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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 600 615 608
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 27 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.040% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.042% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 29
Median daily rate £330 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £688 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £296 £320 £316
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.79 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.79 - -

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 21 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 5 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
England +2 21 £425 +4.61% 3
London -2 12 £463 +10.44% 2
South East +14 6 £275 +34.14% 1
Scotland +13 6 £323 -14.00%
City of London +7 5 £450 +9.09% 1
Erskine -3 3 £315 -
Renfrewshire -6 3 £315 -
Surrey - 3 £288 -
Hampshire +19 2 £225 -13.46%
Glasgow +7 2 £321 -14.33%
Guildford - 2 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £225 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Basingstoke - 1 £225 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £225 -

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (64.71%) Windows
1 44 (64.71%) VMware
1 44 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (45.59%) Windows Server
3 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
4 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 25 (36.76%) ITIL
6 24 (35.29%) Linux
7 22 (32.35%) HP
7 22 (32.35%) DHCP
8 21 (30.88%) Citrix
9 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
9 19 (27.94%) XenApp
9 19 (27.94%) XenDesktop
9 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
10 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (23.53%) vSphere
12 16 (23.53%) Project Management
13 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
14 14 (20.59%) XenServer
14 14 (20.59%) XenMobile
14 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
14 14 (20.59%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (20.59%) Management Information System
14 14 (20.59%) SAP
15 13 (19.12%) DNS
15 13 (19.12%) Unix
15 13 (19.12%) AppSense

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 12 (17.65%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.94%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.94%) Apache
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) DHCP
2 13 (19.12%) DNS
3 10 (14.71%) SAN
4 6 (8.82%) Firewall
5 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.41%) VLAN
6 2 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) Internet
7 1 (1.47%) LDAP
7 1 (1.47%) NAS
7 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.47%) SNMP
7 1 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
1 3 (4.41%) Middleware
1 3 (4.41%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.94%) LAMP
2 2 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (1.47%) JDBC
3 1 (1.47%) JNDI
3 1 (1.47%) JSP
3 1 (1.47%) SOAP
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) WSDL
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Fintech
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (45.59%) Windows Server
4 24 (35.29%) Linux
5 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (19.12%) Unix
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.41%) AIX
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.41%) SUSE
11 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Project Management
3 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
4 13 (19.12%) Business Continuity
5 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.82%) Open Source
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.88%) Migration
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.41%) ITSM
10 3 (4.41%) Service Management
11 2 (2.94%) Application Virtualisation
11 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (2.94%) SDLC
11 2 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) Perl
5 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) Korn
6 3 (4.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (11.76%) Degree
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.88%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.47%) CCA
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 44 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
3 19 (27.94%) XenApp
3 19 (27.94%) XenDesktop
4 16 (23.53%) vSphere
5 14 (20.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (20.59%) XenServer
6 11 (16.18%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.47%) NFS
10 1 (1.47%) Samba
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) XenMobile
2 13 (19.12%) SafeCom
3 11 (16.18%) EdgeSight
4 9 (13.24%) PowerCLI
5 8 (11.76%) Puppet
6 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.35%) vRealize
7 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
7 4 (5.88%) SCCM
8 3 (4.41%) Ansible
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (1.47%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.47%) SCOM
10 1 (1.47%) SCSM
10 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) VMware
2 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 22 (32.35%) HP
4 21 (30.88%) Citrix
5 14 (20.59%) SAP
6 13 (19.12%) AppSense
6 13 (19.12%) ThinPrint
7 5 (7.35%) Splunk
8 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 3 (4.41%) Altiris
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco
9 3 (4.41%) Dell
9 3 (4.41%) IBM
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle
9 3 (4.41%) Symantec
10 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.47%) CA
11 1 (1.47%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) TIBCO