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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Engineer
UK
Rank 569 588 570
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 31 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.059% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.062% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 23
Median daily rate £363 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £314 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £447 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £381 £358
% change year-on-year
-17.04% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
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 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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 23 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 18 January 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
England +30 28 £400 +6.66% 7
London +11 14 £435 +2.95%
South East +23 7 £345 +13.11% 3
Scotland +19 3 £313 -22.83%
Surrey - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +16 2 £329 -
Yorkshire +10 2 £329 -
Hampshire +9 2 £313 +20.19%
Leeds +5 2 £329 -
City of London -13 2 £406 -1.51%
Manchester - 2 £225 -
North West - 2 £225 -
North East - 2 £275 - 1
Glasgow +7 1 £313 -16.66%
Hook - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £185 -
Basingstoke - 1 £225 -

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (62.50%) VMware
1 40 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (53.13%) Windows
3 27 (42.19%) Linux
4 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (34.38%) Unix
6 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
7 20 (31.25%) vSphere
8 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
9 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 16 (25.00%) ITIL
9 16 (25.00%) Puppet
10 15 (23.44%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (23.44%) DNS
11 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
11 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 13 (20.31%) Perl
13 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
13 11 (17.19%) DHCP
13 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
14 10 (15.63%) XenApp
14 10 (15.63%) XenDesktop
14 10 (15.63%) HP
14 10 (15.63%) Citrix
14 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (15.63%) Firewall

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 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.13%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) DNS
2 11 (17.19%) DHCP
3 10 (15.63%) Firewall
4 9 (14.06%) SAN
5 5 (7.81%) SSL
5 5 (7.81%) VSAN
6 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.69%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) BGP
7 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) LDAP
7 1 (1.56%) MPLS
7 1 (1.56%) OSPF
7 1 (1.56%) SNMP
7 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) DB2
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Vagrant
2 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
1 7 (10.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) X-Windows
3 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.13%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (34.38%) Unix
6 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.94%) AIX
8 7 (10.94%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
10 4 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (4.69%) SUSE
11 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.06%) DevOps
3 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
4 8 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL V3
6 6 (9.38%) ITSM
6 6 (9.38%) Service Management
7 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.81%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.25%) Open Source
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.13%) Application Virtualisation
10 2 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.31%) Perl
3 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
3 9 (14.06%) Python
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 7 (10.94%) Korn
4 7 (10.94%) Ruby
5 6 (9.38%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) HND
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
3 20 (31.25%) vSphere
4 15 (23.44%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (15.63%) XenApp
5 10 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
7 7 (10.94%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (9.38%) XenServer
9 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
10 4 (6.25%) VirtualBox
11 2 (3.13%) KVM
12 1 (1.56%) NFS
12 1 (1.56%) Samba
12 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) Puppet
2 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (14.06%) Ansible
4 7 (10.94%) vRealize
5 6 (9.38%) XenMobile
6 5 (7.81%) PowerCLI
6 5 (7.81%) SafeCom
7 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
7 4 (6.25%) EdgeSight
7 4 (6.25%) Nagios
7 4 (6.25%) SCCM
7 4 (6.25%) Zenoss
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (3.13%) vMotion
9 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.56%) SCOM
9 1 (1.56%) SCSM
9 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) VMware
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
3 10 (15.63%) HP
4 7 (10.94%) IBM
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) ThinPrint
6 4 (6.25%) AppSense
6 4 (6.25%) EMC
6 4 (6.25%) SAP
6 4 (6.25%) Splunk
7 3 (4.69%) Altiris
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) Symantec
8 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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