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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 413 418 392
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 7 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.064% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.068% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Average daily rate
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£391 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £297 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 -
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 +29 4 £388 -6.06% 1
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) Replication
6 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (20.00%) XenServer
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) Hitachi
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (13.33%) Degree

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WAMP
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CAD
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) VCAP
2 1 (6.67%) VTSP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VCDX
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (20.00%) XenServer
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) KVM
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Hitachi
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp