The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Virtualisation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 617 616 582
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 44 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.079% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.083% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 32
Median daily rate £325 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
-27.97% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Virtualisation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Virtualisation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
England -2 39 £325 -17.72% 8
London +7 18 £425 +6.25% 1
North East - 16 £225 -
Tyne and Wear - 15 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £225 -
City of London +33 4 £425 +13.33%
Scotland +19 4 £290 -25.16% 1
South East +11 2 £350 +1.81% 2
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
Nottingham - 2 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 -
South Wales +21 1 £375 -
Wales +17 1 £375 -
Reading +10 1 £325 +116.66%
East of England +9 1 £300 -29.41%
Berkshire +4 1 £325 +116.66%
Edinburgh +1 1 £295 -23.87%
Stirling - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £290 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Newport - 1 £375 -
Basildon - 1 £300 -
Erskine - 1 £290 -
Crawley - 1 £375 -
Essex - 1 £300 -

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 86 (74.14%) VMware
1 86 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (71.55%) Windows
3 70 (60.34%) Windows Server
4 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 57 (49.14%) HP
5 57 (49.14%) DHCP
6 56 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (45.69%) Active Directory
7 53 (45.69%) ITIL
8 46 (39.66%) Citrix
9 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
10 39 (33.62%) XenApp
11 37 (31.90%) XenServer
11 37 (31.90%) XenDesktop
12 36 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (30.17%) SC Cleared
13 35 (30.17%) XenMobile
14 34 (29.31%) ThinPrint
14 34 (29.31%) SafeCom
15 32 (27.59%) Project Management
15 32 (27.59%) SAN
16 31 (26.72%) SAP
17 30 (25.86%) Linux
17 30 (25.86%) Service Delivery
17 30 (25.86%) Business Continuity
18 29 (25.00%) Hyper-V
19 28 (24.14%) Management Information System
20 27 (23.28%) AppSense
20 27 (23.28%) IIS

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (23.28%) IIS
2 9 (7.76%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Office 365
2 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Bluemix
3 2 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.72%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (49.14%) DHCP
2 32 (27.59%) SAN
3 26 (22.41%) DNS
4 8 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (6.90%) Firewall
5 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.31%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.59%) NAS
7 3 (2.59%) SSL
8 2 (1.72%) VLAN
9 1 (0.86%) Internet
9 1 (0.86%) LDAP
9 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.86%) VPN
9 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) DB2
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) DTS
4 1 (0.86%) ObjectStore
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Retail
3 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) Middleware
2 2 (1.72%) LAMP
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) JDBC
3 1 (0.86%) JNDI
3 1 (0.86%) JSP
3 1 (0.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) WSDL
3 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 22 (18.97%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (1.72%) FMCG
6 2 (1.72%) PKI
7 1 (0.86%) CESG
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.86%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Fintech
7 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Online Games
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (71.55%) Windows
2 70 (60.34%) Windows Server
3 56 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (25.86%) Linux
6 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.62%) Unix
8 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.31%) AIX
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (4.31%) SUSE
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.86%) Android
12 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.69%) ITIL
2 32 (27.59%) Project Management
3 30 (25.86%) Business Continuity
3 30 (25.86%) Service Delivery
4 13 (11.21%) Migration
5 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.03%) Conflict Management
5 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.17%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (4.31%) ITIL V3
7 5 (4.31%) ITSM
7 5 (4.31%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (4.31%) Service Management
8 4 (3.45%) Open Source
9 3 (2.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (2.59%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.59%) DevOps
9 3 (2.59%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) PowerShell
2 21 (18.10%) SQL
3 7 (6.03%) Perl
4 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.31%) Korn
6 4 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) Java
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 35 (30.17%) SC Cleared
3 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (18.97%) Degree
4 22 (18.97%) MCSA
4 22 (18.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.17%) CCNA
5 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.17%) MCP
6 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.72%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.72%) MCSE
9 1 (0.86%) CCA
9 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.86%) MCITP
9 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 86 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (45.69%) Active Directory
3 39 (33.62%) XenApp
4 37 (31.90%) XenDesktop
4 37 (31.90%) XenServer
5 29 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 25 (21.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 23 (19.83%) vSphere
8 14 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (4.31%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.59%) vCloud
12 2 (1.72%) NFS
13 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.86%) Firmware
13 1 (0.86%) UAG
13 1 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (30.17%) XenMobile
2 34 (29.31%) SafeCom
3 25 (21.55%) EdgeSight
4 6 (5.17%) Puppet
5 5 (4.31%) Ansible
6 4 (3.45%) SCCM
6 4 (3.45%) vRealize
7 3 (2.59%) SCOM
8 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.86%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.86%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.86%) OpenView
9 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (74.14%) VMware
2 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 57 (49.14%) HP
4 46 (39.66%) Citrix
5 34 (29.31%) ThinPrint
6 31 (26.72%) SAP
7 27 (23.28%) AppSense
8 10 (8.62%) Cisco
8 10 (8.62%) IBM
9 8 (6.90%) Dell
10 7 (6.03%) EMC
11 6 (5.17%) Oracle
12 5 (4.31%) Hitachi
12 5 (4.31%) Intel
13 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.45%) Symantec
14 3 (2.59%) Apple
15 2 (1.72%) 3PAR
15 2 (1.72%) Altiris
15 2 (1.72%) Splunk
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