Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 269 258
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +19
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 12 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Central London median daily rate £750 £525 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +32.91% +5.33%
London median daily rate £363 £475 £380
% change year-on-year -23.68% +25.00% -13.64%
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 8,225 7,665 6,937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.09% 89.22% 88.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,365 5,984 5,379
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 75 62
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £11.34
90th Percentile £33.00 £34.74 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £21.85
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.00% +9.23%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -16 11 £750 +42.86% 2
Virtual Environments
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) HOOD
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) VBA
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) MATLAB
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
2 5 (41.67%) Pandas
2 5 (41.67%) NumPy
2 5 (41.67%) Fintech
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) SCOM
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management

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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Grid Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Innovation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) NumPy
1 5 (41.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Fintech
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) HOOD
1 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Market Research
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) MATLAB
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) VBA
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (8.33%) Novell