The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 207 195 221
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.035% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £600 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +39.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
+27.03% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Virtualisation Engineer
London

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 18 April 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 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
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