Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 571 516 378
Rank change year-on-year -55 -138 +109
Contract jobs citing vCloud 55 104 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.23% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 1.97% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 86 133
London median daily rate £570 £575 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% +13.86% +18.82%
10th Percentile £368 £413 £363
90th Percentile £653 £741 £635
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 7,197 5,278 5,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.61% 11.72% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,314 3,717 3,706
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £200
90th Percentile £650 £638 £606
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 132 141
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +30.45% -4.18%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £57.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.48% +8.06% -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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -38 2 £570 -5.00%
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (80.00%) VMware
2 29 (52.73%) Linux
3 25 (45.45%) DevOps
4 23 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (34.55%) vSphere
6 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
7 16 (29.09%) CentOS
8 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (27.27%) Ansible
9 14 (25.45%) Docker
9 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
9 14 (25.45%) Windows
10 13 (23.64%) DNS
10 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (21.82%) Puppet
11 12 (21.82%) Migration
11 12 (21.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (20.00%) HTTP
12 11 (20.00%) Apache
13 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
13 10 (18.18%) Confluence
13 10 (18.18%) JIRA
13 10 (18.18%) Service 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 11 (20.00%) Apache
2 10 (18.18%) Confluence
3 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (14.55%) OpenStack
4 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon S3
2 8 (14.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (10.91%) IaaS
4 5 (9.09%) PaaS
5 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) HTTP
3 9 (16.36%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (16.36%) OpenVPN
3 9 (16.36%) SSH
4 8 (14.55%) Firewall
5 7 (12.73%) SSL
5 7 (12.73%) VPN
6 4 (7.27%) SAN
6 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.45%) NAS
8 2 (3.64%) IPsec
8 2 (3.64%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.82%) LAN
9 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.18%) JIRA
4 9 (16.36%) Ant
4 9 (16.36%) JUnit
4 9 (16.36%) Liquibase
4 9 (16.36%) Maven
4 9 (16.36%) SonarQube
4 9 (16.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (14.55%) Bitbucket
6 5 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.82%) Arsenale Dataplane
8 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (1.82%) German Language
1 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (10.91%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (16.36%) MCollective
1 9 (16.36%) REST
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
2 2 (3.64%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
5 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) CentOS
3 14 (25.45%) Windows
4 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.91%) SUSE
6 5 (9.09%) Unix
7 4 (7.27%) Solaris
7 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) RancherOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) DevOps
2 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (21.82%) Migration
5 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (18.18%) Service Management
7 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
8 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
8 8 (14.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (10.91%) Runbook
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.27%) Analytics
11 4 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.27%) Validation
12 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.55%) Groovy
3 8 (14.55%) Java
4 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 2 (3.64%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Go
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.27%) MCITP
3 4 (7.27%) MCSE
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) RHCE
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) vSphere
2 14 (25.45%) Docker
3 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (16.36%) Postfix
4 9 (16.36%) Squid
5 8 (14.55%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (9.09%) VMware NSX
7 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.64%) NFS
9 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.82%) OpenDJ
9 1 (1.82%) OpenIDM
9 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Ansible
2 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
3 12 (21.82%) Puppet
4 10 (18.18%) Terraform
5 9 (16.36%) Docker Swarm
5 9 (16.36%) Kibana
5 9 (16.36%) logstash
5 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (16.36%) Rancher
5 9 (16.36%) ZABBIX
6 8 (14.55%) Rsyslog
6 8 (14.55%) Sysdig
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (5.45%) vRealize
8 2 (3.64%) Salt
8 2 (3.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (80.00%) VMware
2 9 (16.36%) Sonatype
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) EMC
5 4 (7.27%) Google
5 4 (7.27%) NetApp
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.82%) Isilon
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam
7 1 (1.82%) Zerto