 4 (6.67%) SSH
7 4 (6.67%) WAN
8 3 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (5.00%) SAN
9 2 (3.33%) Internet
9 2 (3.33%) NAS
10 1 (1.67%) DHCP
10 1 (1.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) MongoDB
1 13 (21.67%) MySQL
2 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (31.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 19 (31.67%) TeamCity
3 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (11.67%) JIRA
6 5 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (8.33%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.67%) Ant
7 4 (6.67%) JUnit
7 4 (6.67%) Liquibase
7 4 (6.67%) Maven
7 4 (6.67%) SonarQube
8 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.67%) Arsenale Dataplane
9 1 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (11.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (11.67%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (8.33%) LAMP
2 5 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (6.67%) MCollective
3 4 (6.67%) Node.js
3 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (5.00%) LDAP
4 3 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.67%) J2EE
6 1 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Linux
3 13 (21.67%) Ubuntu
4 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.67%) Unix
6 5 (8.33%) CentOS
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) AIX
9 1 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) Debian
9 1 (1.67%) Fedora
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) DevOps
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (28.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (28.33%) Deployment Automation
5 15 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.33%) ITIL
9 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.33%) Open Source
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (6.67%) Kanban
10 4 (6.67%) Service Management
11 3 (5.00%) Cloud Operations
11 3 (5.00%) Migration
11 3 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
11 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (20.00%) Python
3 11 (18.33%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.67%) Ruby
5 8 (13.33%) Perl
5 8 (13.33%) PHP
6 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.67%) SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Groovy
8 2 (3.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) MCSE
3 3 (5.00%) VCP6
4 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CISA
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) GAAP
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Docker
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) vSphere
3 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.67%) NFS
4 5 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.67%) Postfix
5 4 (6.67%) Squid
6 3 (5.00%) OpenDJ
6 3 (5.00%) OpenIDM
7 2 (3.33%) KVM
7 2 (3.33%) LXC
7 2 (3.33%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (31.67%) Ansible
3 9 (15.00%) Terraform
4 8 (13.33%) Puppet
5 6 (10.00%) Kibana
5 6 (10.00%) ZABBIX
6 5 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (8.33%) logstash
6 5 (8.33%) vRealize
7 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
7 4 (6.67%) Rancher
8 3 (5.00%) Rsyslog
8 3 (5.00%) Sysdig
9 2 (3.33%) Capistrano
9 2 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (3.33%) PowerCLI
9 2 (3.33%) Rundeck
9 2 (3.33%) Salt
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) SaltStack
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
5 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) EMC
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle
7 4 (6.67%) F5
7 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 4 (6.67%) Sonatype
8 3 (5.00%) ForgeRock
8 3 (5.00%) Isilon
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (5.00%) Temenos
9 2 (3.33%) Google
9 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.67%) Brocade
10 1 (1.67%) New Relic
10 1 (1.67%) Perforce
10 1 (1.67%) Twitter