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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 582 616 558
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 74 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.060% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.063% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 25
Median daily rate £335 £383 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £418
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -22.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 30 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 28 May 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 +14 58 £335 -16.25% 6
North East - 25 £280 -
Tyne and Wear - 25 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 25 £280 -
London -7 15 £425 - 1
Scotland - 14 £335 - 2
South East -6 9 £350 +10.23% 1
Renfrewshire - 9 £345 -
Erskine - 9 £345 -
Berkshire - 7 £350 -
Reading - 5 £350 -
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £335 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £300 -
City of London +38 2 £375 +36.36%
South West -8 2 £335 +9.38%
Edinburgh - 2 £295 - 2
Newport +17 1 £400 +14.28%
Wales +12 1 £400 +14.28%
South Wales 0 1 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands -6 1 £400 +33.33%
Dorset -8 1 - -
Bournemouth -9 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 £375 +2.73%
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £407 -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (81.90%) VMware
1 86 (81.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (68.57%) Windows
3 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
4 51 (48.57%) HP
5 50 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 47 (44.76%) DHCP
6 47 (44.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (41.90%) Active Directory
8 42 (40.00%) SAN
9 41 (39.05%) ITIL
10 38 (36.19%) Security Cleared
11 37 (35.24%) Hyper-V
12 35 (33.33%) Citrix
13 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
14 30 (28.57%) vSphere
15 29 (27.62%) DNS
16 28 (26.67%) MCSA
16 28 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (24.76%) XenApp
18 25 (23.81%) PowerShell
18 25 (23.81%) Linux
18 25 (23.81%) SQL
19 24 (22.86%) XenServer
20 23 (21.90%) XenDesktop
20 23 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (20.95%) XenMobile
22 21 (20.00%) ThinPrint

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 15 (14.29%) IIS
2 14 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.86%) Apache
6 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.95%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (44.76%) DHCP
2 42 (40.00%) SAN
3 29 (27.62%) DNS
4 12 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (10.48%) Firewall
6 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 9 (8.57%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.86%) NAS
9 3 (2.86%) SSL
10 2 (1.90%) LDAP
11 1 (0.95%) HTTP
11 1 (0.95%) IMAP
11 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.95%) POP3
11 1 (0.95%) SMTP
11 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.95%) VLAN
11 1 (0.95%) VPN
11 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) DB2
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) DTS
3 1 (0.95%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Banking
2 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Games
3 1 (0.95%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Middleware
2 1 (0.95%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) LAMP
2 1 (0.95%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.81%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.81%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (1.90%) FMCG
7 1 (0.95%) CESG
7 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Online Games
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (68.57%) Windows
2 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
3 47 (44.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (23.81%) Linux
5 23 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.71%) Unix
8 5 (4.76%) AIX
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (3.81%) SUSE
9 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.95%) Android
11 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.95%) CentOS
11 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) Project Management
3 18 (17.14%) Business Continuity
3 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 10 (9.52%) Migration
5 9 (8.57%) Conflict Management
5 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.81%) ITSM
7 4 (3.81%) Service Management
8 3 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.90%) High Availability
9 2 (1.90%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.90%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) PowerShell
1 25 (23.81%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) Perl
3 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.81%) Korn
4 1 (0.95%) C#
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) Python
4 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (36.19%) Security Cleared
2 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
3 28 (26.67%) MCSA
3 28 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (13.33%) Degree
5 11 (10.48%) CCNA
5 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.57%) MCP
7 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.90%) MCITP
9 2 (1.90%) MCSE
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (81.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (41.90%) Active Directory
3 37 (35.24%) Hyper-V
4 30 (28.57%) vSphere
5 26 (24.76%) XenApp
6 24 (22.86%) XenServer
7 23 (21.90%) XenDesktop
8 13 (12.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (12.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.86%) vCloud
10 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.90%) NFS
12 1 (0.95%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.95%) Firmware
12 1 (0.95%) UAG
12 1 (0.95%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) XenMobile
2 21 (20.00%) SafeCom
3 14 (13.33%) EdgeSight
4 5 (4.76%) Ansible
4 5 (4.76%) SCCM
4 5 (4.76%) SCOM
5 4 (3.81%) Puppet
5 4 (3.81%) vRealize
6 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.95%) OpenView
6 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.95%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.95%) Simpana
6 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (81.90%) VMware
2 51 (48.57%) HP
3 50 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 35 (33.33%) Citrix
5 21 (20.00%) ThinPrint
6 19 (18.10%) SAP
7 17 (16.19%) Cisco
8 14 (13.33%) AppSense
9 13 (12.38%) IBM
10 11 (10.48%) Dell
11 9 (8.57%) Hitachi
11 9 (8.57%) Intel
12 8 (7.62%) EMC
13 6 (5.71%) Oracle
14 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
15 4 (3.81%) Symantec
16 3 (2.86%) 3PAR
16 3 (2.86%) Apple
16 3 (2.86%) NetApp
17 2 (1.90%) Juniper
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