Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Virtual Environments skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Environments over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Environments
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 256 257
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +39
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 16 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.18% 0.062% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.070% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 10
Central London median daily rate £525 £650 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +67.74% -3.13%
10th Percentile £413 £625 £313
90th Percentile £750 £675 £479
London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Environments is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,955 7,129 7,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.24% 88.90% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,209 5,467 5,713
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 73 63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.90 £31.35 £55.00
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £21.64
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.17% +8.20%

Virtual Environments
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Virtual Environments as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Environments in Central London

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Environments in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Environments in Central London

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Environments in Central London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Environments in Central London

Virtual Environments
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Environments in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Environments in Central London

Virtual Environments
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Environments within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 13 £525 -19.23% 2
Virtual Environments
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Environments also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Virtual Environments.

1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) NumPy
4 5 (31.25%) Pandas
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Fintech
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
4 5 (31.25%) HOOD
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) VBA
4 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (25.00%) API Development
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (25.00%) Anaconda
5 4 (25.00%) Tomcat

Virtual Environments
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 4 (25.00%) Jupyter
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Python Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Innovation Manager
2 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
2 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) NumPy
1 5 (31.25%) Pandas
2 4 (25.00%) Anaconda
2 4 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Fintech
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) HOOD
2 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) API Development
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Market Research
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
2 5 (31.25%) VBA
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
2 1 (6.25%) VCDX
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) iptables
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) Samba
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
1 1 (6.25%) PowerBroker
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
4 1 (6.25%) Leostream
4 1 (6.25%) Novell
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Wyse