The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 419 418 406
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 12 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.049% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 19
Median daily rate £463 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £688 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £296 £320 £316
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.79 - -
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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 5 £450 +9.09% 1
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 London region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (36.67%) Unix
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (26.67%) Puppet
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Python
6 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 7 (23.33%) DNS
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) Open Source
8 6 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) Retail
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Perl
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) Splunk
9 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) vSphere

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Alfresco
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.67%) LAMP
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) AIX
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (10.00%) SUSE
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Open Source Development
8 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) Korn
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.67%) XenApp
6 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.00%) Ansible
4 2 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Splunk
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Altiris
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.67%) AppSense
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft