The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Virtualisation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 171 184 205
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.043% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.045% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £438 £313 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £363 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Virtualisation Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

Virtualisation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Virtualisation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer across the City of London region.

Virtualisation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Virtualisation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Virtualisation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Virtualisation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer across the City of London region.

Virtualisation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Virtualisation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Altiris
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec