Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Network Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Virtualisation over the 6 months to 15 June 2019 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.

Network Virtualization
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 234 236
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Virtualisation 11 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.22% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -13.62%
10th Percentile £463 £363 £414
90th Percentile £520 £575 £471
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -16.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Network Virtualisation 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,720 6,072 5,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.43% 88.36% 88.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,436 4,807 4,245
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £334 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 98 49
City of London median hourly rate £20.57 £18.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.14% -5.75% +0.01%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.68 £12.85
90th Percentile £56.23 £39.55 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.90% +17.65% -15.00%

Network Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Network Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Virtualisation in the City of London

Network Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Virtualisation in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Virtualisation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Virtualisation 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Virtualisation.

1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
6 4 (36.36%) JSON
6 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 4 (36.36%) BGP
6 4 (36.36%) CCIE
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) YAML
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
6 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
6 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch

Network Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (36.36%) Multicast
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) VXLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
1 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
1 4 (36.36%) YAML
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCIE
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Prometheus
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Arista
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) F5
1 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
1 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
1 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
1 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft