Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 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.

Network Virtualization
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 571 558 583
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Virtualisation 64 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 25
London median daily rate £469 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +13.51% +13.50%
10th Percentile £400 £168 £366
90th Percentile £639 £700 £585
England median daily rate £450 £494 £450
% change year-on-year -8.86% +9.72% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.75 - £43.28

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 40,032 39,667 38,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.51% 88.03% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,904 28,710 27,958
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.99% +2.89%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £642
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 362 408
London median hourly rate £21.13 £22.81 £21.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +5.75% +7.85%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.02 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -7 14 £450 -26.53% 3
West London -6 1 £400 -27.27% 1
East London -19 1 £600 +328.57%
South London -28 1 £638 +82.14%
Network Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Network Virtualisation.

1 23 (35.94%) VMware
1 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (34.38%) Cisco
3 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 19 (29.69%) VPN
3 19 (29.69%) Firewall
3 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (28.13%) Data Centre
5 17 (26.56%) DNS
6 16 (25.00%) WAN
6 16 (25.00%) VMware NSX
7 15 (23.44%) Windows
7 15 (23.44%) Internet
7 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
8 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 14 (21.88%) VLAN
9 13 (20.31%) SQL
9 13 (20.31%) vSphere
10 11 (17.19%) PKI
10 11 (17.19%) Network Security
10 11 (17.19%) Palo Alto
10 11 (17.19%) BGP
10 11 (17.19%) Finance
10 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (15.63%) IPsec
11 10 (15.63%) Project Management
11 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (15.63%) IaaS
11 10 (15.63%) PaaS

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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) IaaS
2 10 (15.63%) PaaS
3 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.81%) Office 365
4 5 (7.81%) SaaS
5 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) Firewall
1 19 (29.69%) VPN
2 17 (26.56%) DNS
3 16 (25.00%) WAN
4 15 (23.44%) Internet
5 14 (21.88%) VLAN
6 11 (17.19%) BGP
6 11 (17.19%) Network Security
7 10 (15.63%) IPsec
8 9 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (14.06%) LAN
8 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
8 9 (14.06%) Wireless
9 8 (12.50%) DHCP
9 8 (12.50%) MPLS
10 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.94%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (10.94%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (9.38%) EIGRP
11 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Azure Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Azure Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) PKI
3 6 (9.38%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.81%) Replication
5 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.69%) CMDB
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.56%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.56%) Equities
8 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Storwize
8 1 (1.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 15 (23.44%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) VMS
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Unix
5 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Project Management
2 9 (14.06%) DevOps
3 8 (12.50%) Network Management
4 7 (10.94%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) IT Strategy
6 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) Kanban
7 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.25%) Workflow
8 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.69%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.69%) High Availability
8 3 (4.69%) Network Design
8 3 (4.69%) Service Design
9 2 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (3.13%) Self-Awareness
9 2 (3.13%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) Perl
4 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 5 (7.81%) MCIPD
5 4 (6.25%) VCP6
5 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.69%) AWS Certification
6 3 (4.69%) CCIE
6 3 (4.69%) MCSA
6 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.13%) CCNA
7 2 (3.13%) CCNP
7 2 (3.13%) HND
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) GDPR
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.00%) VMware NSX
3 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 13 (20.31%) vSphere
5 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (7.81%) Docker
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.13%) vCloud
9 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.56%) KVM
9 1 (1.56%) pfSense
9 1 (1.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Ansible
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.38%) vCenter Server
3 5 (7.81%) Puppet
4 4 (6.25%) SCCM
5 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.13%) vRealize
5 2 (3.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.56%) Terraform
6 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) VMware
2 22 (34.38%) Cisco
3 11 (17.19%) Palo Alto
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.50%) F5
6 7 (10.94%) HP
7 6 (9.38%) Aruba
7 6 (9.38%) Infoblox
7 6 (9.38%) Juniper
7 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.13%) BMC
9 2 (3.13%) IBM
9 2 (3.13%) Remedy
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) NetApp
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle