Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Virtualisation Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Virtualization Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 585 591
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 26 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.070% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.073% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 23
London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.24%
10th Percentile £373 £297 £326
90th Percentile £486 £550 £680
England median daily rate £370 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +3.50% -10.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Virtualisation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
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 Virtualisation Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 -14 3 £428 -2.29%
South London -31 2 £455 +1.11%
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Virtualisation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) SAN
2 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 12 (46.15%) HP
5 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 10 (38.46%) Migration
7 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (30.77%) vSphere
8 8 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (26.92%) 3PAR
9 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) MCSE
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) VMS
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (23.08%) Project Management
10 6 (23.08%) Data Security
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Incident Management

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Akamai
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) VSAN
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) VMS
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.69%) SUSE
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Data Security
3 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.85%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (3.85%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) VCAP
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (30.77%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) Docker
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (7.69%) PowerCLI
2 2 (7.69%) vRealize
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) HP
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) 3PAR
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Dell
7 3 (11.54%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) CommVault
9 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec