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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Engineer
England / London
Rank 378 408 412
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 19 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.056% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.059% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
Median daily rate £435 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £360 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £394 £420
% change year-on-year
-18.09% -6.25%
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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -6 1 £300 -29.41%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (48.48%) Unix
3 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
4 15 (45.45%) Puppet
5 12 (36.36%) Perl
6 11 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (30.30%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
8 9 (27.27%) Ansible
9 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
10 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
10 7 (21.21%) vSphere
10 7 (21.21%) Python
10 7 (21.21%) Service Management
11 6 (18.18%) IBM
11 6 (18.18%) ITSM
11 6 (18.18%) AIX
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
11 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 6 (18.18%) Ruby
11 6 (18.18%) Korn
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps

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 (15.15%) WebSphere
1 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.06%) Alfresco
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) SSL
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Vagrant
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (12.12%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Unix
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) AIX
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.06%) SUSE
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
4 7 (21.21%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 6 (18.18%) ITSM
6 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 2 (6.06%) Open Source
9 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.03%) Network Management
10 1 (3.03%) Time Management
10 1 (3.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Perl
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Korn
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.12%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
3 7 (21.21%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
6 4 (12.12%) VirtualBox
7 3 (9.09%) KVM
7 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
8 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.06%) XenApp
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
9 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Puppet
2 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (27.27%) Ansible
4 4 (12.12%) Nagios
4 4 (12.12%) Zenoss
5 3 (9.09%) vMotion
5 3 (9.09%) vRealize
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (3.03%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) IBM
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Splunk
3 3 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
4 2 (6.06%) Altiris
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft