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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 395 409 397
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 13 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.030% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £528 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £415 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Virtualisation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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 +37 4 £413 -
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 19 (79.17%) VMware
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) SAN
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) EMC
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.83%) CCNA
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.83%) vSphere
7 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (16.67%) Hedge funds
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Information Security
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.67%) EMC VNX
9 3 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (12.50%) IaaS
9 3 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
9 3 (12.50%) Security Hardening
9 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) Apache
9 3 (12.50%) Replication

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) IaaS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) FCoE
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) IMAP
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.17%) POP3
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 4 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 3 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Celerra
3 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Security Hardening
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCSA
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) vCloud
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
5 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) Xen
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Salt
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.17%) vRealize
3 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) EMC
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Rackspace
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
8 1 (4.17%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec