Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 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.

Network Virtualization
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 568 587
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Virtualisation 78 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.083% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.096% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 26
London median daily rate £550 £475 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +16.56% -18.50%
10th Percentile £326 £400 £313
90th Percentile £719 £572 £584
England median daily rate £550 £475 £363
% change year-on-year +15.79% +31.03% -18.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £90.00 - -
England median hourly rate £90.00 £43.28 £42.50
% change year-on-year +107.95% +1.84% +83.03%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40979 38352 39009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.80% 86.25% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29855 27447 27851
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 420 466
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.28 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%

Network Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Virtualisation in London

Network Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Virtualisation in London

Network Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation in London over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Virtualisation in London

Network Virtualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Virtualisation in London

Network Virtualisation
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation within the London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Central London +1 9 £581 +32.69% 1
East London - 4 £140 -
West London -19 3 £550 +34.56% 1
South London - 3 £350 -
North London - 2 - -
Network Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Virtualisation 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 London region with a requirement for Network Virtualisation.

1 41 (52.56%) VMware
1 41 (52.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (41.03%) DevOps
3 29 (37.18%) Ansible
4 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (30.77%) Linux
6 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.64%) Open Source
8 19 (24.36%) Migration
8 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
8 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.79%) Cisco
9 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
10 16 (20.51%) Cloud Native
10 16 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (20.51%) Puppet
10 16 (20.51%) IaaS
11 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
11 15 (19.23%) Windows
11 15 (19.23%) Python
11 15 (19.23%) Firewall
12 14 (17.95%) Docker
13 13 (16.67%) PKI
13 13 (16.67%) LAN
14 12 (15.38%) WAN
14 12 (15.38%) Finance
14 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
14 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
15 11 (14.10%) Security Operations

Network Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.13%) nginx
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (20.51%) IaaS
4 8 (10.26%) PaaS
5 7 (8.97%) SaaS
6 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.85%) Google Analytics
7 3 (3.85%) Slack
8 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.28%) GitHub
9 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Office 365
9 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) Firewall
2 13 (16.67%) LAN
3 12 (15.38%) WAN
4 10 (12.82%) Network Security
5 8 (10.26%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (8.97%) DNS
6 7 (8.97%) SAN
7 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.41%) VPN
9 4 (5.13%) DHCP
9 4 (5.13%) DMZ
9 4 (5.13%) IPsec
9 4 (5.13%) SNMP
9 4 (5.13%) SSL
9 4 (5.13%) VLAN
9 4 (5.13%) VXLAN
9 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.13%) Wireless
10 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) DataStage
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.13%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.85%) AutoIt
5 2 (2.56%) FxCop
5 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Legal
3 6 (7.69%) Publishing
4 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Marketing
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) Electronics
6 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Architect
2 21 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 15 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) AWS Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (8.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) DevOps Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) VMware Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.41%) REST
3 4 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (5.13%) RESTful
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 3 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 16 (20.51%) Cloud Native
3 13 (16.67%) PKI
4 8 (10.26%) Public Cloud
4 8 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.85%) Social Media
6 3 (3.85%) User Experience
7 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.28%) Life Science
8 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Windows
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.69%) Unix
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.13%) VMS
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.28%) CentOS
9 1 (1.28%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.28%) Mesosphere
9 1 (1.28%) RancherOS
9 1 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) DevOps
2 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.64%) Open Source
4 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
4 19 (24.36%) Migration
5 11 (14.10%) Security Operations
6 10 (12.82%) Customer-Centricity
7 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
8 8 (10.26%) Network Design
9 7 (8.97%) Information Security
10 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (7.69%) Network Segmentation
10 6 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
12 4 (5.13%) ITIL
12 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.13%) Service Management
12 4 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) Python
2 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.26%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) Perl
5 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) GCIH
3 4 (5.13%) GIAC
3 4 (5.13%) MCSE
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.85%) CCIE
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) CISSP
4 3 (3.85%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.85%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (52.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.95%) Docker
3 9 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.26%) VMware NSX
5 5 (6.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) Ansible
2 16 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (20.51%) Puppet
3 5 (6.41%) Salt
4 4 (5.13%) CSIRT
4 4 (5.13%) Kibana
4 4 (5.13%) logstash
4 4 (5.13%) Terraform
4 4 (5.13%) TrustSec
4 4 (5.13%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.85%) PowerCLI
5 3 (3.85%) SCCM
6 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.28%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.28%) Mesos
7 1 (1.28%) Rancher
7 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) VMware
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco
4 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 9 (11.54%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.26%) EMC
6 6 (7.69%) Citrix
6 6 (7.69%) Google
7 5 (6.41%) Arista
7 5 (6.41%) Meraki
8 4 (5.13%) Dell
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle
9 3 (3.85%) CyberArk
9 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.85%) SAP
10 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.56%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.56%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.56%) Veracode
11 1 (1.28%) Remedy