The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 427 410 413
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 12 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.040% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.042% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate £434 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £289 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Virtualisation Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Virtualisation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Virtualisation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Virtualisation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 1 £500 +81.81%
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (77.27%) VMware
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) vSphere
4 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) AIX
5 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
5 5 (22.73%) Ansible
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 4 (18.18%) Puppet
6 4 (18.18%) Korn
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Hedge funds
6 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
6 4 (18.18%) ITSM
6 4 (18.18%) SUSE

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) FCoE
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) IMAP
5 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (4.55%) POP3
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Celerra
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Online Games
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) SUSE
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 4 (18.18%) ITSM
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
5 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Korn
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) vSphere
3 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.09%) vCloud
7 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
7 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.55%) Xen
7 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.55%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.55%) vRealize
4 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) EMC
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (4.55%) SAP