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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Engineer
England / London
Rank 388 405 402
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 15 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.052% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.055% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 13
Median daily rate £435 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.09% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £313 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £381 £358
% change year-on-year
-21.31% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 2 £406 +1.56%
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Unix
3 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
5 15 (44.12%) Puppet
6 13 (38.24%) Perl
6 13 (38.24%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (29.41%) DNS
8 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) Firewall
8 10 (29.41%) Ansible
9 9 (26.47%) Windows
9 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
10 8 (23.53%) vSphere
10 8 (23.53%) ITIL
10 8 (23.53%) Python
11 7 (20.59%) AIX
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle
11 7 (20.59%) IBM
11 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (20.59%) Korn
11 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
12 6 (17.65%) DevOps
12 6 (17.65%) Vagrant

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 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) SSL
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) DB2
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Vagrant
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 4 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Unix
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) AIX
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (8.82%) SUSE
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 6 (17.65%) ITSM
6 6 (17.65%) Service Management
7 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Open Source
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 1 (2.94%) Application Virtualisation
10 1 (2.94%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Perl
2 8 (23.53%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.59%) Korn
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) Ruby
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (23.53%) vSphere
4 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
7 4 (11.76%) VirtualBox
8 3 (8.82%) KVM
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.94%) XenApp
9 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Puppet
2 11 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (29.41%) Ansible
4 4 (11.76%) Nagios
4 4 (11.76%) Zenoss
5 3 (8.82%) vMotion
5 3 (8.82%) vRealize
6 2 (5.88%) SCCM
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) IBM
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Splunk
4 3 (8.82%) Altiris
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
4 3 (8.82%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft