Period
to 22 July 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 22 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.

Network Virtualization
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 559 552 567
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Virtualisation 73 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.100% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 30
London median daily rate £450 £513 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +9.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £353 £358 £324
90th Percentile £610 £685 £583
England median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 - £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 40,265 36,720 39,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.31% 87.00% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,208 26,229 28,471
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 388 348
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.63 £21.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +10.29% +9.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.84 £51.48 £51.38
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -23 17 £450 +5.88% 2
West London -34 3 £400 -27.27% 2
South London - 1 - -
East London - 1 £600 - 1
Network Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 36 (49.32%) Cisco
2 30 (41.10%) VMware
2 30 (41.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (41.10%) Data Centre
3 29 (39.73%) Linux
4 26 (35.62%) Windows
5 25 (34.25%) Firewall
6 20 (27.40%) VPN
6 20 (27.40%) DNS
7 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
7 19 (26.03%) BGP
7 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (23.29%) VLAN
9 17 (23.29%) WAN
9 17 (23.29%) DevOps
10 16 (21.92%) OSPF
11 15 (20.55%) Project Management
11 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
12 14 (19.18%) vSphere
12 14 (19.18%) Finance
12 14 (19.18%) DHCP
12 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.18%) Python
13 13 (17.81%) Palo Alto
14 12 (16.44%) Ansible
14 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (16.44%) Network Security
14 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared

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 8 (10.96%) Confluence
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) nginx
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (9.59%) IaaS
4 7 (9.59%) PaaS
5 5 (6.85%) SaaS
6 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.11%) Office 365
7 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) Firewall
2 20 (27.40%) DNS
2 20 (27.40%) VPN
3 19 (26.03%) BGP
4 17 (23.29%) VLAN
4 17 (23.29%) WAN
5 16 (21.92%) OSPF
6 14 (19.18%) DHCP
7 12 (16.44%) Network Security
8 11 (15.07%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (13.70%) LAN
9 10 (13.70%) Wireless
10 8 (10.96%) Internet
10 8 (10.96%) IPsec
10 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
11 7 (9.59%) Wireshark
12 6 (8.22%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (8.22%) SSL
13 5 (6.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Big Data
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Redis
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) JIRA
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
2 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.11%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Architect
2 9 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Security Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Consultant
3 8 (10.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (9.59%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Python Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Azure Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) HTML
1 6 (8.22%) Web Services
1 6 (8.22%) YAML
2 4 (5.48%) HTML5
2 4 (5.48%) REST
3 3 (4.11%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 2 (2.74%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.74%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) Ajax
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) jQuery
5 1 (1.37%) JSON
5 1 (1.37%) Parsley
5 1 (1.37%) RESTful
5 1 (1.37%) XHTML
5 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) PKI
3 7 (9.59%) Replication
4 6 (8.22%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (8.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.74%) CMDB
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) iPhone
5 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Equities
6 1 (1.37%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Linux
2 26 (35.62%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.22%) Unix
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) Android
6 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.74%) CentOS
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.74%) VMS
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.37%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (23.29%) DevOps
2 15 (20.55%) Project Management
3 10 (13.70%) ITIL
3 10 (13.70%) Scrum
3 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
4 9 (12.33%) Network Management
5 8 (10.96%) Kanban
5 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.96%) Workflow
6 7 (9.59%) Network Design
7 6 (8.22%) Change Management
8 5 (6.85%) Analytics
8 5 (6.85%) Information Security
8 5 (6.85%) IT Strategy
9 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.48%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.48%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.18%) Python
3 8 (10.96%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) SQL
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) CCNA
3 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) MCIPD
6 4 (5.48%) CCNP
7 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
7 3 (4.11%) MCSA
7 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.74%) HND
8 2 (2.74%) MCSE
8 2 (2.74%) VCP6
8 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.37%) CCENT
9 1 (1.37%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.37%) OSCE
9 1 (1.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (41.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
3 14 (19.18%) vSphere
4 10 (13.70%) VMware NSX
5 7 (9.59%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.37%) KVM
8 1 (1.37%) NFS
8 1 (1.37%) pfSense
8 1 (1.37%) QEMU
8 1 (1.37%) vCloud
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) Ansible
2 7 (9.59%) vCenter Server
3 4 (5.48%) Puppet
3 4 (5.48%) SCCM
3 4 (5.48%) vRealize
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.11%) Nessus
4 3 (4.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.74%) Salt
5 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.74%) Terraform
6 1 (1.37%) OVSD
6 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.37%) WSUS
6 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Cisco
2 30 (41.10%) VMware
3 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.81%) Palo Alto
5 11 (15.07%) F5
6 9 (12.33%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) Oracle
8 5 (6.85%) Juniper
8 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.48%) Aruba
10 3 (4.11%) Google
10 3 (4.11%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.11%) Qualys
10 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.74%) BMC
11 2 (2.74%) Remedy
12 1 (1.37%) Amdocs
12 1 (1.37%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.37%) NetApp