The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Virtualisation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank - 209 199
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
5244 6374 5710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 93.30% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 4650 4249
Average daily rate £448 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £33.90 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Virtualisation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) WAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Virtualisation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft