Period
to 18 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 234 245
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 +47
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 11 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.092% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
City of London median daily rate £488 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.62% +2.67% +63.04%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £269
90th Percentile £606 £446 £550
Central London median daily rate £488 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +23.42% +5.33% +68.54%
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 6363 5693 7001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.42% 87.72% 84.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5077 4512 5579
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 53 64
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.75 £12.33
90th Percentile £31.00 £55.00 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +15.12%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Environments also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Environments.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) Confluence
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Parallel Processing
4 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) BigQuery

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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) BigQuery
1 2 (18.18%) Bigtable
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) HBase
1 2 (18.18%) Impala
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
2 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) LXC
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam