Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 242 237
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +33
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.065% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 7
City of London median daily rate £525 £650 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +100.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £414 £625 £313
90th Percentile £750 £675 £445
Central London median daily rate £525 £650 £375
% change year-on-year -19.23% +73.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 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 6,063 6,117 5,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.49% 89.23% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,828 4,819 4,714
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 55 52
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.23 £31.20 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%

Virtual Environments
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Environments in the City of London

Virtual Environments
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 Virtual Environments in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Environments in the City of London

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Environments in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Environments in the City of London

Virtual Environments
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Environments in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Environments.

1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) HOOD
3 5 (41.67%) MATLAB
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
3 5 (41.67%) NumPy
3 5 (41.67%) Pandas
3 5 (41.67%) Fintech
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Jupyter
5 3 (25.00%) API Development

Virtual Environments
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 3 (25.00%) Jupyter
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) NumPy
1 5 (41.67%) Pandas
2 3 (25.00%) Anaconda
2 3 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Fintech
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 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%) API Development
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) MATLAB
2 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) iptables
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) Samba
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (8.33%) PowerBroker
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Ivanti
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Leostream
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Novell
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Wyse