Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 241 234
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +52
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 11 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.046% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.053% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 12
City of London median daily rate £500 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.73% -26.00%
10th Percentile £398 £369 £313
90th Percentile £750 £406 £550
Central London median daily rate £500 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -26.12%
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 6,179 5,676 5,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.08% 87.89% 87.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,891 4,390 4,793
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £471
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 53 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.54% -6.58%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £42.41
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -6.55% -4.76%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) Jupyter
3 4 (36.36%) API Development
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Anaconda
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) NAS
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Fintech
5 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Pandas

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 4 (36.36%) Jupyter
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) VSAN
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Python Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Innovation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Anaconda
1 4 (36.36%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) NumPy
2 2 (18.18%) Pandas
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Fintech
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) API Development
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) HOOD
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Market Research
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) VMware NSX
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) iptables
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 1 (9.09%) PowerBroker
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Ivanti
3 2 (18.18%) Wyse
4 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (9.09%) Leostream
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Novell
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas