Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 519 442
Rank change year-on-year -55 -77 +46
Contract jobs citing vCloud 55 87 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 1.79% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 115
London median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £364 £411 £413
90th Percentile £678 £739 £628
England median daily rate £519 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £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 6,762 4,852 5,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.74% 11.35% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,944 3,408 3,636
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £198
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 123 127
London median hourly rate £19.38 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £11.15
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £23.53
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -4.55%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -47 3 £600 - 1
North London +4 1 - -
vCloud
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 39 (70.91%) VMware
2 32 (58.18%) DevOps
3 31 (56.36%) Linux
4 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
5 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 20 (36.36%) Ansible
6 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (29.09%) CentOS
7 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 16 (29.09%) DNS
8 15 (27.27%) HTTP
8 15 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (27.27%) Puppet
9 14 (25.45%) vSphere
9 14 (25.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (25.45%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (23.64%) Apache
10 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
10 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
11 12 (21.82%) Docker
11 12 (21.82%) Migration
11 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (20.00%) Terraform
13 10 (18.18%) Confluence
13 10 (18.18%) JIRA

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 (23.64%) Apache
2 10 (18.18%) Confluence
2 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.27%) nginx
6 2 (3.64%) CMS
6 2 (3.64%) Drupal
7 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (36.36%) 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 2 (3.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) DNS
2 15 (27.27%) HTTP
3 10 (18.18%) SSL
4 9 (16.36%) Firewall
4 9 (16.36%) OpenLDAP
4 9 (16.36%) OpenVPN
4 9 (16.36%) SSH
5 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 7 (12.73%) VPN
6 2 (3.64%) IPsec
6 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.64%) SAN
7 1 (1.82%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) SNMP
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.64%) 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%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (16.36%) SonarQube
4 9 (16.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (16.36%) TeamCity
5 8 (14.55%) Bitbucket
5 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.82%) Arsenale Dataplane
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) German Language
2 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (16.36%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) Data Centre Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (16.36%) MCollective
1 9 (16.36%) REST
2 4 (7.27%) LAMP
2 4 (7.27%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.82%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
5 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) CentOS
2 16 (29.09%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.55%) Ubuntu
5 6 (10.91%) SUSE
5 6 (10.91%) Unix
6 4 (7.27%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
7 1 (1.82%) Fedora
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) DevOps
2 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (21.82%) Migration
7 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 10 (18.18%) Service Management
8 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
9 8 (14.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (14.55%) Scrum
10 7 (12.73%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (10.91%) Runbook
12 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 4 (7.27%) Analytics
14 3 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
14 3 (5.45%) Open Source
15 2 (3.64%) Cloud Operations
15 2 (3.64%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.36%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) Groovy
5 4 (7.27%) Perl
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) vSphere
2 12 (21.82%) Docker
2 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.36%) Postfix
3 9 (16.36%) Squid
3 9 (16.36%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.45%) NFS
5 3 (5.45%) VMware NSX
6 2 (3.64%) KVM
6 2 (3.64%) LXC
6 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.82%) OpenDJ
7 1 (1.82%) OpenIDM
7 1 (1.82%) Samba
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Ansible
2 15 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (27.27%) Puppet
3 11 (20.00%) Terraform
4 9 (16.36%) Docker Swarm
4 9 (16.36%) Kibana
4 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
4 9 (16.36%) logstash
4 9 (16.36%) Rancher
4 9 (16.36%) ZABBIX
5 8 (14.55%) Rsyslog
5 8 (14.55%) Sysdig
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Salt
7 2 (3.64%) Capistrano
7 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (3.64%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.82%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) VMware
2 9 (16.36%) Sonatype
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) SaltStack
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.45%) EMC
6 3 (5.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Isilon
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter