Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 528 419 525
Rank change year-on-year -109 +106 -44
Contract jobs citing vCloud 98 164 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.66% 3.32% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 51
London median daily rate £595 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £431 £360 £269
90th Percentile £720 £636 £613
England median daily rate £550 £500 £423
% change year-on-year +10.00% +18.34% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 5,919 4,940 4,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.71% 12.14% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,342 3,391 2,918
London median daily rate £500 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £191 £200 £180
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 142 197
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +26.67% -5.51%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £55.40 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% +6.67% -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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -24 14 £615 +20.00% 5
South London -58 12 £500 +11.42%
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 68 (69.39%) DevOps
2 55 (56.12%) VMware
3 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.96%) Windows
4 44 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (37.76%) PowerShell
7 35 (35.71%) Scrum
7 35 (35.71%) Linux
8 34 (34.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (32.65%) TeamCity
10 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
11 30 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (30.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (24.49%) E-Commerce
15 21 (21.43%) Ansible
16 20 (20.41%) vSphere
17 19 (19.39%) Puppet
18 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
19 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
19 17 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
19 17 (17.35%) DNS
20 16 (16.33%) Retail
21 15 (15.31%) HTTP
22 13 (13.27%) Unix
22 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
22 13 (13.27%) Java

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 13 (13.27%) OpenStack
2 12 (12.24%) Apache
3 10 (10.20%) Confluence
4 9 (9.18%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (6.12%) JBoss
7 5 (5.10%) nginx
8 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 44 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (6.12%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (6.12%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.12%) IaaS
4 6 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (5.10%) PaaS
6 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.08%) Office 365
6 4 (4.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.02%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) DNS
2 15 (15.31%) HTTP
3 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.18%) SSL
5 7 (7.14%) Firewall
5 7 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 7 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (7.14%) OpenVPN
5 7 (7.14%) SAN
5 7 (7.14%) SSH
5 7 (7.14%) VPN
6 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.08%) LAN
6 4 (4.08%) WAN
7 3 (3.06%) NAS
7 3 (3.06%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.04%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (12.24%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.22%) Big Data
4 9 (9.18%) MySQL
5 6 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (34.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 32 (32.65%) TeamCity
3 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
4 28 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.20%) JIRA
6 8 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (7.14%) Ant
7 7 (7.14%) JUnit
7 7 (7.14%) Liquibase
7 7 (7.14%) Maven
7 7 (7.14%) SonarQube
8 6 (6.12%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.02%) Arsenale Dataplane
10 1 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 16 (16.33%) Retail
2 5 (5.10%) Games
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (19.39%) Azure Engineer
3 18 (18.37%) Platform Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
4 14 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) PowerShell Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Consultant
8 8 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (8.16%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Architect
9 7 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (5.10%) VMware Consultant
12 4 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 10 (10.20%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (8.16%) Web Services
4 7 (7.14%) MCollective
5 6 (6.12%) REST
6 4 (4.08%) Node.js
6 4 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.06%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (3.06%) J2EE
7 3 (3.06%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (2.04%) LAMP
8 2 (2.04%) LDAP
8 2 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.02%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.12%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.10%) Online Games
4 2 (2.04%) Blog
4 2 (2.04%) Fintech
4 2 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.96%) Windows
2 35 (35.71%) Linux
3 13 (13.27%) Unix
4 12 (12.24%) Ubuntu
5 10 (10.20%) CentOS
5 10 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Android
9 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (69.39%) DevOps
2 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (35.71%) Scrum
5 30 (30.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (24.49%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.22%) ITIL
8 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.14%) Service Management
10 6 (6.12%) Coaching
10 6 (6.12%) High Availability
10 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (5.10%) Build Automation
11 5 (5.10%) User Stories
12 4 (4.08%) ITIL V3
13 3 (3.06%) Capacity Management
13 3 (3.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.27%) Java
3 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.22%) Python
5 10 (10.20%) Ruby
6 9 (9.18%) PHP
7 7 (7.14%) C#
7 7 (7.14%) Perl
8 6 (6.12%) Groovy
9 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.06%) SQL
11 2 (2.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.16%) VCP6
5 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.06%) MCITP
6 3 (3.06%) MCSE
6 3 (3.06%) MCTS
6 3 (3.06%) VCP5
7 2 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) Degree
8 1 (1.02%) CISA
8 1 (1.02%) CISM
8 1 (1.02%) CISSP
8 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.02%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) GAAP
2 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (20.41%) vSphere
3 12 (12.24%) Docker
4 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
5 9 (9.18%) HDFS
5 9 (9.18%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (7.14%) Postfix
6 7 (7.14%) Squid
7 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.10%) NFS
9 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.04%) OpenDJ
9 2 (2.04%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 30 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (21.43%) Ansible
3 19 (19.39%) Puppet
4 11 (11.22%) Kibana
4 11 (11.22%) ZABBIX
5 10 (10.20%) logstash
5 10 (10.20%) Terraform
6 9 (9.18%) vRealize
7 8 (8.16%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (7.14%) Kubernetes
8 7 (7.14%) Rancher
8 7 (7.14%) vCenter Server
9 6 (6.12%) Rsyslog
9 6 (6.12%) Sysdig
10 4 (4.08%) Rundeck
10 4 (4.08%) Salt
11 3 (3.06%) HAProxy
12 2 (2.04%) PowerCLI
12 2 (2.04%) TeamSite
13 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (56.12%) VMware
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.24%) Cisco
4 10 (10.20%) SaltStack
5 8 (8.16%) Hortonworks
6 7 (7.14%) Sonatype
7 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.10%) Google
9 4 (4.08%) Brocade
9 4 (4.08%) CommVault
9 4 (4.08%) F5
9 4 (4.08%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.06%) EMC
10 3 (3.06%) Isilon
10 3 (3.06%) Temenos
11 2 (2.04%) ForgeRock
12 1 (1.02%) HP
12 1 (1.02%) NetApp
12 1 (1.02%) New Relic
12 1 (1.02%) Oracle