The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 588 585 559
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 31 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.032% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.033% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 10
Average daily rate £415 £420 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £327 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 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 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +8 23 £420 -1.17% 3
London 0 13 £425 -10.52% 2
Scotland -1 8 £410 +20.58%
Renfrewshire +4 7 £418 +22.79%
Erskine -3 7 £418 +22.79%
City of London +40 4 £413 - 1
Berkshire +2 4 £350 -22.22%
South East -2 4 £350 -16.66%
Reading -9 4 £350 -17.64%
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £300 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 £320 -
Wiltshire - 1 £320 -
Northumberland - 1 £425 -
Swindon - 1 £320 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (79.31%) VMware
1 46 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (58.62%) Windows
3 27 (46.55%) SAN
4 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
5 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
7 16 (27.59%) HP
7 16 (27.59%) DNS
8 15 (25.86%) Linux
8 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
8 15 (25.86%) Cisco
8 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
9 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (24.14%) ITIL
10 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (22.41%) vSphere
10 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
11 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.69%) MCSA
11 12 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (18.97%) Finance
12 11 (18.97%) EMC
12 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
13 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
13 10 (17.24%) DHCP
13 10 (17.24%) SQL
14 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.52%) MS Excel

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (12.07%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Lync
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 3 (5.17%) PaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) SAN
2 16 (27.59%) DNS
3 10 (17.24%) DHCP
3 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.79%) Firewall
5 5 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security
7 3 (5.17%) NAS
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.45%) HTTP
8 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.45%) SMTP
9 1 (1.72%) FCoE
9 1 (1.72%) IMAP
9 1 (1.72%) LDAP
9 1 (1.72%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.72%) POP3
9 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) German Language
2 1 (1.72%) Local Government
2 1 (1.72%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) LAMP
1 1 (1.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) EMC VNX
2 7 (12.07%) Replication
3 5 (8.62%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (8.62%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.90%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Celerra
6 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 15 (25.86%) Linux
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Unix
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Security Hardening
3 4 (6.90%) Information Security
3 4 (6.90%) Migration
3 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.45%) DevOps
5 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.72%) Project Management
6 1 (1.72%) Service Management
6 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.69%) MCSA
2 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) CCNA
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.90%) MCP
6 3 (5.17%) CCSA
6 3 (5.17%) CISM
6 3 (5.17%) CISSP
6 3 (5.17%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
8 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.72%) MCITP
8 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
3 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
4 13 (22.41%) vSphere
5 8 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.62%) vCloud
7 4 (6.90%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.72%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.72%) Xen
8 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCOM
2 5 (8.62%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.72%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
4 1 (1.72%) Graphite
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.72%) Opsview
4 1 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) Salt
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (79.31%) VMware
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.59%) HP
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco
5 11 (18.97%) EMC
6 6 (10.34%) Citrix
6 6 (10.34%) Dell
7 5 (8.62%) Intel
8 4 (6.90%) Hitachi
8 4 (6.90%) IBM
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.17%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle
10 2 (3.45%) Wyse
11 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.72%) SAP
11 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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